Decrease Your Insurance Costs

Home Security can Increase Your Home’s Value and Decrease Your Insurance Costs
If you want to have a higher value home and decrease your insurance cost, there are a number of things you can do. One of the most commonly used ways to facilitate both of these things is through home security. Many companies give insurance discounts if you have […]

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How to Avoid Door-to-Door Scams

This summer, thousands of ‘doorknockers’ will prey on neighborhoods across America. Their goal is to trick you by using a door-to-door scam tactic. They try to get you to switch to another home security provider, often through deceptive practices that may leave you stuck with unexpected expenses or contract. We’ve found this adorable castle-themed guide in order to help you stay […]

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4th of July Safety Tips

The 4th of July has always been a very exciting time of year.  Not only do we get to celebrate the birth of our great nation, we also get to purchase and use fireworks. We also get to enjoy exciting firework displays and not to mention all of the wonderful BBQ parties. Check out our previous article on BBQ […]

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barbecue safety tips

Barbecue Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again, when people get their barbecue equipment out of storage and get to grilling.   Finally it is warm enough to polish the patio furniture or purchase a new set and invite the Cooley’s over who just moved into the neighborhood.  We at Simpson Security want you to be safe and knowledgeable so the end […]

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Christmas tree safety tips provided by the NFPA.

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Although Christmas tree fires are not common, they are more likely to be very serious when they occur. Follow these Christmas tree safety tips to make sure your holidays stay merry.
Picking a Tree

Choose a tree with fresh green needles that do not fall of when touched.

Placing the Tree

Before placing the tree in the stand, cut 2″ form the base of […]

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Halloween Safety and trick-or-treating safety.

Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks

Halloween safety isn’t something people put a lot of thought into but its pretty important. If you the place you trick or treat is anything like my parents neighborhood, there are kids running around everywhere, cars lined up and down the street, and even people on four wheelers and side by sides. It can get crazy at times so […]

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Fire Escape Planning is very important in making sure everyone in your home gets out safely.;

Fire Escape Planning

Your ability to get out depends on advance warning from smoke detectors and advance planning.
Making it out is the number one goal when it comes to fire safety. You can always replace a house but you can’t replace a life.
Every home should have a fire escape plan and everyone that lives in that home should know that plan. Fire […]

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A house fire with fire fighters on the roof.

Choosing the Best Smoke Detector

How can you make sure you choose the best smoke detector (also known as smoke alarms) with so many options out there? In this post we’ll talk about why smoke detection is important and 6 factors to consider so you can choose the best smoke detector for you. Hopefully this will make your decision process easier!
Why install Smoke Detectors […]

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A person using a lock pick to breach someones home security lock.

Video: Home Security Tips

Tyler Grey (former Army Delta Operator) has started a new series called Greyman. In this series you’ll gain new knowledge, new tools, and new skills to be able to better protect yourself, your family and your friends.  In this first episode Tyler hooks up with a professional in lock picking and other physical security areas. They expose the vulnerabilities […]

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An ionization/photoelectric smoke detector is detecting smoke and about to go into alarm.

Smoke Detectors 101: The Basics

A smoke detector (also know as a Smoke Alarm) is a device that detects the presence of smoke, usually in the case of a fire. A Smoke Detector either detects smoke through a physical process called Ionization or optically called Photoelectric. In most homes, a smoke detector only sounds a local alarm but they can also be connected to your […]

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