While you might not be presently concerned about the safety of your home, there's no reason why you should think that you couldn't become a victim of a burglary. Many people often assume that they're safe in their neighborhoods and towns when a break-in hasn't been reported in years. However, the fact of the matter is tha...

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There's nothing quite like coming home and feeling safe in your humble abode. However, this might not be the case if you live in an area where break-ins are common. If a neighbor recently experienced a burglary, you may be especially unnerved, but it's never too late to invest in a home security system. Even if you feel ...

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According to the FBI statistics in 2010, over 2.1 million burglaries occurred in the United States. That comes out to about 5,700 burglaries per day. You may wonder, what kind of person commits these terribly invasive acts?  Why do they do it? How do they decide which home to invade?  Get educated and pro...

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Proper use of your house alarm systems will result in burglary prevention and smoke, fire and carbon monoxide detection. For the best home security alarm equipment that will help you achieve personal and child safety for your family, you may want to consider the following: Burglary Prev...

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While some home security system repairs are within the capabilities of a homeowner with DIY skills, if you have any doubt at all, you should call your home security system provider and have a professional take care of it. Here are 5 things you should know about home security system repair. <str...

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Winter's low temperatures mean turning up the heat at home. Additionally, the holiday season often involves putting up decorations around the house. Unsafe practices can increase fire hazards, making constant vigilance and smoke alarm maintenance doubly important. Here are a few home security tips to help prevent fires this winter and keep your family safe....

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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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The wireless keychain remote is one of the handiest features of today's monitored home security systems. It looks very much like the key fobs you use to lock and unlock your car, and it allows you to make the most of your home's security system. Most home security systems come with one wireless keychain remote, but you c...

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According to data from the 2010 U.S. Census, 27% of Americans live alone.* All the typical security measures that go into a comprehensive home security plan apply to people living alone, of course. Everyone should have high-quality locks on doors and windows and practice good security habits like always locking up and mak...

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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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