Home Security: Installing the Right System

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Home Security: Installing the Right System

When I bought my first home, the first thing that I did was install a new security system. That meant comparing quite a few residential alarm systems until I found the one with the features I really wanted. Five years later, I'm still happy with my choice. In my case, certain features were especially important. The ability to access the system remotely was a big plus. Since I live alone, a system that I could use to summon help if I became ill or sustained a nasty fall also mattered. If you are thinking of installing a new system, let me provide some food for thought. By deciding what features you really need, it will be easier to focus on systems that are worth your time and your money.

3 Tips To Prevent Residential Burglary During The Holidays

Are you concerned about residential burglary during the holidays? You should be. Home robberies are common crimes throughout the year, but especially around the winter holidays, according to the National Crime Prevention Council. No one wants to wake up on Christmas morning to discover all of their presents have been stolen. It does happen, though. In fact, thieves are busier breaking into homes during the holidays than at any other time of the year. Read More