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    An Idea Home That Let's You "Age In Place"

    An Idea Home That Let's You "Age In Place"

    Founded in 2011, the first company of its kind in Middle Tennessee, A Better Nest has embarked on another first: an Idea House – a custom-built home,...
    Founded in 2011, the first company of its kind in Middle Tennessee, A Better Nest has embarked on another first: an Idea House – a custom-built home, specifically designed and constructed for a local client who has opted to “age in place.”  
    Preparing Your Home For The Zombie Apocalypse

    Preparing Your Home For The Zombie Apocalypse

    There are many dangers lurking about these days - you just can’t be too careful. Sure, there are the obvious threats like fire and burglary, but you need to...
    There are many dangers lurking about these days - you just can’t be too careful. Sure, there are the obvious threats like fire and burglary, but you need to be prepared for everything—even the zombie apocalypse.
    Trick or Treating "Boos" (Do's) and Don'ts

    Trick or Treating "Boos" (Do's) and Don'ts

    ‘Boos” (do's) and Don’t’s to protect all the boys and ghouls (girls) in your neighborhood enjoy trick-or-treating this Halloween.
    ‘Boos” (do's) and Don’t’s to protect all the boys and ghouls (girls) in your neighborhood enjoy trick-or-treating this Halloween.
    7 Ways To Get Your Teen Ready to Drive

    7 Ways To Get Your Teen Ready to Drive

    It is hard for me to believe that I am a parent to a teenager. It is even harder to believe that in two years she will be old enough to apply for her...
    It is hard for me to believe that I am a parent to a teenager. It is even harder to believe that in two years she will be old enough to apply for her learners permit. Although it is technically a couple of years before she will be behind the wheel of a car, I want to ensure that she is familiar with driver safety long before she applies for her Tennessee Learners Permit. 
    5 Tips For Keeping Pets Safe This Fall

    5 Tips For Keeping Pets Safe This Fall

    The time of year has come for the leaves to fall from the trees and the earthy smell of fog to linger in the morning. At ADS Security, we value safety in...
    The time of year has come for the leaves to fall from the trees and the earthy smell of fog to linger in the morning. At ADS Security, we value safety in all aspects of life, and one section that is missing from many winter-readiness blogs is pet protection. We've put together some helpful tips to keeping your pet warm and healthy as the temperature begins to drop.
    Fire Prevention Week: Avoiding Common Fire Hazards

    Fire Prevention Week: Avoiding Common Fire Hazards

    I visited my local fire department and spoke with Fire Marshal Mark Yates and Fire Chief Robbie Rose to find out what fire hazards they see most often and...
    I visited my local fire department and spoke with Fire Marshal Mark Yates and Fire Chief Robbie Rose to find out what fire hazards they see most often and how we can use this information to help prevent them in the future.
    Surviving the Storm: Hurricane Prep and Safety

    Surviving the Storm: Hurricane Prep and Safety

    We're not strangers to hurricanes along the Gulf of Mexico and Eastern Seaboard. We've seen the devastation that can be caused by storms like Katrina and...
    We're not strangers to hurricanes along the Gulf of Mexico and Eastern Seaboard. We've seen the devastation that can be caused by storms like Katrina and Andrew. What we've learned from the damage caused by hurricanes is the importance of being prepared for these significant weather events.