Diary of a Burglar

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Complete Home ProtectionDiary of a Burglar

How do Professional Burglars view your security preparedness, and what works to dissuade them from choosing your house?

Ever wonder what goes through the mind of a burglar?  We got the chance to sit down with burglary professionals and asked them some real tough questions. It wasn’t easy getting these questions answered but we got them! We gathered the most common answers and assembled them to give you an inside look into the mind of a burglar. It’s time for you to meet Bob, your local burglar. (more…)

Lock Bumping & Bump Keys

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Lock BumpingLock Bumping & Bump Keys

Burglars use Bump Keys Successfully on 90% of Locks.

Have you heard about the newest (and easiest) ways that burglars are getting into homes? (more…)

Dogs, Cameras, Alarms-Great Combination

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Dogs, Camera & AlarmsDogs are good Security.Cameras are good Security.
Alarms are good Security.

All Three are Awesome Security.

We often talk about how effective dogs can be at alerting you of someone on your property.  We have also mentioned that having a dog will not always stop a determined criminal.  As gruesome as it may sound, (more…)

Home Security Systems: A Must for Hawaii’s Seniors

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Medical Alarms for SeniorsHome Security Systems: A Must for Hawaii’s Seniors

Hawaii residents love the state for the same reasons tourists do and more. Perhaps they were born in the Aloha State or maybe they came to Hawaii on their own, drawn to the archipelago’s rich assortment of flora and fauna. Tourists may think of Oahu and other islands as idyllic paradises, but residents know that Hawaii – just like every other state – isn’t perfect. Honolulu citizens still need to worry about such troubles as fires and the occasional burglary. (more…)

Nixle Emergency Alert Warning Texts

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Nixle Emergency NotificationsNixle.com

Emergency Alert Warning Text & Emails.

Do you have an emergency weather alert radio that will warn you of impending disasters?  I don’t.  I have something better! (more…)

EDC Tactical Flashlights

Friday, January 11th, 2013

In the DarkEvery Day Carry (EDC) Tactical Flashlights

Where ever you find yourself, even in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, you will find a flashlight useful, handy, and comforting.

In a previous post on Every Day Carry, we discussed the concept of making a routine of carrying a few important and essential items that could become highly useful for any situation from a power outage, storm, dark room, under hood, removing splinters, opening packages, and on, and on, and on. (more…)

TSP, The Survival Podcast, Jack Spirko

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

The Survival Podcast (TSP)The Survival Podcast (TSP) Jack Spirko

“Helping You Live A Better Life, If Times Get Tough or Even If They Don’t”

Preparedness and Survival Podcast.  Available on the Apple Store, Android Marketplace, and as a direct RSS at www.thesurvivalpodcast.com. (more…)

Redundancy: Two is One, One is None

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Redundancy: Two is One, and One is NoneRedundancy:  Two is One, One is None.

What does Redundancy have to do with Home Security Systems?

Have you ever needed something to work, only to find that at the Worst Possible Time, it didn’t?  Have you ever Absolutely, Positively HAD TO get to an important (more…)

New Homeowner Move-in Checklist

Friday, December 7th, 2012

New Homeowners Move-in ChecklistNew Homeowner’s Basic Check List

Not unpacked yet?  Where to start?

Moving can be overwhelming.  Where should I start?  Make a list. Prioritize.  Calculate a budget.  Here are a few things you should consider as you are moving into your new home.  Whether it is a brand new home or pre-owned, there are several things you can either do or buy to make your moving in process go a bit more smoothly. (more…)

Barter for your New Home Security System in Hawaii

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Bartering Now and TEOTWAWKIBarter is Flourishing in Hawaii.

Bartering for Goods & Services can be fun and rewarding.

I have a secret weapon I wanted to share with you.  I don’t normally share this in a public forum because the other alarm companies read my blog, so I am hesitant to make this post, but what the heck, why not? (more…)