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Keep Your Home Safe While You’re On Summer Vacation

Keep Your Home Safe While You’re On Summer Vacation

Summer is a prime time for traveling. And while you’re packing and preparing, we suggest taking some time to make sure your home is protected while you’re away.

Home Security Cameras That You Can View From Anywhere

Home Security Cameras That You Can View From Anywhere

Smart home security systems are awesome but they usually cost a ton of money for the equipment as well as the labor to install them. VueZone has created a system that you can monitor from your smart phone and setup your cameras anywhere in the house starting at $170. We […]

10 Things NOT To Do To Keep Your Home Safe

10 Things NOT To Do To Keep Your Home Safe

Now that it’s officially autumn and fall projects are finishing up as the cooler weather sits in, it’s time for a reality check. Before you know it, winter and the holiday season will be upon us once again, and with that comes a new round of concerns when it comes […]

Windows May Be Your Home’s Weak Spot

Windows May Be Your Home’s Weak Spot

When it comes to home security, you can easily invest a lot of money in a high-budget alarm and monitoring system. Yet there are also several budget-friendly things you can do to boost your home’s protection. One of your first DIY home security priorities? Your home’s windows, which are ideal […]

Secure Your Home With Creative Landscaping

Secure Your Home With Creative Landscaping

Living in an urban environment sometimes means sacrificing some personal space. Houses are closer together, square footage is minimal, and neighbors don’t have to work very hard to be nosy with their windows practically lining up with yours. Privacy fences can be hard to squeeze into the breezeways between homes, […]

Enhance Your Home’s Exterior Security

Enhance Your Home’s Exterior Security

When it comes to protecting your home and your family, the exterior is just as important as any interior security features you may have. The best thing about most of these suggestions is that they’re relatively budget-friendly, too, and therefore easier to incorporate. Of course, one of the number-one exterior […]

Jurassic Bark: Dinosaur Robot Home Security (For Real)

Jurassic Bark: Dinosaur Robot Home Security (For Real)

We stumbled upon this little interesting little tidbit stemming from this year’s CES and thought we’d share with you: how’d you like a pet robot dinosaur as your home security? Back in 2002, Japanese robotics company TMSUK developed the “Banryu” (or “Guard Dragon”) line of robots intended for home use. […]

Home Security Systems Aren’t Just For Vacation

Home Security Systems Aren’t Just For Vacation

People often think home security systems are only useful when they’re not at home — say, going on vacation or even just the day-to-day of going to work, driving the kids around, eating out and the like. But home security systems aren’t just for when your house is empty. Home […]

Affordable Home Security Camera System from Logitech

Affordable Home Security Camera System from Logitech

Home security camera systems don’t have to be outside your budget. For $300 you can pick up this system from Logitech that is easy to setup and provides many of the features you’d find on a security system many times it’s cost. The Logitech Alert security system comes with one […]

The Simplest Way To Protect Your Home

The Simplest Way To Protect Your Home

High-tech alarm systems, motion detectors, motion-activated lights … there are any number of devices and gadgets that will help protect your home from break-ins. But when it comes to home security, you don’t necessarily have to spend a lot of money for safety. In fact, one of the simplest things […]

Fire Administration Issues Home Heating Safety Alert

Fire Administration Issues Home Heating Safety Alert

Because cold winter months prompt increased heat usage, it’s no surprise that home fires and carbon monoxide poisoning tend to spike during the season. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and United States Fire Administration have issued a home heating safety alert that urges “consumers to play it safe as […]

iKey To Transform Home Security?

iKey To Transform Home Security?

While we’re busy waiting for flying cars and self-cleaning refrigerators, the masterminds at Apple may already be transforming home security. The tech behemoth was granted more than 550 patents in 2010, and although specific products haven’t yet been announced, the patents provide a glimpse at what could arrive in the […]

Faux Dog Home Security

Faux Dog Home Security

We’ve previously talked about what you should consider before getting a guard dog for your home. But were you aware that there’s a camp of thought that uses the illusion of dog ownership as a home burglary deterrent? The theory is that if it appears that you own a dog […]

Home Security Monitoring Systems

Home Security Monitoring Systems

There are many home security systems to consider when laying out your plan for home protection. The advancements in these systems grow by leaps and bounds as technology changes and prices drop. Real-time monitoring systems are now all expected to be online and connected. You should be able to login […]

Comparing Halogen, CFL and LED Floodlights for Home Security

Comparing Halogen, CFL and LED Floodlights for Home Security

Automatic floodlights are one of the best investments for home security as they’re active 24/7 and cost very little to install and maintain. Home Depot offers a few options in the PAR38 standard floodlight size from Halogens, CFL’s and the latest in LED lights. Price points and lighting color options […]

Holiday Home Security Round-Up

Holiday Home Security Round-Up

We’ve arrived at one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. While you’re off enjoying a healthy dose of holiday merriment, take heed of some of our favorite home security tips to give you the peace of mind in knowing that your home is protected. And if you’re spending […]

Cash In On Electronics Discounts And Build A Home Theater

Cash In On Electronics Discounts And Build A Home Theater

They’ve been nearly inescapable the last couple of weeks, unless you’re (lucky enough to be) living under a rock. Commercials touting the latest holiday retail deals are filling airwaves and print media with declarations of stunning bargains, one of the primary reasons why now is the best time of the […]

DIY Holiday Home Security

DIY Holiday Home Security

DIY home security the way to go if you are traveling next week for Thanksgiving, take the time this weekend to make sure your house is in order so you aren’t scrambling last minute to secure your home. Follow these DIY home security tips as a simple and cheap checklist […]

Transform Your Home Before Thanksgiving

Transform Your Home Before Thanksgiving

That wonderful day of eating and giving thanks is a mere week away! You’re probably busy planning your menu (and devising your grocery store plan of attack), but if you have any spare time, consider one (or several) of these simple projects that are designed to add maximum impact to […]

When Neighbors Make Your Home Unsafe

When Neighbors Make Your Home Unsafe

Getting to know your neighbors. can be one of the simplest ways to keep your home safe and secure. But what happens when your neighbors aren’t willing to cooperate? That photo is of my backyard, which shares a fence line with my neighbor’s garage and driveway. I hadn’t noticed the […]

Prep Your Home’s Security Before The Holidays

Prep Your Home’s Security Before The Holidays

Oh, the holidays — such a magical time of year! And unfortunately, the latter half of November and December generally see a rise in home burglaries as a result of more people traveling out of town and the temptation of stealing valuable gifts. We’ve designated November as Home Security Month […]