Buyer’s Guide Blogs – Home Security Systems

Gadgets That Make Great Holiday Gifts — With a Home Security Twist

Gadgets That Make Great Holiday Gifts — With a Home Security Twist

The holiday season is upon us! That means trying to find gifts for your friends and family that they will actually like. That can be a tall order! There’s no doubt that electronic gadgets are a welcome gift, but what can you get a friend or family member who has it all? If you purchase a tablet or Fitbit, they’re… Read more →

Published on November 25, 2016
In a World of Hackable Technologies, the Amazon Echo Stands Out

In a World of Hackable Technologies, the Amazon Echo Stands Out

Ready for your daily dose of paranoia? If you’re reading this on your computer, do you have your computer’s camera covered? What about on your cell phone? Do you have a piece of tape over the microphone on your phone when you’re not using it? Why in the world would you want to do that? Well, because your most trusted… Read more →

Published on November 9, 2016
home security smoke fire carbon monoxide detector choices

You Have Way More Carbon Monoxide and Fire Detector Choices Than You Think

Anyone who’s anyone knows how important fire detectors are, and most people know that carbon monoxide detectors are extremely important too. Not everyone knows exactly where to put them, but that’s a topic for another time. That’s because today, I want to talk about just how many choices you have when it’s time to replace your detectors. Did you know… Read more →

Published on October 18, 2016
Home Security Cameras Aren’t as Convenient as You May Think

Home Security Cameras Aren’t as Convenient as You May Think

There’s no doubt that home security cameras are a great addition to a home security system. There are some really cool doorbell cameras that can tell you who’s at the door when you’re not home, a camera can help you keep an eye on the babysitter, and nearly every camera today is wireless, so they can be placed anywhere in… Read more →

Published on October 4, 2016
Not Everyone is Happy About DIY Home Security Systems

Not Everyone is Happy About DIY Home Security Systems

Technology is pretty cool. You can do just about anything with a smart phone and a computer. You can chat with friends halfway around the world on Skype, check your email while sitting in an internet café, and change the channel on your TV with your smartphone. Man, we’ve really come a long way, and so have home security systems.… Read more →

Published on August 29, 2016
Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) and How It Enhances Home Security Systems

Automated Secure Alarm Protocol (ASAP) – Home Security Systems

If you have a home security system, you expect to receive help in the event of an emergency, whether it’s a fire or a break-in. The question is, do you know how long it will take for emergency services to arrive at your doorstep? Depending on which security provider you use, you could be waiting for nearly a minute before… Read more →

Published on August 8, 2016
The Dangers of Wireless Home Security Systems

The Dangers of Wireless Home Security Systems

Wireless home security systems have really changed the game. They provide a high level of protection without all the messy wires and the complicated installation process of previous systems. There are also more options than ever when it comes to keeping tabs on your home wirelessly. You can choose from: Door and window sensors Water leakage detectors Security cameras Motion… Read more →

Published on June 14, 2016
SimpliSafe and the Crowded Home Security Market

SimpliSafe and the Crowded Home Security Market

Home security is big business. That’s because a burglary takes place once every 15 seconds in the United States. If a burglar does enter your home, you can bet that he’s going to take off with some of your most valuable belongings. A home security system can help you protect your home, your belongings, and your family. The question is,… Read more →

Published on May 23, 2016
4 Tips to Keep Valuables in Your Home Safe from Burglars

4 Tips to Keep Valuables in Your Home Safe from Burglars

Nothing can protect your home, family, and valuables like a home security system, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t a few other things you can do to discourage thieves from taking off with your stuff. Here are 4 easy-to-follow tips that will keep your valuables safe, even if a burglar does find his way into your home. Keep valuables away… Read more →

Published on May 23, 2016
Never Get Locked Out of Your House Again with These Tips

Never Get Locked Out of Your House Again with These Tips

It’s important to keep your home secure by locking your doors. Unfortunately, locks that are built to keep intruders out can keep you and your family out of your house as well! You never have to worry about losing your keys or running home to let a child into the house again with these tips. Get tricky about where you… Read more →

Published on May 1, 2016