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Home Security Alarm Systems - 1 views

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    A good home security system can offer you peace of mind and an added layer of protection. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, an estimated 1,515,096 burglaries happened in the U.S. in 2016 for total property losses of $3.6 billion. The National Council for Home Safety and Security reports that homes that do not have security systems have a 300 times greater chance of being burglarized than homes that have systems installed. Installing an alarm system in your home can offer you multiple benefits, including a reduced risk of criminal victimization, added peace of mind, protection for your family and your belongings, and insurance discounts...
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Window Security - 0 views

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    A desire for absolute safety at home presents concerns to anyone whose windows provide vulnerabilities that intruders can exploit. An unlawful entry does far more than break the law; it destroys the sanctity of a home that lets everyone feel protected and safe. Once a breach occurs, only the most effective measures can restore confidence, and prevention can make doubt and fear unnecessary. With a practical approach that incorporates common sense with strategies and products, homeowners can burglarproof windows and improve the overall effectiveness of home security...
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Door Security - 0 views

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    A securely locked front door presents an image of safety and strength. As a bulwark against the perils that bring harm or a welcome beacon for family and friends, it offers entry into the heart of a home. A traditional symbol that protects togetherness and shared quietude, it deserves respect for the unique function that it serves. The warmth and companionship that lies within a home provide comfort to everyone who belongs there, but a breach of security can destroy the sense of tranquility forever. Practical and attractive door security products can ensure the safety of the entry to a home...
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Home Security Cameras - 0 views

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    Most homes have as many as 15 locations that can benefit from a security camera. In the right place, it only takes one. Recently, a hapless burglar in Tampa was recorded walking around a living room picking up objects in full view of a security camera that captured his every move. Police got quick assistance from the community to identify him. The New York Times cited the number of homes that have security devices at 17 percent. Those homes can give police more to go on than others that have no picture or physical evidence of a burglary...
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Home Security Lighting - 0 views

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    The experts are constantly preaching the gospel of home security lighting and its effectiveness as a deterrent to crime. On the surface, this advice appears to make perfect sense. Criminals prefer to work under the cover of darkness; therefore, a well-lit property should deter criminal activity. A perfect example of simple straightforward logic. The problem with this reasoning is the assumption that straightforward logic would apply to a group of individuals known primarily for being crooked...
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Home Safes - 0 views

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    Choosing the right safe for your home - Burglary resistant and fire rated safes as part of home security. Without ever having set foot in your home a criminal probably already knows three important things about you. The first is that you keep some sort of cash and jewelry laying around the house. The second is that these valuables can probably be found in your master bedroom. And finally, there is a strong chance that you have not taken the time to secure these items in a burglary resistant safe...
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Fire Safety Tips - 0 views

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    According to the U.S. Fire Administration, almost 381,000 American homes experienced a fire in 2015. Residential property fires accounted for more than 74 percent of all fire deaths and approximately 75 percent of all injuries. Although preventing a fire is always the best option, it is also critical for you and your family to know how to respond to one...
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Self Defense - 0 views

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    Stay safe on the street with our proven self defense tips & techniques - Although violent crimes have been on the decrease in recent years, robberies, rapes and murders still occur on a fairly regular basis. During a typical month, U.S. criminals commit about 93,000 violent offenses, with the majority occurring in public places . You can protect yourself with the help of some common sense personal security tips, products and training...
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Emergency Preparedness Information - 0 views

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    Natural disasters like hurricanes, tornadoes and snowstorms could leave you and your loved ones without food, water or power for days. Other events like power outages and civil unrest have the potential to cut you off from the rest of the world. Emergency preparedness is an essential part of staying safe when the unexpected occurs. This guide will help you to prepare for emergency situations that could threaten the health and safety of you and your family...
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Fire Safety Articles Sitemap-1 - 0 views

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    Hotel Fire Safety - Hotels like to bill themselves as a home away from home for their guests. They want to offer all the amenities you have at home like internet access, a nice TV, clean bathroom facilities, and a comfortable bed. They may provide a continental breakfast or even room service to take care of your dietary needs, or they could have an in-room kitchenette to help you prepare your own home-cooked meals. Many hotels do a great job of assembling a like-home experience. Of course, your hotel room features some of the same dangers that you have at home. You can slip on the bathroom floor, trip over your shoes, or even just oversleep in a hotel room just like you can at home. Most importantly, you can also face the danger of a fire when you're staying in a hotel...
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Fire Safety Articles Sitemap Page-2 - 0 views

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    Fire Safety Tips for Pets - For most people, their pets are like part of the family. They eat together, travel together, and live together. Spending so much time with a pet is very enjoyable, but of course, it also carries a great deal of responsibility as well. Keeping your pet properly fed, providing exercise, and taking care of health concerns like vaccinations are all part of the responsibilities of pet ownership, but there are others you might not have thought about. One aspect of pet companionship that many people don't think about is providing for their safety from fire, but it's clear that pets often fall victim to house fires when their human companions escape. Sometimes pets are responsible for accidents that cause fires as well. Eliminating the risk of a fire caused by your pet and helping your pet escape from a fire is not difficult. These seven suggestions will give you a good start on protecting your home and your pets...
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Fire Safety Articles Sitemap-3 - 0 views

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    Fire Safety in the Kitchen - The kitchen is one of the busiest and most important rooms in the home. It's not just where we prepare food, but it's also where we eat most meals and could also double as an office and a homework space. Unfortunately, the kitchen is also the scene of many fires. The heat sources used for cooking food are a natural fire hazard. If we do not take the appropriate precautions, we can easily have a kitchen fire. Some other missteps can compound the risk by putting our lives in danger. Fortunately, kitchen fires are highly preventable. A few simple habits can allow us to cook, eat, and gather safely in this very busy room. These eight tips will help you keep your kitchen a safe, functional place for the whole family...
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Fire Safety Articles Sitemap-4 - 1 views

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    Holiday Fire Safety Tips - When you think of holidays, you probably think of special times with friends and family. There are special meals, holiday decorations, and all the sights and sounds of the season. Unfortunately, some of the memorable things associated with each holiday can also turn into a real fire hazard if they aren't carefully managed. If something goes wrong, you can end up with some very unpleasant holiday memories. The most important thing to understand is that there is no reason for a fire to ruin your holiday observances. In fact, it is very easy to manage your risk and have an enjoyable holiday without giving up any of those special traditions. Here are seven fire safety tips to keep in mind for any special date on the calendar...
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Home Security Information | Homesafetydot.com - 0 views

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    Be Safe With These Good Home Security Tips - In order to make the best decision regarding keeping your family safe, you need to know as much as you can about home security systems. This is not something you just want to slap together and put on auto draft. You want to stay well-informed so that you can be in control. There are cheaper alternatives to installing a home security system that deters criminals from breaking into your home. Simply putting up a fence or a "large dog" sign can help immensely. Criminals want to make the process as simple as possible for themselves, so dealing with a large dog would deter them...
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Bestselling Home Security Products - 1 views

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    Today many people consider it mandatory to have a good home security system. No matter where you live, there is always the risk of a break-in. A well designed system can deter the vast majority of burglars, who would prefer to enter a house without any kind of security. To help you choose the best home security system for your needs, we have created this section featuring unbiased reviews of the top rated home security products and services available.
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Top 5 Best Diy Home Security Systems - 0 views

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    The purchase of a Diy home security system is a cost-effective way of protecting you and your family. The experts all agree that having an alarm system installed makes you less likely to be victimized by burglaries, home invasions, and a host of other crimes. Unfortunately, many homeowners get bogged down when making a buying decision due to the sheer number of options currently available for these devices. We have done a lot of the heavy lifting for you and have compiled a list of what we consider to be the very best of what is currently available. Investing in an advanced home security system can help protect your family and your possessions from criminals. A good security system includes multiple parts, starting with a control panel to manage all the components. Together, these parts work as a complete system to monitor your home and alert you of any trouble.
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Top 5 Best Door Peepholes and Viewers - 0 views

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    Peepholes, and door viewers are some of the most cost effective home security upgrades you can make. These easy to install inexpensive devices can prevent home invasions and robberies by allowing you to screen visitors without the risk to your safety of opening your door. However, getting the most out of these devices requires you to choose the best for your particular needs. With a myriad of options available, the selection process may not always be straightforward, especially for first-time buyers. For this reason, we have done most of the work for you, and have compiled a list of what we believe to be the best models. Generally, there's no one-size-fits-all when it comes to these devices. When looking at sizes, you want to focus more on the size of the screen in terms of its diameter. A door viewer with a greater diameter will offer you easier as well as better viewing...
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Top 5 Best Door Alarms - 0 views

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    There were well over one million residential burglaries in this country last year. Many of these crimes could have been prevented with a simple to install, inexpensive door alarm. While these devices are not a replacement for a professionally installed home security system, they can definitely reduce your chances of being victimized by crime. We have put together a comparison of some of the best-performing product offerings currently on the market. The door alarm is an inexpensive cost effective home security upgrade, that will provide you with a greater sense of safety while at home, and away. These devices can even be used to complement your existing alarm system. Let's say an unscrupulous stranger attempts to pry open your home's door with a crowbar. If you don't have alarms in the home, he will enter unchallenged...
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Top 5 Best Window Alarms - 0 views

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    It shouldn't be all that surprising to learn that the vast majority of burglars gain access to homes through either your front door or a first-floor window. Which means you'll want to take some proactive steps to secure these potential entry points. The simple to Install window alarm are one of the most effective ways of preventing these crimes. However, with so many different alarm types and models currently available, it is important to understand a bit more about your options to ensure that you make an educated decision. We have narrowed the field down to what we consider to be the best models. Keeping your house and family safe and secure should be one of the biggest priorities for every homeowner. Statistics show that the number of break-ins and burglaries continues to rise year after year and this crime is becoming an especially big problem in certain urban areas where the rate of break-ins has skyrocketed over the past few decades....
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Top 5 Best High Security Door Locks - 0 views

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    Any lock can be defeated under laboratory conditions, but that doesn't mean it's impossible to thwart most would-be burglars and thieves. There are a number of features that can render a lock virtually impenetrable to most attacks, and you can even purchase a few accessories that will shore up your current defenses. If you want to buy the best high-security door lock for your home, you need to find a unit that's capable of standing up to both brute force attacks and skilled lock pick manipulation. Listed below, are what we consider to be some of the most effective models currently available. Most burglaries and home invasions are the result of brute force attacks, and the easiest way for a thief to defeat a lock is to kick in the door. That's why it's vital to find a high security door lock that has a robust strike plate, which is the component that typically fails during a kick attack. If your high security lock doesn't have an adequate strike plate, you can typically purchase an upgrade kit...
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