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Home Safety Tips

Whether you own or rent your home, it’s still your home. You wake up there, fall asleep there, host parties, holidays, and cuddle up with a good book there. It’s special, and we want to keep it that way, which is why creating a safe zone around your home, wherever it may be, is important. Home security systems are the best way to protect what you care about: property, belongings, and of course, your family. But beyond installing a security system, which will alert you of intruders, accidents, or any other breach of your system, you should be aware of the little things. For example, where you store household cleaners is a small detail that can have a large impact. Many cleaners are full of harmful chemicals, and if kept too close to heat, such as your stove or oven, they can create a big, toxic mess. In addition, baby-proofing your home, childproofing it, and knowing how to make it secure when you go out of town are all ways to ensure you’re being as safe as possible when it comes to protecting what matters. And although you may have many great ideas in place for how to keep your home safe, you should always reach out to an ADT professional for tips and advice on how to protect your property and your family.


Safety and security are paramount goals to any household, but a lack of knowledge or understanding of potential dangers can lead to glaring holes in your efforts. We've assembled a laundry list of precautions to take and threats to be aware of, so that you can keep your family safe at all times. Home Security Hel...

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A little ingenuity and creativity is all it takes to turn your burglar’s buffet into an unsolvable puzzle. Here are eight awesome DIY projects to help keep your valuables safe and leave criminals out in the cold.Hollowed Out BookCall it a mystery novel cliche, but the fact remains that...

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Home security systems are meant to provide peace of mind while helping to protect your loved ones and your belongings. This is why it’s important that you don’t go into it blindly. In order to get the best security system for your individual needs, you have to start the process by asking questions and...

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It’s safe to say that you probably do all sorts of things to protect your car. You wash your car to prevent rust; bring your car to the shop for random noises and you perform annual maintenance. So, why wouldn’t you help protect your car with a security system or some kind of an alarm? Car theft is a reality that we’d lik...

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When your kids were very little, either you were always there with them or they were in the care of a trusted adult. As your kids grow older they will venture further and further into the great big world on their own and establish their independence. It is a given you are going to worry, but teaching them about how to sta...

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There are many circumstances in life that your family simply cannot prepare for. It’s an inconvenient reality, but catastrophic events, including natural disasters, can disrupt the day-to-day routine of our lives in profound ways. But damage to your home doesn’t have to be the end of your life, nor is it a trail you tread...

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Smart home systems are the future of controlling the state of your home. These systems can help make your home safer, more comfortable, and more environmentally friendly. Smart home systems are able to integrate all of a home's systems into one easily programmable, highly customizable entity. All you need is your smartpho...

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Home automation is blowing up. It’s causing a craze among avid tech-savvy individuals who thrive in a world where everything can be controlled by their fingertips. We’re practically living in the future we’ve all been waiting for since The Jetsons first aired on TV. While we’re still waiting for flying cars—thoug...

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Automating your home helps create a sense of security and makes home security efficient, reliable, and time-effective. But it can feel like a big move to go from that feeling of locking all the doors at night, turning off the lights, typing in the alarm code, updating your sensors. These are all manual tasks that...

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When you're moving to a new address, you want your family to feel secure. Especially if you are moving to a new house, it is imperative to get a security system installed in your home. Here at Protect Your Home, we want to help you have a safe and secure move, which is why we're bringing you the Ultimate Guide to Movi...

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