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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 a Home Automated System Can Help You Raise Teenagers

No one is an expert in raising teenagers. Everybody could use all the help they can get with this difficult age group. Reading all the books on parenting a teen isn’t going to help you ultimately stop them from doing whatever they want to do. But, like with most things today, technology could help you. […]

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How a Home Automated System Can Help You Live More Green

You might associate home-automated systems with panic rooms and speaking to police officers through speakers in the walls. But there is a much less, well, panicked side to a home-automated system. A wireless security system not only offers security features but it also offers plenty of life-enhancing, convenient and intuitive features that let you save […]

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Social Media Posts that Put Your Home Security at Risk

Wouldn’t it be great if the name social media was an honest depiction of why people are on there—to be social? Unfortunately plenty of individuals have plenty of other motives for being on social media other than just to keep up with friends, family and colleagues. Social media is a place where we give people […]

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9 Things to be Aware of When Living in a Commercial Building

If you live in a building that also houses offices, businesses, restaurants and the like, that can come with the benefit of lobby security guards. But keep in mind that a small lie can usually get most people past the lobby of a commercial building. And the building you call home is also a place […]

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How Home Renovations Can Make Your Home Unsafe

You take on home renovations to makes your home eventually more livable, but while those renovations are happening, you take on a lot of risks. Here are some ways home renovations make your home vulnerable to burglary and more: Your entire home is open Even though you’re only remodeling your kitchen or your guest room, […]

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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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