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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Planning to trick or treat this year? Halloween is a night when some of our best childhood memories are created…just so long as things are fun scary, not actually scary. With a bit of planning, you can keep everyone safe this October. Make sure your children have an enjoyable, secure celebration with these child safety […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 – […]
Are you making common mistakes that could leave your property or family vulnerable to theft or attack? Here are our top 10 home security mistakes you simply must avoid: Leaving Doors and Windows Unlocked Security mistakes 101, lock the doors to your home! Almost all thieves can enter a home through an unlocked door or […]