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...

Where Should Your Home Security Cameras Be Positioned?

The right cameras are a good start, but positioning those cameras in the correct places are essential if you want to fully protect your home. Each home and layout is different, but the following places exist in most residences and...

Which Type Of Burglary Is Most Common?

When it comes to burglary, no one wants to be a victim. Burglary comes in all types and forms, making it difficult to remain vigilant in keeping tabs on personal belongings so they don't end up in the hands of...

Burglar Bars For French Doors: What Are My Options?

French doors are a beautiful element in any home. They allow the sun to shine in and those in your home to see out into your yard. " Unfortunately, the large areas of glass in these doors can also provide easy...

Vitamin D Home Security: Is It Worth It?

Vitamin D is a convenient little super hero that can turn one or more webcams into a total video surveillance system. It uses cameras that you can connect right to your computer using USB as well as web cameras that...

How Much Does ADT Home Security Cost Per Month?

If you are looking to purchase a home security system, you may find yourself wondering how much it will cost. While people are concerned about the security of their home, they are also concerned about their budget and finances. Here...

How to Install a Home Security Camera System

When we conduct a comparative analysis of monitored home security systems vs. any type of non-monitored security options with some technology that might include standalone cameras, etc., monitored home security systems rise to the top tier of the performance list....

5 Simple Ways to Prevent Break-Ins

Nearly 2 million burglaries are reported in the United States every year and only 17 percent of homeowners have a home security system. It's highly recommended that you pick up a home security system in order to monitor your home...

When To Replace a Carbon Monoxide Detector

The Center for Disease Control reports carbon monoxide poisoning sends about 15,000 people to the emergency room and kills 480 people each year. Installing a working carbon monoxide detector in your home can help to detect this poisonous gas and alert you...

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...