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Protect Your Investment with a Business Security Alarm System

  • January 16, 2015

You worked hard to achieve the success you have, and there is nothing that you would not do to protect your investment. Many business owners put off getting a good security system until it is too late. Their business is broken into and important merchandise and documents are stolen. However, it is essential for business owners to realize that protecting a business with a good security system should be first priority. 24/7 Business Protection Utilize 24hr protection 7 days a…

Plan a Festive Holiday with Home Security Protection

  • December 19, 2014

The holiday season for many people means visiting friends and family. However, being away from the home for so many hours out of the day gives burglars the perfect time to break-in. Unfortunately, there are many homes that are burglarized during this time of the year. It is important to take steps now to protect valuables and family members. Lock up Valuables It does not matter whether you are home or away, take time to lock windows and doors, even…

5 Home Security Tips That Can Keep Your House Protected While You’re on Vacation

  • December 11, 2014

The holiday season is in full swing which means the time to visit out-of-state relatives is here. Unfortunately, the holidays also mean burglars are on the lookout for unoccupied homes. If your concerned your house may become a target due to your absence, consider implementing the 5 simple yet cost-effective home security tips provided below. An Overflowing Mailbox When a burglar spots a mailbox filled to the brim, they know they’ve found the perfect target. To avoid this common mistake,…

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…

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…

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,…

How to Protect Your Home from Break-Ins

  • May 7, 2013

Safety and security for your home and family are important. But is your home an easy target for intruders without you even being aware of it? Burglars look for three basic things when choosing a home for a break-in: easy access, valuables worth stealing, and lack of proper home security. What can you do to protect your home from break-ins? Chicago Home Security offers the following tips: Make Access Difficult Check that all doors and windows have adequate locks. Install…