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Upgrading Your Home Security on a Budget

Upgrading Your Home Security on a Budget

A Philadelphia man was arrested this month for breaking into several residences in Evesham Township, NJ using a simple lock-picking technique called “bumping.” The burglar, Angel Calo-Rivera, 54, allegedly stole jewelry, clothing, and electronics for over a year without leaving a sign of forced entry. Sadly, these crimes could have been prevented with a basic security system and a bump-resistant…

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Lock Bumping: A National Threat?

Lock Bumping: A National Threat?

Just because your door is locked doesn’t mean your home is safe. In fact, if you have traditional pin-tumbler locks in your home, then you could be at an increased risk for home invasion or burglary, says the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC). A technique called “lock bumping” allows criminals to quickly and quietly bypass pin-tumbler lock using tools that…

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Age Old Practice of Locking a Door Has a New Enemy

With crime rates continuing to climb across the nation many people are becoming more aware of the need for home security. For many people security is simply locking a door knob or throwing a deadbolt to feel safe at the end of the day. Many people do not realize that this age old practice has a new enemy that is…

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