Installing a Security System in an Older Property

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If you and your family have moved into an older property which doesn’t have a modern security system installed, it is essential that you take steps to install one before you become a victim of crime. Security systems help to defend your home against threats posed by intruders. If anyone attempts to enter your home, the alarm system will sound, which will often cause the attackers to flee. Modern security systems also often feature CCTV cameras and lights that can be triggered when the alarm sounds.…

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How Bomb Detection Dogs Are Training to Protect You

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With the threat posed by international terror groups increasing by the day, bomb detection has become an important part of many institutions security arrangements. You may wish to employ a bomb detection dog in your mail room so they can sniff out any suspect packages or you may wish to have them out in the public areas of your building so they can alert your security teams to potential suicide bombers. However, before you hire a bomb detection dog and handler, it is important that you have some understanding of how they are trained.…

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New Business Owner? Start With These Important Security Precautions

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If you recently purchased a commercial property for your business, you need to make sure it remains safe and secure to protect your investment. Here are some good tips to start keeping your business more secure. Keep the Exterior of Your Building Well-Lit This is a very simple yet effective way to ward off intruders. People who want to break into your business to vandalize or steal from you don’t want to get caught.…

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Reasons to Consider Outdoor Blinds for Your Exterior Living Space

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For some homeowners, having an exterior living space is convenient for entertaining as well as creating a haven for relaxation. As such, it is not uncommon to find structures such as decks, patios and verandahs in some of these homes. However, keeping your exterior space open will not work toward keeping it comfortable. The best way to enjoy the outdoors while still ensuring your comfort is through the installation of outdoor blinds.…

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Enhancing the Security of Your Small Retail Store

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There are a lot of risks involved in running a business. These risks usually affect your business progress, especially if you have a small retail business that you want to grow. Security of your small retail store, especially when you close it, should be something of concern. This is because small retail stores are usually vulnerable to security shrinkage and breaches. Shoplifting and burglary are some of the most common issues you may be having with the security of your retail business.…

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Tank Warfare: Protecting Your Heating Oil Tank From Oil Thieves

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For many rural home and farm owners, particularly those in colder Southern parts of the country, oil powered heaters are effective and economical ways to heat buildings that aren’t connected to mains gas and/or electricity. However, if you own an oil heating system you may find yourself the target of oil thieves, who can drain a tank of valuable kerosene or gas oil swiftly and silently. With many oil-heated homes situated in rural, isolated areas, oil thieves can operate largely without disturbance, so if you have an oil heating system you should take steps to protect your oil tank from the attentions of these marauding burglars.…

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Tips to Help You Maintain the Condition of Security Window Screens

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Security window screens are made from very strong materials, such as stainless steel mesh. However, those security screens gradually accumulate dirt and grime which can shorten their lifespan. This article discusses some tips that you can use to maintain the pristine condition of your security screen windows. Stick to Mild Cleaners You should never use strong cleaners or cleaners that have abrasives to clean your security screen windows. Such strong cleaners may gradually degrade the protective coating of the security screen, and it will be exposed to corrosion.…

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