It's a common item on the news: A thief breaks into a victim's home not by forcing the door open, but by ringing the doorbell and overpowering whomever answers. 

So, keep safe when you answer the door, with these strategies. 1. Mount a "No Soliciting" Sign It sounds simple, an...

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A century and a half ago, the World’s Fair offered a compelling glimpse into what our lives would look like in the 2000s, and while flying cars have not yet come to pass, the technology that has would leave even the most fanciful imaginations of the 1850s in awe. Ubiquitous home monitoring and automation have become a rea...

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Home security should be a top priority regardless of how old you are. Anyone of any age can be the victim of burglary or home invasion, no matter what your living situation is, you should have a home security strategy. But based on your stage in life, you may have specific <a href="http://www.protectyourhome.com...

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Home security systems are becoming more technologically advanced, and today’s systems can be customized to meet the particular needs of the homeowners. Retirees are living on their own for much longer these days, and home security systems can help them enjoy their independence to the fullest. There are several add-ons av...

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The web can be a great source for how-to videos, and home security videos are no exception. Just as you can use an instructional video to learn how to light the pilot light on your water heater, change a flat tire or paint a room, you can learn some great home security tips from online videos. Here are five of our favori...

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Everybody's aware of the importance of locking their doors and windows when leaving the house. Some leave interior lights on to give any potential burglars the sense that there are residents in the home while they're out. Other have dogs that will alert neighbors to any trespassers. These are some of the more <a href="htt...

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Keeping your home safe is a tricky endeavor. Help up your home security game by patching these fifteen security flaws, and declare checkmate on petty thieves. 1. Conspicuous Consumption You’re proud of your possessions, and you should be. You work...

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Have you ever considered how you can protect yourself when you travel? Will your overseas lodgings be equipped with smoke or carbon monoxide detectors? How can you avoid becoming a victim? To help maintain your personal security while on the road, you might be interested in some of the personal security devi...

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Nobody wants to be the neighbor with the alarm system that goes off all the time for no reason. Not only do false alarms disturb everyone around you, they also won&#39;t endear you to your local law enforcement officers. Knowing the most frequent causes of false alarms and how to help prevent them is important for ev...

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Most Commonly Stolen Items in Tennessee Do you regularly leave your iPad on the coffee table? Is your expensive jewelry strewn across the bedroom vanity? These and other habits may be luring home burglars to your doorstep with the convenience of an easy theft. From Hendersonville to Mu...

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