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Neighborhood Safety Tips for Kids to Play Outside

Let’s face it, kids today just don’t play outside freely like they used to. When my generation was growing up, we would come home from school every day, throw our backpack in the house, and take off until either dark or dinner time. This playtime with the other kids in the neighborhood usually consisted of

5 Common Weak Spots in Your Home’s Security

I’m a burglar and I’m about to break into a house I’ve been casing. The owners are out and it should be a piece of cake. Why don’t you come with me and I’ll show you just how easy it is? In fact, I’ll make a bet with you. If I can’t find at least

How to Increase Your Home’s Security Based on Burglars’ Habits

You want to protect your home, and the people and things within it, but a monthly home security system is outside your budget. Don’t worry, there are several inexpensive ways to make your home less attractive to thieves. Most burglaries occur between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. (Wikipedia also adds weekdays, and August being highest

Home Security 101: The Basics

It wasn’t so long ago that when an intruder broke into a home, the home security system would sound an alarm. If it was a monitored system, the central station would call the police to report the intrusion. This assumes, of course, that you armed the system, the batteries were still good and the intruder

5 Reasons You Need to Invest in a Home Security System Now

Don’t think you need a home security system? These five reasons will change your mind. Have you thought about installing a home security system, but put it off because you don’t think you really need one? Well, before you put it off any longer, you may want to consider these facts: In 2010, there were