Posts Tagged ‘Security Systems’

break-inThe 2017 preliminary Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics report from the FBI showed an overall decrease in property crime rates throughout the United States. This continues the trend from the previous year’s report. However, this report shows that the Jacksonville area continues to experience significant increases in property crimes, which includes burglary. Now, more than ever before, the need to keep your home and family safe from break-ins is something you should be concerned about.

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Jacksonville, FloridaFrom Jaguars games to the Jazz Festival to countless other artistic, sporting, and educational endeavors, Jacksonville residents are proud of all the wonderful things our town has to offer. But that doesn’t mean the River City is immune to problems. Like any major metropolis, Jacksonville has its share of struggles, chief among them the challenge of crime in our community. Read more »

Wireless Home SecurityHome security systems are nothing new. It started with simple keys and locks on the front door, continuing with watch dogs and vigilant neighbors. But as time moved on, greater protection was needed. And as technology progressed, home security systems were born. Read more »

Prevent mischief this Halloween with a business security system.Halloween is a fun time to look forward to every year. While consumers may enjoy the festivities centered around the holiday, with the costumes and tasty treats and celebrations, business owners might look forward to jazzing up their property with new decorations and improving their business through holiday marketing. Halloween truly has something for everyone. Read more »

Beware of door to door sales scammers parading as legitimate agencies.There is some wisdom in aphorisms; one example is particularly relevant today: if something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Reports are coming in from around Jacksonville of a man claiming to be a city worker offering to inspect/upgrade home security systems for free. Read more »

Keep your home safe while you travel for the holidays‘Tis the season for airports, bus terminals, and road trips! Holiday travel time is upon us, with many people headed home to visit with friends and loved ones who live far away. Homes along residential streets stand empty as their inhabitants make their pilgrimages to their holiday plans. Read more »

Burglars usually decide to invade homes that look like easy targets or that don't have alarm systems.Many factors may influence a burglar’s decision when he or she is deciding when, where and how to strike. Although many burglaries may seem random, effective burglars often plan their crimes in advance; what appears as random is usually haste. Burglars often look for homes without a security system, so their chances of getting away with the crime are much greater. Read more »

Door-to-Door Alarm Salesman making his roundsSummer has officially arrived: the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and the door-to-door salespeople are making their rounds. Door-to-door sales is one of the oldest businesses in the book, and for good reason; they are very successful.

Unfortunately, many door-to-door salesmen have a tendency to mislead their intended customers, giving honest companies a bad rap. This is especially true for the home security industry. Read more »

Home Break In Gone WrongWhile the idea of someone breaking into your home is never funny, there are times when home break-in’s gone awry can be quite amusing. Of course, the best way to ensure that you and your home are safe is to invest in home security measures that are effective. Planning ahead can deter would-be thieves and secure your home, your family and your valuables. Read more »

Armed house security alarmIf you are like many Americans, you may have decided that a security system is something that you can live without. Only 14 percent of households have home security alarms, even though the systems are extremely effective in deterring crime. There are several good reasons that you should consider securing your home with an alarm system. FBI crime statistics prove that houses without alarm systems are three times more likely to be robbed and as many as one in three houses without security will be burglarized at some point. Here are some points to take into consideration when deciding when the time is right to secure your home with some extra reinforcement. Read more »