The Home & Life Blog
June 23rd, 2017
Do You Have Enough Home Security Equipment for Your Home?
Every home is different. There is no one-size fits all home security package that will cover the needs for everyone. This happens because each of our homes have different variables. We may have more rooms. We may have more windows. We may live in neighborhoods that are more dangerous. Or we may care less about [...]
How to Avoid Door-to-Door Scams
REVIEW: Stand-Alone Smart Cameras Get Tiny with the Logi Circle 2
Most people are familiar with Logitech for their massive catalog of computer accessories, but the brand has made their mark in the home security space. And they have a good product at that. Meet the Logi Circle 2. The original Logi Circle camera was well received. Users found that the device was simple, effective, and [...]
Simple Solutions to Keep Kids Safe at Home
The home can be a hazardous place for young children. They’re curious creatures by nature, and if unattended, this curiosity can lead to a number of dangerous outcomes. Protecting children from danger may seem like a tall order, but by following simple safety solutions, you’ll be well on your way to a safe environment. Note: [...]
Nest Cam IQ Uses CSI Style Technology, but Does the Camera Protect Your Home?
If you’ve ever dreamed of protecting your home with security cameras that recognize faces, akin to the technologies seen in crime shows like CSI, then the Nest Cam IQ is for you. Nest Cam IQ is the latest addition to the Nest catalog of stand-alone cameras. The first pair of cameras were indoor and outdoor [...]
What Variables Impact Burglaries
Maybe you’ve heard of a break-in nearby in your neighborhood. Maybe you’re finally making the decision to purchase a home security unit to be prepared. Or maybe you simply want to make sure that you’ve taken all the necessary precautions to eliminate an event. Whatever the case may be, the decisions that homeowners make—or don’t [...]
8 Safety Checks for Summer
Whether you’re making road trip plans or just firing up the BBQ in your backyard, don’t forget about your home – and your family’s safety – this season. Take advantage of these longer days to do a home safety check. From replacing burned-out bulbs to checking alarms, here are eight safety tips to protect your [...]
8 Cost-Conscious Ways to Secure Your Home
A burglary takes place every 15 seconds in the United States. That’s a frightening statistic no matter how you look at it — one that makes you want to take extra steps to protect your home and the safety of your loved ones. But protecting your home against break-ins doesn’t have to break the bank. [...]
What Kind of Home Security Does the White House Have?
The most protected home in the world does not have the standard security measures in place as homes in the rest of the country. The White House goes above and beyond when it comes to protecting the President of the United States and the most well-known home in the country. We take a look at [...]
Why Do Burglars Return to the Scene of the Crime?
After a burglary occurs, victims feel a number of emotions. Eventually, victims feel relief. They are grateful that the burglary is over and they’ve overcame the situation. But unless the victim has installed home security equipment, this sentiment can’t come too fast. Many burglars return to the scene of the crime to perform additional burglars. This [...]
Dojo Smart-Home Gizmo on Sale in US – What it Means for Home Security
Dojo’s smart-home gizmo, an Internet of Things device aimed to address the privacy concerns of those with home automation devices, is finally up for sale in the United States. This comes after a few years of development. The product has been in works since 2014, and the physical device was first shown for pre-orders in 2015. [...]
Seven Ways to Make a New House Feel Like Home
The first few weeks in a new home can feel rather foreign. Though you’re excited about the new house, and you might have even unpacked all of your belongings, the early days in a new location can be difficult. This is normal. It’s a natural processes of moving into a new location. Within a few [...]