When Should You Change the Locks?


As a homeowner, you may wonder when it is time to rekey your locks. After all, you spend time and money to maintain other parts of your home. When should you change the locks? Should you make it part of the routine? This is what you need to know about changing your locks and the right times to do it. 1. Change Your Locks When You Move In When you buy a new home, you should take the initiative to change the locks right away.

28 August 2020

Children Home Alone After School? A Home Security System Can Help


As children grow older, they can be given more responsibilities. One thing that many parents wrestle with is when their children become too old for after school babysitters or daycare yet are not quite mature enough to be left completely unsupervised. Many parents today were called latchkey kids when they were this same tender age. Today, parents who grew up as latchkey kids tend to want to provide more protection and security for their own latchkey children, which is possible through today's technological advances in home security.

30 November 2019

4 Tips To Keep Your Home Safe From Burglars


Your house is your sanctuary, and of course the thought of someone breaking into it is upsetting. A burglary can cost you thousands of dollars in stolen goods and damages. It's important that you keep your house safe from intruders. Here are four tips to help you protect your house from burglars. 1. Don't leave spare keys outside. It can be tempting to leave spare keys where they're easily accessible, especially if you're forgetful.

5 December 2018

Some Great Benefits Of Home Automation


If you are considering whether or not home automation may be right for your home and your family, then having a clear understanding of some of the many benefits of it will prove to be important. Here are a few of the benefits your household would be able to enjoy if you do decide to follow through with automating your home. Central controlling of the devices in your home – When you have your home set up with home automation, you will gain the convenient advantage of being able to centrally control all of your home's devices through a single interface.

9 April 2018

Security Tips For Homeowners


A home surveillance system can be an excellent upgrade for a homeowner that is worried about the security of their property. While these systems can offer effective protection against a range of threats, homeowners can make errors that may compromise the performance that their surveillance system offers their home. Choose A System That Monitors For A Wide Range Of Threats Preventing burglars from targeting the house may be one of your key goals with investing in a surveillance system.

28 December 2017

Several Tips To Help You Get The Best Performance From Your New Security Cameras


A comprehensive security camera system can be one of the most effective ways of improving the safety of your business. When buying and installing security cameras, you will want to make sure that you are considering the full range of factors that will influence the performance of the system. Consider The Benefits Of Digital Camera Systems Modern technology has dramatically changed the way that security camera systems function. In fact, it is possible to purchase a security camera system that will be digital.

13 November 2017

Be Prepared For A House Fire


There are many different ways to protect yourself and your family inside your home. One of the most popular ways is to invest in a security system. This is a very good way to protect yourself and families from burglaries that are unfortunately happening often. Another way that you can protect the ones you love and also your actual home is installing different fire safety equipment. Fires are much more common than you might think, in fact, there are approximately 350,000 residential house fires that occur each year.

15 September 2017

House Fires Are Something You Should Be Prepared For


Fire is something that scares almost every homeowner. The fact that there are over 2,500 deaths as a result of house fires each year is very scary. Perhaps just as scary is that these fires cause over 7 billion dollars worth of damage each year. It is very important that a homeowner is ready for a fire, but more importantly, it is important that the house is equipped with the necessary preventative measures.

13 July 2017

Value Of A Security System With An Advanced Control Panel


Security systems are continually getting better, and a big part of this progression comes directly from the control panel itself. There are a lot of other advancements in the technology in all the equipment, but the control panel is the brains of the entire security system. The control panel has seen improvements in many different aspects such as voiceover connection to monitoring company, response time, and going completely wireless.  This article is going to go over these three different aspects of the new security system control panels, and why these are such important improvements.

3 June 2017

Reasons To Mount Security Cameras In The Parking Lot Of Your Retail Business


When you run a retail business, security cameras are a necessary investment. By having cameras positioned at the door of your business, as well as near the cash and in several other locations, you can deter crime and capture valuable footage in the event of an incident. While indoor security cameras are important, you should also think about installing some outdoor security cameras. Speaking with a security provider and arranging an on-site consultation will give you an idea of how many cameras you should have and where they should be positioned, as well as what features each camera should possess.

26 April 2017