How to Disarm a Home Security System

No one likes to think that they are spending money on a home security system that could fail but it is possible. According to Logan Lamb, the security researcher that found a large security hole in Georgia's technology just days...

Simple Steps to Replacing the Battery in Your Smoke Detector

A smoke detector is an essential component of your home's safety equipment, and having at least one smoke detector means that your surroundings are safer. That's great, but you just need to take the necessary steps to keep your smoke detector in...

ADT Or Protection One: Which Is Better?

When you're in the market for a home security company, you have various providers with whom you could do business. You want to make the best decision but need to weigh your options, With that in mind, here is a...

How to Install a Wired Home Security System

Why a Monitored Security System Is the Best One of the most important things you can do to protect your family and home is investing in a monitored home security system. While installing several outdoor security cameras is the first step...

How Often Do Burglars Return?

If you watch a lot of TV shows and movies, chances are you've heard of the saying, "Criminals always return to the scene of the crime." While it doesn't make sense for a criminal to return to the crime scene,...

Let’s Get Real: How Much will a Home Security System Really Cost Me?

So, you've decided that you are interested in having a home security system installed. Great choice! You can't go wrong with this decision. Did you know that homes with home security systems are significantly less likely to be broken into?...

Is Home Automation Worth the Extra Cost?

Home security systems have been around for decades, but it's only with the introduction of smartphones that home automation has begun to be more commonplace. With the exception of a few companies, most home automation features don't come standard with...

When Do Most Burglaries Occur?

If asked to imagine the typical burglar, chances are you will imagine a man wearing black clothing breaking into your home in the middle of the night. Decades of horror movies have contributed to this image of a burglar. Many...

Where to Place Your Home Security Cameras

Security cameras can be a great help in protecting your home from burglars, but how and where you place them could make a tremendous difference in how well you are actually protected.  It is one thing to put them in...

Who Bought Brinks Home Security?

Brinks is one of the oldest names in the security business. The name goes back to the late 1800's, where Brinks was perhaps most famous for its' armored trucks that have been used for decades to transport large amounts of...