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SENTINEL BLOG

Securing Doors

HINGED DOORS The hinged door is the most common door type used in front entries, porches and from garages and basements into the living area of a residence. That makes it especially important to make sure these common points-of-entry for...

Facts About Burglaries

According to the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports, there are 69 burglaries or property crimes in the San Diego area every day. As tragic as the losses from these crimes are, the real tragedy is that many of them could have...

Insurance and Tax Advantages of a Home Security System

A very important but often overlooked benefit of a home security system is that it can give you substantial savings on your insurance premiums and tax liability. In fact, it’s not unusual for savings in these areas to largely offset...

The Three “Ds” of Home Security

Home security strategies can be broadly classified into three categories, often referred to as the three “Ds” of home security. These are deterrence, denial and detection. The First “D”—Deterrence Burglars are basically lazy and will usually take the “path of...