Security

DIY vs Pro Install Home Security

DIY vs Pro Install Home Security

Buying security for your home is the best way to protect your family and protect your investment. When you think about purchasing a home security system, one of the aspects you will need to consider is installation. There are systems you can install on your own as well as those that a licensed installer can install for your family. Before you decide how you want to install home security, you should consider some of the benefits and disadvantages of each option.

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How To Vet A Locksmith

How To Vet A Locksmith

It’s always important to verify and check your locksmith before hiring them. If you don’t, it can mean anything from being charged too much to turning your home into an instant security risk. When you need a locksmith, it kind of goes without saying that you’d prefer them to know what they’re doing! Not sure how to check? Here’s how to vet a locksmith for the next time you need to hire a locksmith.

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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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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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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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Top Garage Door Security Tips

Top Garage Door Security Tips

Is your garage door as secure as you think it is? Likely not. Garage doors are frequently targeted by burglars and thieves. They are not only a weakness, but provide criminals a shelter once inside. Garage door security is extremely important, especially if your garage is attached to your residence and you have an inside entrance door.

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