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Social Media Activities That Put Your Home Security at Risk

Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives allowing us to connect with our friends, our neighbors and complete strangers like never before. There are benefits to using social media to stay in touch and informed, however it can also create security risks. Today you must consider what you are posting on […] Read More

Is Your Family Prepared for a Disaster?
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When disaster strikes, you have little time to think and act. Do you know what you would do if an extreme event threatened your family and home tomorrow? The key to staying safe and remaining calm in an emergency is planning in advance. Download our Disaster Preparedness Guide to learn what you can do today […] Read More

Tips for Proper Smoke Detector Installation and Maintenance

A home security system that includes properly installed and maintained smoke detectors can save lives and protect against injury and property loss due to fire. Smoke is a deadly poison that can lead to harm or death in minutes. Most people already know that a working smoke detector in every room gives families more time […] Read More

Home Security: How to Prevent Against Costly False Alarms

Home security systems are important to the protection of everything you’ve worked so hard for, but false alarms are a real problem for many police departments — and can be quite costly to homeowners. A false alarm is defined as an emergency alarm, such as a fire alarm, that is set off unnecessarily. A false […] Read More

Disaster Preparedness Tips for Families

With natural disasters being an ever present concern, we wanted to help bring to mind some things that could be helpful in the event of being caught in one. Earthquake, floods, fires, and other similar events leave little time to think and act. The truth is, far too few of us are prepared for a […] Read More

Home Security Systems: Choosing Between DIY and Traditional Alarm Systems

Security is serious business. Here are a few things to consider when deciding between traditional home alarm systems and DIY alarm solutions. Don’t be fooled by DIY alarm companies that lead you to believe that they offer advanced technology or products that traditional alarm companies don’t offer. Traditional alarm companies offer cellular communication and on-the-go […] Read More