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4 Most Common Access Points for Burglars

4 Most Common Access Points for Burglars

Many homes aren’t equipped with an additional layer of protection that can help defend against the threats of the outside world, including burglary. Even if you have installed locks in your home, the common criminal will try to take advantage of every entry point to break into your house. That’s why it’s so important to […]

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Budget-Friendly Home Safes

When it comes to keeping your most important assets safe, you need a solution that can combat multiple threats, including burglary and fire. While safes can cost thousands of dollars, there are affordable options out there for homeowners looking to conceal their possessions in a securely locked place. Many safes on the market come at […]

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6 Ways to Deter Burglars While You’re Out of Town

Throughout the year, many of us travel on vacation or to see family and friends. But before you pack your luggage and lock the door, take the time to safeguard your home while you’re away. Burglaries peak during high-travel times of the year, and criminals set their sights on homes that look like easy targets. […]

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8 Reasons a Burglar Might Choose Your House

There are plenty of things that you can do to protect your valuables should a burglar gain access to your home. Keeping your crucial documents and essential items in a safe can offer peace of mind, but another key form of protection is prevention. The more you can do to ensure that your home doesn’t […]

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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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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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4 Steps to Checking Your Smoke Detectors and Fire Alarms

Smoke detectors and fire alarms are such a common feature in American homes that some people forget they even have them installed – until they accidentally burn their dinner, of course. However, it’s important to remember that a smoke alarm is an inexpensive way to protect your family from fire and smoke, as well as […]

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Essential Fire Escape Plans for Families

Statistics show that between 2010 and 2014, an average of 7 people died every day in the United States because of home fires. In 2015, the Red Cross launched a campaign to limit the injuries and deaths caused by home fires by up to 25% by 2020. As part of this campaign, the organization has […]

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The Home Safety Statistics Everyone Should Know

To many people, the home is a sanctuary designed to provide comfort and security from the outside world. Unfortunately, the truth is that your home houses several unique dangers that can contribute to accidental injuries, and even death without the appropriate caution. In fact, statistics show that more than 18,000 Americans die each year from […]

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