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Winter Home Safety Tips

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Snow fall is considered by some, to be a very wondrous sight and most people find it quite romantic. However, winter storms are another experience a lot of people dread and few take the time and effort to equip themselves adequately to cope with such possibilities. During winter, ...

Keep Your Home Safe by Securing Doors and Windows

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According to the FBI Crime Report, 70% of all burglaries are made by entering the house through a door or a window, while 60% of them are with some use of force. To reinforce the most apparent entry points to your house, you don’t have to necessarily use the most expensive solution.   Simple ...

10 Simple Steps To Keep Your Home Safe

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People who take preventative measures are far less likely to be victims of crime than those who do not. With this in mind here are ten simple steps that can dramatically reduce your chances of becoming another crime statistic. Lock your home! Such a simple suggestion, but ...
Understanding the Importance of Commercial Security

Understanding the Importance of Commercial Security

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Your business is your livelihood, and you don’t want to put your business at risk of being burglarized or damaged in some way by thieves or people who want to harm your business. Commercial security is important not only for protecting your business, but it’s also important ...
Safety Essentials for Every Home

Safety Essentials for Every Home

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You never know when bad weather is going to strike, potentially leaving you without power or forcing you to leave your home to seek shelter elsewhere. Don’t leave your home and family vulnerable during these dangerous times; keep these safety essentials on hand in your home.   List ...
Tips for Choosing a Qualified Locksmith

Tips for Choosing a Qualified Locksmith

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Your security is one of the most important things you can have, so it’s important that you only trust your home, automobile, or business lock and key needs to a reputable, qualified locksmith. With so many locksmith companies to choose from, it can be difficult knowing whether ...
Keep Safe in Your New Home

Keep Safe in Your New Home

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Do you know exactly who has a key to your new home? If you bought a house that was previously owned, there’s a very real chance that there are copies of your door key floating around somewhere, possibly in the hands of someone who could burglarize your home. Most door locks come ...
How to Identify a Locksmith You Shouldn’t Trust

How to Identify a Locksmith You Shouldn’t Trust

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Choosing a locksmith isn’t always easy, especially if you are locked out of your car or home and desperate for help. How can you be sure that the locksmith you call is going to be trustworthy if you haven’t had time to properly investigate them? Use these tips to help ...
Myths and Facts about Key Duplication

Myths and Facts about Key Duplication

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The use of duplicated keys is a big problem for business security. In fact, it’s estimated that a whopping 40 percent of non-forced business break-ins are perpetrated using a duplicated key that was meant to be “restricted” from duplication. The unauthorized duplicated keys are bad ...
Top Tips for Improved Business Security

Top Tips for Improved Business Security

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You’ve worked hard to build your business, so don’t take risks with your business security. Here are some top tips for improved business security that can help you address your own security needs.   Perform regular security audits   If you’ve never had ...
Six Home Security Tips

Six Home Security Tips

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No matter how safe your neighborhood is, the unfortunate reality is that criminals do not discriminate and nowhere is 100% safe. It is always better to be too cautious when it comes to the safety of yourself and your loved ones. Here are some simple, yet effective ways to make your ...

Office Security Tips

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With the changing nature of businesses, due to the technological advancement, it is crucial to ensure that companies are prepared for security threats. Due to the innovations in business and technology alike, the threats have also become quite effective and innovative.   The ...

The Most Common Ways Burglars Enter Homes

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To have an idea what home security is all about, you must first understand how burglars think, what they look for and how they behave. An average burglar fears getting caught the most. Hence, he looks for an easy target, a house that can be easily entered, such as through an open ...

Tips for Improving Your Business Security

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You’ve probably invested a lot of time and energy into making your business a success, so why would you want to leave it vulnerable to thieves? Securing your business against theft, from both employees and people outside your company, just makes good sense. Here are some simple ...