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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As you prepare for your summer vacation and run through a summer vacation checklist to prepare for your trip, you will need to do many things to prepare your home for your departure.  While many people remember to take out the trash, empty the re...

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our home is the safest place you know, filled with your most prized possessions and providing your loved ones with a warm and loving environment to pass the time. Ensuring that your house is set up with automated security alarms can guarantee that your place has an extra layer of protection and that your family has the essential support that they may need during potential emergencies. The time and investment that you've made in your home's security can help reduce the occurrence of break-ins, burglaries and other situations....

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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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Consider the following non-residential fire statistics for the five years from 2006 through 2010 as published by the United States Fire Administration—a division within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (http://www.usfa.fema.gov/statistics/estimates/index.shtm): • There were 1,879,500 fires • 12,940 ...

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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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Need a few tips for keeping yourself, your family, your pets and your home safe this Christmas? Here are 15 to consider. 1. Secure your home. Whenever you leave and at night, set your home security alarm and lock all doors and windows. 2. Test your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. If lots of people will be around and you're using a potentially flammable Christmas tree, make sure your alarms are in working order....

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Home invasions, burglaries, and other threats to your personal safety can occur at any time, and when they do, it can alter significantly the way in which you perceive the safety of your home, your family, and the preservation of your most beloved possessions. There are many ways to help prevent the occurrence of burglar...

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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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Black Friday has become a pretty big deal in American culture, and stores and companies everywhere put out deals and special events to attract buyers on this consumer-oriented holiday. If you're planning to take advantage of a few sales this year, you might want to consider staying home and shopping online. The lines and ...

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