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Summer Home Security Tips

Did you know that burglary rates increase during the summer months? It’s true. Now that summer is in full swing, you may want to take some time to review your home security plan and make some overdue necessary adjustments. A burglary occurs every 14 seconds in the United States, and the majority occur during daylight […]

Fire Safety Tips for 2014

There were 1,375,000 structure fires reported in 2012…in the United States alone. These fires contributed to nearly 3,000 deaths, 16,500 injuries and over $12 billion in property damage, according to the National Fire Protection Association.  Do you have a fire preparedness plan in place? If you’re not sure about what to do in the event […]

The Benefits of Biometric Door Locks

Biometrics is making old-fashioned door locks obsolete. With the ability to scan your unique fingerprint or hand, this technology is providing an intuitive solution for homes and businesses alike, while eliminating many of the vulnerabilities associated with traditional locks. Though once reserved for government institutions and high-end businesses, these devices are now available to the […]

7 Key Benefits of Motion Sensor Lights

Motion sensors are a vital part of every home security system, but they aren’t simply limited to alarms and security kits. Motion sensors afford us a wealth of conveniences and can even work to make us safer outside the home. Case in point: motion sensor lights. Commonly found on porches and in backyards, these seemingly […]

Can You Install a Home Security System without a Professional?

At first glance, most of us wouldn’t dream of installing a home security system without a professional helping hand. After all, there are holes to be drilled, wires to be configured, accessories to be numerically programmed. Clearly this is not a job for mere mortals. Or is it? Believe it or not, you may be […]

I Can’t Afford a Home Security System

So you think you can’t afford a home security system. The real question is, can you afford not to have one? A home is burglarized approximately every 15 seconds in the United States, and you don’t want to be left without a safety net. Only about 15 percent of stolen items are ever recovered, so […]

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    Dummy Cameras. Fake Surveillance Cameras. What’s your opinion?

    Dummy cameras provide a deterrence factor.  So long as they appear real and give every impression of being real, a criminal may think twice before doing something.  Most criminals operate in the world of secrecy.  The possibility of being identified puts a damper on criminal activity.  So, in that respect, just the sight of cameras […]

  • Is Stump Grinding Essential for Our Environment?

    Besides the fact that stumps can be an eyesore in an otherwise perfect garden, is stump grinding really essential for the well being of our environment?  Well, the answer to that question really depends on who you ask.  Here are some of the reasons why you should choose stump grinding and what the benefits are […]

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    Carpet Cleaning Explained: Dry Cleaning

    If you own domestic animals, or own a number of commercial or residential properties then  you are probably no stranger to carpet cleaning. Although getting in a professional company to remove unwanted stains, dirt and bugs you often have to wait a few days before the carpets are properly dry before you can use the […]

  • Locks for Honest Crooks

    Every time I tune in that famous  crime series N.C.I.S ( standing for Navy Criminal Investigation Services) and see Agent Gibbs safe at home, with his doors unlocked, I can’t help but think, are doors just for honest crooks ? Realizing, of course, this is just TV at its best. I remember several years ago […]

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