Entries by Lane Staniland

Home Security System Test: Why it’s Important and How to Test

How realistic would it be to expect a car that sat idle for three years to start up and operate perfectly? Or how about a home that sat vacant for five years? Would you expect the air conditioner to work? And it’s exactly why conducting a home security system test is so important. Just like […]

6 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe in 2022

Even if you don’t own a home security system, there are inexpensive tactics you can implement to protect your household. Boyd & Associates experts offer some key tips below. Identify potential risks. Before you move to a new neighborhood, connect with families in the area to evaluate whether it is in line with your expectations […]

Five Smart Home Security Tips for a Worry-Free Holiday Season

Do you feel that your home is more attractive to criminals during the holidays? Two-thirds of homeowners do, according to recent research. After all, with valuable package deliveries, brightly-lit windows and the hustle and bustle of holiday travel, it’s easy to make home security mistakes—or to worry about them. If you’re concerned about holiday security […]

3 Tips for Thanksgiving Cooking Safety

You know it’s fall when the smell of roasted turkey, stuffing and all things pumpkin fill the air. Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday of many; however, heightened safety risks associated with the feast can foil your plans. Follow these three tips to keep your loved ones safe this Thanksgiving. 1. Understand Food Prep Safety When […]

How to Protect Your Business on Black Friday

With Black Friday fast approaching, businesses and shoppers are looking to score on holiday deals. Since there’s going to be larger foot traffic than usual, you must take the proper precautions to ensure the safety of your customers, employees, and business. Although online shopping has grown significantly in recent years, there are still tons of […]

Safety Tips On The Road

Your bags are packed. The car’s loaded up. Your security system is set. But are you really ready to hit the road? Whether it’s a quick weekend getaway or you’re getting one last fall trip in before winter, it’s always important to consider safety tips on the road. Check out our latest round-up of road […]

Fire Safety Tips For Homeowners

When you’re a homeowner, your home should feel like the ultimate place of safety and security. But sometimes, accidents can happen. House fires in particular can always pose a dangerous threat. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), an average of 358,500 homes experience a structural fire each year, and FEMA reports that more […]

Small Business Security Systems – Protection for the Little Guy

Here at Boyd & Associates, we love small businesses. They’re the backbone of our economies, our cities, and our country! For that reason, we wanted to talk about how security systems can help out. Despite what you may think, small business security systems feature the same power and features as their big business counterparts – […]