Frank Fourchalk

When renovating, don't forget the alarm system

When renovating, don’t forget the alarm system

The costs to install even the most elaborate security system are greatly reduced when working at the pre-drywall stage.

When renovating, don't forget the alarm system
Leader columnist Frank Fourchalk offers security tips for landlords who rent basement suites.

Basement suite security: Living with strangers

The number-one concern when searching for tenants should be your family’s safety and security.

Leader columnist Frank Fourchalk offers security tips for landlords who rent basement suites.
Cleaning up your condo security

Cleaning up your condo security

All too often burglars take advantage of poor maintenance habits to make their grand entry.

Cleaning up your condo security
New condo buyers beware

New condo buyers beware

Easy access is the most attractive feature for thieves looking for vulnerable buildings.

New condo buyers beware
Doing it right before your garage thief does

Doing it right before your garage thief does

You can't eliminate the 'thief' out of the equation, but you can subtract the 'opportunity.'

Doing it right before your garage thief does
Don't let the Grinch steal your Christmas

Don’t let the Grinch steal your Christmas

It's easy to lose focus of good security practices during the holiday season, but letting your guard down could be costly.

Don't let the Grinch steal your Christmas
Rules for safe condo living

Rules for safe condo living

Condominium living brings a whole new set of security responsibilities as a homeowner.

Rules for safe condo living
10 tips to keep your home safe on Halloween

10 tips to keep your home safe on Halloween

Oct. 31st can bring out the worst in some people. Be prepared.

10 tips to keep your home safe on Halloween