Home Safety

Lots of people have a safe in their home. However, just because you have a safe, that doesn’t automatically mean what’s inside of it can’t be damaged or stolen. For this blog, we wanted to discuss some of the ways you can keep your belongings secure.

Millions of people reside alone. In 2019, Statista found that nearly 36.5 million US residents were living in single-person households. In some cases, this is not surprising. Living alone has its benefits. For example, do you want to run the vacuum at 2am? No problem. Do you want to

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...