5 Ways To Effectively Secure Your Basement Windows Read More

When securing properties, a lot of people pay more attention to the first floor of their homes. They fortify the front door, load up the windows with locks as well as the back door. Because of this thinking, basements are slowly becoming an easy target for burglars. If you haven’t secured your basement yet or you overlooked the area’s security, here are 5 of the things you can do to...

6 Ways You Can Easily Secure Your Sliding Doors Read More

Sliding doors can make your home more appealing but experts hint that they might not be enough to secure your home. In fact, they can be one of your home’s weakest security links.     Sliding doors are often used as back doors. Because of their location, they are often overlooked by owners and taken advantage of by burglars. They are vulnerable and unlike your front door, they can be...

Everything You Need To Know About Your Smoke Alarm Read More

If you’re going to ask experts, smoke alarms may not be enough to protect you or your family in case a fire does happen. Surprising, right? Although smoke detectors can help you recognize the signs of imminent fire, they may not be enough to wake everyone up, particularly at night. In fact, studies suggest that kids tend to sleep throughout an alarm. One particular research from Victoria University in Melbourne...

5 Things You Need To Do To Prevent False Alarms Read More

False alarms aren’t only stressful, but they can be expensive, too. The first few offenses can cost you a small fee. The amount generally goes higher the more frequent your false alarms happen. They can also render your system less credible and, at certain times, can even delay response time. To save yourself from these inconveniences and expenses, you can take these five easy steps in avoiding false alarms. 1....

Protect Your Home: How to Create Your Own Security Plan Read More

You set up a security system at home thinking that it’s going to make your property completely burglar-proof. However, contrary to what most people believe in, a security system alone might not be enough to protect your home. Aside from human error and improper installation of devices, the lack of a security plan can also greatly affect your home safety. If this is the first time you’re making one, then...

Five Things You Should Teach Your Kids About Safety Read More

When you tell your kid not to talk to strangers, are you sure you’re sending the right message? Not all strangers are bad guys. On the same note, not all bad guys wear masks and black leather jackets. There are bad guys who carry around toys with them and there are others who can buy ice creams and candies. Some of them could be asking for directions while some can...

Office Fire Safety Tips You Can Use For Your Home Read More

It’s a fact that your office is as at much risk for fire as your home is. In 2013, there has been more than 3,000 reported incidents of fire involving office properties. Home related fire cases, on the other hand, reached 369, 500. The numbers greatly differ but the effects on lives and properties were both immeasurable. Comparing these data, it can be safe to assume that offices are probably...

5 Reasons Why You Need a Medical Alert System Read More

Medical alert systems aren’t just for the elderly. In fact, it’s a Personal Emergency Response System that can help anyone during medical and non-medical emergencies. A medical alert system is typically made up of a base station and a wireless remote. There are systems that are limited to home use and there are other medical devices that you can take with you wherever you go. In general, these devices immediately...

Home Automation Protocols: What You Should Know Read More

Smart devices are considered smart because they can communicate with each other. However, to understand commands and signals, these devices need to speak the same language or home automation protocol. There are some smart devices that may not be clever enough to understand your house rules or simply can’t co-exist with the other devices you have in your home. Because compatibility is often an issue, you may want to understand...

10 Things You Should Do After A Burglary Read More

The aftermath of a burglary can leave you traumatized, shocked and in panic. If you have no prior knowledge of what you should and should not do during such incidents, catching thieves and getting your priced possessions back can be quite difficult. This makes planning ahead of time very important. To get a better idea, here’s a list of the things you need to do in case (hope not) someone...