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The 5 Best Padlocks [Ranked]

In this post, we examined five of the best-selling padlocks. Padlocks are small locks that have been in use for centuries to help secure belongings and keep out intruders (Source). How do they work? Most padlocks use a key to open, while others rely on a combination system. Combination locks use a wheel that drives a […]

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The 5 Best CO2 Automatic Life Vests [Ranked]

CO2 Automatic Life Vests

CO2 automatic life vests will automatically inflate when immersed in water and many feature manual inflating options as well. The CO2 automatic life vests we review below are less bulky alternatives to traditional flotation devices- they do not restrict your movement, are incredibly lightweight, pretty comfortable and actually fashionable! In addition, they can keep you warm in cold weather and […]

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The 5 Best Stair Treads [Ranked]

In this post, we examine 5 of the best-selling stair treads. There are 2 outdoor options, the Rubber-Cal, which is industrial-strength grip, and the Puchan outdoor tread, which is more decorative. As far as indoor treads go, the Softy Stair runners are our highest-rated option- they muffle noisy stairs while also providing traction against slip-and-falls. Stair treads […]

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The 5 Best [Ranked] Foam Floor Tiles

Foam Floor Tiles

Foam floor tiles are individual pieces of foam that are placed on the ground to create a softer and/or more attractive surface (Source).  They are often used in children’s bedrooms or play rooms to create a good, soft area for children to play.  They are also quite often used as a good surface for exercising […]

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The 5 Best Personal Locator Beacons

Personal Locator Beacons

Personal locator beacons (PLBs) are designed to be used in emergency situations to alert authorities in your area to your exact location so search and rescue teams can be deployed to assist you (Source). They are generally one-use devices, though they can be tested to ensure their batteries haven’t expired. It’s essential, and often required by […]

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The 5 Best Motion Activated Night Lights Reviewed

Motion Activated Night Lights

Motion-activated night lights trigger an LED light when movement is detected (Source).  They’ll either be plug-in night-lights (like the GE Ultra Brite), or wireless night-lights that are battery-powered (like the Wislight) that provide automatic night-lighting. They’re great to illuminate dark areas of the home at night- ensuring that you, your kids, house-guests, the elderly and even pets, […]

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The 5 Best Luggage Straps Reviewed

Luggage straps (or luggage belts) can securely bind one or more suitcases, rolling duffels, and uprights closed. They are length-adjustable- check out the table below for their exact adjustable lengths (Source).  They also come in bungee styles- but this review is for buckling luggage straps (Source).  They quickly unbuckle should a TSA agent need to rifle […]

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The 5 Best Bed Rope Ladders For 2017

Bed Rope Ladders

Bed ladder straps (or bed rope ladders) are looped around the frame or leg of a bed and help debilitated individuals rise up to sitting positions, or safely lower themselves prone in their beds, without the use of their hips or legs (Source).  They are also useful for re-positioning their sleeping postures from one side […]

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The 5 Best Fall Mats For 2017

Fall Mats

Bedside fall mats are positioned besides bed to cushion accidental falls. They are used in common residences, nursing homes, senior care facilities, and hospitals to prevent elderly and disabled individuals from serious injury if they fall from their beds (Wikipedia). Fall safety mats are considered a core component of an integrative fall prevention strategy (Mayo Clinic).They typically […]

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The 5 Best Hard Knuckled Gloves Reviewed

Hard Knuckled Gloves

Steel knuckle, sap gloves, or as they are also known, weighted-knuckle gloves, are designed for purposes as diverse as self-protection, driving, motorcycle riding, tactical military purposes, hunting, baseball batting, and all-terrain-vehicle riding.  They are engineered to be breathable, provide maximum finger dexterity, all while reinforcing the knuckles and palms for high-impact cushioning.  One of our favorite […]

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