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How to Protect Your Home From Identity Theft

  • December 4, 2014

Identity theft is a crime that leaves its marks on people. Marks like ruined credit scores, sizable debts you didn’t acquire, and even criminal charges are all possibilities when someone steals your information and uses it for their own gain. While recovery from identity theft is difficult, preventing it from happening in the first place is actually much easier. How to Protect Your Home From Identity Theft The first thing you need to do is to control your information. While…

The Key Things to Look For in a Condo Security System

  • November 26, 2014

Throughout Illinois there are a multitude of people who live in condominiums and apartments. Most of them are in need of a condo security system and are wondering what specifically they should be looking for in a system for their condo unit. We have put a lot of thought into this and have installed several security systems in condos statewide, and with that we have a few pointers on what you will need and how to get started with your…

Top Reasons to Consider a Home Security System

  • November 20, 2014

Many homeowners have considered adding a home security system to their home at one point or another due to the peace of mind that this extra layer of security can bring. However, many individuals do not follow through with having a security system installed because they do not know very much about these systems, and they do not know if it will be beneficial for their family to have one installed. Here are just a few of the many benefits…

Selling Your House? Use These Top Safety Tips!

  • November 13, 2014

Selling a house is an exciting moment. However, opening your home to potential buyers might also give way to potential dangers. Here are our top five safety tips when selling your home or showing it for rent. 1. Schedule Meetings, Not Open Houses If you are selling your home on your own, the safest way to showcase your home is with individual meetings. Open houses can give thieves an opportunity to steal if you become distracted by too many visitors….

Day or Night? Which Is Safer?

  • November 10, 2014

Intrusions and burglaries happen in every state, city, and suburb. And they happen every day. In order to protect your property, it is important to understand when you are most vulnerable. So, what time of the day do more burglaries occur, during the day or night? The answer might surprise you. When most people think of a home invasion they envision someone wearing all black, snaking around under the cover of night. We even feel more vulnerable in the dark…

Simple (and Cheap) Home Security Tips

  • November 5, 2014

Peace of mind and security at home does not have to be something that breaks the bank. With these simple security tips you can make the first big steps toward a more secure home and relieve your biggest worries. Lighting and Creating the Effect that Someone is Watching to Protect Your Home Exterior For very little money, an easy security solution is to install a motion-triggered flood light on the sides and back of your home. Exterior “dummy” security cameras…

Four Tips to Help Lower Your Homeowners Insurance

  • October 23, 2014

Insurance is one of those must have items in life. You could go without it, but if anything happens, it will be a tough financial lesson to learn. Homeowners insurance is a necessity when you own a home and even though it is a necessity, it can often be a burden on your bank account. These four tips can help you lower your homeowner insurance costs, helping you save some money in the long-term. Four Tips to Lower Your Homeowners…

Traveling this winter? Keep your home safe when you’re away!

  • January 14, 2014

5 Tips to a Safe Home When Traveling First rule of Murphy’s Law: if anything can go wrong, it will go wrong while you are away. We’ll push that worrisome thought out of your mind. It is important that every traveler follow these five key steps to have a burden free time away from home. 1. Don’t post your travel plans on the web  Don’t post the details of your vacation plans with the whole world. Believe it or not,…

Front Door Security Cameras & Outdoor Camera Systems

  • August 26, 2013

Advances in technology have dramatically changed our lives for the better. As homeowners, one of the more important benefits is the way these innovations allow us to enjoy peace of mind and security in our homes. Digital technology like webcams and front door cameras act as our eyes and ears when we’re away and make it easy to enjoy a level of security like never before. Most of us are already familiar with the basic benefits of home monitoring. Being…

Choosing the Right Home Security Company

  • June 21, 2013

Untitled Document You’ve probably thought about getting a security system for your home, on more than a couple occasions. You’ve also heard people say things like “that’s the world we live in now-a-days”, following a tragedy. With almost daily reminders the world demands we remain active regarding our personal and family’s security. When you decide to secure your home and family with a security system, an equally important decision is making sure you choose the “right” security company to perform…