8 Tips for Keeping Kids Safe to and from School

Alas, that time is near. The days are getting shorter, and the mornings a little cooler. Summer vacations are coming to a close, and schools are getting floors swept and buses washed in preparation for the big day: the first day of school. Just because the kids are heading back to school, however, doesn’t mean [...]

5 Ways to Think Like a Burglar in Order to Deter One

A burglar takes more than your stuff when he breaks in. He takes your peace of mind. He robs you of your sense of security in your own home. Once you’ve had your very own property violated in that way, you’ll never feel as safe again. You might get a new TV or a new [...]

7 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe While on Vacation

Although we're already into August, because summers seem to fly by, there’s still a lot of summer left—and that means a lot of vacations yet to take. Whether you're planning to be gone for a weekend or for a week (or more!), you can truly relax during your time away if you're confident your home is safe in your absence. For a truly restful vacation, follow these 7 tips. Note, however, that most of these things need to be done ahead of time, and by that we don't mean the day before.