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  • AlarmForce Keeps Burglars Away

    • Posted on Oct 25, 2017

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    A suite of devices from Alarmforce can make your home or business an undesirable target for criminals. We can automate lights and electronics, install video cameras to record activity around your property, and set up a wireless security system with dedicated cellular 2-way communication.
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  • Advantages of Video Security Cameras

    • Posted on Oct 05, 2017

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    When it comes to keeping an eye on your home or business around the clock, there’s no better cost-effective way than having video surveillance cameras. Combining indoor and outdoor cameras provides a complete picture of events taking place in and around your property, any time of day and night.
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  • Home Security Tips During Your March Break Vacation

    • Posted on Mar 12, 2015

    Taking a trip with the family this March break? We know you deserve a relaxing vacation and we can offer the peace of mind while you’re away with the following tips and our very own security sys...
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  • How to Keep Your House Safe While Remodeling

    • Posted on Nov 25, 2014

    House remodeling compromises security in many ways, from increasing entrance points, to reducing the usefulness of security systems, to endangering children. Here are some ways to reduce the risks: Co...
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  • 87% of Ontarians have a Carbon Monoxide alarm but CO Poisoning is still a real threat

    • Posted on Nov 21, 2014

    CO poisoning is known as the silent killer as it hard to detect given it has; no colour, no taste and no smell. Every year there are hundreds of hospitalizations in Ontario as a result of CO poisoning...
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  • The Anatomy of a Burglar (Infographic)

    • Posted on Nov 06, 2014

    When it comes to criminals, there is not a one-size-fits-all. From young men to older women, people of all ages and both genders have been imprisoned after committing illegal acts. But when it comes t...
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  • Home Safety Checklist for Toddlers

    • Posted on Nov 05, 2014

    It’s so exciting when your little ones start getting up and walking around. It’s also a little scary. Take a look at how to limit their risk in the home: Are safety gates installed at the...
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  • How to Protect Your Credit Card While Shopping Online

    • Posted on Oct 21, 2014

    Movies like Identity Thief show credit card fraud as something done by small-scale criminals running phone scams. Unfortunately, the reality is a lot scarier: multinational organized crime using cyber...
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  • Keeping Your Parents Safe from Scams in Retirement Homes

    • Posted on Oct 13, 2014

    Scams that target the elderly are becoming more and more common as the population gets older. This isn’t exactly news, but when your parents are the victims and the scams take place in a retirem...
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  • Superheroes Safeguard the City

    • Posted on Oct 07, 2014

    What do the Care Bears, Chief Wiggum and Sarah Connor have in common? They’ve all taken on part-time jobs as Neighbourhood Watch protectors in Toronto. Well, sort of. Toronto-based artist Andrew...
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  • Where to Store Your Valuables in a Hotel Room

    • Posted on Oct 07, 2014

    If it were always possible to just leave your valuables at home when you traveled, that’s probably what you would do. Keeping them at home or in a safety deposit box provides you with much wante...
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  • How to Safely Store Your Jewelry

    • Posted on Sep 15, 2014

    Safety deposit boxes are the safest way to store expensive jewelry that doesn’t get worn very often, but many people overspend on safe deposit boxes by getting much larger sizes than they really...
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  • How to Protect Your Phone from Hackers

    • Posted on Sep 09, 2014

    Discovering that your personal information, conversations, pictures, or texts have been splattered all over the internet is not only an upsetting invasion of your privacy, but also has the potential t...
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  • Best Ways to Pet-Proof Your House

    • Posted on Sep 05, 2014

    Pets like cats and dogs, especially young ones, can be very curious and love to explore the small nooks and crannies of your home. Unfortunately, not all areas are safe for them, or safe from them eit...
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  • Best Locks for Your Bike

    • Posted on Sep 02, 2014

    Buying the right lock for your bike is an essential step in protecting it from thieves, but how can you know which lock is the best one to buy for your situation? A longtime mechanic at Bicycle Habita...
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  • Teen Driving Advice for Parents

    • Posted on May 05, 2014

    As children grow up, they’re going to eventually start asking for the keys to the car. Teenagers driving is both a blessing and, for some, a reason for concern. It’s an important marker on...
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  • The 6 ways to keep elders safe at home!

    • Posted on Apr 21, 2014

    Senior citizens have paved the way for the world we know today! The doctors, engineers, and every parent out there has kindly given their time to help make this world a better place by presenting new ...
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  • 3 Great Childproofing Tips Videos

    • Posted on Apr 14, 2014

    Children have a way of getting into everything if you leave them alone for even a second. In order to prevent injuries and accidents, it is extremely important to properly childproof your home before ...
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  • Top 5 Babysitter Interview Questions

    • Posted on Apr 09, 2014

    When selecting a babysitter it is important to find out as much as possible about them in order to assess how well they will get along with – and control – your children. Before making a h...
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  • Tips for Childproofing Your Home

    • Posted on Apr 04, 2014

    The trick to adequate baby proofing is to remember that your baby sees the world in a very different way than you. In order to properly assess your home from the standpoint of a crawling baby, you hav...
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