Archive for category: Burglary

Most Burglaries Happen During the Day

Most Burglaries Happen During the Day

A common misconception about burglary is that most thieves come out at night and break into your home while you’re asleep. While some do, it is more likely that you will be the victim of a break in during the early part of the day. Statistically speaking, most criminals break […]

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Crime Rates Will Rise with the Temperature

Even with the recent snow storms so late in the season, spring will eventually return. When it does, the weather warms up and so will the crime rate. Studies show that crime goes up throughout the warmer months and peaks in the summer. Here’s a quick reminder of a few […]

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Burglary Rates Spike During the Holiday Season

The holiday season can be a stressful time of the year. Buying gifts, cold weather, kids out of school, decorating the house, in-laws… But what can make it all even worse? Burglary. Tis the season for thieves to strike again. The peak times for burglaries in America are the Summer […]

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More Boring Burglary Statistics

More Boring Burglary Statistics

About every 15 seconds, a burglary occurs in the US.  Astounding statistic isn’t it?  Think it won’t happen to you…don’t bet on it! Each year, losses from burglaries total billion of dollars in cash, electronics, weapons, clothing, jewelry, office supplies, home goods, and more. Only about 20% of stolen items […]

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When to Change Your Locks

When to Change Your Locks

Having a monitored alarm system is always a good form of self protection, but many people don’t really pay too much attention to the other facets of a good security plan. The locks on your doors are extremely important for your family’s protection. Your doors are an essential part of your home security, […]

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Home Security Tips

Georgian Colonial revival style home in the autumn

Many burglaries can be prevented with simple strategies. Here are some general security tips to help deter burglars from attempting to enter your home: Check your home for any weak points. This will make you aware of any easy points of entry that burglars could use  to get into your […]

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Home Security Tips for Seniors

Security Alarm Keypad With Person Disarming The System With Remote Controller

Unfortunately, senior citizens and their homes are often considered easy targets, and taken advantage of by criminals. The elderly may not always be up to date with the latest technology, such as home security systems and emergency call systems. Here are just a few tips that seniors, and every homeowner, […]

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Home Security Trends 2016

A Photo Finger scan for security system

About every 15 seconds, another home in America is broken into. Obviously, smarter burglars are less likely to strike at homes with security systems, and even less like;y where the homes have modern systems. What can you expect in alarm innovations this year? Improvements in research and development are bringing […]

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Garage Security

Garage Security

Your garage is home to a large number of valuable items; from bikes and lawn mowers, to power tools and your car. Police tell us that the door most commonly left unlocked, is the exterior door leading to the garage.  This door is often used infrequently, or by children who […]

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Prevent Holiday Gift Theft With These Tips

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December 19, 2015

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This year this holiday season will have more online shopping than any before. Postal companies and services are sending thousands of packages out per day this month. Packages sitting on the porch can be easy targets for a passerby to steal, especially when there are so many during this time […]

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