Halloween can be a dangerous holiday for dogs and cats. Candles can burn them. Candy can poison them. And plastic eyeballs can choke them. Everyone wants to make sure their pets have a Happy Halloween, too. Here are tips on how to help your pets stay safe and sound on All Hallows’ Eve. Take a look at the suggestions and see which ones apply to your four-legged friends.
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Halloween pranks are reminders that even if you give treats, some neighborhood kids will still give you “tricks.” Egg yolks running down siding, shaving cream covering, windows and toilet paper dipping from tree limbs are no laughing matters when you’ve got to clean up the mess. Here are tips on how you can remove the Halloween mischief.
One way to bring your neighborhood together and keep everyone informed and aware about neighborhood safety is to create a listserv with all your neighbors email addresses included so news and information can be distributed and shared quickly and easily. Learn how to start and manage a listserv.
Frontpoint recently announced the addition of the Qolsys IQ Panel to its equipment line as an optional upgrade to its current GE’s Simon XT wireless keypad control. The Qolsys touchscreen panel is full-color and features a built-in camera, dual-path connectivity, and much more. Learn more about the QolSys panel’s features and benefits.
Vector Security, which dates its history back to Benjamin Franklin’s time, has acquired Pelican Security Network, Inc., a Baton Rouge-based alliance of security and fire protection providers, alarm dealers and system integrators. The move extends Vector’s reach from Florida through Louisiana to Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas.
During Crime Prevention Month, we’ve asked our roundup of crime prevention and law enforcement agents a series of questions about how home burglars think. Today, we’ve asked the panel to chew on this question: How do burglars get into your home? Take a look at their answers and think about what you can do to fortify your home against break-ins.
Burglars are the Grinches who steal the gifts you’ve lovingly selected and wrapped. But your house doesn’t have to be a victim of holiday theft. We asked our roundup of crime prevention experts to give advice on how to prevent holiday break-ins. Here are their top suggestions. Take a look and see what you can do to keep the cheer in your holidays.
Do you know what to do if your home has been burglarized? In honor of October’s Crime Prevention Month, we’ve asked our “roundup” of law enforcement and crime prevention experts to talk about the do’s and don’ts after a break-in. Here’s one tip: Get out of the house fast! Here’s another: Read the other actions you should never take after your house has been burglarized.
Burglary is a crime of opportunity. But what you may not realize is that you’re tempting thieves every day to break into your home and steal your treasures. What mistakes are you making? Our roundup of law enforcement and crime experts talks about the biggest mistakes homeowners make and how they unwittingly tell burglars, “Please pick me!”
Every homeowner worries about break-ins that put their family and treasures at risk. We asked several crime prevention and law enforcement experts to search through their bag of tricks and find the top tips for preventing burglaries. Read through the suggestions and pick the ones that are best for your home and neighborhood.