Hardwired home security is still available, but many customers now choose to go wireless. What’s the difference? Both are home security systems with a network of sensors and control panel that connect to the monitoring center; the difference is how it connects. A hardwired system connects via a landline connection, while a wireless system communicates through a cellular connection. 

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Gases in Home

Generally speaking, natural gas is a safe and efficient way to heat a home, fuel cooking appliances and dry clothes. But in the event a gas leak occurs in your home, you and your family will be immediately at risk. In addition, the flammable nature of the gas opens up the possibility of an explosion occurring.

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Water Damage

Water is our most precious natural resource, and yet it can also be one of the biggest threats to your home. From toxic mold in your walls, to collapsed ceilings from heavy rains, to irreparable floors ravaged by flooding, the cost of water damage is steep. Worse yet, water damage can occur quickly, unexpectedly and completely out of your sight.

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Professional Home Security

After spending more time at home in the past year, many people have resolved to put more time, energy and investment into their properties in 2021. If that sounds like you, then consider the advantages of investing in a home security upgrade. By going from a basic burglar alarm to a professionally installed and monitored smart home security system, you can reap the gains of a true investment in your home. These are some of the most immediate advantages.

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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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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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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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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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