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Family Friendly Events in Jacksonville this April

April 16th, 2018

At EBS Security, we believe that community is everything. If you have a strong and vibrant community, you’ll have a safer place to live. Community events like the ones listed below, are a great way to get out into the community and become part of it. In today’s busy world, it’s easy to become isolated, but it’s important to take part in your neighborhood community. A safe community is one where neighbors look out for one another and to do that you have to get to know your neighbors. These family friendly events in Jacksonville this April are a great way to get out and meet... Read More

Spring Safety Tips for the Home

March 15th, 2018

Last week Daylight Saving Time began around the country. Hopefully by now you’ve moved all of your clocks ahead by one hour – including the car clock. In addition to changing the clocks around your home, many homeowners take this opportunity to check on their home safety features – smoke detectors, CO2 detectors, radon and their security systems. Smoke Detectors Used to be we all automatically changed the batteries in our smoke detectors but that’s not the case anymore. Now, most of us wait until the units start chirping – the sign that the battery is low and time... Read More

Have a Safe and Happy New Year!

December 30th, 2017

From all of us at EBS Security, we want to wish you a Safe and Happy New Year! It has been our pleasure and privilege serving you this past year and we look forward to serving you in 2018 as well. It is also our hope that you have a safe New Year’s celebration. Whether you’re out with friends enjoying all that Jacksonville has to offer or you’re at home celebrating, be safe. New Year’s Eve is one of the most dangerous holidays because many people overindulge. Don’t be one of those people. Follow these safety tips for a safe and happy New Year’s eve celebration. Have... Read More

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

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

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

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