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Top Home Security Tips for the Holiday Season

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With the holiday season quickly approaching, remaining safe and secure in your own home may be a concern. It is a well-known fact that residential crime increases during the holidays – it gets dark earlier, homes fill up with unwrapped gifts, and burglars become more and more active.

Here are some tips to secure your home over the holidays:

Think Like a Thief
Try to take an objective look at your home and search for a way in. Did you leave a ladder outside? If so, make sure to put it away. Are there shrubs that would be […]

How to Protect Your Business During the Holiday Rush

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, you are likely looking forward to the increased profits. However, as you prepare for the rush, you need to think about more than just the money to be made. In fact, one of the most important considerations is the security you have in place. The fact is, some people will be trying to take advantage of the “five finger discount” during the holidays = more so than any other time of the year. Make sure your business is ready with the following tips.

Make Sure You have Video Surveillance
A security […]

Surprising Facts About Burglars Everyone Should Know

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When you imagine what a burglar looks like, most of us conjure up the image of an individual who is wearing all black clothing, wielding a crowbar (or another nefarious tool), and trying to enter a home through a window. However, this really isn’t the correct image of the person that’s trying to break into your home. The more likely image is a bit surprising to many.

To debunk the all-too-common image of a burglar, we can look at data from the U.S. Census Bureau of Justice and the FBI to figure out exactly who […]

Commercial Building Access: Handles, Levers, and Knobs

Selecting the right door for your commercial property is a huge task. You not only want the door to look great but also provide security for your building. However, there is much more to think about than just the type of door to select. In fact, one of the most important decisions that needs to be made is the type of lockset or knob that is on the door. Here you will find some of the most common options available – and the benefits of each.

Lever Handles
These types of handles look similar to what is used in […]