Even though it is warmer here in Florida than it is in most of the country right now, it is still a cold world. While the fall and winter months may not seem to be relevant to home security, cooler evenings, earlier sunsets, and vacation travel all present potential criminals with new opportunities to gain
One of the positive things to come out of the COVID-19 crisis? Pet adoptions! In May of 2021, the ASPCA (the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) released data from a survey of 5,020 respondents confirming that close to one in five households had acquired a cat or dog since the beginning
While fireworks may seem like the only safety concern on the Fourth of July, there are other areas that can be hazardous as well.. While fireworks are a top safety concern for the holiday, here are a few other areas to consider to have fun and stay safe this Fourth of July. Water Safety July
Whether you are the one getting married or the person attending a wedding, consider safety when thinking about wedding gifts. If you are the couple getting married, your wedding registry is a great opportunity to ask friends and family to invest in your security through new smart technology. If you are the gift giver, consider
Tax season can be stressful, but sometimes, all the hassle brings you good news: Tax returns can make all that anxiety worthwhile. While you check your withholdings for next year’s tax slog, start daydreaming about what to do with this year’s windfall. This tax season could be a terrific time to consider an upgrade to
We are managing more deliveries to our homes now than ever before. According to a survey of 2,000 Americans by Alarm.com, the average person now receives 10 home deliveries a month. This is a 60% increase from the pre-pandemic average of 6, which is a trend that is likely here to stay.
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
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
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
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.