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Neighborhood Watch Groups

You’ve seen the signs for them around various neighborhoods, but have you ever considered actually starting a neighborhood watch group in your community? They are great way to ensure that your community is kept safe.   According to the National Crime Prevention Council a neighborhood watch group is an “Organized group of neighborhood residents who […]
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Keeping Your Home Safe When Hiring Outside Contractors

If there is a job you need need done in your home, there is most likely someone you can hire to do it. Many projects including electrical work, roofing, cleaning and lawn care require an outside contractor to have access to your home. Sometimes this access is during hours that you are not home. If […]
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Your Online Habits and Their Impact on Your Home Security

These days, social media has become second nature to many people. We don’t think twice before posting a status update or checking in to a restaurant on Foursquare. What we also don’t think much about is the risk associated with practically anyone knowing where you are at all times.   Posting something as simple as […]
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Keeping Your Children Safe

You purchase a security system to keep your family safe when you sleep at night and your home protected while you’re away, but what about when the kids are home alone? Your security system can help keep them safe during the day also. Of course, these options don’t replace proper childcare, but it is very […]
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How To Save On Homeowner’s Insurance

Installing a monitored home security system, including burglary devices and fire safety devices, can help to reduce the cost of your homeowners insurance. Just like being a good driver sometimes allows you a reduction in automobile insurance, being a responsible homeowner can also decrease your insurance costs.   According to insureme.com, installing security systems in […]
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