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Monthly Archives: August 2017  

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6 DIY Home Security Tips

We all want our homes to be secure places where we can be confident that our loved ones and possessions are safe. However, installing a comprehensive, state-of-the-art security system is not practical for everyone. Fortunately, there are simpler steps you can take to make your house a less-appealing target, or to minimize a burglar’s success […]

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How to Set Up a Neighborhood Watch

For decades now, neighborhood watch programs have helped communities to reduce crime, raise awareness, and establish security within residential areas. The program originally emerged as a plan to help curb rising crime rates, and now it’s an American institution. In fact, one study by the US department of justice found a 16% decrease in crime […]

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Safe Travels: Can You Trust a Hotel Safe?

We’re all familiar with the standard hotel safe. Usually, these small security boxes hide away within the closet, just large enough to offer storage for a few belongings, like cash, a camera, and maybe your passport. When we’re traveling with valuables, we assume that the hotel safe is a reliable and secure solution for protecting […]

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Going on Vacation? A Checklist for Leaving Your House Secure

When you’re busy packing for a wonderful family vacation, it’s easy to forget that you’ll be leaving your home unattended and unprotected for an extended period of time. Although, with a little luck, you’ll be able to avoid the heartache of theft, loss, and damage, it’s worth noting that the things you do (or don’t […]

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A Rundown of the Most Popular American Security Safes

Starting life as a small business in Paramount, California, American Security Products Co. opened in 1940. Since then, the company has evolved into one of the most popular safe manufacturers in the world, offering their customers unparalleled peace of mind when it comes to home and business security. Today, AMSEC is a globally trusted provider […]

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What to Teach Your Kids About Fire Safety

Kids are naturally curious about fire, so parents need to walk a fine line between satisfying their curiosity while instilling good fire safety practices. Use their curious nature to start a conversation about fire safety, and be sure to cover the following points. Matches and Lighters Are Never Toys Unfortunately, a child’s natural curiosity can […]

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5 Reasons Why the Gun Safe You Choose Matters

Gun sales have remained strong in the U.S. as people take up a new hobby or search for proactive self-defense solutions. However, as comforting as it may be to own a gun, true peace of mind comes with protecting your weapon. Statistics report up to 600,000 stolen guns every year in the U.S. That’s one […]

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