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And just like that, teachers are rushing to prepare their classrooms for students as a new school year begins. Some kids are soaking up every last minute of summer vacation, some are too excited about school to sleep, and some have been going to school for over a month. School safety means different things to

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  Hurricane season in Florida is ramping up, and typically hits its peak in September. While we can never be sure of the kinds of storms we might see, there are plenty of things Floridians can do to be prepared for extreme weather. Here are three recommendations to help you be as ready as possible

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As the world continues to come up with new scams that target the older population, keeping your elderly loved ones safe from predatory bad actors requires more vigilance than ever before. This millennium’s explosion of new technology, added to the already difficult nature of aging both physically and mentally, has created a distinctly vulnerable population

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Summer is almost here, and as the temperatures in Florida go up, so does the need for air conditioning and, more than likely, the price of your monthly energy bill. Fortunately for those trying to improve their energy efficiency and save money, SafeTouch offers a high tech solution:  the Smart Thermostat.  Every house already comes

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With the rise in demand for automated smart homes, there have been thousands of doorbell camera videos that went on to be viral sensations. We’ve liked and shared everything from heroic delivery drivers to hilarious fails (and falls!) and cute kids saying the darndest things. We’ve seen so many videos of out-of-the-ordinary moments captured by

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  Even though growing old is inevitable — after all, almost everyone does it — it can be difficult for anyone to watch as their parents or other relatives get older and require more assistance. If you’re in this situation, you want to respect your loved ones’ desire for independence. But, like most people, you

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Though there are plenty of reasons to love life in the Sunshine State, life in Florida has serious drawbacks — namely crime. In Jacksonville especially, crime is an unfortunate reality of residency. Property crime is already a common problem; upwards of 1.5 million occurrences of burglary happen in the United States every year, and Jacksonville

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While windows provide light and warmth to your home, they also present a real security risk. It’s common knowledge that thieves enter homes through the windows to stay unnoticed, and without preparation, your home may be vulnerable to burglars. That’s why it’s important to invest in the right home security to prevent burglars from targeting

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With the gift-giving season upon us, here are four ways to deter porch pirates during the holidays and all year long There is no question about it. The COVID-19 pandemic sped up the already growing popularity of online shopping.  According to Digital Commerce 360, a company that researches retail and B2B eCommerce, online retail sales

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Burglary

There are 2.5 million burglaries annually in the United States, with about 1,650,000 of them taking place in homes. The FBI reports that in 2017, the average loss per burglary offense was $2,416. Due to the volume and extent of burglaries, numerous surveys have found that people worry about burglaries more than any other property

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