Benefits and Limitations of a Wireless Home Security System

Benefits and Limitations of a Wireless Home Security System

The wireless home security system continues to gain popularity since initially being introduced into the home security market. While there are a lot of positive reasons to install a wireless home security system, there are a few special considerations that will make your system more effective and help you take full advantage of all it has to offer. Continue Reading

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Frontpoint Monitoring Plans Overview

Frontpoint Monitoring Plans Overview

A brief history of the company and an overview of their focus on technology and customer service was covered previously. Here, we will outline the details of their home security packages including installation information, the three levels of protection available through Frontpoint and some advanced features that could increase the security of your home or property. Continue Reading

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Frontpoint Security Equipment, Costs and Warranties Overview

Frontpoint Security Equipment, Costs and Warranties Overview

In this post we will cover some key information as it pertains to Frontpoint security systems. We have included important details about how wireless and cellular home security works, details of the features and equipment of Frontpoint systems, and important guarantees and warranties of a Frontpoint system. Continue Reading

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Do Security Systems Prevent Burglaries?

Do Security Systems Prevent Burglaries?

It can be easy to feel like security systems provide a false sense of security. It can take less than 10 minutes for a burglar to get in and out of your home1. So, do security systems prevent burglaries? Read on to learn more. Continue Reading

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Basic Features of Home Automation Security Systems

Basic Features of Home Automation Security Systems

Today’s top security system providers offer more than just the basics of security and protection for your home. They offer features that make your life more convenient and turn your home into a smart home by putting control right at your fingertips. If you are thinking about integrating home automation into your home security system, here are a few suggestions to help you determine which features to add including a look at lighting, climate, and small appliance control. Continue Reading

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For Airbnb Hosts: How to Keep your Listing Safe (and Not Cross Boundaries)

For Airbnb Hosts: How to Keep your Listing Safe (and Not Cross Boundaries)

It’s easy for traditional homeowners and landlords to understand how home security applies to them; buy a home alarm system and keep an eye on your belongings. But in the age of Airbnb, the details are not so clearly defined. Can you install security cameras in your listing? Should you give guests access to your alarm system? To help out, here are a few home safety tips for Airbnb hosts. Continue Reading

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An Overview of 4 Home Wireless Security Systems Companies

An Overview of 4 Home Wireless Security Systems Companies

Home wireless security systems are becoming a popular choice for many individuals and families seeking a positive home security system experience. Here we provide a quick overview of the most popular home wireless security systems. From this you will be able to see what each company offers, identify the price range that is most suitable for you, and find out more about the types of features that you can consider installing at your home. Continue Reading

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6 Home Security Tips When Living Alone

6 Home Security Tips When Living Alone

Living alone requires taking certain precautions that would not be necessary when living with others. While you don’t have to share the remote or worry about accidentally waking up a family member or roommate in the morning, you are also the only one responsible for guaranteeing your safety, adding a layer of accountability to the freedom the living alone brings. Here are six tips for personal safety and home security when living alone. Continue Reading

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Smart Home Technology Basics and How to Make the Upgrade Today

Smart Home Technology Basics and How to Make the Upgrade Today

Today, making simple smart home upgrades is easy and accessible for many, and it can be achieved by something as simple as automated lighting, heating and electronic devices that can be controlled remotely by a phone or computer. At one time, smart homes seemed to be a thing of the distant future, but technology advances have made home automation a very attainable reality in recent years. Read on to learn more about the technology that powers smart home devices today and how you can get started. Continue Reading

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Congratulations, First Time Home Buyers! Now, Invest in a Security System for your New Home

Congratulations, First Time Home Buyers! Now, Invest in a Security System for your New Home

You’ve worked hard to find the place you want to live and purchase some of the things you have always dreamed of having. As first time home buyers, protecting your home and belongings by taking the time to choose and install a home security system is a wise decision. Continue Reading

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Tips for Using Your Home Security when Remodeling

Tips for Using Your Home Security when Remodeling

Home renovations are a great way to increase the value of your property, to improve the aesthetic and living space you have, and to upgrade to more modern, efficient technologies that can save you money long term. The downside of home remodeling from a security standpoint is that there are a lot of people coming and going, including the construction workers, foremen, designers and contractors that do the work as well as the permit officials and utility technicians that verify it has all be done well. Continue Reading

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Effective Ways to Use Your Home Security System when on Vacation

Effective Ways to Use Your Home Security System when on Vacation

The daily use of your home alarm system is a great deterrent when it comes to intruders, potential burglars, or anyone who you don’t know very well with access in or around your home. Another time when it is critical to update how your home security system is set is when you and your family are on vacation. Continue Reading

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How To Find The Right Security System For Your Small Business

How To Find The Right Security System For Your Small Business

If you are a business owner, the security of your employees, business assets and property is a top priority for you. With all that you have invested into your business, you have a lot at stake. Not only that, businesses can be more difficult to secure because the assets differ greatly - equipment, technology, inventory, etc. Security for small businesses should not be taken lightly as businesses are often a target for burglars and intruders, especially after business-hours. Continue Reading

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How To Save Money on Home Security

How To Save Money on Home Security

While installing a security system should be a high priority for any family, the cost can seem to outweigh the benefits. Luckily, many insurance companies and security companies offer home security system discounts for certain memberships or features. In addition, there are many ways to avoid high installation costs and monthly contracts. Here’s how to get the most out of the discounts that are available and how to save money on home security for you and your family. Continue Reading

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4 Safety Tips for New Homeowners

4 Safety Tips for New Homeowners

Congratulations on moving into your new place! Whether you have just ventured into a new city or neighborhood or you have moved a couple of miles down the street, it is important to know what will help make your new home safe and what steps you can take to keep your family safe as well. Here are some home security tips for new homeowners to keep your property, and even your neighborhood, safe. Continue Reading

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Why a DIY Security System is a Perfect Solution for Renters

Why a DIY Security System is a Perfect Solution for Renters

While it may seem unnecessary to arm your home with a security system when you don’t own the property, a break in can affect you and your belonging just as much as it does your landlord. Your lease agreement may prohibit additional wiring and modifications to your home, but a wireless, DIY security system can help bridge the gap between securing your belonging and breaking the terms of your lease. Continue Reading

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5 Expectations for Your Home Security System Service

5 Expectations for Your Home Security System Service

With so many options available today, choosing a home security system can seem daunting. Whatever the additional perks, make sure that the security system you choose offers these five features in order to ensure that your home and your family will be protected in the best way possible. Continue Reading

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4 Reasons to Get a Security System Before the New Year

4 Reasons to Get a Security System Before the New Year

With all of the parties, the shopping, the family gatherings and the regular busyness of life, you might not be thinking about installing a home security system, or, if you are thinking about it, you might be considering waiting until the holiday calms down. Here are 4 reasons to get a security system before the new year. Continue Reading

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6 Wireless Security Camera Benefits and Why You Should Add One Today

6 Wireless Security Camera Benefits and Why You Should Add One Today

Because of advancements in technology, security cameras have become much more affordable and easier to integrate into a modern security system, and they no longer need to be installed by a professional. Consider these six wireless security camera benefits to help make an informed decision when it comes to the security of your property and whether adding this equipment is a right for you. Continue Reading

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How to Decide Between Wired vs Wireless Home Security Systems

How to Decide Between Wired vs Wireless Home Security Systems

Many security system providers are moving toward completely wireless technology, which can save you money and effort on your home security system. While this can seem tempting, wired security systems have their own benefits that should not be dismissed, even though they may seem outdated. Here is a comparison of wired vs. wireless home security systems and a hybrid that combines both options to consider before you purchase. Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Prepare For Your Home Security System Installation

5 Ways to Prepare For Your Home Security System Installation

After you’ve chosen a home security system, it’s time to schedule an appointment with your installer. There are five steps you can take to prepare for your home security system installation that will help expedite the process and prevent any last-minute issues or decisions from needing to be made. Continue Reading

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe During the Holidays

4 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe During the Holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching, and, for some, that means changes in your home security routine. Whether visiting family members, going on vacation or sharing your home with friends and relatives, it’s common for home security measures to slip between the cracks during this busy season. Here are some tips to help prevent unsafe situations from occurring during the holidays. Continue Reading

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8 Other Locations to Install Wireless Sensors in Your Home

8 Other Locations to Install Wireless Sensors in Your Home

Today’s popular security systems are becoming more versatile and more adaptable to the needs and desires of homeowners and renters. A self-installed security system that includes wireless sensors has all of the potential and flexibility you need, no matter what you are trying to protect. Here are some of the locations you can install wireless sensors to ensure your belongings are secure beyond just signaling the opening and closing of an entryway or window. Continue Reading

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How To Install a Home Security System Yourself

How To Install a Home Security System Yourself

While some home security systems are complex and require professional installation, there are other systems that you can easily install yourself. These are commonly referred to as a DIY installation security system or a self-installation security system. If you are one of those people who wants to install a home security system yourself, read on to learn more about how to self install in six easy steps. Continue Reading

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Now Boarding: Security System Features for Frequent Travellers

Now Boarding: Security System Features for Frequent Travellers

Frequent travellers need added flexibility and reliability when it comes to home security. Being away from home often shouldn’t mean that your home is more vulnerable or that you have less control over your property. The best home security system for frequent travellers includes remote access and home automation as well as efficient and reliable monitoring from a leading security system company. Continue Reading

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Need a Practical Holiday Gift Idea? Why a DIY Home Security System is a Great Option

Need a Practical Holiday Gift Idea? Why a DIY Home Security System is a Great Option

The holidays are a time of giving meaningful gifts to the people we love. There is nothing more practical than giving the gift of home security to your family, and, with today’s home security providers, there are as many options and features that can be wrapped up and presented to your loved ones as there are types and sizes of families. Consider giving them a practical holiday gift that will keep them safe all year long by purchasing a home security system. Continue Reading

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Security System Basics to Teach Your Kids

Security System Basics to Teach Your Kids

Installing a home security system is a great way to protect your family and have the security you need at your home. Ensuring that the alarm is set and working properly is the biggest part of making sure your home security system is worth it. Teaching your kids how to use the security system and what to do in the case of an alarm is also crucial to keeping everyone safe. To get the most value and highest level of protection from your system teach your family members these home security system basics that are age-appropriate. Continue Reading

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Home Security System Features that are Perfect for Growing Families

Home Security System Features that are Perfect for Growing Families

Having kids in the home changes everything. Today’s security system service providers offer a variety features that are perfect for families and can be adapted over time, allowing for constant coverage that always works within your needs and lifestyle. Read on to learn about the home security system features a growing family should consider. Continue Reading

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7 Things You Might Not Know About Wireless Security Systems

7 Things You Might Not Know About Wireless Security Systems

Wireless security systems are integrating new technology with the trusted home monitoring that you desire in order to keep your property safe. Before you decide if it’s right for you, here are some things you might not know about wireless home security systems including some convenient features and how you can use your system for more than just safety. Continue Reading

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Top 3 Ways Home Security Systems Make Your Life Easier

Top 3 Ways Home Security Systems Make Your Life Easier

Security system companies offer a range of services that are designed to protect you and what you value. If you are planning on having a home security system installed or looking at installing one yourself, consider these top ways your new home security system can make your life easier along with how much added protection you will have from intruders and in the case of an emergency. Continue Reading

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