Home Security Basics

5 Common Questions Homeowners Ask about Home Security Systems

Your neighbor just experienced a break-in in their residence, and they've come to you feeling violated and afraid. In their shaken words, they mention their regret for not investing in proper security measures, and describe [...]

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3 Most Overlooked Points of Entry for a Break In

Each year, over 2,000,000 homes are broken into in the United States. The FBI’s crime analysis data estimates that there is one home burglary every 13 seconds. As a homeowner, there are certain precautions that [...]

2017-11-22T12:45:54+00:00 Categories: Crime Statistics, Home Security Basics|Comments Off on 3 Most Overlooked Points of Entry for a Break In

7 Options for Home Motion Detectors

A well-tuned home security system features lights, sensors, and cameras that surround the property and provide coverage, both inside and outside. Motion detectors give homeowners the security of having a dark area of their home [...]

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing a DIY Home Security System

Choosing the right home security system is tough! Especially when you’re choosing to go the DIY route with your system. Here are ten critical questions you should ask yourself before making any purchase! 1. “What [...]

2017-10-27T16:28:00+00:00 Categories: DIY Home Security, Home Security Basics|Comments Off on 10 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Purchasing a DIY Home Security System

How DIY Home Security Systems are Easier Than Ever

The abbreviation “DIY” pops up just about everywhere nowadays. From DIY furniture and clothing on Pinterest, to DIY web design or business solutions on LinkedIn, and even in stores, with DIY kits for everything from [...]

2017-10-23T12:18:27+00:00 Categories: DIY Home Security, Home Security Basics|Tags: |Comments Off on How DIY Home Security Systems are Easier Than Ever

5 Steps to Keeping Your Home Safe as You’re Traveling

When you’re leaving the house for vacation, your mind should be on thing – having the most fun possible while you’re away! Unfortunately, leaving your home unattended can be a very scary thing that can [...]

2017-10-23T12:15:01+00:00 Categories: Home Security Basics|Comments Off on 5 Steps to Keeping Your Home Safe as You’re Traveling

5 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe During the Holidays

For some, the holidays are the best time of the year. Unfortunately, the holidays are also a choice time for burglars and home invaders. While most are in the mood of festivities and giving, some [...]

2017-10-23T12:12:17+00:00 Categories: Home Security Basics|Comments Off on 5 Tips for Keeping Your Home Safe During the Holidays

How to Secure Glass Windows and Doors

It’s becoming more and more uncommon to find homes with more walls than windows. Homeowners embrace the idea of great views and lots of natural light flooding into their homes. Floor to ceiling windows, large [...]

2017-10-23T11:08:17+00:00 Categories: DIY Home Security, Home Security Basics|Comments Off on How to Secure Glass Windows and Doors

Top 5 Features in a Home Security System

You rely on your home security system to keep your family safe. When you leave the house, go to sleep or are even just lounging around, you expect your home security system to be armed [...]

2017-10-10T13:03:44+00:00 Categories: DIY Home Security, Home Security Basics, How it Works|Comments Off on Top 5 Features in a Home Security System
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