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Five Simple Ways to Avoid Warm Weather “Opportunists”

With warmer temperatures, we are tempted to open more windows and doors, and to spend more time away from home. In addition to end-of-summer vacations, your trip to the corner store for a frozen coffee drink, a popsicle or gelato...
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7 Steps to Foil Murphy’s Law While on Vacation

At this time of year, many people travel for graduations, weddings, reunions or vacations. There is so much to remember and organize, it is easy to forget some really important things to do before we go. In this instance, “Murphy’s...
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An ounce of prevention

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of “burglar you are not welcome here” Are you familiar with the sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach when you first recognize something is out of place? For one Alarms...
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Components of Home Security Systems

PERIMETER PROTECTION Exterior or perimeter protection devices generally consist of sensing mechanisms attached to doors and windows leading into the home. These devices, which can either be hard-wired or wireless, trigger an audible alarm if a break-in is attempted. At...
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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...
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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...
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