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January 20, 2020

Should Our HOA Install Surveillance Cameras?

Is your homeowners’ association (HOA) considering ways to enhance security measures? Residential security cameras greatly reduce the risk for break-ins, vandalism, and other crimes, and can capture immediate and incontestable evidence should one occur. Before installing video surveillance, however, HOA board members and residents must answer a variety of questions…

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January 13, 2020

How Security Cameras Help Law Enforcement Solve Crimes

There are roughly 2.5 million home burglaries reported each year across the U.S., costing the average homeowner just under $2,500. What’s more alarming is that only 19% of those culprits are caught. That’s because home burglaries often lack credible eyewitnesses and the physical evidence needed to solve the crime. However,…

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December 20, 2019

5 Home Improvement Trends for 2020

As the new year approaches and people begin sketching out their goals for the year, you can expect home improvement projects to make the cut on many peoples’ lists. Based on current trends, there are a few improvements we can expect a lot of homeowners to make to their home.…

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December 17, 2019

Why Holiday Pop-Up Stores Can’t Afford to Neglect Security

Holiday pop-up shops are a great way to increase exposure, boost sales, try something new, or to offer a temporary service, product, or experience for shoppers ready to splurge. However, these cute, temporary storefronts could also leave you vulnerable to theft. In order to keep your holidays bright and cheery…

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December 13, 2019

5 Tips for Protecting Your Home During Holiday Travel

The holidays can be a stressful time for many, from shopping for the perfects gifts to fighting large crowds at the airport. During the process of planning and packing for extended stays with our family, we can sometimes forget that the holidays are also a prime season for home burglaries.…

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November 27, 2019

How Retailers Can Prevent Holiday Season Theft

While the holiday season is festive, merry, and bright for many people, for retailers, it’s when they see the highest rate of inventory loss, or “shrinkage,” up to 37 percent. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, retail thefts go up exponentially. Annually across the U.S., retailers lose roughly $6 billion due…

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November 23, 2019

How to Keep Your Vacation Home Safe While You’re Away

Vacation homes are a place for you and your family to escape to so that you can enjoy barbeques and boating in the summer, hiking amongst fall foliage, or skiing in winter. However, because your cottage in the woods or beach home spends more time empty than occupied, it can…

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November 4, 2019

Why Security Camera Systems Are a Good Idea for Ice Skating Rinks

Ice skating rinks can be fun for the whole family, whether it’s a temporary outdoor arena for winter festivities or a permanent indoor structure shared by athletes and casual skaters. Because these areas are generally filled with families, it’s hard to see why there would be a need to install…

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November 1, 2019

Top 5 Uses for License Plate Recognition Cameras

License Plate Recognition cameras, or LPR cameras, were originally designed as a tool for law enforcement personnel to track down stolen vehicles. However, the popularity and uses of this camera technology have since spread. Before understanding how you can employ an LPR camera in your current or new surveillance system,…

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