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Securing Every Entry Into Your Home

Securing Every Entry Into Your Home

If you are going to effectively protect yourself, your loved ones, and your property from criminals, you’re going to need to make sure that you have created as secure an environment in your home as humanly possible.

Unfortunately, too terribly many of us simply do not take the security of our home as seriously as we probably should – until it’s too late, anyway.

Yes, most people probably aren’t going to have to deal with the indignity of having their front door kicked in and all of their worldly possessions looted (or, heaven forbid, someone hurt), but every single year...


How to be Prepared for a Home Invasion or Robbery

How to be Prepared for a Home Invasion or Robbery

In a world where more than 2 million home invasions are reported every single year in the United States (with more open invasions reported year after year at a steady climb on top of that), it is of the utmost importance that you are doing everything in your power to protect your home and your loved ones.

Thankfully, there are a lot of different things that you’re going to be able to do to improve the overall security of your home without having to break your bank account or deal with too much headache or hassle along the way.

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Car Thieves Target Garages to Steal and Rob from Cars

Car Thieves Target Garages to Steal and Rob from Cars

Even though most of us have a romantic idea of car thieves in our minds a lot like Nicolas Cage in Gone in 60 Seconds, the truth of the matter is the overwhelming majority of car thieves – especially those that have been at this game for a while – aren’t stealing cars off of the street, but instead right out of garages.

This comes as quite a bit of a shock to most people, especially since they consider their garage to be an extension of their home – one of the safest places in...


Adding Zip Ties to Garage Doors is a Federal Law and UL 325 Violation

Adding Zip Ties to Garage Doors is a  Federal Law and UL 325 Violation

Many irresponsible news articles and stories reported that it is alright to add zip ties to secure the emergency release device on the operator of your garage door. But according to the Federal Code and UL 325, adding a zip tie to your garage door operator is a violation. This article will help you learn the different tips you should follow in order to maintain a safe and secure garage door and operator.

Tips to Maintain the Safety and Security of Your Garage Door and Operator

All garage door owners need to learn, understand, and implement the IDA’s (International Door...


Forcible Entry May Be Required by Insurance Policy

Forcible Entry May Be Required by Insurance Policy

According to research and statistics, a burglary occurs in the United States every 15 seconds. This is one of the reasons why many homeowners buy their own homeowners insurance policy while the people who rent their houses purchase their own renters insurance policy in order to avoid expenses and damages caused by unexpected circumstances in their houses such as theft or burglary.

However, there is usually a written part in a renters insurance policy that states how a theft or burglary that does not involve a forcible entry will not be covered by the insurance company.

Forcible entry in insurance...