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    Monday, November 25, 2013   /   by Alicia Angstadt

    HOME SECURITY TIPS

    Making sure that your home is secure should be a priority in your life not only because you want to protect what’s rightfully yours, but more specifically because it could be the most important thing that you do for your family and for yourself.
     
    Lock Your Locks
     
    When it comes to home security, the single most important thing that you can do is to make sure that both your windows and doors are locked.  We no longer live in a time when it’s safe to go to bed at night with the door unlocked or the windows open, so do yourself and your family a favor by double checking those locks and making sure that all latches and hinges are functioning properly.
     
    Light Your Lawn
     
    What would you do if you were to hear a noise outside, but had no way to see without opening the door?  The proper lighting outside your home is essential as it allows you to view your outside space from the safety of your home’s interior.  A bright porch light or even ...

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    Monday, November 18, 2013   /   by Alicia Angstadt

    HOME SAFETY TIPS

    Your home is your haven and, as such, it should be a place where you feel safe.  If you want to protect yourself and your family, home safety should be a priority in your life.  Here are some ideas on how to deal with some of the most common concerns facing homeowners today.
     
    Do Some Detective Work On Your Detectors
     
    Make sure that your smoke detectors are working and have fresh batteries.  It’s important to clean them regularly to avoid a buildup of dust and dirt, which may cause them to malfunction or stop working altogether. 
     
    Make Sure That Your Security System Is Secure
     
    If your home has a security system, make sure that nobody else has the code.  If you purchased your home with the security system in place, have the code changed as a precaution.  Just as you would change the locks to prevent friends, acquaintances or family members of the previous owner from entering the house without your permission or knowledge, it&rsq ...

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