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The Benefits of DIY Home Security Installation

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Equipment Reviews

When trying to decide which security system company to go with, one of the basic things you must decide is whether you’d prefer professional installation or do-it-yourself installation. One of the main benefits of DIY…

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Steps to Starting a Neighborhood Watch Program

Rebecca Edwards | Feb 20, 2020 | Focus on Community

We all want to live in a safe, friendly place where we know we’ll be okay on an evening stroll, an early morning run, or while we dream the night away. But great neighborhoods just…

How to Travel Safely

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

When planning a trip, there are so many things to do, it can seem overwhelming. In your travel plans, don’t forget to take time to think about your home and personal security. Here’s a checklist…

3 Items Burglars Target in Apartment Complexes

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

As an apartment dweller, you may feel like you’re less targeted for break-ins than those who live in large homes. With an apartment complex, you may have a great apartment community and feel completely secure,…

Criteria for a Good Security System

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Equipment Reviews

These days, security systems are about as different as hairstyles. Everyone needs something slightly different in a security system, but there are a few staple things you should consider. Hopefully this list of criteria will…

What You Don’t Want in a Security System

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Equipment Reviews

These days, security systems come in all shapes, sizes, and types, and one size does not fit all. You’ve got options, and you can find a security system based on your family’s specific needs. A…

Utah: A Hotbed of Door-to-Door Salespeople

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Focus on Community

When you open your door to find a salesperson, you may be surprised to learn that they’ve been shipped to your neighborhood from Utah. A common trend among security companies is to hire and train…

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Bluff Burglars Away with Fake Security System Gadgets

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips
Of course, a real security system is better than a fake one because you’ll have real help on the way and real camera footage if something goes awry. But if you can’t afford a security...

How to Deter Parking Garage Theft

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

Leaving your car at a parking garage may seem like a hum-drum part of a day, but it’s actually a potential security hazard. Of course, most of us don’t have much of a choice—we have…

Exploring the Effectiveness of Home Security Cameras

Katherine Torres | Dec 11, 2019 | Safety Tips

If you already have a security system, it may seem redundant to have security cameras. After all, if a security system is supposed to keep out intruders in the first place, ideally, you wouldn’t have…