December 2020

Security Systems and Solutions Fighting Covid-19

Security Systems and Solutions Fighting Covid-19 The year 2020 has brought challenges to the whole world. The global Covid-19 pandemic has affected every single person in one way or another. Teams and companies have come together to come up with solutions to keep jobs, to keep people safe, and to find a new normal, among other things. Believe it or not, security companies are playing a big role in this. Security companies are considered essential workers. This label allowed them to continue to find ways to keep residents and businesses safe.      Security Systems and the Medical Field Common

By |December 31st, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Home Security Cameras: Best Placement

Home Security Cameras: Best Placement Even the best equipment needs the proper settings to work well. This includes your home security equipment. It is important to place and program your security devices properly. Especially necessary is the location of your security cameras. The location makes the difference of catching a crime in action or not. Where would the ideal locations be in and outside of your house?     Exterior  Home security cameras placed around the outside of your home are always a good idea. Not only are they handy for detecting unwanted activity, but they are a deterrent just by

By |December 27th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Should I DIY My Home Security While I’m Renting?

Should I DIY My Home Security While I’m Renting? For various reasons, not everyone can go for the full package of home security with a contract. Maybe you are renting and will not be in the same place too long. However, that doesn't mean that you don't want to protect the property you are in right now. What are your options? Is there something you can do on your own, like DIY home security? Choosing a DIY home security system is getting more popular recently.   DIY Home Security Equipment Although it is a DIY system, you still get the

By |December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

5 Hidden Dangers in Your Home

5 Hidden Dangers in Your Home No one is getting into the house without it being seen or heard with a proper home security system. Everything appears covered as far as keeping your family safe goes. Or is it? At times, we get so focused on the obvious that we overlook the hidden items in our house that could pose a risk. What might they be? Consider the following items. Get the Lint Out The National Fire Protection Association reports that washer and dryer fires average over 15,900 cases yearly. Sadly, the property loss was about $238 million. Of the

By |December 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

What a Burglar Sees When He Looks at Your House

What a Burglar Sees When He Looks at Your House You chose your home in what most would say is a nice neighborhood. Your home sits off the road a little for some privacy. Your landscaping glows from the fresh mowing out front, and in the backyard, you have quiet woods that relax you after work. The kids stay inside and play their new video game system to wind down from school. You leave your windows cracked when you run errands because the fall weather has a crisp feel to it. You load up your bike to go on your

By |December 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Wired Versus Wireless or Wi-Fi-based Video Surveillance

Wired Versus Wireless or Wi-Fi-based Video Surveillance You see cameras around everywhere today, from your cellphone to the corner of a building. Many homeowners and renters have considered the value of installing home security cameras at their homes as a result of this technological trend. Plenty of new products arrive daily to choose from, which makes the decision-making process a bit complex. Explore our complete guide to home security cameras and the benefits of both wired and wireless models. Your home or business can be secure with just a single purchase. Hard-Wired Camera Systems Defining the Components Hard-wired systems have

By |December 12th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

7 Things a Burglar Wants From You

7 Things a Burglar Wants From You When a burglar breaks into your home, they are usually in and out within 10 minutes or so. In order to be quick and productive, they have set items in their mind of what to grab. Know what these items are, you can go to greater lengths to secure them. Let's examine what seven of these top items are and what you can do about it, outside of having home security systems. #1 Cash Of course, cash is the most sought after item. It is untraceable and used anywhere. There is no need

By |December 9th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Teaching Your Children About Home Security

Teaching Your Children About Home Security It's good to have a home security system protecting the family. You have a system that you picked out carefully and customized to your needs. Before your installers left, they gave you a tour of how to work all the features. Now, you feel really informed. You can work the app and access your smart home features before you pull into the driveway. You seem to be all set. However, the day comes when everyone is going back to school and work. Now the bigger kids will be letting themselves in and out of

By |December 6th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Protecting Your Home in the Winter Weather

Protecting Your Home in the Winter Weather We're entering the new season of winter weather. This weather brings with it its own set of challenges. What can you do to prepare your home and keep it safe and ensure its security? Whether it is weather-related or home security-related, it all affects our family. It's always better to prepare ahead and use preventive measures. Let's consider a few items that can keep you from having to worry and maybe even save you money in the end. Even though some warmer states may not have an ice threat, there are other weather

By |December 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Do Crime Rates Go Up During the Holidays?

Do Crime Rates Go Up During the Holidays? For most, it's the happiest time of the year. Then, for others, it can be a time of stress and pressure to give what they don't have. Sadly, this can result in the 30% spike of crime that is reported during the holiday season. Whether it is the extra shopping items in the home or a vacant house due to vacation travel, it becomes an opportunity. There are areas of home security and while out shopping that you can be aware of in order to prevent yourself from being a victim of

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments
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