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Online Scam Guide

October 04, 2019

A Seasonal Guide to Online Scams: How to Protect Yourself Every Month of the Year

This seasonal guide will show you what online scams to look out for and how to protect yourself all year round, so you can use the Internet safely and securely.

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halloween

October 04, 2019

Trick or Treat: Deter Halloween Tricksters & Prevent Vandalism

Keep your peace of mind while trick-or-treating on Halloween by following these steps and using security cameras.

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Smart Home Tricks to Keep Valuables Safe

September 23, 2019

3 Smart Home Tricks to Keep Your Valuables Safe

It doesn’t matter where you live, burglars are always trying to break in and steal your valuables. Learn how these tips and tricks can help you prevent a break in and keep your valuables safe.

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Smart Home Devices to Flag Issues in Home

September 23, 2019

4 Ways Smart Devices Can Flag Potential Issues in Your Home

Here are four of the best ways to use common smart home gadgets and accessories to alert you to potential issues before they happen.

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Advantages of Smart Lighting

September 20, 2019

5 Ways to Use Smart Lighting to Your Advantage

Smart lighting isn't just a cool feature to “wow” your guests – they are practical, too. Learn how to use smart lighting to your advantage.

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arming your home security system

April 05, 2019

3 Tips for Making Sure Your Home Security System is Armed When it Should Be

Having a security system offers great protection for your home – but only if you remember to use it. Here are tips for making sure your alarm is armed when it matters most.

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home security system

April 05, 2019

Do Home Security Systems Reduce Crime? The Effective Ways to Prevent Break-ins

Home security systems might make you feel safer, but are they effective in deterring break-in and burglars? This piece will explain how security systems can actually deter burglars.

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home insurance form

January 30, 2019

Tips for Recovering Lost or Stolen Items 

Recovering lost or stolen items can feel like a lost cause at times. But with home security monitoring devices, it can be easier than ever to catch the culprit.

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Burglar at night

January 30, 2019

Night Vision Cameras: Bring Crime to Light by Seeing in the Dark

When it comes to your family’s safety and security, you don’t want to leave yourself vulnerable. Although most burglaries occur during the day, nighttime burglaries are almost just as common—so a top-notch security system should have you covered around the clock. And a security camera is only effective if it can see the perpetrator and provide a clear record of the crime that occurred. That’s where a night vision security system comes in.

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Mom comforting child

December 04, 2018

How to Help Kids Feel Safe After a Break-In

Imagine arriving home after picking your kids up from school to see your front door slightly ajar (when you’re sure you closed it) or worse, one of your windows smashed. They’re signs that your home has been broken into and your space has been violated. As you begin to process the flood of emotions you’re bound to feel—relief your family wasn’t in the house, disbelief you were targeted, and the incredibly unsettling idea that someone was going through your belongings—you’ll also likely worry about the emotional impact it will have on your children.

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