A Homeowner’s Guide to System Checks and Maintenance

Every homeowner should perform essential maintenance to ensure optimal functionality as well as stave off big repair costs down the line. The maintenance to-do list for a home is often so large that it can overwhelm. Organization is the key to managing it, and most homeowners find it helpful to create a regular inspection and maintenance schedule broken down on a monthly and seasonal basis. With that in mind, let's touch on the items that all homeowners' schedules should emphasize.

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Know Your Crime Stats and How They Can Help Protect You

A burglary occurs every 15 seconds. With crime rates like that, it’s paramount that homeowners take a proactive approach to protecting their families and safeguarding their valuables. Here’s a look at the current statistics and what they mean for protecting your home. Good Security Habits If residents don’t practice basic security habits, such as ensuring that all doors and first-level windows are locked before leaving the premises, they’re putting themselves at risk. Be sure not to make any extension ladders

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors

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According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), slips and falls are the two leading causes of injuries and deaths among adults 65 and older. Each year, approximately 7500 adults, 65 and older, die from injuries sustained in a fall. Simple precautions and some easy modifications to your home can help reduce the danger of slips and falls. 1. Keep floors and stairs clear of clutter, such as newspapers, shoes, toys, and other items that you can easily trip

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Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

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The most common activities associated with Halloween are no doubt dressing up and trick-or-treating. Children, adults, babies – even cats and dogs – get dressed up; however, trick-or-treating is mostly for the children. To keep this a fun and exciting day for your child, there are a few things to be mindful of: Dress up – safely and securely When preparing the costume, only buy costumes labeled “flame resistant”, and be aware of long capes and tails that drag on

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What Small Businesses Need to Know About Commercial Security Systems

When it comes to the livelihood of their companies, small business owners want to know they’re protected. It’s important to make sure property, contents, staff, and customers are secure and the installation of commercial security systems is an effective way to ensure a business has adequate protection. However, many questions are sure to arise about what components should be included and how to afford them. With research, savvy and All-Guard Alarm Systems, small business owners can find commercial security systems

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