25 September 2017
Online retailing businesses have seen substantial growth in recent years. While this growth has inevitably led to the bankruptcy and closure of some traditional brick-and-mortar retail stores, many online retailing entrepreneurs are welcoming and enjoying the growth. The federal government has taken notice of the fact that online retailers have much to offer and, therefore, have proposed legislation that could open the door for the Pentagon and other federal government agencies to buy directly from online marketplaces should the legislation pass.
13 January 2017
Hiring a security guard to establish a presence in your retail business can both deter would-be shoplifters from stealing from you and help you catch criminals in the act. While you can count on your hired security guard doing a top-notch job, you can't expect him or her to be everywhere in your store at any given time. For this reason, it's helpful to train your staff to look for suspicious individuals and report them to you.
7 October 2016
When you hear the fire alarm ring in your apartment building or condo, you might be initially tempted to stay in your unit—but it's important, in the interest of your safety, to descend the stairs and exit the building. It's a good idea to get outside quickly, but it doesn't hurt to first grab a few items that will make your outdoor stay more comfortable; this is especially important if it tends to be a while before you and the other residents are allowed back in the building.
31 July 2016
Copper is a valuable metal that is often one of the most lucrative parts of a trip to a scrapyard. As a result, criminals will sometimes raid businesses not to steal merchandise, but instead to strip the business of copper from appliances such as air conditioners. While the thief may acquire a few hundred dollars at the most, the damage caused can run in the thousands. There is also lost income as you are forced to suspend business while making necessary repairs.
11 July 2016
If you use security cameras and a fire alarm system, you need to make sure you keep these things maintained. This gives you piece of mind knowing you and your family are safe and secure. Below is information about keeping these two things in good working condition. Maintain Security Camera Inspect your security camera system a few times each year. Look at all connectors for any signs of corrosion. If you find that any are corroded, you should replace them.
8 July 2016
You can't defend your home 24 hours because you can't stand guard every second of the day. If you're concerned about how to take care of your house even when you aren't able to personally watch over it with your naked eyes, there are some new technologies that can help you make sure that you can do that no matter what. Smartphone Surveillance If you don't have a full security cam system already, but you have old smartphone lying around, you can convert them into a means of surveilling your house when you aren't there easily enough.
6 July 2016
Each year, some 73,000 wildfires wreak havoc on state, federal, and private lands. Authorities estimate that an average of 2,600 structures are destroyed in these fires each year. If you own a home that is situated in an area where wildfires are common, it can be beneficial for you to have access to a fire hose. Here are three ways that you can use a fire hose to help protect your home from wildfire damage in the future.