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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

Is a Smart Home a Secure Home?

January 12th, 2017

These days just about everything is connected to the internet. But, are smart homes secure homes? That’s a really good question. This holiday season the big items that were on everyone’s list were the smart speakers by Google and Amazon. Simply plug it in and connect to your wifi and now you have access to your books, music, the internet, movies and anything else you associate with those accounts. Add smart devices like a Nest thermostat, outlets, lights, and now home security systems like Vivint. Using Amazon Echo, homeowners can control the following smart home experiences using... Read More

Money, Murder & The Mona Lisa: The Most Creative Heists of All-Time

March 11th, 2015

What’s the best way to steal a billion dollars? These seven epic heists show there’s a million ways to steal, but only a few ways to get away with it… This infographic is provided by Simplisafe Home Security Systems.  Read More

3 Common Security Systems for Retail Stores

December 17th, 2014

If you own a retail store, the safety of your employees and inventory is generally at the top of your list. Installing cameras, hiring security guards, and implementing security tags at your store are a few steps you as a retail store owner can take in order to prevent or catch thievery. Recording Devices If you install cameras throughout your store you can not only be on the lookout for shoplifters, you can also record every transaction that occurs in the store. Cameras are necessary if you own a retail store. If you are robbed you will be able to provide the police and insurance companies with... Read More