Home Safety

If you’ve decided to leave Southwest Florida for the next few weeks (or months), you may be wondering what you can do to keep your home safe in your absence. Having the neighbors clear the junk mail from your porch is good-- but having a...

Other Things Burglars Don’t Want You to Know In our last blog post, we talked about several things that burglars don’t want you to know, such as how they prefer to target homes that have unlocked doors and windows, and that when they “case” potential target...

4 Things Burglars Don’t Want You to Know Several years ago, a law enforcement official was talking about a string of break-ins that had happened in a nearby community. The police were having a hard time identifying the wrongdoer, because he (or she) was an expert...

Surprising Things that Burglars Want to Steal from You When most people think of burglaries, they imagine a sketchy, masked intruder who breaks into a home to steal electronics and jewelry. Yet you may be surprised to learn that there are quite a few other things...

Tips to Hazard-Proof Your SWFL Home Last month, we posted a blog about fire safety tips designed to keep you and your family safe throughout the year. This month, we wanted to discuss some other steps you can take to hazard proof your home. Consider a swimming...

Fire in your home can happen easier that you think!  Several weeks ago, we spoke with a client who had given herself quite the startle. The previous night, she decided to do some baking, and when she woke up the following morning, she wondered why her...

Do Fake Security Cameras Help Deter Criminals? If you’re a homeowner who is wanting to take extra steps to prevent their home from being targeted by criminals, you may be weighing the pros and cons of fake security cameras.  In many cases, they look nearly identical...

Do You Live Alone? Read These Important Safety Tips Millions of Americans prefer to live alone—and it certainly has its benefits. For example- you won’t need to worry about being woken up by a roommate who wants to listen to loud music at 7am on a...

Are You Planning to Renovate in 2020? Check Out These Tips to Keep Your Belongings Safe Now that 2020 has arrived, there are many people who may have big plans for the upcoming year. For some, that will mean starting a family or moving to a...

What You Need to Know About Package Theft If you haven’t seen this viral video, it’s definitely worth the watch. In mid-December last year, former NASA engineer Mark Rober decided he was fed up with having packages stolen from his front porch. Knowing very well that package...