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Valentines Day tips for keeping your home safe and secure.

Posted on: February 12th, 2021

It’s a big day for couples. Many people will either be going out to dinner or taking a trip for Valentines day weekend this year. But do you realize that this fun day out with the one you love could mean trouble? Here are some tips: Don’t announce on social media you are gone. This…

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Ring doorbell camera used in situation involving SWAT.

Posted on: January 6th, 2021

A Florida family got caught up in a pretty terrifying situation involving police and their Ring doorbell camera. SWAT arrived at the home in early November saying that they had received a call from someone claiming to be her husband. He had told police that he caught his wife having an affair and killed her.…

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Why you should consider a smart home solution

Posted on: December 7th, 2020

Alarm systems and home security have come a long way. In comes smart homes. Parks and Associates conducted a consumer study that shows an increased purchase of smart home devices starting in 2019. The chart below shows that many homes own 3 or more smart home devices. With the invention of the smart phone and…

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More problems with the Ring Video Doorbell as a recall has been issued.

Posted on: November 26th, 2020

There’s been a product recall involving the Amazon Ring doorbells. The Consumer Product and Safety Commission on their website has posted a recall for the 2nd Generation of the Ring Doorbell. Unfortunately, the doorbells may catch fire. Since your safety is top priority, if you’ve purchased a Ring doorbell, we encourage you to check to…

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Is an in-home camera really effective?

Posted on: September 10th, 2020

You purchase an extensive system that covers the outside of your home, that’s a given, but what about internal cameras? You might think that maybe you don’t need cameras inside, but in this case, the homeowner was able to get a clear look at the suspects by having cameras in their home, particularly in the…

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The Numbers: Property Crime Statistics for the United States

Posted on: August 10th, 2020

We took some time to go through the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program, property crime statistics for the United States and wanted to share the numbers with you as of late. The 2019 numbers have not been finalized but they did indicate that property crimes from January ’09 to June showed a drop of…

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How to stay safe and secure while working from home

Posted on: July 29th, 2020

Covid-19 presented us with a lot of challenges not only with our home security but also as it pertains to our day to day job. More offices have decided for their staff’s safety that they would utilize a work from home policy. While at home, we can tend to become relaxed. With that being said,…

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What you need to know about safe rooms and is it worth the investment

Posted on: July 13th, 2020

If you have lived in Oklahoma for any amount of time, you’ve experienced a tornado or two. On average, Oklahoma gets about 57 per year, hence the name “tornado alley”. When a tornado hits your area, you want to be prepared. Have you considered a safe room, or a panic room as some may call…

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Outdoor Lighting for Security and Home Improvement

Posted on: June 12th, 2020

This time of year, many people are focusing on their home improvement projects. Outdoor lighting can really make your space visually beautiful at night. Another benefit to outdoor lighting is the added security it can provide as well. If you consider ways to lighten up your space at night, it can be a deterrent to…

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