Once you’ve decided to purchase a steel or iron finished gate, entry enclosure, or window guard for the security of your home, you’ll have to decide if you’d like for it to be finished with paint or powder coating. Here are the differences that will help you reach that final decision. Wet Paint If your… Read More


When it comes to the safety of your family and neighborhood, a combined effort of the community and yourself is the best way to go. You can’t predict when a crime is going to happen, but you can take precautionary measures to keep your neighborhood safe. Get to Know Your Neighbors Getting to know who… Read More


The change in weather might be a bit of a relief but this can also lead to other annoyances like bugs and pests coming onto your property. Here are some of the best ways to avoid bug invasions and actually enjoy the Fall weather: Bug Repellents The easiest and fast way to fight bugs is… Read More


The statistics on home intrusions clearly show that two-thirds of all break-and-entries occur through a door, most often the front door. Does that mean you should secure your doors and forget about your windows? Of course not! Considering that about 25-30 percent of burglars use one of the home’s windows to gain entry, you cannot ignore your home’s window security.… Read More


According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR), a third of all home burglaries are non-forced. That means they were house guests, the door was unlocked or they use a hidden key to gain entry. Look at your home’s vulnerabilities to lessen the likelihood of either forced or… Read More


When considering home intruders, how many of us regard other species besides those wearing a mask? Most of us automatically envision burglars and other felons breaking into our homes to take our hard-earned possessions or, worse, do us bodily harm. These are certainly worth guarding against, but what about other dangerous groups like spiders, scorpions,… Read More


The Home Intrusion Shopping Spree After a burglar enters your home they have only a few minutes to get the most valuable items and get out. The three items most commonly stolen items from homes are cash, high-value products (such as computers and phones), and medicine. Like a free shopping spree at the mall, burglars… Read More


Burglars hope that homeowners overlook even the smallest security issues to make their job a lot easier – and it’s working. According to the Phoenix Police Department’s (PPD) Uniform Crime Report, home invasions all over Phoenix have risen since last year. It is up to each of us to be informed on how to secure… Read More


There are many ways to make your front door more secure. In this article, we will review four top-notch proven methods to secure your front door to ensure you and your family are safe inside your home and yard.… Read More


The Sad Truth About Aging-in-Place We live in a world today where home security is more crucial than ever before as people are living longer, and the world feels more unsafe. Sadly, older adults are perceived as physically and psychologically incapable of defending their homes, and so become the victims of home intrusion crimes. Many… Read More