Business Security Tips: Keep your Employees and Assets Safe

Security Tips for your Business

Business security is a primary concern among managers and business owners.  U.S businesses lose an estimated $50 billion to theft and fraud every year. Business security involves more than just protecting the property. It also helps your employees feel safe while in the workplace. The level of protection depends on the nature and location of the business. Keep reading to find out business security tips that will give you peace of mind.

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Keep The Season Fun: Home Security Tips for Summer

Home Security Tips for SummerSummers are a time to explore the great outdoors. It is time to enjoy a sweet family barbecue, spent time by the pool, or go on a vacation. Unfortunately, it also coincides with the high burglary season. According to a report by the Bureau of Justice Statistics, property crimes spike by 11% during the summer. This article shares some home security tips for summer to keep your loved-ones and home safe!

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Security Company Advice in Doylestown PA: Securing Your Home

Security Company in Doylestown PAAny security company in Doylestown PA will tell you, a good home alarm system is an investment, in your family, in your home, and in your safety.

However, not every home security measure involves calling on a security company in Doylestown PA to install a high-tech system. Here are a few basic, practical things you can do to keep you and your family safe.

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10 Ways to Fireproof Your Home

House Smoke Fire Detector

Burn accidents are responsible for about 180000 deaths every year. With fire incidents being reported almost every other day, you’re probably thinking of how you can upscale residential security to protect your home from fire. The good news is that you can fireproof your home, possessions, and family with simple precautionary measures.

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Is It Important to Hire a Certified Locksmith?

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We put a lot of faith in our locksmiths, which is why it’s important to hire a certified locksmith.

After all, this is a person that we’ve trusted to secure our homes or to help us get back in when we’ve lost our keys and or locked out. We call on them to install safes in our home and keep our homes safe, so it makes sense that we feel safe with them.

Here are a few things to look for to make sure you’re hiring a locksmith you can trust:

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Business Security: It’s Not Just for Big Companies

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Your company might just be you and a couple of family members, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have business security concerns as a large corporation.

No matter how big or small your company is, it’s important to protect your privacy, your income, your employees and your customers. Here are a few steps your small business can take to improve security.

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5 Questions About Home Safes

Person opening a safe at home.

When you imagine owning a safe, it’s tempting to think “that’s for rich people.”

You picture something built into the wall of a mansion, hidden behind a priceless painting and hiding equally priceless gems.

But in reality, anyone who has anything valuable in their home could use a safe. Even if you’re not worried about a burglary, owning a safe could protect things like birth certificates and other important documents against fires and floods. In a sense, safes are your last line of defense for home security,

So that’s the “Why” of purchasing a safe. Let’s focus on the “How” and the “what.” Here are a few questions you should ask when installing a safe.

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How Will Security Measures Lower My Insurance Rates?

man installing a security camera

Whenever we think about alarm systems, we always find ourselves coming back to a couple of unsettling statistics from the FBI.

  1. Burglaries happen every 15 seconds
  2. Homeowners that have no security system are three times as likely to be the victims of a break-in than those that have a security system.

Insurance companies know these statistics. They know having a security system will create a safer living space for you and your family and that many alarm systems protect against other threats, like fire, water damage and carbon monoxide.

As such, you’re less likely to file an insurance claim, which means your insurance company saves money. In many cases, they’ll pass those savings on to you.

On average, putting alarm systems and other security measures in your home can reduce your homeowners insurance rates by as much as 20 percent.

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Home Fire Prevention and Safety Measures: Everything You Should Know

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Each year, Americans lose billions of dollars’ worth of property to housefires. It’s a devastating thought: everything you own – including things that can’t be replaced – gone in a few minutes.

That’s to say nothing of the human cost. Thousands of people are killed or are injured each year in housefires. Perhaps the worst part is that so many of these fires could have been prevented with the installation of a fire alarm system, or by taking simple home fire safety measures.

In this blog post, we’ll look at the importance of having a fire alarm system, some of the most common reasons housefires start, along with some steps you can take to fireproof your home.

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When Is It Time to Upgrade My Security System?

A rusty old security camera

We’ll be setting the clocks back in a few weeks when daylight saving time ends, which is typically also a good time to test the batteries in your smoke alarm.

It’s a good rule of thumb: change the clocks, check your smoke alarm. Ideally, you should be refreshing the batteries in your smoke alarm every year and installing new alarms every 10 years (and also testing the alarms every month).

But what about the other things that keep your home safe? When should you start thinking about a new lock installation? When is it time to invest in a new security camera, or to buy a new alarm system?

In this month’s blog post, we’ll explore how you can tell when it’s time to upgrade your security.

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