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General tips about security at your home, buying, installing and using a home security system as well security system alternatives and basic safety guidelines.

Hazards of Being an Avid Online Shopper

Online shopping can make your life so much easier. Items you used to have to go to the store for can just show up at your front door, and you can compare prices from thousands of vendors in an instant. However, if you are an avid online shopper, you’re inviting much more than just UPS […]

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Security Risks of Going to Coachella

Coachella is growing every year, and when people go, they announce it to the world. That means, for a couple of weeks each year, neighborhoods filled with the Coachella-going demographics are emptied out, and Palm Desert becomes a giant party. This, of course, has its security risks. But if you take precautions, you can dance […]

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How a Man Can Best Protect His Wife and Kids

If you’re a man with a spouse and children, you probably feel fiercely protective of them. But do you really know what you would do if there was an intruder in your home? Keeping a baseball bat by your bed might not be the best option. In fact, it might not help at all. Here […]

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Hazards of Living on a Busy Street

Living on a busy street can be fun; you’ll probably never get bored, always find someone to talk to if you just walk outside, and are likely close to restaurants, movie theaters and all sorts of entertainment and shops. But living on a busy street also comes with some security hazards. If you take the […]

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Security Risks of Hosting a Home Wedding

So you’ve offered to host your family member’s or friend’s wedding at your home. That is very generous of you; you’re offering up your private home, your time, your money, and…your safety? Yes, unfortunately hosting such a beautiful event comes with some ugly safety hazards. Here’s how to prevent them or, worst case scenario, handle […]

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Security Hazards of Working During the Night and Sleeping During the Day

It’s hard enough having some semblance of a normal social life when you work during the night and sleep during the day; you definitely deserve to have more than the semblance of safety. But, working a night shift and sleeping during daylight hours comes with its own unique set of security hazards. Here are some […]

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What to do If a Burglar Gets Away

If you come home one day to find your house has been burglarized, you could have a variety of reactions. You could want to set out with a vendetta to find the criminal yourself. You could want to break down and cry. But there are set steps that are important to take when a burglar […]

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5 Signs of an Untrustworthy Housekeeper

Housekeepers have access to your most intimate items, from your underwear to your financial documents. They sort of have to, or else how would they keep your home clean and organized? But that also puts them in a position to take advantage of you. You want to be a trusting person, so you give your […]

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Why You Don’t Need a Gun at Home

You may have toyed with the idea of buying a gun. “I’ll keep it safely locked away,” you’ve told yourself and, “Only I will know where it is.” But here is the truth: having a gun in your house doesn’t increase your chances of survival or your safety in your home. In fact, it puts […]

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How a Smartphone Can Help You Make The Most of Home Security

A smartphone can make you feel closer to everything in your life, like your family via apps like Face Time, your business through conference call technology, and even your home through a wireless home security system. If you haven’t switched to a smartphone yet and you have a wireless security system, you aren’t getting the […]

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