VIDEO: Shocking Christmas Tree Fire

It can happen in the blink of an eye. One minute is all it took for a dry Christmas tree to engulf an entire room in flames. The Round Rock Fire Department joined Protect America security experts in a demonstration of just how dangerous an improperly cared-for...

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Strangest Home Invasion of All Time?

An elderly man in Albuquerque, New Mexico, may have experienced one of the strangest home invasions of all time last month when he found an unknown individual in his home during the early hours of the morning. According to KRQE-ABQ, a local news affiliate, 94 year...

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Clean Gutter Burglar

Mansfield, Ohio Mayor Tim Theaker is no stranger to burglary. Several years ago, he was recovering from a hip replacement at his home when he heard a door slam. Theaker went outside to find a strange man in his front yard. The man asked if...

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Free E-Book: Interview With a Burglar

Interview With a Burglar - Downloadable E-Book What makes burglars tick? Why do they do what they do? Our new downloadable e-book is based on information collected from over 400 convicted career burglars in a study by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. It...

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What Is The Best Door Lock For Your Home?

Locks are your home's first line of defense against unwanted intruders. There are a large variety of different options available to homeowners when it comes to making your doors safe and secure. Exterior doors are the most in need of secure locking mechanisms while locks on interior...

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How To Pick A Lock – Why Door Locks Aren’t Enough

We see cat burglars and master criminals do it in movies, but how easy is it to pick a lock in real life? It turns out, most locks are pretty easy to bypass with a couple hairpins and a little practice. Locks are a totally...

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Burglars, Security Glass and Window Technology

Security Glass and the Pattern Recognition Option While it's true that not every burglary involves broken glass, thieves aren't scared to shatter a window or two to get what they want. Security glass can come in handy when protecting a certain vulnerable door or window,...

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Senior Citizen Home Safety Tips

More retirees are choosing to stay in their homes, but to do this they have to make a few changes. As an aging adult, you may have a more difficult time completing certain tasks. Fortunately, a few modifications to your house will help you maintain...

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History of the Touch Screen Control Panel

Ever think about how many times you use a touch screen every day? You see touch screen control panels wherever you turn - from cell phones to computers and even home security systems. It's designed to accomplish tasks with little effort and to make life...

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