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Courtney is a social media intern at Protection 1. She has been learning about and contributing to Protection 1’s marketing and social media for a year, and has over two years of marketing, public relations, and social media experience. Courtney is currently pursuing a degree in chemical engineering at Purdue University, where she manages social media for the College of Engineering.
5 Essential DIY Home Security Tips

5 Essential DIY Home Security Tips

Do-it-yourself (DIY) home security systems are becoming more and more popular these days. The disadvantage to this trend is that most of these systems do not alert emergency services if the alarm is tripped, but rather blare a siren sound to scare away potential intruders. Because an alarm is not ... Read More »

Holiday Toy Safety Graphics

Holiday Toy Safety Graphics

Alongside the upcoming holidays of the month, December is Safe Toys and Gifts Months. We’ve created five Safe Toys and Gifts Month graphics for you to see, use, and share on your favorite social network. Here is an example of one of the tips we’ll be sharing this month: Toys ... Read More »

Christmas Word Search [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Christmas Word Search [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Christmas is a magical time of year for everyone, especially for children. Getting to stay up late, watching the presents appear under the tree, decorating Christmas cookies – the traditions surrounding Christmas seem endless, each more fun than the last. A big part of the fun of Christmas is getting ... Read More »

December 2014 Calendar [FREE DOWNLOAD]

December 2014 Calendar [FREE DOWNLOAD]

It’s hard to believe it’s already December! December always seems to bring winter full force, and along with winter comes a multitude of fun. The month is full of festive holidays to celebrate, including Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve! December can get busy very quickly! The festive holidays bring lots ... Read More »

Child Safety & Protection Month

Child Safety & Protection Month

When people think of November, they often think of Thanksgiving and time spent with family and friends. But November has more than Thanksgiving – this month is also Child Safety & Protection Month, an entire month dedicated to making sure your child’s surroundings are secure and safe! At Protection 1, ... Read More »

Child Safety Tips [FREE DOWNLOAD]

Child Safety Tips [FREE DOWNLOAD]

November is a wonderful month – it’s the season for family, friends, giving thanks, and the last bit of fall. But there’s another great reason to celebrate during the month of November – it’s Child Safety Protection Month! Childproofing your home is an important part of being a parent, and ... Read More »

Back to School Driver Safety Download

Back to School Driver Safety Download

New pens, new paper, new teachers… it’s about that time of the year! In most states, school starts back up again in August, and it’s time for us to be thinking about how to be safe for schoolchildren. Being aware of how to be safe in school zones and around ... Read More »

August 2014 Calendar Download

August 2014 Calendar Download

August is here, and it’s hard to believe it’s already time to go back to school! With August comes the dog days of summer, the school supply shopping frenzies, and any final attempts to get a tan. There are a lot of dates and events to keep track of this ... Read More »

Back to School Safety Download

Back to School Safety Download

It’s nearly time to go back to school and depending on who you are, this news is either very exciting, or the complete opposite! Going back to school presents fun new opportunities each year, but there are also safety issues that come up when kids are going back and forth ... Read More »

“Get to Know My Child” Form Download

“Get to Know My Child” Form Download

With a new school year comes new teachers, new friends, and new routines for students to get into! Teachers are great at getting to know their students throughout the year, but it’s easy to worry about your children during the first few weeks of school. These worries can be especially ... Read More »

What Technology Is Inside My Home Automation?

What Technology Is Inside My Home Automation?

With the myriad of “smart” home automation products coming out lately, it can be confusing to find out exactly what technology is in the home automation product you’re using and what it does. Reviewing all of P1’s home automation products in depth would take pages to write and forever to ... Read More »

Fix Mistakes You Might be Making with Your Home Alarm System

Fix Mistakes You Might be Making with Your Home Alarm System

Installing an alarm system is one giant step towards better home security and safety, but there are a lot of mistakes that are commonly made, even after an alarm is installed. Check this list to make sure you’re not guilty of any of the following safety-compromising behaviors! 1)      Installing the ... Read More »

Firework Safety Graphics

Firework Safety Graphics

Fireworks are one of the most highly anticipated parts of Independence Day celebrations. The gorgeous displays they create and the time spent watching with family and friends are certainly things to look forward to. Fireworks have their risks, but if you know how to act safely around them, it’s easy ... Read More »

UV Safety Download

UV Safety Download

July is full of hot sun and outdoor activities. Many people spend a lot of time soaking up rays this month, but did you know that July is Ultraviolet Safety Month? In the past decade, the dangers of overexposure to ultraviolet rays have been made more commonly known, but it’s ... Read More »

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