“I refuse to be a stinkin’ victim. I just refuse!” In our case study series, Protect Your Home is highlighting the real-life security stories of people just like you who’ve had to deal with the unthinkable — a break-in or face-to-face encounter with a burglar. The participants are all happy customers of Protect Your Home who now relish in the peace of mind that our products and services have provided them in the wake of their security scare. We are sharing these stories not to frighten, but to educate and inform you about the feeling of safety and security that people experience after investing in an alarm system....

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When it comes to fighting crime, it’s important for people in your community to help and trust one another. Building trust might take a bit of time (especially if it’s an area with high crime), but you would be surprised by how simple it can actually be. Sometimes the answer to a safe neighborhood means being the one to j...

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Every family's home is different from one another, as is every neighborhood. With all the different security gadgets and gizmos on the market, it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether or not the security option you've chosen is sufficiently protecting your family. Here's a helpful guide for families wanting to d...

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The key under the door mat; the fake rock where you keep the spare -- and let us not forget the magnetic box that you place under your car to hold a third spare. There’s a long tradition of people hiding spare house keys in the event that they lose them -- but is this really a good idea? When you hide a...

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We imagine scenarios when an intruder might be able to gain access to our homes for ill intent. We imagine what time of day, where they might approach—and we take steps to help protect the most obvious of places and approaches. That’s why you lock your doors at night, or why you set the security system each time you leave...

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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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Pets make great companions, but leaving your pet alone at home can be worrisome. Many people are concerned about the pet escaping or a possible break-in that may endanger their animal's life. Those with home security systems may be worried that their alarms will be tripped if the pet is left alone. However, there are systems that are pet-friendly as well as those can be adjusted to ignore the animal's presence, but detect intruders. In addition, it's essential to practice basic pet safety tips to ensure your friend's well-being....

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After there has been a break-in in your neighborhood, you may be left feeling uncomfortable and unsafe in your own home. That being said, there's no better time than the present to come together with your neighbors and create a plan to prevent future home invasions. Whether you've been burglarized in the past or you simpl...

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Home and neighborhood security are important topics for most homeowners. This is because residential crimes, such as burglaries and home invasions, are very real threats not only to one's property, but also to one’s personal safety. People want their homes to be their safe havens, where they can relax and feel secure. The...

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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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