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Why You Should Use Security Cameras During Construction

It’s only natural to feel like your safety is compromised while your home is being gutted for renovations. Ironically, the construction your home is undergoing might even enhance its security, like the addition of a carport that conceals high-end vehicles or a guest house that doubles as a storage unit for valuables. But the process of making […]

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How To Prevent Package Theft with a Home Automated Security System

Online shopping makes buying holiday gifts so much more convenient. You don’t need to struggle through the mall crowds, stand in line to check out, or deal with pushy retail associates. Plus, when you online shop, you can easily check multiple sites to compare prices and find coupon codes. The one issue with this otherwise […]

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How Snowy Weather Affects Your Security

The weather outside may be frightful to you, but it could be a welcome sight to burglars who take advantage of winter conditions to break into homes. While you’re busy keeping your pipes from freezing and scraping ice from your car’s windshield, burglars are busy planning their entry into your home. It can be hard […]

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How Your Holiday Decorations Affect Your Security System

If you’re that house on the block who takes extreme pride in your holiday decorations, then you may be setting up your ladder to string twinkles lights all around your roof, blowing up those giant inflatable displays, and getting your snow machine ready. Decorating your property can bring cheer to the whole neighborhood, and really […]

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Hosting the Thanksgiving Meal – Secure Your Home Before the Guests Arrive

You’ve offered to host the Thanksgiving meal this year. That’s very generous of you as it’s a big financial and time commitment. However, it’s nice to have all of your loved ones around your table, and guests are usually willing to contribute side dishes and help clean up. Just remember that you’re responsible for the […]

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Why Suburb Crime is Less Frequent but More Severe

People move to the suburbs for a lot of reasons, but one of them is to feel safer. And, in most cases, families do have a more peaceful life away from the city, where they don’t hear as many sirens or read about as many crimes in the newspaper. But the suburbs are a unique […]

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Preparing Your Home for a New Nanny

So you’re expecting a new nanny. You’ve interviewed dozens, called referrals, run background checks, and found one you feel really confident about. That’s a feat, in and of itself. Now you need to make sure your nanny has everything she needs to do a great job, and that you’ve arranged your home and other details […]

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Using Your Home Automated System to Manage Dog Walkers, Landscapers, and more

When you lead a very busy life complete with kids, pets, a career, and a social life, sometimes you need some extra helping hands to make it all work. Luckily, there are people you can hire (or ask nicely) to fill in the gaps when you can’t manage it all. However, you may not necessarily […]

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Keeping Pets Warm and Safe in Winter

The change in seasons can be just as difficult on Fido or Fluffy as it is on his human companions. Things change inside and outside of your home that affects your pet during the winter months. Between the steps you take to keep your home warm and the sun’s temperamental schedule, there are a lot […]

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Keeping Your Kids and Home Safe During Trick or Treating

It’s that time of year again when it’s perfectly normal for complete strangers to ring your doorbell, and people to run around the streets wearing masks and carrying daggers. If you didn’t know what exactly Halloween was, the day would sound rather scary actually. Crimes are on the rise during this spooky holiday. There just […]

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