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Is Your Yard a Burglar’s Paradise?

Your home is your sanctuary. As a place where you gather to relax with friends and family, it should be where you feel the safest. But did you know that your safe haven could also be a target for burglars? Just like your home, your backyard needs extra care to protect you and your family

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When a Stranger Comes Knocking

It can be unsettling when a stranger comes to your front door—especially if you’re home alone. That feeling isn’t unwarranted, as it’s common for intruders to knock on the front door or ring the doorbell to see if anyone’s home before attempting a break-in. Intruders also often pose as salespeople or maintenance professionals in an

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How to Tell if Your ADT Installer Is Real or Fake

It’s an otherwise ordinary Wednesday afternoon, and a man claiming to be an ADT installer is at your door. Is he a genuine ADT representative or a fake? Learning how to tell if an installer is the real deal or a criminal in disguise is vital to the security of your home and your family’s safety. Keep

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5 Holiday Safety Tips

  The holiday season is a time to be jolly and joyful, but it’s also a favorite time of year for thieves. If you aren’t sure what to watch for, things like property damage, theft, and anxiety could put a damper on your holiday celebrations. Here are some tips to get you through the holiday

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6 Common Misconceptions About Home Burglaries

When you hear the word “burglar,” you might picture a cat burglar in all black who sneaks into your house and spirits away your most expensive possessions. But how does that image compare to the reality of most burglaries? We did some research to find out. Here are some of the most common misconceptions about

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Backyard Pool Safety Tips

Your pool is one of your home’s best features, especially in the summer. But in spite of their perks, pools and hot tubs also pose safety risks, especially to young children. Following a few simple safety tips will ensure you enjoy your pool to the fullest and avoid accidents this summer. When Your Pool Is

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Safety Tips for Your Child’s Backyard Playground

Your backyard playground is an area your children should love and enjoy, but they’ll have a harder time doing so if the playground isn’t safe and secure. If you’re thinking of building a new backyard playground, keep the following safety tips in mind: Purchase Age-Appropriate Playground Equipment It might seem more economical to find a

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How to Build a Safe Tree House

A tree house can be an exciting way for kids to enjoy the outdoors, but it also needs to keep kids safe while they play. If you’re thinking of building a backyard tree house, prioritize your children’s safety by considering the following safety tips: Pick a Strong, Healthy Tree Of course, the first thing you need

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Door Alarms Are Practical on a Budget, But Watch Out for These Traps

Door alarms are an inexpensive option for home security, but they only take the security system so far. While door alarms are a great first step, you may want to consider alarm monitoring to complement any door alarms you might have in your home. Benefits of Door Alarms

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What Do Crime Stats Really Mean?

When it’s time to move to a new city, many people take crime stats into consideration. The number one place for the average person to find crime information is online. However, some police and crime stat experts say that these online crime statistics can be misleading—the numbers don’t always tell the whole story. Below are

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