Residential Security

Cleaning Tips for Your Door Handles, Knobs and Hinges

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There’s a good chance you use your door daily without giving much thought to the cleanliness of the knobs, handles or hinges. However, over time, this hardware can build up grime, dirt and invisible bacteria every time it is used.

Even in a small home, there are approximately two dozen knobs, not to mention the knockers and hinges that are pretty much forgotten when it comes to cleaning and lubricating. However, maintaining this part of your door can help ensure your door doesn’t carry nasty bacteria and that it continues working properly.

Important Considerations to Make Before […]

Tips for Protecting Your Outdoor Valuables

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If you have items outside of your home, such as grills, patio furniture, bikes and other items, you need to take steps to protect them. Unfortunately, these items can be stolen or vandalized if you don’t take the proper steps to secure the exterior of your home.

The good news is, you can find some tips here to help you secure the exterior of your home and keep your valuable items where they are supposed to be.

Keep the Home’s Exterior Well-Lit
It is important that you can monitor the perimeter of your home at […]

Tips to Help You Avoid being Locked Out of Your Home

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Unfortunately, at some point or another, everyone has this experience. They are ready to go inside their house, after a long hard day, only to discover they are locked out. There’s no need to be ashamed – this is an all-too-common experience. The good news is, there are a few tips that can be used to help prevent a home lockout, which are found here.

Double and Triple Check before Closing Your Door
The easiest way you can prevent being locked out is to double check that you have your keys. While this may be easier […]

Keep Your Pets Safe While You’re Away

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For most pet owners, their animals are extremely important parts of their lives. While it is easy to take care of Fluffy and Rover while your home, what happens when you’re at work, or just away from home?

Thankfully, there are several things you can do to help protect your furry friends while you are away.

Install a home security system. You need to make sure to choose one that includes video surveillance, as well as remote video access. This will allow you to check on your pets from any smartphone, tablet, computer or another Internet-enabled […]