Are you one of the 11 million Americans renting a storage unit? While storage units are a useful way to declutter your home and store items while you move, they are becoming a popular target for theft. Thieves often target storage facilities because they provide them easy access to hundreds of items in one location....
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Homeowners Associations Tackling Security Many Homeowners Associations (HOAs) work to provide more security for their community. This includes gates, video cameras and electronic access control. Residents still need security at their home, but community systems help with issues like vandalism, trespassing and theft of vehicles or property. Enhanced security deters criminals from targeting that community...
You’re gathered in your family room with your family for movie night. Just as the movie’s theme music begins playing, you suddenly hear a glass breaking at the front of the house, then voices. Usually, the intruders’ intent is to steal cash, jewelry and anything else they can sell, often to buy drugs. However, sometimes a...
Pet doors are convenient for letting cats and dogs come and go as they please into your home, but they do come with risks if they are unsecured. Just recently, a burglar in Salt Lake City entered a couple’s home through the doggie door while they were sleeping. Once inside, he found the keys to...
The exterior of your business provides a buffer between the outside world and your business’ assets. Business assets include: Confidential information Computer systems Human life Many businesses are so focused on protecting their internal assets they overlook their building’s exterior. Here are a few suggestions for enhancing your business’ exterior and its surrounding areas. 1....
Statistics show homes with a security system are up to three times less likely to be burglarized, attesting to the power of professional security. But not all systems are made equal, and there are a few things to consider when choosing one. 1. Is it Monitored? A monitored security system will give you peace of...
Working at a company that interacts with the public regularly is the number one risk factor for workplace violence. Employers should be prepared for a range of situations, including: Active shooter Robberies Bomb threats Coworker on coworker assault Customer on employee assault While you can’t always prevent a dangerous incident, you can take measures...
Imagine being able to answer your door from the couch or while you’re shopping in the grocery store. Ring Video Doorbell does just that and more! The new security feature is not only convenient, but it can stop a burglar in his tracks. The Ring Video Doorbell is not your typical doorbell. The security device allows...
It’s happened to all of us at some point. We turn the lock and head out the door, only to discover our keys are locked inside or we arrive home only to discover we don’t have our keys. It’s really nice to have a spare house key stashed somewhere so we can get in if...
Schools should provide a safe, distraction-free environment in which students can learn and excel in their academic studies. Unfortunately, though, it’s not uncommon for schools to become the target of vandalism. According to the U.S. National Center for Education Statistics, 38% of schools reported having one or more incidents of vandalism either on the school...