Who Has Keys to Your Castle?

One area of home security that is often overlooked, and one of the most visible, is the common key. Even if you are the owner of a new house, or the first tenant of your apartment, you cannot be sure that no one else has a key to your door.Many... Read More

Alarm System: Glass Break Detectors

Alarm System Glass-break detectors- Glass-break detectors are also known as "Audio Discriminators". They are a perimeter device because they catch a burglar attempting to make entry into your home or business as opposed to walking around the interior and being picked up by a motion detector. They are available in... Read More

Tips for Keeping Your Home Invasion Free

Home invasion formerly known as burglary is the type of crime that you can do something to prevent. Home invasion falls into two categories burglary and robbery. In my book "Crime Awareness 101" I discuss the differences of both and what you can do. In this article I am going... Read More

Alarm System: Wireless Remotes

WIRELESS ALARM SYSTEM REMOTESThese remotes are also known as "key fobs" or "4 button key chains". They are wonderful to have in addition to your keypad as you can turn your alarm on or off without going to the keypad. You still need a keypad to perform most of the... Read More

Organizing an Arson Watch Program

A wide variety of participants are needed to launch a successful Neighborhood Arson Mobile Watch program. In this section, necessary participants are listed, along with a description of the kind of support needed from each. As many of you know, implementing a community-based project requires the interest, cooperation, and support... Read More

Security Alarm System Motion Detectors

Passive Infrared Motion Detectors- These detectors are also known as PIR detectors. The technology they utilize is "passive infrared". The device is mounted on a wall or in the corner of a room. It sends invisible fingers out into the covered area in several layers. The top layer goes the... Read More

Stand Alone Keyless Access - How Does It Work?

Security and convenience are usually delicately balanced. If something is secure it isn't convenient and vice versa. It's convenient to leave your keys in the ignition, but it isn't secure. Keyless access products offer both aspects in an attractive package.MECHANICAL KEYLESS LOCKSˇ All pushbutton locks use a code instead of... Read More

Alarm Systems: Not Just For The Wealthy Anymore!

Over the last 22 years that I have been involved in the security alarm industry, I have seen quite an evolution. Changes have not only taken place in what type of equipment is available, but also in how the consumer buys and use's the equipment.When I first started in the... Read More

Home Security After An Earthquake

After an Earthquake you need to do an immediate damage assessment. First go turn off the gas if you smell anything, a leaky gas line could explode and take out your entire home and your cats nine lives. Look for cracks in the slab or any areas where the house... Read More

Securing Home Water Supplies; Conservation of Water Planning

Generally when it rains the water runs off the house and yards into the gutter and into pipes or storm drains which feed it into the river, stream or ocean. This conventional approach is problematic in that many of the countries regions are in severe drought. As we expand our... Read More

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Fire Safety Tips

Did you know that fire is the third leading cause... Read More

Alarm System Keypads

The keypad is the device you and your loved ones... Read More

Infoscams

In this article I am going to talk about those... Read More

Six Common Criminal Types And How To Avoid Them

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure"... Read More

Alarm Systems: Not Just For The Wealthy Anymore!

Over the last 22 years that I have been involved... Read More

Who Has Keys to Your Castle?

One area of home security that is often overlooked, and... Read More

Alarm System: Smoke and Heat Detectors

Smoke & Heat Detectors- Smoke detectors are available that will... Read More

Garage Door Openers--Buy the Best Gagage Door Opener only

Buying the right garage door opener has not never been... Read More

Organizing an Arson Watch Program

A wide variety of participants are needed to launch a... Read More

What is Your Security Awareness IQ?

Are you aware of the need for security?Your awareness of... Read More

Life Insurance - Wise Investment to Protect Your Home or Excessive Caution?

Life insurance is typically taken out to offer valuable financial... Read More

Alarm System: Glass Break Detectors

Alarm System Glass-break detectors- Glass-break detectors are also known as... Read More

Avoiding Pickpockets

Every year, thousands of senior citizens fall prey to the... Read More

Handling a Hurricane; Part 2 - Preparing for and Surviving an Approaching Hurricane

Part 1 of this article described some of the characteristics... Read More

Emergency Telephone Numbers

Emergency is a situation that poses an instant threat to... Read More

How to Buy a Safe for Your Home

The first step is to determine who or where you... Read More

Numbers That Can Save Your Life

It's one of those things we don't give a second... Read More

Is Big Brother Watching You? Or Are You Watching Big Brother?

Isn't technology a wonderful thing? I thought this as I... Read More

How to Keep Your Postal Mail Private and Secure

Surreptious opening of most envelopes sent through the mail takes... Read More

Neighborhood Mobile Watch Patrol

Have you found yourself disgusted with the crime lately. You... Read More

Stand Alone Keyless Access - How Does It Work?

Security and convenience are usually delicately balanced. If something is... Read More

Is America Safe?

As the devastation and death toll from deadly Hurricane Katrina... Read More

Kevlar Sheets for Your Home Walls

Home security is more important today than ever. You may... Read More

Turn Your Home Into A Fortress

The best way to turn your home into a fortress... Read More

How To Turn Thirty Dollar Web Camera Into Home Surveillance System

Web cameras are really inexpensive these days. With no technical... Read More

Alarm System: Wireless Remotes

WIRELESS ALARM SYSTEM REMOTESThese remotes are also known as "key... Read More

Surveillance Camera Positioning

It is a known fact that advertising is made to... Read More

Alarm System: Contacts (Window & Door Switches)

Alarm Contacts- Contact switches are magnetic switches used to protect... Read More

Home Security ? Defend Your Home and Possessions Against Intruders!

With all of the emphasis in the past few years... Read More

The Real Desire for the UK House Buyer

Location location location, central heating, air conditioning, double glazing, good... Read More

Handling Weather Emergencies: Part 2; Home Security, Evacuation, and Emergency Kits

IntroductionPart 1 of this article on preparing for weather emergencies... Read More

Essentials For Hurricane Season

According to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, the East... Read More

Alarm System: Window Screens

Alarm System Window Screens- Window screens are the ultimate perimeter... Read More