Category: Home Security

10x Your Donation to Help Those in Need

10x Your Donation How it Started Mike Grabham and his wife Patti Dunn created Survive the Streets 17 years ago because they wanted to help people living on the streets stay warm through the winter. Since then, they now have a registered nonprofit. They have served thousands of guests, providing …

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The 11 Most Entertaining Comments about the Amazon...

Amazon today announced the Amazon Key service to help create seamless delivery for your packages. We agree home safety and porch pirates are a huge problem that cost companies and consumers millions of dollars each year – and it’s worth finding new innovative solutions. With their announcement the market had …

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Why You Should ALWAYS Report a Package Theft to th...

Let’s help catch criminals together! A study from the National Institute of Justice suggests that deterrence works by increasing the likelihood of a criminal getting caught (rather than increasing the severity of the punishment). This means that cameras and the gadgets that we set up work only if reports are made …

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Why Package Alerts are Awesome

In his famed experiments, Ivan Pavlov trained his dogs to associate mealtime with the ring of a bell. Over time, Pavlov found he could elicit an involuntary physical response in his dogs with a simple jingle. Every time his bell rang, the dogs, anticipating a tasty meal, began to salivate. …

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Creating Package Guard

How This All Started In 1999, my wife Patty and I started a nonprofit called Survive the Streets. Survive the Streets’ purpose is to support those in need and help them stay warm through the cold Seattle winters. Each year the funds we raise allow us to purchase 40–50 boxes of coats, gloves, …

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The Past and Present of Home Security

Home Security is a concern for all people–the need to preserve life and as much comfort as possible. That concern for security quickly extends to property, and the notion of home security is nothing new. We might consider it starting when humans began to stay in relatively fixed “homes” and …

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