Whether you live in a rural or urban setting, every home in every neighbourhood is a target for burglary. Most homes contain valuables that are very attractive to burglars: televisions, stereos, cash and computers. Even worse, burglary is often compounded by violence. Here at ADT we have over 100 years of experience helping to protect families like yours from burglary.
Listed below are some sound tips to help you protect your family and home.
Even if you operate your system correctly, sometimes false alarms can occur. Unfortunately persistent false alarms can lead to your keyholders ignoring calls to attend your alarm when it goes off.
False alarms are caused by a variety of reasons including:
Here are a few tips and hints on how to best avoid false alarms:
Before leaving your property
Fire. It is one of the greatest threats to your family and home. Not only do you need to be quickly alerted — you need to quickly respond as well. Fire has the potential to wipe out everything in its path in just minutes. It can smolder undetected for hours, then suddenly explode in fiery destruction. You need to take every possible precaution to minimise its risks.
Listed below are some helpful tips to help keep your family and home safe from fire.
Nothing is more precious than the safety of your children. At ADT Security we are committed to providing you with everything you need to keep your children safe from the dangers of theft, fire and a host of other threats.
Listed below are some helpful tips that will help you maximise their safety and security.
The Internet is a vast new world of information, entertainment and learning opportunities, but "cyberspace" also holds many dangers for children. Fortunately, there are things you can do to protect your child.
How to Introduce your child to the Internet
How to Control Access
Teach Your Child to:
Other ways to promote cyber-safety
Children need to learn how to stay safe when travelling to and from school to help reduce the risks of pedestrian and bicycle injuries.
Walking to School
Riding on a Bus to School
Riding a Bicycle to School
Riding in a Passenger Vehicle to School
Statistics show that the older you get, the less likely you are to be a victim of crime. But it still makes sense to take precautions, especially against fraud and con games, which are the greatest crime threats for seniors. Safety Begins at Home
Stay Safe When You Go Out
Things You Can Do in Your Community
Travellers are prime targets for criminals. Here are some ways to better protect yourself at airports, on the road and in your hotel room.
Burglars don’t take holidays over summer! It’s a well known fact that holiday season is a popular time for break and enters, with lots of new presents, open windows and people away on holidays.
Here are some simple and effective things you can do around the house to help protect your home, family and possessions.
Overgrown bushes and trees close to your house can be good hiding places and can also indicate that you’re away. On the flipside however, thorny bushes beneath windows can be a deterrent to thieves.
A normal household contains many poisonous substances, from cleaning products to medications to painting supplies. To help protect children — and even pets—in your home, follow these precautions: