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Category: Commercial and Residential security

March 31, 2020

What Are the Chances of Someone Breaking Into Your House?

Burglaries happen every day—about 4,520, to be exact. With more than 1.6 million homes burglarized each year, it’s completely natural to worry about the odds of someone breaking into your home. Taking security measures seriously can help you avoid becoming just another home break-in statistic. The total cost of home…

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March 15, 2020

What to Do After a String of Burglaries in Your Neighborhood

According to the FBI, a property break-in occurs every 20 seconds in the U.S., and the vast majority of these burglaries take place on residential properties. No one wants to think their home is at risk for being targeted, let alone their entire neighborhood, but it can happen. You often…

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March 13, 2020

Do Urgent Care Centers Need Surveillance Cameras?

More urgent care centers have opened their doors around the country to meet the growing demand among patients. Patients often prefer urgent care centers over emergency rooms because freestanding facilities offer greater convenience, reduced wait times, and lower co-pays. But as the number of urgent care centers rises, so too…

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February 24, 2020

Does Adding Security Cameras Increase the Value of Your Home?

Home security cameras are a good investment not only because they deter crime and increase your safety, but also because they help grow the value of your property. If you are preparing to sell your house, adding a residential surveillance system is a valuable upgrade that will increase the dollar…

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February 10, 2020

What Do You Do If Your House Gets Broken Into?

Criminals are looking for easy opportunities. Visible security cameras are the best deterrent to home theft, though loud dogs, good lighting, trimmed trees, and signs – such as a blaring TV -- that someone is home are also effective at keeping burglars away. Experiencing a break-in can be nerve-wracking and…

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February 8, 2020

What Burglars Say Will Keep Them From Breaking Into Your Home

Ever wondered what goes through a burglar’s head before breaking into a home? A group of KTVB 7 investigative journalists did, too. So, they surveyed 86 criminals who were currently serving time for home burglaries. The results? Intimate details on exactly what will keep them (and other robbers) out of…

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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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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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