A Guide to Fire Safety for Older Adults

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Home Safety Tips After a Storm or Blizzard

The winter storm has passed and snow flurries have subsided. Fresh powder sits outside of your house and the kids are urging you to let them go outside to make snowmen, have snowball fights, and they even want you to fire up the four-wheel drive for sledding. But before the fun happens, how can you [...]

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How to Survive a Power Outage During the Winter

The snow’s slowly falling outside of the house and beginning to pile up. The weatherman warned of strong blizzard like conditions, but the storm is becoming more severe than anticipated. Fortunately, you’ve planned ahead in case of a power outage emergency. Power outages are most common during inclement weather. This may include a snow storm, hurricane, [...]

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5 Most Incredible Burglaries Caught on Camera

Victims of burglary know what it’s like to encounter a group or individual that’s capable of escape and didn’t get caught. It’s an unfortunate situation, especially if you don’t have home security. But thanks to home security cameras and modern technology that allows them to be live-streamed, we now have plenty of footage of criminals [...]

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Protect America Beats Vivint and is Named Trusted Alarm’s Number One Home Security Service

Protect America is excited to announce that Trusted Alarm, a top home security review website based in Texas, awarded Protect America the number one choice for home security service. Trusted Alarm says they chose Protect America as the overall winner for our forward thinking, always being ahead of where the industry is going, and taking [...]

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An Inside Look at Ed Cady’s 21 Years at Protect America

Ed was on the tail end of a shift that was longer than normal. He had worked overtime and was nearing the end of the day. He was working with the installations team at the time, back when Protect America would go into homes and install equipment, before we became “do-it-yourself” with our self-install products. [...]

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Fire Safety During the Winter Months

The holiday season has passed and you’ve avoided a hazardous fire situation that could have been caused via decorating, cooking, or other holiday related activities. But the winter months are still lingering, and that means opportunities for fire dangers are still present. Winter months are a threat for fire safety because winter storms can cause [...]

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Home Security Like in “The Purge”

In the year 2022, the characters of the film, “The Purge,” find themselves in a future America where a new law has been enacted. The annual “purge” is conceived. The purge is one night where all crime is legal — with the exception of hurting government officials — for a 12 hour period, starting at 7 [...]

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Home Chimney Fire Safety

Wood crackles and pops over a slowly churning fire. The winter air billows into the front door and you can hear the faint noise as it hits against the home. But you don’t have to worry, you’re covered by the warmth of the fireplace. Sitting in front of a warm fire is a past-time that people [...]

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Home Security When Renting

Protecting a house is a priority for all homeowners, especially those in higher-crime neighborhoods or cities. But it turns out, apartments are 85% more likely to be broken into than homes, according to a study by the NCPC (National Crime Prevention Council.) Apartment renters may not consider home security, or they assume that living in [...]

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Are Home Security Systems Tax Deductible?

Once you’ve purchased a security system, you’ve brought safety and protection to the home, and you can use your equipment to watch your dog from work or equip two-way talk to play pranks on your family. But do the perks extend all the way to a tax deduction? Taxes aren’t exactly a man’s best friend, [...]

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