Reinforcing Sliding Glass Doors Against Burglars

While you enjoy the view through your sliding glass doors, they also provide a tempting opportunity for burglars. Don’t worry, you don’t have to sacrifice the incoming sunshine to keep your home secure, you just have to take some practical steps to reinforce your sliding glass doors for home security. Vulnerabilities of Sliding Glass Doors […]

6 Ways to Improve Halloween Home Security

Many kids and grownups alike look forward to Halloween all year. It’s fun to dress up for the night and go door-to-door, or to stay home and welcome adorable trick-or-treaters. Still, this late-October tradition can be a dangerous time. Residential burglaries are increasingly common on Halloween, as crooks take advantage of the ability to wear […]

Do Crime Statistics Tell the Whole Story?

Whether you’re moving to a new neighborhood or across the country, there will be a lot to learn about your new home – the best nightlife, local restaurants, places to shop and schools for your children. It’s a good idea to also spend some time looking into the local  crime rate. Depending on the neighborhood in […]

A Baby-Safe Home: Preparing Your House for a Newborn

No matter how many parenting books you read or diapers you stockpile, you can never completely prepare for the moment your child comes into the world. You can, however, prepare your home by making it a safe and secure place for your bundle of joy. Here are a few tips to make your home baby-safe: […]

Important Questions to Ask Your Homebuilder About Home Security

Buying a new-construction home requires plenty of forethought and consideration. Homebuyers need to worry about affordability, local schools, design details and countless other tiny decisions during construction. Each of these decisions brings you closer to your dream home, but it’s also important to consider how your homebuilder can prepare you for the daily use of […]