Residential Security

Tips to Keep Your Teen Safe at Home

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Do you have a teen at home? If so, you know that they often stay there alone. You may be concerned for their safety. While this isn’t uncommon, there are a few additional steps you can take to ensure they are safe and secure while home alone. Use the tips here to do just that.

Install Entry Sensors
There are a number of unique ways you may be able to use entry sensors to keep your teens safe. In addition to installing them on windows and doors, consider placing these devices on the liquor cabinet or another […]

Home Security Tips for Renters

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There are thousands of people, all around the country who are currently living in a rental property. Unfortunately, according to information from the U.S. Department of Justice, rental properties are at a much higher risk of ahome invasion than purchased homes.

If you are currently renting your home, it means you need to take certain steps and precautions to protect against home invasion and theft. Here are some tips to help you do this.

Get to Know Your Surroundings
Take some time to get to know the area where you live. Look up the crime rate, which […]

Tips for Securing Your Vacation Home

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Do you own a second home? Perhaps a bungalow on the beach, or a cabin in the mountains? Do you rent this property out during certain times of the year? If so, you are among the 7.5 million homeowners across the U.S. who own a second property.

While it is great to have a second home to escape to during certain times of the year, what about the times when you aren’t there? Have you done everything possible to secure and protect your investment? To help put your mind at ease, use the tips here to secure […]

What to Look for When Shopping for Home Security Monitoring

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If you have decided it is time to install a home security system, you have also likely noticed that there are more than a few companies out there providing these services. Many of them are going to offer monitoring, which is a must-have for superior protection.

However, the question is, which monitoring service is the best, and how do you choose? Here you can learn what factors to consider to ensure you choose the right alarm and monitoring service for your needs.

Monitoring Quality

There are two options when selecting a monitoring center:

In-house monitoring: This […]