Airbnb Hidden Cameras: Unexpected Visitors

Airbnb continues to be plagued with a hidden camera problem. The Atlantic first broke the story last week and highlighted the growing concern that has impacted renters who elect to stay in Airbnb properties. Another report of pesky hidden cameras rose to the surface in...

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CapsuleCam: Crystal Clear Color Video…in the Dark!

There are countless home security cameras on the market these days. Some are intended for strictly indoor use and others are tailored for outdoor use. All of these cameras offer a wide range of features and then there’s the matter of how and where the...

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Your Guide on How to Bypass a Sensor

The vast majority of home security users are bound to come across a scenario where they will want to bypass one (or more) of their sensors. To clarify, when we use the term bypass, we are referencing how to set up your security system so that you can open...

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Will Home Alarm Work Without Monitoring?

The home security industry has offered a simple two-part package to consumers for many years. This timeless combo consists of the equipment to monitor your property and 24/7 professional monitoring. The equipment is typically a one-time upfront expense, which can range anywhere from budget-friendly to...

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Iris by Lowe’s Scheduled to Shutdown

Per an email sent to subscribers last week, Iris by Lowe's will shut down for good on March 31. The email further explains that current customers will no longer be charged for services rendered after January 31. Iris customers can redeem prepaid Visa cards for...

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Tuya Smart Debuts Smart Doorbell at CES 2019

Earlier this month Tuya Smart, a startup based in China, unveiled their new Home Security System at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. While there were countless other “ground breaking” home security and home automation products on display, Tuya stands out due to their cameras...

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Amazon Ring: A Strangers Gateway to Your Life

The 21st century ‘smart home’ is no longer a far fetched science fiction concept - it is a very real and is quickly becoming a cornerstone of our daily lives. This reality opens the door to a wealth of ways to make our day-to-day activities...

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Protect America Earns 2019 Consumer’s Choice Award for Home Security

Protect America is proud to announce that it has been selected as the winner of the 2019 BestCompany.com Consumer’s Choice Award for Home Security. The Consumer’s Choice Award is based on two key factors: An all-encompassing market index score calculated by BestCompany.com, and genuine raw...

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Keeping Your Home Safe and Secure this Winter

The Winter season doesn’t just mean cold days and blankets of snow; it means unsafe conditions for your home as well as for your family. Here are some top tips for keeping your home safe and secure this Winter. Prevent Snow Buildup If you live...

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How to Protect Your Packages from Porch Pirates

Porch pirates are the modern-day version of Blackbeard and Dread Pirate Roberts…sort of. For those not familiar with the recent trend, porch pirates are a new breed of thieves who steal freshly delivered packages before the intended recipient(s) has a chance to retrieve them.  In...

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Alexa Expands with Addition of Amazon Ring

The Amazon Ring home security system and Amazon Echo are both part of Amazon’s ecosystem of smart devices. Seeing how both devices are Amazon products, it would make sense for the duo to communicate with one another. However, this wasn’t the case until the recent...

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