A Look Into the Mind of a Burglar: 15 Trade Secrets

6/10/2013 12:26:00 PM

Ever wonder what goes through the mind of a burglar? Well, SimpliSafe home security sent a team of us out to hit the streets for some raw data. We got the chance to sit down with burglary professionals and ask them some real tough questions. It wasn’t easy getting these questions answered but we...


Four Types of Burlars

6/10/2013 11:56:00 AM

You may think that a burglar is a burglar – a thief who sets out with the sole intention to steal the belongings of an unsuspecting victim and ruin lives in the process. And you would be right. But did you know there are different types of burglars in this world, and each type operates in a different...


Door Knockers in Trouble Again, This Time in Washington State

5/8/2013 2:46:00 PM

Welcome to spring… when snows melt, flowers bloom, and door knockers pushing alarm systems on unwary homeowners hit the streets in droves all across the US. The companies that employ these high-pressure hucksters are routinely in trouble, as you can tell from checking their poor reviews, complaints,... 

Shopping for a Home Security System

4/18/2013 1:24:00 PM

All of us are familiar with the controversy of what happens to small businesses when a new Walmart opens up in a town or city. Does it put the small businesses out of business? Sometimes….

Is it good for the local consumers with lower prices and potential new employees? Some say it’s good for...


How Your Home Security System Pays For Itself

4/12/2013 1:21:00 PM

Installing a home security system is a no-brainer for a number of reasons.  First, it’s one of the most effective ways to help bolster the safety of the people and things you love.  Second, it’s a smart investment that literally pays for itself in the long run....


Top 6 Items Stolen During a Home Break-In

4/4/2013 1:43:00 PM

Once inside your home, a robber's first and only priority is to make off with as many of your valuables as they can as quickly as possible. That means grabbing anything small, in plain sight, and easy to carry. The items most likely to be stolen fit those criteria and are (unfortunately for homeowners)... 

Home Security Advice From an Expert

3/27/2013 1:37:00 PM

Your home is your castle...or is it? Is your home really safe once you leave for work or school? Your home is considered a sanctuary where you should feel safe. Your home is the only environment where you have control over who can get close to you or your family. Protecting your home...