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Fire Detection in the Home

We all know that modern alarm systems go beyond just exclusion of potential criminals by connecting many facets of our home together. The newest ones can help us make our lives simpler, by automating lighting or central air, just to name a few. But there is always room for more […]

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Retail Business Security Tips

For any retail store, security can and should be a major concern. Shoplifting is a constant and costly problem, with retailers facing an up hill battle trying to maintain the bottom line. According to a National Retail Federation survey, loss of inventory cost the retail industry $48.9 billion last year. […]

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Warehouse Security

Warehouse Security

Warehouses are meant to store large quantities of stock and equipment for a company. Some business owners may think that sturdy doors and thick concrete walls are all they need to protect their goods, or that they will never suffer a loss or have to go through the hassle of […]

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Securing Your Garage From Intruders

Your garage houses many valuable items – bikes, lawn care tools, sports equipment, and sometimes, even your car. But the garage is often overlooked by many homeowners when it comes to security. Garages, whether attached or separated from the house, can be the target of thieves looking to steal valuables.  […]

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Alternatives To a House Key

Getting locked out of your house can be a real pain. Whether you left your keys inside, or maybe at work; you don’t want to be locked out of your home or office.  In this day and age, leaving a spare key under a doormat, is like inviting people to […]

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Drug-Related Robberies on the Rise

In areas all around New York City, abuse of pharmaceutical drugs, as well as heroin, has been on the rise for years. On Staten Island alone, there were over 100 reported heroin and opioid related overdoses in 2016. When drug abuse in communities is on the rise, crime rises with […]

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How Burglars Choose a Target

How Burglars Choose a Target

A study performed by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, looked into what caused burglars to rob homes. The research team interviewed over 400 men and women who were incarcerated for burglary crimes. The study looked into a variety of parameters, such as burglary strategies, modes of […]

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Home Automation Can Improve Your Daily Life

Home Automation Can Improve Your Daily Life

Imagine waking up every morning to the smell of coffee brewing, and the blinds slowly opening to let the light of the new day in. Instead of an annoying alarm clock, your playlist is heard in the bedroom and continues into your bathroom as you get ready for the day. […]

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Apartment Security

Apartment Security

People who live in apartment buildings often think that they don’t need an alarm system to protect their family or valuables. The supposed safety of a lobby door, or even a doorman, might not be enough to prevent a burglary. In fact, an apartment is about 85% more likely to […]

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Can a Dog Protect Your Home?

Can a Dog Protect Your Home?

A dog may be man’s best friend; but do you really want to depend solely on your dog to defend your home when it matters most? Some people have  a big, scary dog as a home defense mechanism, as well as a companion. The idea behind it is pretty simple; […]

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