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Small wooden home in snow

While Florida’s winters remain mild when compared to other parts of the country, we still need to perform seasonal due diligence around the house. This usually means checking the seals around our windows and doors and changing the filters in our furnaces. It also means taking a few additional steps when it comes to home

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Burglar entering home to steal wallet.

A burglary can happen quicker than you might imagine. Studies indicate that burglars spend less than one minute breaking into your home. That’s fast! Once inside, they will generally spend less than ten minutes looting your belongings before they are out again. Since they have very little time inside a home, most burglars have an

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Person monitoring home security cameras via their laptop

Whether you’re upgrading your current system or exploring home security options for the first time, cameras are a great place to start!  Security cameras give you eyes on your entire property, providing peace of mind no matter where you are. Most importantly, they strengthen your family’s safety by discouraging intruders and enabling identification of trespassers.

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Family walking on a neighborhood sidewalk

While we cannot choose who lives in the house beside ours, or who shares our cul-de-sac, we can choose to bring neighborhoods together for the common cause of better security. Burglaries cost on average nearly $3,000 – not to mention the incalculable cost of irreplaceable items or the effect on mental health. Community involvement can

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Children sitting around a fireplace with candles

Around this time of year, there is a lot of talk about holiday spirit: which is generally accepted as a jovial outlook and goodwill toward others. However it can also be an incredibly stressful time of year. You may find yourself with a hectic schedule as you add planning trips, coordinating school events, and holiday

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Hand displaying keys in front of a new home

Buying a home is one of the most exciting and stressful moments of any new homeowner’s life. You’ve agonized over your choice of neighborhood, you’ve navigated the financing labyrinth, and you’ve bitten your nails as the minutes ticked down to your closing date. Now that you’ve crossed the home ownership finish line, all you have

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The fall season brings more than the promise of cooler weather, hot cider, and the anticipation of the holidays. With the arrival of autumn comes the time to do a little maintenance around your home. Once you fall into it, these small chores will let you enjoy the end of the year without worry! Fall

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Man changing locks in home

When should you change your locks? Not as often as scary movie stars would have you believe. While locks are the most basic aspect of home security and the first line of defense against potential intruders, you don’t need to change them as often as you would other home maintenance items, like light bulbs or

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As with any hot topic, home security has generated a collection of facts and myths that are sometimes fascinating, sometimes hysterical, and sometimes outright dangerous. Learning what’s fact and what’s fiction can help prevent home invasions and heartache for your family.

Who’s a good girl? Who is the very best boy? It’s your dog (or dogs), of course! And while they deserve all the scritches and belly rubs they want, you probably shouldn’t give them a job as your security guard.  Many people believe their dog would stand up for them in the event of a

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