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As a kid, Home Alone filled my head with great ideas to protect the house from burglars. Top tactics included overly iced steps, hot door handles, trip lines, and flying paint cans. Thankfully, we don’t have to rely on the creativity of an 8 year old. Today, we have advanced home security and ADT alarm system technology to help protect our homes.

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A person's home is filled with treasured possessions that offer a deep sense of purpose and history. From family heirlooms to high-tech electronics, belongings are what give a home its individuality and allow homeowners to feel both at peace and secure within their dwellings. Yet as people age, homes and the possessions ...

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In decades past, the electric company provided home electricity and The Bell System provided telephone service, and that was that. Today, things are radically different. Telecommunications companies provide landline service, mobile service, and home internet connectivity, while many electric utilities now offer fiber-opti...

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Despite the fact that a home in the United States is burglarized every 15 seconds on average, many people don't think they can benefit from having a home security system. Here are some of the most common reasons homeowners give for not having security systems, and why they should rethink their positions. 1. It co...

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The most common threat to our home is burglary. In fact, according to FBI statistics, a burglary occurs in the US every 15.4 seconds. While it is a non-confrontational property crime, having your home burgled can leave you feeling very uneasy and vulnerable. It could even be hard for you to re-enter the home after it...

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You see it on the news occasionally: crime rates, especially violent crime, keep dropping year over year. That's the good news. Unfortunately, property crime may have found a floor, and with the current economy, some are expecting a rise in theft, especially home break-ins, according to census.gov.* But what about the vic...

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Investing in a home security system is a smart decision as a homeowner and a parent. The treasured possessions in your home are not easily replaceable, and to keep your loved ones safe, choosing the right home security system is essential. Most Americans have a limited understanding of the importance of security alarms a...

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Most people think of their pets as full-fledged family members and want to do everything possible to keep them safe, healthy and happy. According to Marketplace.org, Americans spend at least $50 billion per year on their furry, feathered and scaly friends, with the average dog or cat owner spending more than $600...

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Many families travel throughout the year. With so many tasks to complete before your trip, it can be easy to forget about the important home security checks you should take care of before you leave. Here are 10 tips for helping keep your home safer throughout your vacation. 1. Use multi...

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Consider the following non-residential fire statistics for the five years from 2006 through 2010 as published by the United States Fire Administration—a division within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (http://www.usfa.fema.gov/statistics/estimates/index.shtm): • There were 1,879,500 fires • 12,940 ...

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If you or a loved one have a condition that requires medical oxygen, there are several factors to consider to ensure your health needs are met. With the following home security tips, you will gain a better understanding of the importance of...

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Welcome to the new Protect Your Home blog! As a homeowner, you understand the importance of protecting your investment, as well as your loved ones, valuables, and everything else in your home. We do too. And we want to help you find the best home security solutions for you. We hope you use this blog as your resource for ...

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It's no secret that cars are a big investment, and many people put a lot of time and effort into maintaining their vehicles to run efficiently, look good and get them from point A to point B. But no matter how much time you put into your car, all of your efforts could be for naught if a car thief manages to break into you...

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In the coming winter months, home security procedures will expand as people seek to stay warm through the use of space heaters. These devices can provide a wonderful source of heat if used properly, but can be dangerous if left unmonitored. Last month, a fire in a Nevada home caused by an unattended space heater left four people and a pet homeless and caused roughly $50,000 in damages....

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Choking occurs when food or a small object becomes lodged in the back of a person's throat, blocking the airway and preventing oxygen from reaching the lungs and brain. Choking can lead to respiratory arrests and sometimes heart attack, especially in children. It's a terrifying, panic-inducing experience, and it's more co...

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