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  • Top Signs a Burglar is Casing Your House | James Access Controls

    You have probably heard the term “casing a house” used to describe the way burglars analyze a home for potential weaknesses before committing a robbery. Though it can be challenging to differentiate a potential thief from an innocent bystander, there are some telltale signs that may indicate your home is being profiled. In today’s blog […]

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    Why a Guard Dog Isn’t an Effective Security System | Charlotte Access Controls

    When we speak to many customers about investing in a Charlotte home security system, fence, remote access gate, or surveillance camera, they tell us that they do not need any additional security, because they are already protected by a guard dog. While we do not doubt the faithfulness, loyalty, and fierceness of anyone’s big dog, […]

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    Repeat Home Intrusion: 4 Reasons Burglars May Retarget Your House

    It’s scary enough to experience one home intrusion, but what’s even scarier is the fact that, once you’ve been robbed, your troubles might not be over: studies show that about 29% burgled residences are targeted again within the same month. It’s a well-established fact that someone who has invaded your home once has good reasons […]

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    6 Surprising Facts About Home Burglary from Our Charlotte Security Expert

    If you’re like most people, when you picture a thief, you think of a few shady, masked characters creeping through the bathroom window in the dead of night. But the reality of burglary paints a far different picture. You are much more likely to be targeted in plain daylight by someone who looks like an […]

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    Theft Prevention Tips for Charlotte Landlords & Property Owners  

    If you rent out property in Charlotte, it’s important to make sure that it’s safe and secure. Surveillance cameras and other security measures will help keep trespassers off your property, make it easier to acquire tenants, and help you avoid litigation. Below are some tips on protecting your property, and your tenants, from theft.  Install […]

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    Charlotte Access Control Installer Shares the 5 Worst Places to Hide Your Valuables

    Think you’ve got a hiding spot that’s guaranteed to fool professional thieves? Think again. These five bad hiding spots tend to be the first places burglars check when executing a robbery.  A Portable Safe  A portable safe might as well be marked with a bright red sign that says, “steal me!” Everyone knows that safes […]

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    Top 5 Home Security Lessons from “Home Alone”, From Our Charlotte Access Control Installer

    No list of classic holiday movies is complete without “Home Alone,” the hilarious Christmas comedy in which protagonist Kevin McCallister cleverly outwits two house burglars. While we don’t recommend icing your doorsteps and swinging paint cans from the top of your stairs, the movie does teach some valuable real-world lessons about home security and access […]

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