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home security

  • What Can McGruff Do For You?

    Back during the holidays, I kept hearing PSA spots that were a joint venture from The US Department of Justice, The National Crime Prevention Council, and the Ad Council. They offered…

  • Introducing Our New Blogs

    We’re pleased to announce the launch of 5 more blogs which will focus on Kitchens, Paint, Green Building, Tools and Home Security. The depth of these categories is huge so we…

  • Protect Your Home with the Doorzipper

    Thanks to a tweet from one of Kansas City’s local television stations, I discovered an alternative to deadbolts and locks that’s made right here in the Kansas City metro area. The…

  • ADT Buys Brinks Security

    In a deal worth about $2 billion, ADT (owned by Tyco Intl) bought Brink’s Home Security which combines two of the nation’s largest home security companies. Brink’s which operates as Broadview…

  • CES 2010 Home Security Highlights

    The Consumer Electronics tradeshow in Las Vegas is a lot to take in and although the gadgets and audio/video components are really the heavy hitters, we did find some jewels that…

  • Live Updates from CES 2010

    We are headed to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas! This is the largest trade show in the country and there will be a lot of ground to cover.…

  • Great Gift Challenge: Hideaway Hitch-Safe

    In the first Great Gift Challenge we went with two gardening items that any green thumb could use, a gardening apron and knee pads. Simple accessories that make your time in…

  • Holiday Home Security: Be Discreet Online

    With so many online outlets to share our “status” we are often tempted to overshare especially when it comes to travel or vacation. Your “trusted” network on Facebook, MySpace and Twitter…

  • How To Install a Secure Deadbolt Lock

    Not all dead bolt locks are equal, therefore not all dead bolts will protect you and your property to the same degree. Here are some tips to make sure your dead…

  • 10 Tips for Home Security

    As vacation season approaches, it’s a good idea to re-check the security of your home. Or if you’ve recently moved into a new apartment, let this article from DIYNetwork.com convince you…

  • Secure Your Home for the Holidays

    Kevin McAllister went to some extreme, albeit hilarious, measures to keep the burglars out of his home, but whether you are gone for a weekend or two weeks it only takes…

  • Secure Your Home

    Most thieves are looking for the easiest score possible so if you take just a few preventative measures to secure your home, a thief will most likely look elsewhere.…