Pepper Spray Alarm System – The Robber Stopper

Most alarm systems are designed to alert the home or business owner about unwanted intruders and to alert the intruders that their presence has been detected. As alarm systems have developed over the years, they have become more efficient and have benefited from advancing technology, but the principles are generally the same, to create awareness…

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Spotting Suspicious Neighborhood Activities

When striving to keep your neighborhood safe for your family, how do you judge what you see around the community? Which people are supposed to be there, and which are dangerous? If you are part of a Neighborhood Watch group, then it is your responsibility to keep an eye on what’s going on nearby. Even…

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“Security Tips for Home Sellers”

Homeowners who have recently put their home up for sale soon realize that it can be a stressful time. This process seems to take longer and longer, adding to the anxiety felt by home sellers. Although this might not seem like the best time to add on to your ‘to do’ list, there is one…

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Don’t Rent Until You Read This!

Many apartment renters assume that they’re out of luck when it comes to home security. Though you won’t be able to install a whole house security system, there are dozens of other options for protecting yourself if you live in an apartment. Ensuring that your apartment is safe starts not when you move it, but…

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Beware Of These Home Invasion Scams!

Though it is often said that burglars and other criminals try to target empty homes, some criminals specifically target occupied homes, planning to use a guise to get inside when you open the door. They don’t have to break in because you’ve let them in, right through the open front door. Home invasion scams come…

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“6 Home Security Tips For Seniors”

Age brings wisdom, but it also brings unique challenging. Even in cases where home care or assisted living-type situations are not required, there are a few important safety precautions that seniors must consider, especially those who live alone. One of the biggest risks for seniors is a fire in the home. Without early warning, escape…

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10 Self Defense Techniques For Realtors

Many people don’t realize it, but realtors face many hazards when it comes to personal safety at work. They frequently work alone, in empty homes, and meet clients in unfamiliar or empty locations. If you are a real estate agent, be sure to consider your personal safety when going about your work. With a little…

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5 Theft Deterrents for Home and Property

One way not to be robbed or burgled is the use of theft deterrents. Theft deterrents are not necessarily things that you buy but techniques that you employ that make you and what you own undesirable targets for criminals. Here are five theft deterrents that may work for you. There are a few things to…

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“5 Ways to Survive a Home Invasion”

First of all, remember that things in real life are not like the movies. If you’ve ever seen a movie involving home invasions, making bombs out of lard and baking powder isn’t something you’ll have time or know how to do. Invaders won’t come in with machine guns or grenades but they will be intimidating…

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