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Category: Commercial and Residential security

October 24, 2018

Haunted Attraction Security Concerns and Solutions

When it comes to commercial haunted house attractions, owners and operators want to provide plenty of healthy scares for their customers. But they also have a far more important mission: visitor safety. From fire safety issues to vandalism and even assault, haunted house operators face security concerns of all kinds. Maryland…

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September 28, 2018

6 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Home Security

Investing in a good home security system is vital for peace of mind and safeguarding your family, property and valuables. The marketplace is saturated with high-tech options, from motion detectors and covert cameras to wireless video surveillance. So how do you know where to begin, or how to determine which…

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September 26, 2018

Baltimore County Burglary Statistics: Should the Numbers Concern You?

While rates of total crime in Baltimore County increased by nearly 4 percent last year, incidences of burglary dropped 15 percent from 2016.  There were 776 nighttime residential burglaries reported in 2016, compared to just 440 last year. Overall, 2017 was saw a marked decrease in theft, burglaries and various…

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September 20, 2018

5 Effective Security Solutions for Residential Buildings

One of the top concerns among residents of condominium and apartment buildings is the safety of their building and their own units. However, some HOAs and property managers -- in their ongoing efforts to keep costs down -- may sacrifice certain security precautions. Though high-tech video surveillance cameras offer gold-standard…

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August 13, 2018

5 Ways to Prevent Self-Checkout Theft

Self-checkout systems in retail stores speed up the customers’ shopping experience and reduce the store’s labor costs. Those systems, however, have become targets for shoplifters who devise ways to bypass them in order to steal products from stores. Maryland Security Professionals can work with your retail outlet to improve the…

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June 28, 2018

Home Security Experts Address Recent Uptick in Baltimore County Break-Ins

2018 did not begin well for some homeowners in Baltimore County. A string of home break-ins that began in October 2017 continued into January 2018, and showed no immediate signs of abating. Baltimore County Police arrested three suspects in late January, but the increase in the number of residential burglaries…

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June 20, 2018

5 Ways You Might Unknowingly Be Inviting Burglars to Break into Your Home

How vulnerable is your home to a break-in? Homeowners in the mid-Atlantic region may be sending inviting signals to burglars without realizing it. See below for five common signs that burglars look for when choosing a house to target. Home surveillance cameras are proven deterrents to theft.  Maryland Security Professionals…

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June 15, 2018

Successful Strategies for Preventing Crime in Gated Communities

The benefits of living in a gated community include privacy, exclusivity, and security. While criminal activity is reduced in gated communities, there is no guarantee you will not be the victim of a crime. Private homeowners and homeowners associations can enhance their protection against burglary and other crimes by partnering…

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May 31, 2018

5 Reasons for New Homebuyers to Make Security Cameras a Priority

If you are a new homeowner, you've likely got a long list of to-dos. After the closing and moving in, you may be focused on decorating, buying new furniture, or making minor repairs. While installing an alarm system is usually near the top of the priority list for new homebuyers,…

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