Home Security

Tips to Ensure Your Kids Get To and From School Safely

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With your kids back to school, you may be concerned about their safety when getting to and from their school each day. This is especially true if your little one walks, rides their bike or even rides the bus – since you aren’t in control, how do you know they will be safe?

The good news is, you can provide your kids some helpful tips to ensure they arrive at and home from school safely.

Bus Riders
If your child rides the bus, make sure they know the following tips:
• Don’t ever walk behind the bus or […]

Is Your Backyard Really Secure?

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Did you know that according to the U.S. Department of Justice, home invasions are most likely to occur through an entry point located in your backyard? Many homeowners worry about the security of their front yard, but believe the fence present in the rear will keep nefarious individuals from getting into the back portion of the home. Unfortunately, in many situations, this is not the case.

One of the best ways to secure your backyard is to install a home security system that incorporates rear yard security features. Modern systems are developed using smart technology, which means you can […]

Have You Been Making these All-too-Common Home Security Mistakes?

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There is no question that a quality home security system can offer great protection; however, even the most modern and advanced system is not able to totally override human error. For homeowners who want to keep burglars at bay, they should do the following to avoid some of the most common security mistakes, which have been highlighted here.

Allowing mail and newspapers to pile up. If you let your newspapers pile up in your driveway or on your porch for several days, it is a clear indication no one is at home. Ask a neighbor, friend or even […]

Where You Should – and Should Not – Hide Your Keys

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There is no question that it is smart to make a spare key for your home and stow it away somewhere on your property in case someone becomes unexpectedly locked out. However, there are a number of good places to consider hiding a spare key, as well as a few that should be avoided. Knowing what these locations are can help a homeowner keep their home safe, while also having access to it if they become locked out.

The Absolute Worst Places to Hide a Key

Some of the places to avoid hiding your spare key at all […]