How to Catch a Burglar

One in every 36 homes is expected to be burglarized this year. While you cannot live your life worrying about someone breaking in, there are a few ways that you can go about catching a burglar if your home is...

Burglar Bars For French Doors: What Are My Options?

French doors are a beautiful element in any home. They allow the sun to shine in and those in your home to see out into your yard. " Unfortunately, the large areas of glass in these doors can also provide easy...

5 Simple Ways to Prevent Break-Ins

Nearly 2 million burglaries are reported in the United States every year and only 17 percent of homeowners have a home security system. It's highly recommended that you pick up a home security system in order to monitor your home...

When To Replace a Carbon Monoxide Detector

The Center for Disease Control reports carbon monoxide poisoning sends about 15,000 people to the emergency room and kills 480 people each year. Installing a working carbon monoxide detector in your home can help to detect this poisonous gas and alert you...

What Is Developmental Crime Prevention?

Developmental crime prevention takes a long view of the causes of crime and aims to intervene early in life to prevent criminal activity. By redirecting and creating healthy impulses for young people, crime can be avoided. Using this approach helps...

How To Prevent Burglary

People often interchangeably use the term “burglary” with theft or robbery but it's important to understand the crime of burglary is very specific. It means a person has unlawfully entered a dwelling, place of business or other property without permission with...

Home Safety for Parkinson’s Patients: A Guide

A Parkinson's diagnosis can soon become a daily struggle. Your body isn’t performing how it used to and so your prior living space isn’t as comfortable or convenient as it used to be. Ensuring your home is in the proper...

Home Security For Elderly Parents: What Are Your Options?

Currently, seniors make up about 15% of the total population of the United States. With the percentage of seniors at an all-time high, an increasing amount of responsibility for their care and protection is being placed on their children. Finding...

How To Burglar Proof Your Windows

Windows are one of the most popular points of entry for a burglar. 23% of burglars enter a home through a first-floor window. It may not be a comforting thought, but it's better to be informed with knowledge, so that...

5 Home Security Tips from Real-Life Burglars

It’s never fun to think about the possibility of a home invasion actually occurring to you but nevertheless, the possibility exists. Portland, Oregon’s WFAA 8 news conducted a survey, asking 86 burglars how they broke into homes. Here are 5...