Smoke alarms are required by law in every home, but not all smoke alarms are created equal. Here’s how to choose the right one for you.
Notion is a single sensor that can be used to monitor your home, wherever you may be.
Gain piece of mind with a Digital Life home security system from AT&T
Make sure that everyone is on the same page when they hear the smoke alarm go off. Panic and lack of execution are dangerous.
A first of its kind, two-in-one cordless answering system and video monitor that combines a versatile home phone with a digital camera doorbell.
Owning a gun isn’t the right or only answer for a lot of people but there are many steps you can take to improve your home security
Being able to remotely control your home’s security system is one of the perks of continually evolving technology. But if you need something more comprehensive, consider ADT Pulse, a whole-home automation system that’s customizable to your needs. ADT Pulse goes beyond security, allowing you to access home automation, climate and […]
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 […]
In today’s digital world, creating passwords, identifying questions, and security codes are required in nearly every aspect of your daily life. From voicemail to ATMs to security systems, one of the most common forms of security codes are the four-digit serial. But how do you create an original code that […]
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 […]
We trust your clocks are now one hour behind (the extra sleep is glorious, the early darkness is not!) Daylight Saving Time is also the ideal time of year to swap out the batteries in your smoke detectors — or, if needed, change the detectors themselves. Ensuring your home’s smoke […]
Installing smoke alarms throughout your home — and keeping them in proper working condition — is one of the most important things you can do to protect your family and pets. The National Fire Protection Association estimates that nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths result in homes that lack working […]
Installing your own home security system no longer requires the expertise of a skilled technician. You can still invest in a full-featured system from one of the leading home security firms but you now have more choices when it comes to protecting your home using the latest technology. Cameras and […]
When I worked for a local home security company, my boss would tell me about the fabled door-to-door home security salespeople. She told me that the MO was to go to less privileged neighborhoods (like mine) and they usually target the houses with competitor’s signage out front. The tactic: they […]
Locks can be compromised and having a secondary deterrent such as an alarm can help protect your property. Tools are coveted by crooks and one of the most common household items to be stolen. The ToolGuard is a wireless alarm system that operates similar to a car alarm. After the […]
There are assumptions about home security that many products are bought and sold on. Thanks to Frank Fourchalk who debunks 3 home security myths. Alarms are not monitored by police stations Police, fire and medical personal do not monitor alarms. The usual practice is for a monitored alarm system to […]
One of our favorite green blogs, Jetson Green, spotted the Schlage LiNK app in the latest iPhone commercial. If it really works as promised we love it!
In light of the recent buyout of Brinks by ADT, some people may be reconsidering their home security systems. A great deal of research can go into choosing which company to trust to protect your family and home, and when that company suddenly changes, that can be more that slightly […]
There is no bigger name in the firearm industry than Smith & Wesson and they are betting that name recognition carries over to their new line of home security services that was introduced at the 2010 Builders’ Show. We spoke to VP Adrian Almendarez who was very excited about this […]
We came across a couple of impressive home security systems at the 2010 Builders’ Show and as a complete system the LiNK from Schlage is packed with some impressive features. This home security system can also manage your heating and air conditioning as Schlage has teamed with Trane Alarm.com. LiNK […]
To help decide what kind of home security would best benefit you; consider having a home security inspection done by an expert. Home security ranges from a simple lock on the door to an all out alarm and security system. Home security ideas include: • Deadbolts • Barred windows • […]