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Improving Home Security: For New Home Owners

As a new home owner, you may be wondering how you can ensure the safety of your family and protect your assets. We recommend taking the following actions: Replace ALL of your locks. People have been stung by previous tenants entering using a spare set of keys for the property they’ve just bought. By changing…

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4 Ways People Tempt a Thief

Many burglars consider their “ROI” (Return on Investment), and doing what you can to reduce the view that your property is a worthy investment for a thief makes sense. Consider the following and if they apply to you: Lawn mowers, barbecues and bicycles are best stored out of sight Always lock your garden sheds and…

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Seven Things You Do That Make Your Car A Security Risk

Northern Beaches Police have been releasing regular warnings to residents about car burglaries. To avoid car break-ins, consider the following: Do not leave valuables in plain view:(GPS devices, lap tops, PDA’s, cell phones, MP3’s, wallets, purses) Do not leave windows or yoir sunroof open. Do not leave doors unlocked. Do not leave keys in the…

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Local Police Issue Tips on preventing break-ins

Northern Beaches Crime Prevention Officer, Senior Constable Kylie Boss, has issued a checklist for residents to consider to help minimize the risk of their home being broken in to. Ensure your House Number is visible from your street. Fences and gates should be low and allow full visibility of your home, so trespassers have nowhere…

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Four Easy Home Security Tips

There are always things you can do to prevent yourself being the victim of identify theft, a burglary, or vandalism – while some are easy to implement, some can require a bit more work. Here are four easy things you can do, if you haven’t already: If you use an answering machine, avoid using your…

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Identity Theft: Raiders of the Unsecured Letterboxes

Aired in Australia on Channel 9’s “A Current Affair” program. Take away tips: Invest in a solidly built letterbox with a one-way security flap. Don’t leave mail laying about, and ensure you check for mail every afternoon. Don’t give any information to anyone calling you claiming to be your bank; always call the bank on…

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NSW Police Force implement campaign to protect registration plates

A campaign by NSW Police Force and the Department of the Attorney-General and Justice to reduce registration plate theft has been implemented in key areas. The special tamper-resistant screws, available at various local auto stores, are a simple and effective method of reducing the risk of your plates being stolen. Those areas participating in the…

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Security Precautions you can take at Home

Residential Security is always important to us personally; It’s where we sleep at night and where we, and our family should be able to feel safe. While there are many precautions you can take to secure your home, here are seven quick things to consider: Never leave keys under doormats, flowerpots, mailboxes or other “secret”…

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Security Alarm Systems: The five things you should be considering to get the most out of your system

If you’re looking at having a security system installed, it should be providing you an assurance of safety while being reliable and easy to operate. The marketplace is full of many systems of varying quality and reliability, and ensuring you get one that can be repaired or serviced is key to seeing your money being…

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Home Security: Six Tips for New Home Owners

Making your new home safe and secure is a process that has many factors, but don’t overlook the smaller things that can help your family feeling safer, sooner. After you buy your new house, get new locks. You cannot be sure of the number of key copies that the former owner gave out. To make…

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