People tend to do a lot of cooking and baking this time of year, as well as using their furnaces more often. Some even make use of wood-burning fireplaces, firepits, and stoves. With this in mind, it is important to be mindful of the possibility of a house fire. Here are a few crucial ways
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Hurricanes are the price people in the Gulf and along the Atlantic seaboard pay for their beachfront property. All that great sun comes with a price but it’s a price you can help mitigate by going with the proven safety and security professionals at SafeTouch. While many security companies help defend your home with alarms, SafeTouch
With storm safety prevalent in everyone’s minds, now is an ideal time to begin planning for potentially devastating weather. Early preparation provides a crucial opportunity to stock up on supplies and make your home ready for impending high winds and heavy rains.
Your wireless router makes it easy for you to connect to the internet whether you’re in your office or you’re curled up in bed trying to stream your favorite TV show on a tablet. That same router also ensure that your smartphone gets Wi-Fi access as you move around the house. While your router may
Burglary is a common crime. In fact, it’s so common that one burglary occurs around every 15 seconds in the United States. The more you understand about home burglaries, the easier it is for you to effectively guard against them. It Doesn’t Take Very Long As somebody who would never dream of breaking into a
50 years ago, the Apollo 11 landed on the moon. Its computer guidance system had 1,300 times lesscomputing power than the iPhone 5s. While our modern computing devices are extremely powerful and useful, if left defenseless, they can become highly vulnerable. Things like malware or spyware are looming threats that can leave your sensitive data
The home security industry has dramatically evolved over the past 40 years. Yesterday’s systems relied on sometimes expensive analog equipment that often provided grainy video and not much in the way of audio quality, either. Today’s systems feature high-definition cameras, greatly-improved audio capabilities and multiple options for professional monitoring. But most importantly, today’s home security
The time for holiday cheer is here! With this joyful time of year often comes family from out of town, or distant friends arriving to catch up with those they have missed all year round. Those fortunate enough to have family staying with them throughout the holidays may be in search of ways to make
There is little more satisfying than a project you complete yourself. Riding high on a sense of accomplishment can brighten anyone’s day, and the bragging rights for finishing a do-it-yourself task taste sweeter than holiday pie. The long hours of hard work can really pay off, both in terms of home improvement and in morale.
October is National Crime Prevention Month, helping law enforcement and private residents put the spotlight on staying safe at home and in public spaces. While preventing crime is important all year long, special programs and initiatives help keep the public aware of dangers and concerns that could be a problem for them. Among the top