According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 2.18 million burglaries occurred in the U.S. in 2011, the most recent year that statistics were made available. These crimes res...

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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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Several options exist for homeowners seeking security lighting options. Indoor and outdoor lighting represent the most practical and relatively inexpensive methods. Lighting delivers several benefits, including an attractive ambiance and crime prevention. The quality of lighting installation is one important com...

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If you’re headed out of town for a business trip or a related task, you may be saddened by the prospect of being apart from your family for an extended period of time.This can certainly be a disheartening experience, especially if you’re concerned about what this means for your...

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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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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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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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