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Safety Alert

There have been reports that homes with security yard signs have been approached by someone stating that they are from Schmidt Security Pro and they are there to check their sensors.   Anytime someone approaches your home stating they are with your security company, please ask for identification.  If it is[…]

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Autumn Safety Tips: Protect What Matters this Fall

The crisp weather and color-changing leaves make it a great time to spruce up your home, go for a drive, walk your pets or cozy up indoors. But with all those things comes the potential for danger. It’s important to be aware of your surroundings whether you live in the[…]

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FIRST AID FOR INSECT STINGS

In late summer and early autumn, bees and other stinging insects often become more aggressive due to a shortage of nectar-producing flowers. Although, most of us avoid an area if bees are present, occasionally we suffer the dreaded sting. If the person does not have severe allergy symptoms: 1. Remove[…]

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Never thought this would happen to us . . .

It happens all too often, that dreaded phone call, or the discovery that your home or business has been burglarized. I get phone calls all the time from people saying, “I have been in business for 25 years and never had a problem until this,” or “We never thought this[…]

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School Safety Tips for the start of school

Can you believe that it is almost time for school to start again? As you are preparing to send your children back to school, here are some helpful tips to remind your children of as they start a new school year. Walking to school -Review your family’s walking safety rules.[…]

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Turn your home into a fortress — on a budget

Turn your home into a fortress — on a budget Thieves broke into an estimated 2.1 million homes in 2011, costing homeowners an average of $2,185, the FBI says — not to mention their sense of well-being. But there are low-cost ways to keep your home from being a target.[…]

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HELPFUL SUMMER TIPS

Summers here and its Hot! Often times we overlook the obvious security threats or risks when opening windows, while out at the pool, shopping or at the amusement park. Here are some reminders when you are in and around the house or out enjoying the day. Windows: Make sure if[…]

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Campfire Safety

Campfire Safety Now that summer is in full swing, evenings become a great time for campfire fun. Follow these easy steps to ensure that all parties involved remain safe: * Check the weather forecast to ensure that no weather fluctuations are expected. Gusts of wind can produce flying sparks that[…]

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