How Does Homeowners Insurance Define Home Security?

Motion sensors, live-video streaming and home security tools are protecting against home burglaries, but you might not have known that having a monitored home security system is protecting against losing dollars from your wallet or bank account. According to a...

Here’s How to Protect Your Home When the Babysitter is Supervising

Leaving your children with a new babysitter can be unsettling. Even if they have rave reviews and they’ve been suggested by trusted friends or family, you’ve yet to build your own rapport with the new babysitter. All of the information you...

See Your Home Through the Eyes of a Burglar

It’s early afternoon on a fall day, just after the lunch hour. Most homeowners who return home for lunch have already headed back to work, and since school is in full swing, most teens are in the classroom. The neighborhood...

Fun and Safety in Backyard Pools

Swimming is fun, healthy and one of the most popular sports activities in the U.S., but tragedy can strike at any moment without proper safety precautions. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children ages 1-14, killing more 1-...

How to Protect Older Adults in the Home

Older adults face their own unique challenges in the home. Due to the aging process, adults may face declining vision, hearing, smell and touch, bone density, balance, and other abilities. The decline in these everyday functions make maneuvering around the...

How to Recover From a Home Invasion

A burglary leaves victims with a number of emotions. These feelings are only magnified if a home invasion takes place. This is a burglary where homeowners are present and a violent or dangerous event may have ensued. Once the initial...

How Should You Respond if You’re Home During a Burglary?

A crash at the door jerks you awake at four in the morning. You lift out of bed. Startled. Confused. The room sits still and everything is pitch black. Surely you’ve imagined the noise. Nothing has taken place, has it?...

How Can You Recover Your Stolen Items?

The unfortunate truth—which many burglary victims will not like to hear—is that burglars are notoriously difficult to solve. Burglar victims are often frustrated by this fact, and amidst the many emotions that overtake them after the event, they feel as...

8 Safety Checks for Summer

Whether you’re making road trip plans or just firing up the BBQ in your backyard, don’t forget about your home – and your family’s safety – this season. Take advantage of these longer days to do a home safety check....

8 Cost-Conscious Ways to Secure Your Home

A burglary takes place every 15 seconds in the United States. That’s a frightening statistic no matter how you look at it — one that makes you want to take extra steps to protect your home and the safety of...