It’s Daylight Savings Time!

You know what that means: it's time to change your clocks again! Here's a step by step reminder on how to change the time on your home security panel. Simon XT Scroll down until the display shows Set Clock. Press OK...

Get the Most out of your Security Camera

Do you have a home security camera installed as part of your security system? Do you think you’re getting the most out of it? A security camera’s first order of business is obviously being ready to capture any intruders on...

How Glass Break Detectors Stop Intruders Before They Get In

For homes with multiple windows in one area, it might not make sense to put window sensors on every single one of them. While arming each one of them individually is very secure, it’s very expensive as well. A more...

Does Your Home Deserve a Mini Keypad (or Two)?

The Mini Keypad is a small, thin keypad that looks modern and discreet. It allows the user to enroll a single 4 digit code, and it serves as a convenient way to arm and disarm the main control panel. It’s...

How to Mount Your Simon XT to a Wall

Mounting the Simon XT panel on the wall is simple and easy. Follow these steps to securely mount your panel in your desired location so that you can continue arming and disarming your home security system in an efficient and...

5 Signs You Need A Smart Thermostat

Tired of paying too much on your cooling and heating bills every month? Don’t you wish your thermostat could just turn off when you left but get your home to the right temperature by the time you came back? These...

All About Driveway Sensors

Do you have a long driveway? Don’t you wish you could know someone was coming up the driveway? Are you looking for an easy security solution that doesn’t involve installing an expensive gate? A driveway sensor could be the answer...

Troubleshooting System Low Battery on Simon XT

Is your Simon XT beeping to indicate "System Low Battery." This condition occurs if the emergency backup battery has failed or if the system was powered up in the wrong sequence. You should see your System Status button lit and...

Protect America Yard Sign Assembly

So you’ve received your yard sign from Protect America in the mail, and you’re ready to stick it in the ground to ward off intruders. Today, we’ll walk you through how to assemble your yard sign as well as the...

All About Access Codes

If you're looking for information on the types of access codes your system uses and how to program them, you've come to the right place! Whether you're new to home security, or just trying to update your access codes - this...