DIY Home Security Systems: What Will the Future Hold?

Despite the steadily declining crime rates, homeowners are more concerned than ever before about home security. Further, the technological progress is changing what ’s possible, which implies an increased functionality...

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Home Security Ideas: 3 Things You Haven’t Thought Of

Most people want to protect their property and personal belongings. There is nothing more invasive than finding out a thief had broken and entered your home. Taking time to perform...

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Home Security Electronics: 3 Things You Haven’t Thought Of

According to the National Council for Home Safety and Security, homes without security systems are 300% more likely to be broken into. Besides, a recent report by the FBI’s Uniform...

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Z-Wave vs Z-Wave Plus

What is Z-Wave? Z-Wave was created by a Denmark startup called Zensys in 2004. It was purchased in 2009 by Sigma Designs. Put simply, it’s is a wireless network that...

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Google Home Security: What Are Your Options?

Smart home technologies have quickly taken over homes across the world. Two products in particular have separated themselves from the rest of the competition; the Amazon Echo and Google Home....

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How Does Amazon Alexa Work?

What is Alexa? In the simplest of terms, Alexa is Amazon's virtual voice assistant that is built into devices such as the Amazon Echo. The Echo itself is a speaker...

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Webcam Home Security Camera

Although home security systems are becoming increasingly more affordable and easier to install, sometime we need a last second option. In case you are going out of town and want...

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Nest Wiring Guide: Steps to Take

Nest tries to make their installation process as easy as possible, but not everyone has experience installing appliances directly into a home’s electric system. But before you go and get...

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Doorbot Doorbell Camera Shark Tank Story

As home automation continues to revolutionize the world of home security, one product has an interesting back story. In 2013, inventor Jamie Siminoff went onto ABC’s show, "Shark Tank," to...

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What Is an Alarm Permit: A Self-Monitoring Guide

Technically speaking, you are legally allowed to install a personal security system without having to obtain a permit for it. But operating and activating this alarm system is a completely...

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