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7 Home Updates to Improve Your Home Safety and Security

By Lexi Klinkenberg | December 16, 2020
Improve Your Home Safety and Security

Living alone can definitely have its perks, like having all of the fridge space to yourself, and being able to choose what you watch on television. But if you currently live alone or are planning to move into a home by yourself, it’s understandable if you feel a bit frightened by the possibility of intruders. Don’t stress about what could happen, instead take steps towards making your home safer so you can feel more secure. The secret to feeling safer when you live alone is planning ahead and taking home safety into your own hands. We’ve put together a home safety checklist to use if you want to feel safer at home.  

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Why Pro Installation Beats DIY Security this Holiday Season

By Wayne Wahrsager | December 11, 2020
Security Installation

Whether you’re shopping in person or online this holiday season, you’re bound to see many “off the shelf” DIY home security systems. Most of these promise a “plug and play” experience, which means you can install them with little-to-no technical expertise. It’s easy to be enticed by this promise – but the fact is, these systems are lacking in some of home security’s most important features. Here’s what they’re likely to be missing.

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5 Security Recommendations for Your 2021 Budget

By Wayne Wahrsager | December 8, 2020
Security Recommendations

Retail stores, like many businesses, are looking at tightening their budgets for 2021. But if 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that safety and security must remain high priorities. Theft, vandalism and even violence have crushed retailers this year, and no one can say for sure what the future will bring. With that in mind, here are five security recommendations for 2021.

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5 Tips for a Great Thanksgiving in 2020

By Wayne Wahrsager | November 23, 2020
Thanksgiving

If it’s your turn to host Thanksgiving dinner, you have a lot to keep track of this year: how many guests you’re allowed to have, where you can eat, how long the event can be. You need all the support you can get to make the day go as smoothly as possible. Here are some great hacks to help you out. 

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Are You Protected from Porch Pirates?

By Wayne Wahrsager | November 19, 2020
Packages on porch

For criminals, porch piracy is one of the easiest types of theft because they can carry it out swiftly and silently. In the winter, when valuable gifts are being delivered and the sun goes down earlier, porch piracy is in full swing. In the cover of the dark, criminals speed toward victims’ porches, grab their targets and duck out of sight. In November and December, you need more protection from package theft than any other time of year. Here’s how you can acquire it.

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Video Analytics: Improving Control Over Video Monitoring

By Wayne Wahrsager | October 28, 2020
Video Analytics

When you want around-the-clock video monitoring to strengthen your home security, you need smart home video monitoring.

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3 Ways to Spook Burglars and Thieves

By Wayne Wahrsager | October 20, 2020
Halloween

It’s that time of year when scary things become fun for a little while. But if you’re a burglar, there’s nothing fun about the one thing that scares you the most: getting caught in the act. This Halloween, you can use your smart home security devices to make their fears become reality. Here are three ways to do it. 

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Integrating Smart Locks & Home Security

By Wayne Wahrsager | October 13, 2020
Home Automation

If you’re still using (and losing) house keys, it’s time to think about modernizing the way you access your home. That means upgrading your traditional doorknob to one that’s protected by a smart lock. With a smart lock, you can stop worrying about where you put your house keys, because you won’t need them anymore. Instead, you’ll enjoy the safety and convenience of managing access to your home from wherever you are.

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Being Smart When Buying a Doorbell Camera

By Wayne Wahrsager | October 6, 2020
home camera systems ny

Who remembers what life was like before we had caller ID? These days, most of us can’t imagine answering the phone without knowing who’s on the other end. Likewise, the same should be said for answering the door at home. If you don’t have a doorbell camera that shows you who’s paying you a visit, that’s like life before caller ID.  

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How Kids Can Be Safer at Home with a Doorbell Camera

By Wayne Wahrsager | September 25, 2020
Kid Safety at Home

Although “safe at home” is an important refrain right now, kids who are attending school remotely from home while parents are at work need extra help to be safer at home. Your home security devices, including your doorbell security camera, can provide that extra help. 

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