How Does a Motion Detector Work?

According to the United States of America's Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) annual report on crime statistics, otherwise known as the Uniform Crime Reporting Program (UCR), . The UCR program gathers data from law enforcement agencies from around the country...

How To Hide Security Cameras

Safety conscious homeowners always appreciated home security cameras. Today's connected cameras allow you to connect to your security monitoring service. To make the best use of your security monitoring, you want to hide your cameras to prevent thieves from avoiding...

How To Wire Smoke Detectors Together

Smoke detectors need to be wired together to create a complete system. With hard-wired detectors, a single smoke detector going off will set off the others -- ensuring that everyone in your home is alerted to hazards. Hard-wired detectors are...

ADT: How To Bypass A Zone

Sometimes, it is convenient to intentionally disarm one or two areas within your home, while the remainder of the house or property stays under protection. Deactivating certain zones requires the user to set a bypass so that an alarm is...

How To Set Your Door Chime

Making the Most of Your System's Safety Features: Setting Your Door Chime Don’t let this valuable feature languish unused! Every homeowner should know if someone opens the door—workers, perhaps, who might let the cat out if you’re not aware of the door...

How To Stream Your Security Camera Footage

The security of your home is incredibly important. Purchasing security cameras for your home has become increasingly popular. Home surveillance is a great way to figure out what's going on in your house when you're not there. A security camera...

Reviewing the Mir-H Home Security Robot

When it comes to home security, most people automatically think of cameras and door sensors. And while many of the best home security systems do come in the form of cameras and sensors, today's technology has revolutionized the home protection....

How To Replace A Hard Wired Smoke Detector

Aside from the obvious benefit of never hearing the irritating and constant 'chirping' sound warning of a low or faulty battery, a hard-wired smoke detector provides a greater level of safety for your family.  A dead battery puts you at...

How to Care for a Smoke Detector

Smoke detectors, also known as smoke alarms, are often dismissed by homeowners as they blend into the ceilings of our houses and remain mostly silent. But let's not forget why they are there in the first place. Aberdeen Fire &...

How To Control Security Cameras Online

A security system is a great resource for looking over your home or business when you are away. The cameras allow you to watch over your home or business and see what is going on. However, in some cases, you...