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The Weather is Warming Up, Be Prepared!

  • April 24, 2015

With the winter snow melted away it’s time to think about ways to protect yourself with the upcoming warm weather. Though the number of burglaries has been on a steady decline since the 1970’s it is still a major concern. Even with the decreasing numbers a burglary occurs every 14.4 seconds in the United States [source: Bureau of Justice Statistics]. With this statistic it’s time to make sure you keep unwanted intruders out of your home this upcoming season. With…

Home Security Chicago: Why your Home should Contain Multiple Locks

  • April 20, 2015

When it comes to home security in Chicago, having the right locks are essential! It is obvious, but many don’t follow the logic that multiple locks are better than just one lock. Here are a few reasons why your home needs more than just one lock on each entryway. #1. Acts As a Crime Deterrent Burglars tend to choose homes that have inadequate security because they require less effort to break into. If an intruder notices more than one lock,…

Home Security Tips to Consider when Moving

  • April 10, 2015

When moving into a new home, one of your biggest concerns is probably home security. Planning how to be safe in your new home is something you can do even before you move. Here are some tips you can use while moving to help ensure your family’s safety. Research your Neighborhood Prior to your move, you should find out as much as possible about your new neighborhood. Sites such as Neighborhood Scout provide information about crime in different neighborhoods, so…

Home Security in Illinois should Include your Home Office

  • April 3, 2015

When most people think of home security in Illinois, they fail to consider their home office. Just as a commercial office needs securing, your home office should also have the right locks to keep everything inside it safe. Here are some security considerations you should keep in mind for your own home office. File Security If you regularly collect sensitive information, you may already think it’s secure just because it is inside your home. Even so, it’s important to protect…