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9 Tips to Keep Your Home Secure from Christmas Burglars

Christmas season is the best time of the year. It’s a time for family, friends, and lots of merriment. Sadly, statistics also indicate that burglaries around this time of the year spike exponentially. This has a lot to do with the fact that burglars are aware that there are lots of gifts in the house […]

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Where To Place Your CO Detector

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes how and where to install a Carbon Monoxide Detector. Many homeowners will buy the plug in style detector and it usually gets plugged into an outlet by the floor. While the premise is that having some detection is better than nothing, a floor mounted detector is […]

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Hardwired vs Wireless Alarms

When selecting an alarm system for your home or business you have two choices: hardwired or wireless. This is the decision that leads our customers to ask our security professionals, “Which is better?” The answer comes down to the individual needs of your home or facility and your budget. To determine which system is best […]

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Don’t let Halloween become a burglar’s treat

With so many people out having fun on Halloween night, there’s ample opportunities for burglars to take advantage of unprepared homeowners. Your neighbors won’t question a masked stranger ringing your doorbell on Halloween night, even if you’re out enjoying a party with friends or trick-or-treating with your children. Halloween provides the perfect cover for a […]

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When Will a Surveillance System Land You in Prison?

Video surveillance systems are an excellent tool for home business and at home. A camera system can record criminal activity from burglary, robbery, vandalism and theft. In a business environment a system can be used to monitor employee performance and customer traffic. The benefits and uses are many. Many homeowners and business owners alike often […]

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Where there’s smoke there’s fire!

Where there’s smoke there’s fire! We’ve all heard the saying, but it’s true. According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nearly two-thirds (64%) of home fire deaths in 2007-2011 resulted from fires in one of these areas―the bedroom, the living room, the family room or den, or the kitchen. And guess what contributed to these […]

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Interview with a Burglar

Anthony had been a career burglar in the Charlotte, North Carolina area from the early 1980s until he was apprehended in 1999. He confessed to burglarizing over 600 homes. As part of a plea bargain, the Charlotte police worked with Anthony to discover his methods.For several days Anthony drove with the police throughout his old […]

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When Copper Thieves Strike Homes

There is no question that copper theft has gotten worse. Stolen copper is valuable as scrap because the metal is used for so many items—and the profits are huge. Copper is such a hot commodity that thieves are going after the metal anywhere they can find it. Copper theft is a $1 billion business because […]

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Webster New York Police Department Issues Burglary Press Release

Webster, New York, an upper class suburb outside of Rochester New York continues to experience residential burglaries during the night. A local news article published on October 9th highlighted one of the many streets falling victim to these nighttime burglaries. As a result the Webster, New York Police Department issues a press release on their […]

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Do You Have an Extra Set of Eyes for Your Home?

There was a time in America that many of us often thought our neighbors as people always looking out for us. We would have picnics and spend quality time with them and considered them as our friends. It became the norm that neighbors would look out for one another. It was also always helpful to […]

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