Keeping Your Family Safe – Home Security (e-Book)
Eight seconds. That is the frequency with which home invasions occur in North America. About every eight seconds, a burglary or theft occurs in an American home. To put that in perspective, consider that just in the time you have been reading these few sentences, two to three homes were just invaded, shattering the lives of the people residing there. To make matters worse, consider this—many of those invasions occurred while one or more residents were home! Certainly considering this, it becomes evidently clear that protecting your home is about much more than the possibility of losing a few prized, but replaceable possessions. It is much more importantly about protecting the lives and health of yourself, and of all those most precious of lives living with you.
If this scares you, it should. Sadly, there is no way around that. It is scary to think that some opportunistic criminal could do harm to you and yours and take for his or her own what you have worked so hard to earn. But there is a key in that last sentence: opportunistic.
Read this simple e-book and learn how you can protect your family from the opportunities you inadvertently present to would-be bad apples!
What You Will Learn
- COMMON MISTAKES HOMEOWNERS MAKE
- CREATING OPPORTUNITY
- PRETTY AND PERILOUS
- SAFETY KEYS
- LOCK IT UP!
- IF IT’S BROKE, FIX IT!
- TURN IT ON!
- YOU’RE SO PREDICTABLE!
- SHOWING OFF
- GET EDUCATED!
- LOW- AND NO-COST HOME SAFETY BASICS
- DON’T FALL VICTIM TO INSECURITY MISTAKES
- A COMMUNITY OF SAFETY
- LIGHT UP YOUR LIFE
- A CLEAR VIEW
- LINKS TO HOME SAFETY
- ANIMAL INSTINCTS
- TRIM IT BACK
- SEE THE SIGN
- CHILDREN FIRST
- SECURITY STARTS OUTSIDE YOUR HOME
- SELF EXAMINATION
- CLEAN IT UP!
- TIME FOR A (LANDSCAPE) CHANGE
- LIGHTING ESSENTIALS
- MONITOR YOUR PROGRESS
- GARAGE & OUTBUILDING SECURITY
- INSIDE SAFETY & SECURITY MEASURES
- INTERIOR LIGHTING ESSENTIALS
- LOCKING OUT UNDESIRABLES
- ALARMING INFORMATION
- SECURING YOUR GOODS & VALUABLES
- SECURITY FOR MULTI-UNIT DWELLINGS
- ACTING ON SECURITY
- APARTMENT SHOPPING
- ALARM OPTIONS FOR APARTMENTS & MULTI-UNITS
- INSURANCE MATTERS
- CHOOSING A GOOD HOME SECURITY COMPANY
- LAYING THE GROUNDWORK
- SERVICE NOW AND LATER