Category: Safety Tips

Fire Detection

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Home alarm systems are, as we’ve discussed, not just about intrusion detection. Another very important role that residential security technology can play in your peace of mind is to add an additional layer of protection, in the form of fire detection. Unlike intrusion direction, which is only “active” when your alarm system is armed, fire…

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How to Prevent Package Thefts

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The holidays have come and gone: only a few discarded trees still linger on the curb in our Washington, DC neighborhood. But while many of us may still savor memories of family gatherings and thoughtful gifts, there is one unfortunate aspect of the holiday season that remains an issue throughout the year: door package theft….

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Environmental Protection for the Winter

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Winter weather can be boisterous, and that’s putting it gently. There’s a spike in the number of environmental emergencies during this time: hurricanes, floods, thunderstorms and more. Events like these can spring out of nowhere, so they can be difficult to prepare for. How can you make sure you’re ready? Besides intrusion detection, the Frontpoint…

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Protect Your Home this Holiday Season

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‘Tis the season for family, friends and good food. This time of year is about celebrating and reuniting with the ones you love. It’s too bad burglars don’t always get the memo. With many people are travelling, visiting their families and leaving their homes unattended, it’s a bit of a burglar’s paradise. And don’t forget…

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Home Safety Tips for Winter

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Who’s ready for winter? I’m not. I’m not a fan of the bone-chilling cold, dry skin or chapped lips. And don’t get me started on the traffic uproar that snow causes here in Northern Virginia. All in all, winter makes me want to hibernate until spring returns. Unfortunately, burglars don’t share my mentality. They don’t…

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