Category: Home Security

Home Security

Safewatch CellGuard

With Safewatch CellGuard, your ADT 24/7 home monitoring service doesn’t have to rely on a phone line. Here’s how CellGuard works. Traditionally, home security systems have depended on a hardwired telephone landline in order to connect with the remote monitoring service that makes them so valuable. But landlines have limitations, and in the wake of […]

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Crime Prevention Tips for Kids

I’m not a fear-monger, but parents, you have to know this: Every year,  thousands of children are affected by violent crime. Some estimates put the number at thousands per day. It’s our job – our duty – to keep our kids safe. That doesn’t mean locking them in the house until they’re 25, but our responsibility does […]

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Security Control Panels

The control panel is the center of your home security system, where all of the action takes place. The reception hub where all the security detection devices—such as fire detector, door sensor, motion sensor— send their signals, the control panel is on call 24/7, ready to sound immediate alarm and instantaneously alert the homeowner whether directly […]

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How to Deal With an Intruder in Your Home

As the new year begins, concerns about home security are often top of mind for many Americans. Among these concerns are what to do if there is a knock on the door from a stranger or if you witness an intruder entering your home. Among other responsibilities, Officer Frisk teaches Active Shooter training, one of […]

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Home Security Email and Text Alerts

How Home Security Email Alerts Work Your home security web portal is where you access, monitor and manage your system. Among the many protective sensors, cameras, and customizable options at your fingertips, the portal is where you can set up email and text alerts directly from those devices to your web-enabled computer, mobile device or […]

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6 Inexpensive Ways To Secure Your Home

Burglar-proofing your home doesn’t have to break the bank. Learn about 6 inexpensive ways you can protect your home against intruders.

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Remote Arm and Disarm Home Security Systems

How many times have family members left the house without arming the system? It’s a simple error, but one that could have regrettable results. Consider how much more secure your home would be if you could arm and disarm the system precisely as needed, rather than when you were physically there to do so. A […]

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24 Hour Security Monitoring

Options for 24 Hour Security Systems 24 hour security can be set up to meet every homeowner’s needs. Contact may be made from a variety of devices such as your home control station, security system computer login, smart phone via email or texting, tablet, a keychain, or a phone call from a monitoring service. Notifications […]

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Home Burglary Infographic

Home Burgarly Statistics A burglary occurs approximately ever 14.4 seconds in the U.S Homes in the suburbs are 1.5X more likely to be burglarized then urban areas A home that doesn’t have a security system in 2-3X more likely to be broke into The highest burglary rate time of day are between 9AM-3PM, when no […]

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Best Wireless Home Security Systems

Wireless systems are just as reliable as wired monitored systems, plus they can sync with other home automation features, making them tech-friendly.

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Insurance Discounts for Using Alarm Systems to Protect Your Home

If you’re like most homeowners, you understood the benefits of an alarm system for months or even years before you installed one. It’s the cost, of course: the cost of installing the system and paying your monthly monitoring fee can really add up. But there’s a but. A monitored alarm system – in other words, […]

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Crash and Smash – And How to Prevent It

What is a crash and smash? The “crash and smash” is a burglar’s favorite way to break into your home. Here’s how it works: The intruder “crashes” through your entry door – the one that you normally enter through and the one near your alarm security keypad. Unfortunately, your alarm system cannot tell the difference […]

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What Are the Benefits of a Wireless Home Alarm System?

Pros of wireless alarm systems Easy to install and uninstall.  Installing and moving a wireless home security system is a DIY job. Moving? You won’t have any problems taking your security devices with you. Renter-friendly. Since you don’t need to open up the walls, wireless alarm systems are a strong choice for renters. There’s usually […]

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Burglary Deterrents: What Works and What Doesn’t?

1. Home security system Do you know what most of these items have in common? They can be included in a comprehensive home security system that will keep your home safe and secure. By combining some or all of these security measures, you’ll give yourself the perfect, custom home security system to suit your safety […]

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The 11 Best Home Security Systems of 2021

Explore our top home security providers and their features to find one that will best suit your needs.

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How to Burglar Proof Your Windows

8 Ways to Burglar Proof Your Windows Window Locks While your windows may already have locks, additional aftermarket locks can enhance your window security. The best type of aftermarket window lock may depend on the type of window you have. Several types of locks that you can purchase are: Pin locks – These are recommended […]

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