Smart Home Setup Trends

The smart home industry is growing fast and companies are scrambling to find the best combination of devices that will make their consumers lives easier.  The smart home industry is strange in that there isn’t really a “correct” way to approach building a smarter home....

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What is a Smart Home: a Quick Guide

While the term “smart home” is fairly vague, there are also some common trends that tend to be more useful and utilize the latest innovations in technology in effective ways. One of these innovations is called Z-Wave, which is basically a wireless protocol that allows...

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Google Home Smart Plug: What are my Options Here?

Google Home is a voice assistant smart speaker that connects and automates a myriad of tasks and gives users an easy way to access information. The popularity of these voice assistant speakers has been exploding in recent years and some users will opt to control...

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Best Guard Dogs: Protective Breeds and Classifications

Dogs do all sorts of useful things for their humans, but one of the most important roles they play in our lives is protecting our homes from intruders. Often times your household’s greatest defense is keenly alert canine. Actually, roughly 65% of convicted burglars have...

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Shield Security Systems: What Should You Do

Home security is a topic of conversation that most people aren't comfortable wading into. The reasons are varied but largely focus on the fact that most people simply don't know how to approach securing their property. For a long time, home security systems were considered...

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Wireless DVR Security System: Is it Worth the Cost?

The city of Washington, D.C. incentives residents to install security camera systems on their properties, "This program is intended to help deter crime and assist law enforcement with investigations." There's no longer any lingering debate among top law enforcement about whether or not home security...

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Complete Security Systems: Pros and Cons for 2019

For most people, home is the place of security for them and their family. But, over 300,000 homes are broken into by intruders every year. Home invasions lead to billions of dollars in property losses throughout the country, as well as emotional trauma for victims,...

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Window Security System: A Troubleshooting Guide

The National Council for Home Safety and Security reports that, "Homes without a security system are 300% more likely to be burglarized." A properly functioning window security system is an essential part of the protection package any home should have. Naturally, with any technology, security...

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Security Alarms And Systems: a Troubleshooting Guide

According to the FBI, In 2015 "Burglaries of residential properties accounted for 71.6 percent of all burglary offenses." Prominent studies confirm that having a home security system makes a home more secure from uninvited entry. As with any modern technology, an occasional question or issue...

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Security Camera DVR Systems: A 2019 Buyers Guide

Security camera digital video recorders are a must have for residential and commercial security systems. Digital video recorders are called DVRs. DVRs are able to record your surveillance footage onto a storage format, usually a hard disk or flash media type. Back in the old...

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Google Security System: Best Options on the Market

Smart home technologies have washed over the world like a flood. Integrating technology into every part of our lives is quickly becoming the norm. Whether it is automatic locks, lighting, or thermostat control, smart home tech is rapidly taking over our homes. Always a vanguard...

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