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...

What Happens When My ADT Contract Ends?

If your ADT contract has ended, you may feel as if you are at crossroads. You can choose to sign a new contract with the same company, or you can sign a contract with another company. Another option that you...

Where are the Best Places to Install Sensors in the Home?

Sensors are the piece of home security equipment that alert homeowners of movement in and out of their home. There are various types of sensors that can be equipped: door and window, glass-break, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, and more....

What Are the Benefits of DIY Home Security?

If you’ve started research to look for a home security provider, you’ve seen a few different options. The most prominent are stand-alone security cameras. These are cameras that work and connect with smart home hubs. Stand-alone cameras may be accompanied...

Does Your Home Security System Transfer to a New Home?

Have you embarked on the preliminary stages of moving to a new home? Have you started working with an architect to draw blueprints for the home, search online listings, contact realtors, scope out prospective neighborhoods, or any other moving preparation...

Does Home Security Provide Home Insurance Discounts?

There’s obvious benefits to a monitored home security system. You’ll have direct access to emergency officials, police, and medical aid in case of an emergency, and your home will be protected from burglars. Modern home security equipment has made it...

How to Reset a Password on the Protect America App

Our Protect America smartphone application lets customers control their home from wherever they are with the click of a button. The live-stream capabilities give customers an inside look at their home at all times, and with our IFTTT (If this...

How to Create a “Scene” with a Protect America System

You’ve stepped into the office and start pouring your first cup of coffee for the morning. You reach for the sugar and realize that it’s 8:55 a.m. “Perfect,” you think. This means that the family is out of the home...