Parents of teenagers know that the days of telling them what to do are basically over. That can be scary and frustrating when your goal, still, is to keep them safe and sound. Experts say that conversation, rather than fiat, is the best way to explore the choices teens should make when they stay home alone. Here are some topics to discuss and attitudes to adjust when talking to your teenagers about home safety.
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Fremont police apprehended one suspect in a recent home robbery where the family dog was injured after eating shards of glass when the burglars threw dog treats onto the back porch which was covered in broken glass.
Guardian Protection Services' lighthearted approach uses a ceramic garden gnome with delusions of grandeur to explain the real-world features and benefits of their home security and home automation systems.
Preteens, kids just under 13, are curious, especially about grownup things like lighting matches and cooking food. But preteens still are young and need to be protected against household dangers that could cause injury or worse. Here are some of the no-nos that preteens should learn, especially if they routinely stay home alone after school.
Long-lasting power outages carry a significant number of inherent dangers. But there are things you can do to ensure the security of your home and the safety of your loved ones. Make sure your emergency preparedness keeps you and your family safe and secure during a blackout.
Is your child ready to operate your home security system? Does he know how to arm/disarm the alarm, punch in the passcode? Here’s how to know if your child is ready for that responsibility, and what you should teach him about home security.
300,000 homes burn in the U.S. every year. Is your home as protected as it should be? Learn about the different types of sensor and detection technologies available today, the benefits of including smoke and heat sensors in your home security system, and where the experts recommend you place detectors in your home.
Having a home security system should increase your peace of mind and sense of safety - not cause you and your neighbors headaches and annoyance. You can eliminate most if not all false alarm causes by reviewing these tips.
If your home security system offers interactive services, you've got the convenience and control of your home in the palm of your hand. But are you getting the most out of your system? Find out how to be a power user right now!
Just because you live alone doesn't mean you have to feel unsafe. Just follow these simple tips to make your home and life more secure so you feel safe and protected alone whether you're at home or away.