Alert: Oak Park, IL Home Burglarized

According to Police, the intruder broke the side door window to allow access to unlock the deadbolt. 4th of July Robbery – Intruders Burglarized a home in Oak Park on 1100 block of S. Cuyler while the family was away between 4:30 and 10:00 PM (according to Patch Staff reporter L. M. Farver) Upon return, the victim found the side door window shattered and the missing items. The loss totaled nearly $10,000 and included 3 Flat Screen tv’s, an iPad, …
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Oak Park Security Alert: Recent Burglaries Target Homes and Churches

Burglar ransacks Oak Park home in mid-day!   According to Oak Park police, on Sunday May 26, 2018, around 8:30 – 9:15 AM, a burglar (or burglars) broke into a home on the block of 700 S. Ridgeland Ave. They entered the home by breaking a basement window. Several items were stolen from the home including two wallets, a MacBook Pro and a 15” silver iPad. The estimated loss was totaled at over $2,200.00 Anyone having any information please call …
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Everything You Need to Know about Carbon Monoxide Detectors in Your Home

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a deadly gas that is emitted through burning fuels. The reason it’s so deadly is because it’s odorless, colorless and cannot be tasted. When people are exposed to it, they often don’t know until it’s too late. CO is emitted through burning wood, gas, propane and even oil from common appliances like dryers, ovens, fireplaces and cars. Your first step in avoiding CO poisoning is to make sure that all of your appliances are being used …
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Police Alert: Bucktown – Logan Square – 14th District Residents

ALERT: Police warn Garage Burglaries Bucktown – Logan Square – 14th District Residents A 14th District Community Alert Warning has been issued due to a number of recent garage break-ins. Items stolen included mostly hand and power tools. There was a cluster of robberies between April 2 and 10th according to the police. The locations included: 2800 block of N. Dawson Ave. on April 2. 3000 block of N. Allen Ave. on April 7. 2900 block of N. Gresham Ave. …
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Oak Park Residential Robberies Alert!- April 2018

Oak Park Residential Robberies are on the incline. Protect yourself, your home, your family! Call Forest For your No Cost, No Obligation Security Proposal Now – 708-452-200.   1100 block of Lombard Ave (April 4, 2018): According to PATCH.com, Oak Park robberies included one in the 1100 block of Lombard Ave. The burglar robbed and assaulted a woman as she entered the back door of her garage. He stole cash and jewelry from her handbag and then ransacked her home. …
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Home Alarm For Renters: What are Your Options

Apartment Security

Ever since the housing market has plummeted, it’s been more and more difficult to become a homeowner. It can be tough, frustrating and downright upsetting. With homeownership declining, renting property has gotten more common and more affordable. Being a renter doesn’t give you as much freedom as homeownership does, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t take precautions to protect yourself and your family. When it comes to home alarm systems for renters, there are options available. It can be …
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Burglar Alarms for Your Home: Everything You Need to Know

Secure at home with burglar alarm

Your home is your sanctuary. It’s where you and your family build a life together. It’s the place you go when you need a break from the hustle and bustle that everyday life brings. It’s a safe space to relax and breathe. This is why it’s so important to protect against burglaries. While it is one of the most preventable crimes, burglaries are also unnervingly more common than you might think. In fact, in the United States a burglary occurs …
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Best Home Alarm Options for Senior Citizens

Senior home security

As people get older, there are certain adjustments that need to be made. They may not have time to take care of a large yard, clean certain areas in their house or have immediate access to call for assistance. However, most people can agree that seniors still want to live in the home that they built a life in. Even more, people take pride in their independence and that’s no different for seniors. In order to maintain independence and continue …
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Tips From Security Claus – Electronic Toys

It’s a magical time of year and there is nothing more precious than the look on your little one’s face when they open that special toy they have been wanting and hoping for. It is very likely that special toy is electronic and connects to the internet. Some toys include apps so your child can communicate with approved family members or friends while others use Bluetooth or your home wi-fi network. To help ensure your privacy and safety, here are …
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Phishing: What to know before you start your online holiday shopping

  As we head into the holiday season, more and more of us do at least a portion of our holiday gift shopping online. More people doing online shopping attracts more online criminals. From the beginning, we all are aware of the Nigerian (419) Scam where a wealthy foreigner who needs help moving millions of dollars from his homeland and promises a hefty percentage of this fortune as a reward for assisting him. Since then, the criminals have become more …
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