Home Security

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Post image by Geoffrey Fairchild, via Flickr Guns are present in over one-third of households in the United States, as reported in an article on Kids Health. These guns are visible in American households, either through direct or indirect ownership. The widespread presence of guns calls for adults to specifically educate their children about the weapons’ purpose in society. When it comes to teaching kids about guns, you need to implement caution in distinguishing fact from fiction. You need to make your kids realize that the stories about gun usage in the movies are not always applicable in real life. […]

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Most people do not appreciate a locksmith’s skills and expertise until they lose their keys or lock themselves out. It is advisable to use a professional locksmith to deal with any lock issues you may have. You need an individual who is aware of the different types of locks and how each one works. This can help to prevent a lot of frustration and save time because they will do the job right the first time. 24 Hour Access Hiring a professional allows you to access the services you need at your convenience. A professional locksmith operates 24 hours every […]

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In an article by Nick Watt in abcnews.com, Ed Galea, a professor at the Universities of Greenwich, Liverpool and Ulster was quoted as saying it usually takes a maximum of eight minutes for an average person to react to a building being hit, some people even take longer to respond, about twenty to thirty minutes. When faced with life-threatening catastrophes, have you ever wondered why some people make good use of a guide to survive disasters, while others don’t and die? Ignorance may very well have played a huge role in the inability of others to be aware and familiar […]

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When it comes to home security it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Do a bit of online research and you’ll find yourself wanting to install home security systems, cameras, triple glazed windows and steel reinforced doors. All of which may be a great idea – but what if you can’t afford them? Good home security comes down to common sense. Here are seven things you can do on no – or very low – budget. And you can do them straight away, easily so that peace of mind is not something you have to wait for! The number one thing to […]

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Thumbnail image for Toronto: Police Hesitant to Respond to Burglar Alarms

From TheStar.com: Police argue false burglary alarm response ties up frontline officers, potentially taking them away from real emergencies and wastes valuable resources. This is an age old discussion between private security and LE: who should respond first to private alarm systems, and what kind of verifivcation should there be, if any, before the police is called? Toronto is following, it seems, in the footsteps of many other cities, states and even countries: Torontonians may be more vulnerable to burglaries if the police stop sending officersto alarm calls, even if an overwhelming number of calls are false, warns the executive director […]

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