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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.

How to Protect Your Retail Space

Do you own a clothing store or retail space? It doesn’t seem like there would be much at risk—clothes aren’t exactly Mercedes or diamonds. And while it’s true that clothing stores might not be major targets for burglars, they can be places where the employees try to get away with a lot. Here are some […]

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Security Risks Every Restaurant Owner Faces

If you run a restaurant, you hope that you can trust your managers to keep an eye on things for you when you’re not around. After all, part of the reason you opened your own business is probably so that you don’t have to actually work as much. But restaurants usually have several rooms from […]

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Things to Never Leave in an Uber

You’d like to think your Uber driver would never steal personal information from you. And the reality is, he probably won’t. Uber drivers are constantly rated and reviewed, and if one does something dishonest, they’re fired fast. However, the passengers that Uber drivers pick up are not vetted so thoroughly. So be very careful not […]

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Ways Burglars Pretend to be Your Friend

How many times have you asked somebody who showed up at your door to provide you with a business card, badge or some proof that they are who they say they are? Your answer is probably somewhere between zero and four. We feel comfortable and safe in our homes. We can’t imagine anybody would go […]

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Do You Own and Rent Out a Creative Space? Here’s How to Protect It

If you work in a creative industry like photography or acting, one way to make it lucrative and make great connections is purchasing and renting a creative studio. You’ll consistently have your own place to work out of home, you can make income off the studio by renting it out to others, and you can […]

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Personal Items You Should Never Throw in Your Trash

You might think, “Nobody would really go through my trash can. That’s gross!” But for a thief, getting their hands a little dirty is worth the very valuable information they can get out of your trash can. Don’t throw these personal items away. Shred them, burn them or make a shrine out of them just […]

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Why Home Security is Crucial for the Elderly

Everyone reaches an age at which they don’t quite need a live-in nurse yet, but they also need a little help. Especially after losing a spouse or significant other, elderly individuals are very vulnerable when living alone. A home security system can be a great form of protection for the years that come after retirement […]

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How to Protect Your House Around The 4th of July

Independence Day is around the corner! And you should feel independent enough to leave your house, or party in your house, without worrying about your security. But any holiday that involves tons of booze and patriotism can put your home at risk. Here are some ways to protect your home security around the Fourth of […]

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Why a Sorority or Fraternity House Absolutely Needs a Security System

You might think a place with dozens of people living inside is the last to need a security system, simply because there are dozens of people living inside. It’s probably never empty, right? Well, one of a sorority or fraternity’s biggest security strengths might also be one of its biggest weaknesses. Any time you have […]

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Why Gamers Need Home Security

Today, gaming isn’t just for kids, and burglars know that. They know that gaming systems are getting more elaborate, more mature and more expensive. So if you’re a gamer, your home is automatically at risk of a burglary just for the valuables inside. But there are several other reasons being a gamer could make you […]

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