Archive for the ‘Security’ Category

Recent Burglaries

September 28th, 2017 by Brette Lawrence

Just recently there were multiple armed home burglaries in the Reno-Sparks area. The suspects were armed, but have been caught for at least one of the burglaries, but not all of them. With proper security these break-ins may have never happened. Always remember to lock all doors and windows while gone and to lock up […]

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Smart Phone Home Security

September 21st, 2017 by Brette Lawrence

The newest feature to home security is “home automation” or “smart homes”. These are apps that can be downloaded onto your phone to help secure you and your home from your cell phone. Not only can you use these apps for the security portion, but also to control your home’s heating and cooling, as well […]

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Fire – Awareness is key

May 18th, 2015 by Dave Sinclair

Fire!  A frightening word.  Fire is a destructive force of nature taking lives and destroying or damaging property every year.  It’s destruction can take an emotional and financial toll on families, communities, and business owners. Common sense can be a great ally when taking preventative steps to protect your home.  Sometimes the easiest steps can […]

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Safe Summer = Fun

May 18th, 2015 by Dave Sinclair

Summer Home Security tips Lazy, hazy days of summer!  Summer can often seem to be a more casual time of year but remember burglars don’t take holidays.  Here’s a few ideas for home security that can help you stay safe and not become a victim of theft. Never leave your windows or doors unlocked and […]

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Traveling Safe

May 18th, 2015 by Dave Sinclair

Are you prepared for a fire in your home? If you answered yes, that’s great news!!  Are you prepared for a fire if you are traveling? Chances are your answer to this question is no and that’s bad news!!  Fire safety while you are traveling and staying in a hotel or motel is just as […]

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Street Sense

May 18th, 2015 by Dave Sinclair

Have you ever said “I just had a feeling…”.  Well that “feeling” is your intuition, your instinct, your “gut”.  Human beings are mammals after all and the same instincts that animals use to protect them in their environments are the very feelings that as humans we sometimes ignore.  Keeping yourself safe in your environment requires […]

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