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Preventing Porch Pirates and Package Thieves

Preventing Porch Pirates and Package Thieves

It’s that time of year again for package thefts! Opportunistic thieves couldn’t be more excited as they eagerly wait to see what Mail Santa will bring them this holiday season. Unlike the rest of us, they look for their presents not under the Christmas tree, but on your porch! You could leave a cup of milk and some cookies out for them, of course, warmly inviting porch pirates to leave your home with a supply of goodies in tow. However,  most package thieves would ultimately prefer to avoid trouble with the law. Instead, package thieves will go for low-hanging fruit and skip your home if you have security measures in place. What simple steps can (nearly) everyone take immediately to begin preventing porch pirates?

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Halloween Home Safety Tips

Halloween Home Safety Tips

Halloween is rolling around once again, and that means a lot of things! It means candy apples, it means trick or treaters, and it means amazing costumes. Not long after that, you’ll be lighting bonfires and setting off explosions in the sky… it’s all a lot of good fun! But with all that in mind, Halloween also brings with it a few potential safety hazards. In this post, we’re going to consider what those are and look at some of the best Halloween home safety tips that everyone should consider to keep themselves and their families safe from anything really scary.

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Reasons Why You Should Install Home Security System

Reasons Why You Should Install Home Security System

.Keeping your home safe is very important. After all, this is likely your most valuable asset and it is where you keep everything that you own. If you want to protect your home, you might be wondering if installing a home security system is really worth the price or if you even really need to have one installed. There are several reasons why you should consider having a home security system installed in your home.

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Residential and Commercial Safe Installation and Service In Omaha

Residential and Commercial Safe Installation and Service In Omaha

Residential and Commercial Safe Installation is one of the smartest decisions a household can make. Often the main reason people buy a home safe is to protect against a burglar. Safes come in many different shapes, sizes, colors, and most importantly, security configurations. Safes can be rated for fire or burglary protection. They use electronic, key, or combination locks, have different bolt sizes, wall thicknesses, and more.

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Garage Doors Home Security in Omaha

Garage Doors Home Security in Omaha

If the primary access, unlocked doors, and windows, seem to be secure, they’ll look for secondary access. A prime target is the garage doors that are attached to the house. Usually behind the garage is a door that many homeowners don’t think about securing as well. Also, the entry from the garage into the house is also not necessarily reinforced with secure locks. Think like a burglar and check how easy it may be to enter your home from the garage access.

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Frozen Locks!

Frozen Locks!

Nothing is more frustrating than going to start your car in the morning only to realize that your door locks are frozen shut, or arriving home in the evening to find your front door iced over and inaccessible. Here are a few tips to help you with frozen locks on your vehicle.

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Locksmith Scams

Locksmith Scams

Locksmith scams are carried out by call centers all across the country. They operate by manipulating Google Maps listings and paying large sums of money to advertise with AdWords. This allows them to capture the attention of panicked, locked-out people and dispatch unqualified subcontractors to their locations.

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Locked Out of My Car in Omaha

Locked Out of My Car in Omaha

When you are locked out of your car, you desperately need the service of a locksmith in Omaha. One of Carl Jarl Locksmiths’ most frequent service calls is auto lock outs or to replace lost car keys. Losing your car keys or getting locked out can be an extremely stressful situation filled with panic and frustration, but it doesn’t always have to be that way.  It is important to have locksmith information on hand BEFORE you need it. The overwhelming majority of calls to locksmiths are made under emergency conditions. Customers are often placed in  victim-like situations, often late at night and are easy prey to untrustworthy locksmiths.

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Have a Safe Holiday Season

Have a Safe Holiday Season

The Holiday Season is time of opportunity to burglarize your home for cash, credit cards, and all the new gifts of small electronics, computers, jewelry, and easily sold valuables. The FBI reports “nearly 400,000 burglaries occur during November and December alone.”1.6 million reported residential burglaries. About 300,000 of those were home invasions, which means one or more household members were present at the time of a break-in, and became victims in violent crimes.

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