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
Being home or even away from home during a power outage can be a little unsettling. Burglars that would normally pass up homes with security systems see a power outage as an opportunity to break into homes that would otherwise be defended. With hurricane season now in full swing, you might be wondering what happens
Memorial Day has long been considered the unofficial start to summer season in addition to honoring our country’s veterans. It is also a time where you and your family might begin to spend more time outdoors as the days grow longer and warmer. Here are some Memorial Day safety tips to remember while celebrating this
‘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.
The holidays often bring out the best in people. Generosity abounds as the spirit of the season inspires many to be a little bit kinder. However, not everyone sees the holidays as a time of giving. For burglars, the holidays are the season of taking. Homes full of expensive gifts and houses left empty for
You can’t feel safe in your home if you can’t even live in it because of a recent flood. In the final stretch of rainy season in Florida, it is important to keep your home dry and safe. From smelly soaked carpet to damaged warped wood floors, your home can quickly become a victim of
You would be surprised to learn how easy it is to unlock most common locks without an original key. In most cases, this is done using a technique known as â€œlock bumpingâ€. Burglars and intruders use this technique to get into homes without signs of a forced entry. How can you know that your lock
Avoiding false alarms is a good idea for business owners and managers. By following some simple guidelines, it is possible for business owners and employees to reduce the number of false alarms generated at their facilities.
Whether it’s re-tiling your bathroom floor or extending the exterior walls of your kitchen, remodeling puts your home and family at risk for burglary and intruders. Most likely, there will be many strangers going in and out of your home during your remodel and you should be cautious. If you are planning a renovation with
A vacation home is still a home which is why you should secure your property as well as you would your main residence. After all, crime can happen anywhere. As such, most crime is also preventable and with the proper steps you too will be able to rest well knowing your vacation home is safe and