ADT: How To Change Battery

A monitored home security system is one of the best investments you can make in keeping your household safe. However, it's only as strong as its individual components. As a homeowner, one simple way you can keep your home and...

Why House Windows Get Condensation

Humidity is part of a home's life. You look out your window and see drops of water on your window. You think it's strange, because it wasn't supposed to rain last night. Upon closer examination, you realize that the water...

What Is The Westmead Home Safety Assessment?

There are many ways to protect your home from invasion. A wall with armed archers stationed atop the parapets, a moat with a drawbridge leading to a serious gate, uniformed guards, a barking dog or an alarm system with a screeching siren have...

Tribute to Tom Petty: A Protective Playlist

Tom Petty was known to be one of the most influential musicians of all time. His music, and lyrics, have invoked such a wide range of emotions in his listeners and continue to do so. His songs can be played...

How To Burglar Proof French Doors

The methods you would normally use to keep your home protected will need to be somewhat modified when you are working with French doors. This is especially important, as the point of entry that is accessed second most often by...

Which Is Better: ADT Or CPI Security?

Both companies provide multiple services that can be used for commercial or residential purposes but for the sake of this comparison, both companies will be compared on residential services only.  ADT Security By now, almost everyone knows who ADT is and...

How to Set up a Home Security System

No matter the security system you want in your home, it must go through an installation process. And while most systems require a professional installation, there are systems available today that allow you to complete the process in a DIY...

Which Is Better: ADT Or Simplisafe?

When it comes to wireless home security systems, SimpliSafe and ADT are excellent brands. Both of them help guard against break-ins and deter environmental harm. It should be noted, though, that only ADT Pulse has the ability to support a...

How and When To Remove Burglar Bars

It’s late. You’ve been working all hours to complete a project for work and coffee seems to be your best friend. Unbeknownst to you, there’s a short in your coffee pot and a small fire is ignited in the kitchen....

How to Catch a Burglar

One in every 36 homes is expected to be burglarized this year. While you cannot live your life worrying about someone breaking in, there are a few ways that you can go about catching a burglar if your home is...

Who Really Bought Brinks Home Security?

Acquired by the Competition Tyco International, Ltd., the same company that owns ADT, bought Brinks Home Security with plans to merge the two home security giants into one. The reason for the buyout was financial: “Broadview’s strong presence in the North...