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Around 32 million security alarm systems have been installed in the U.S. and most of these are monitored systems, according to a 2011 report by the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office of the U.S. Department of Justice. Approximately three million new home security systems are installed each year and around ...

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In many locations, you're required to register with the local law enforcement agency when you install a monitored home security system. This type of regulation is usually put into place when local authorities have to field a large number of what tur...

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Homeowners have become more sensitive to resale value in recent years, as the housing market has struggled. Some may wonder if a home security system will affect their home's resale value. The answer is often yes. Here are five ways it ...

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Childproofing your home is crucial to the safety of small children. It may seem difficult, but the entire process is actually pretty simple. All that’s required from you (the parent) is a little common sense and know-how. Something as simple as keeping your dresser drawers closed or your electrical wires hidden can preven...

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Around 32 million security alarm systems have been installed in the U.S. and most of these are monitored systems, according to a 2011 report by the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) office of the U.S. Department of Justice. Approximately three million new home security systems are installed each year and around ...

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Moving to Artesia? It's a lovely place to live, but just like moving everywhere else, there are things you should know. Here is some important information about the city.Basic FactsAccording to the...

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Andy Williams didn't sing "It's the Most Dangerous Time of the Year" because that just wouldn't have been Christmas-sy. However, the holidays are one of the most dangerous times of the year, particularly when it comes to burglary. Here are five reasons, provided by our security experts at...

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Home security should be a comprehensive strategy, and your local law enforcement agencies can be a part of that. You may not be aware of some of the home security resources your own local police department or sheriff's office may have. Check out your city or county's website and see if there is a police department page, o...

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Nobody wants to be the neighborhood busybody, but it's good to get to know your neighbors. Not only could you start a new friendship, you could help make your home and your neighborhood safer. And while it's not always easy to get to know your neighbors, there can be safety advantages to building relationships with a few ...

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Bump keys, which are created by locksmiths by whittling down brass until the key itself fits more than one unique, identifying lock, can help professionals quickly make repairs to broken handles and other hardware requiring a key. However, these all-purpose keys can also pose a...

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