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Category: Commercial and Residential security

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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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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October 15, 2019

Why Retired Police Officers Make Great Security Consultants

If you’re setting up a security system for your home or business, rely on those who know criminals best. Retired police officers have dedicated their lives to learning the habits, behaviors, and motives of criminals so that they can capture the culprits and bring justice to victims. Those years of…

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May 16, 2019

5 Effective Home Crime Deterrent Strategies

Nationwide, an estimated 1,401,840 burglaries took place in 2017, according to the most recent FBI data. Burglary victims suffered $3.4 billion in property losses that year, and approximately 67% of those burglary crimes took place in the home. While the numbers may seem daunting, there are plenty of things that…

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May 8, 2019

7 Business Security Basics to Follow

Whether you own small business or run a large corporation, the security of your premises and employees is of the highest concern. From shoplifting to vandalism, employee theft to workplace violence, potential threats should be addressed proactively to protect your bottom line and the health and safety of your personnel.…

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