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Holiday Security for your Small Business

December 15th, 2017

Last month we talked about home security during the holidays, and I got to thinking that many small businesses might need some helpful tips to keeping their brick and mortar business safe during the holidays. Of course some of the tips for home safety can be used for small businesses, but there are a few extra tips to keep in mind. Holiday Security for your Small Business Lights – Keeping your business well lit, inside and out, is a great way to prevent after hours break-ins. If you have a business located on a busy street with large display windows make sure they are well lit during your... Read More

Keeping Your Home and Vehicle Secure During the Holidays

November 17th, 2017

The holidays are a wonderful time spent with friends and family. The holidays are also a time when your home and car are more likely to be burglarized. Gifts are everywhere and people are out shopping and visiting friends across town or across the country – a perfect invitation for those who would steal your belongings. Don’t become a victim of these senseless crimes. You can protect your home and your car with a few common-sense tips this season. Keeping Your Home and Vehicle Secure During the Holidays Lights – Keep your home well lit when you are away. If you are gone for the evening keep... Read More

Halloween Safety Tips

October 25th, 2017

Halloween is one of the best events of the year for children but it can be dangerous if children aren’t cautious. Teach your kids these Halloween safety tips before they head out to trick or treat this year. Halloween Safety Tips Go in Groups – Don’t let your older child go trick or treating by himself. Make sure they go in groups and that they keep track of each other. For younger children an adult or two should be leading the group. Plan a Route – Map out the area where your kids will be trick or treating and make sure to stay on it. Little kids should stay close to home... Read More

What to do Before you Go on Vacation

July 30th, 2017

Summer is in full swing and odds are you’ll be going on vacation soon. Follow these tips on what to do before you go on vacation to have a stress free vacation and a stress free return. Shut off Water Main – Before you leave for your week at the beach or that camping trip, turn off the water main in your home. Nothing ruins a vacation faster than having a neighbor call to tell you you’ve sprung a leak, or worse to come home to a home filled with water. Don’t risk it, turn off the water before you leave on vacation. Stop Mail and Newspapers – Don’t let burglars... Read More

Beware of the Blue Whale Challenge

July 20th, 2017

You may have heard of the Blue Whale Challenge, a “game” that kids are playing online that entices them to do increasingly dangerous tasks with the ultimate goal of causing a suicide. It’s a horrific game that started out in Russia and has made it’s way to the US recently. If you’re a parent of a young child, tween or teen you’ll want to learn all you can about this game so you can recognize it before it has progressed to dangerous levels. What is the Blue Whale Challenge? The Blue Whale Challenge was created by Phillip Budeikin who is a 21 year old Russian.... Read More

Summertime Safety

June 30th, 2017

Now that summer is here, it’s important to follow some basic summertime safety tips to ensure everyone stays safe and has a great time. Whether in the water, at the beach, watching fireworks or just running errands on a hot day, there are many things you can do to ensure you, your kids and the elderly stay safe this summer. Summertime Safety Use Sunscreen – Skin cancers are on the rise, if you’re going to spend any time in the sun be sure to slather on the sunscreen. It only takes about 15 minutes to get a burn so wear it every time you spend time outdoors. Make sure the kids... Read More

Self Defense Classes in Jacksonville Florida

May 17th, 2017

At EBS Security we take security very seriously. We offer armed and unarmed security officers for your events, and we offer body guard services. Which is great help for people who need those kinds of services. But what about self defense? We don’t teach it, but we do encourage everyone to do all they can to be their own defenders. Taking a self defense course or two is a great way to build confidence, it’s provides a wonderful workout, and you acquire the peace of mind in knowing you can fend for yourself if it every becomes necessary. The following is a list of self defense classes... Read More

How to Protect Yourself from Crime

April 30th, 2017

Last time we talked about protecting your home from a home invasion, this week we’re going to give you some tips for protecting yourself when you’re away from home. In Jacksonville, crimes such as robberies, auto theft, arson and burglaries are in a slight downward trend, murders and rapes are on the increase. It’s important to know how to protect yourself from these sorts of crimes. How to Protect Yourself from Crime Lock it up – When leaving home lock your home and garage so that you aren’t surprised when you return. Lock your car – Be sure to lock your car... Read More

How To Protect Yourself from a Home Invasion

April 19th, 2017

Nothing is worse than having your home broken into. According to an FBI crime report the odds of your home being burglarized are one in 36. According to that study the average loss is $2200 per break-in. No one wants to be part of that statistic, and the good news is there are plenty of things you can do to prevent a home invasion or home burglary. How to Protect Yourself from a Home Invasion Own a Gun – If you want to protect yourself one of the best ways is to become a licensed gun owner. Of course it will only help you if you are trained to use the weapon so be sure to take the necessary... Read More

Spring Security Tips

February 28th, 2017

Spring is just around the corner and there are many things you can do to spruce up your property for better security. Whether it’s installing motion detecting lights or simply keeping your yard neat and trimmed, there’s always a way to make your home and property more secure.  These DIY tips can be completed in a weekend or less and are generally pretty cost effective. Spring Security Tips Lawn and Garden – Keep your lawn mowed and your gardens weeded. A well tended garden and lawn says to potential robbers that there is someone home. If you go on vacation be sure to have someone... Read More