How to Outsmart a Burglar

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How to Outsmart a Burglar

 

In our previous blog post, we presented a few important facts and statistics about burglaries. It’s helpful to keep these facts and statistics in mind when finding ways to outsmart a burglar.

 

Last week, we mentioned how burglars tend to strike between the hours of 10am and 3pm because people are least likely to be home. Therefore, the more occupied your home looks, the less likely a burglar will try to break into it:

Burglary Facts & Statistics

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Burglary Facts & Statistics

Awareness is KEY to safety when it comes to knowing how to protect your home from becoming a victim to a burglary. Putting yourself into the shoes of a burglar might help you find ways to outsmart them and stop them dead in their tracks! The following are a few surprising facts and statistics for burglaries in the United States:

Safety Tips: Driving in the Rain

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Driving in the rain, whether short or long-distance, is not only a hassle but it’s extremely dangerous. Per AAA exchange, wet pavement contributes to nearly 1.2 million traffic accidents annually. Regardless, safety begins with the driver! – the following are a few safety tips to always consider when driving in the rain:

  • Take your time:  Slowing down while driving on wet roads will highly reduce your vehicle’s chances of skidding, sliding or hydroplaning.  Remember, the road is most slippery (more…)

Halloween Safety

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Useful Information That Will Keep Your Children Safe This Halloween!

Children love Halloween; they get to dress up and eat candy, what else could a child ask for in a holiday?! Although its fun, all of the added excitement can cause a child to forget about safety. Here are a few important pieces of information to keep in mind this Halloween season:

  • Motorists need to be particularly alert! Masks may impair a child’s ability to see traffic, so be mindful of children who may dart from between parked cars or who are walking on roadways. At twilight and later in the evening, watch out for children in dark clothing.
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FAQ of Home Security – Alarm System

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FAQ’s before purchasing an alarm system

You Need To Know This!

There are a lot of things to consider when looking for a new home security system. You may find yourself confused by all the terms and different systems out on the market.  Here are some basic things to know before investing in a home security system. Does a home alarm system prevent burglaries? Yes! In fact, it has been proven that homes with a currently monitored security system along with signs and stickers are up to 3 times less likely to experience a break in. Depending on what type of alarm system you have in your home, the intruder may be detected before they even enter your home. How will I know if there is an intruder? (more…)

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide – CO Detector

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We like to think of our homes as a safe haven where we are protected and we can protect our families from the dangers of the outside world. That is why we need to pay special attention to things that can cause harm inside of our homes like carbon monoxide (CO). There are several ways to ensure that you can be protected from CO at all times, below we will review a few tips to ensure the safety of your home.

For instance, fuel-powered devices can provide wonderful benefits to families when used properly. But they also underscore an important necessity in the home: the need for a carbon monoxide detector.

Carbon monoxide poisoning can result from (more…)

Back to School Safety

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Back to School season usually means lots of preparations are in store. In the midst of school shopping, lunch packing and the course planning have you taken the time to also consider your child’s safety?

Here are some helpful back to school safety tips that can help you gain insight to your child’s day to day routine (more…)

Summer Safety

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Most of us look forward to summer; the weather in Southern California is beginning to heat up which means summertime festivities are underway! Even though we have our minds set on fun in the sun and outdoor activities safety should always be a requirement. Make sure that you have a safety agenda to go along with your summer fun agenda! If you and your family plan on bike riding, check your bicycles for any type of damage prior to your bike ride. It is very important to always do a quick assessment of your gear before heading out; check each tire to ensure there are no holes or leaks and top off the air pressure if needed to prevent flats or damages. It is also very important that you check (more…)