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"Theirs vs Ours:" A Home Security Systems Comparison

by Mary Jezioro

Sep 29, 2017 3:48:08 PM

Home Security Systems Comparison

"Why should I go with SHIELD?" "What makes you different?"

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Door to Door Scams: What to Watch Out For

by Madison Jezioro

Jun 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

SCAM..jpgAlong with the wonderful weather we have received to kick off the summer, we have all seen the door knockers and solicitors going door to door, hoping for a big sale. While it may be all fun and games when it is the girl scouts delivering cookies, we hope to give you some insights on the dangers of door to door scammers.

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Topics: Personal Safety, Home Safety

Fourth of July Safety Tips

by Madison Jezioro

Jun 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

toasting-marshmallow-1325173.jpgWith the 4th quickly approaching, we all have a reason to celebrate. A day off celebrating with family and friends with grilling and ridiculous amounts of desserts, who could complain? We are offering some important safety tips to kick off this summer and to create a safe environment for everyone to spend their day (or, in most kids cases, days of summer) off!

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Topics: Personal Safety, Family, Holiday Safety

Why Not to Post Run Tracking Results on Social Media

by Madison Jezioro

Jun 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Runstar.jpgYou are a runner, and you take a morning run everyday at 8:00am on the dot, and you typically arrive back home around 8:45am from your extensive run through your neighborhood streets. Everyday, you post your progress on social media, and everyday you are more encouraged by your friend group to continue your runs.

We are here to tell you to stop posting pictures like these online.

While these images can be inspirational, it also gives burglars a huge advantage. If a potential burglar knows your typical schedule, it is much easier for them to plan an attack on your home. Here are three reasons to keep your tracking application images to yourself:

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Topics: Personal Safety

What to Do if Your Home Is Burglarized

by Madison Jezioro

Jun 14, 2016 9:00:00 AM

xJoe_WindowDSC_0240.jpgBeing woken up in the middle of the night to an unfamiliar noise is most certainly an unnerving experience, yet your senses suddenly kick into high gear and adrenaline rushes through your veins as you prepare to find the person who is invading your home, your family and your privacy.

Before making any rash decisions, take a moment to remember the game plan. Here are some tips if, God forbid, your home is broken into:

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Topics: Family

Why Wine Lovers Need a Security System

by Madison Jezioro

Jun 10, 2016 9:00:00 AM

wine-1328360.jpgYou must be thinking to yourself, “What does my love of wine have anything to do with a home security system? Please explain the relevance, but let me just pour myself a glass of wine first…”

Most wine lovers have held onto bottles of wine for years and have savory memories of the aroma, the taste, or even just the label. As your wine collection grows large with your love of wine, there is a good chance you will start a wine cellar. But, did you know that your home security system can also protect your collection, allowing it to age and develop in peace?

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Topics: wine alarm, security system, home security system, wine cellar

5 Summertime Pool Safety Tips

by Madison Jezioro

Jun 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

pool-1400049.jpgSchool is almost out. Warm weather is finally here, and we are all super excited to spend our days in the pool. But don’t let your guard down now, remember these summertime safety tips to avoid mishaps and make for the best summer ever:

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Topics: summer, pool safety, Swimming

5 Ways to Stay Protected From Internet Security Threats

by Madison Jezioro

May 30, 2016 9:00:00 AM

internet-1462453.jpgIt is very easy to fall into the habit of easy passwords and clicking “I Agree” like a pro. But, it is important to be aware of what kinds of access you are really giving when you continue to click away and stick to your normal internet routine. Here are 5 ways to protect yourself from serious online threats:
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Topics: Crime Prevention

5 Reasons Your Home Security System is Awesome

by Madison Jezioro

May 27, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Your system is so much more than "Arm, away, exit now" and "Beep, Beep, Beep, Beep". With the full color touchscreen display and ability to access it with your mobile device, it is much easier to stay in touch with your system. Check out these reasons that your security system is awesome: pasted-image.png


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Topics: Home Automation

ATM Safety Guide

by Madison Jezioro

May 24, 2016 11:39:00 AM

There are nearly 3 million ATM (Automatic Teller Machines) in the world. 425,000 of them are in the United States alone. People rely heavily on ATM’s, with the average withdrawal amount being $60. Since people rely so heavily on these machines, it is important to remember some ATM safety tips to prevent crime and maintain personal safety.

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Topics: Crime Prevention