Investing Your Tax Refund in Home Security

Reportedly, the average tax refund in 2022 is $3,226. When you consider how much can be accomplished with more than $3,000, it’s no wonder the month of April marks the kickoff of home improvement season every year. Whether it’s a small kitchen remodel or a backyard deck, your tax refund can go a long way if it’s near that $3,000 mark. 

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More Features in a Smart Home Automation Thermostat

Coming home to a dry, comfortable house is the reward you get for braving the weather all day in the middle of the rainy spring season. Rather than leaving the house cold all day, adjusting the thermostat when you get home, then waiting up to an hour for the house to reach a comfortable temperature, you can do things a smarter way. The device that provides the way is a smart thermostat, part of our home automation systems. 

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Securing Your Home Deliveries

For many of us, relying on home deliveries for our essential supplies is now a way of life. Whether we’re among the 147 million Amazon Prime members who love free shipping or we subscribe to any number of other online retail services, we love the convenience of ordering goods online that are shipped directly to the home. 

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Sharing the Love with Your Home

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for romance; it’s also the time of year to show more love to the people and property that mean the most to you. When it comes to property, your home is likely at the top of your list.

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Enhancing Your Home Security System in the New Year

Theft, property crimes and violence are on the upswing all over the country — and sadly, these trends are poised to continue throughout 2022. Before the next year begins, now is the time to enhance your home security. Consider these home security add-ons to fortify your castle from break-ins in the new year. 

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Staying on Top of Winter Worries

Soon, we’ll be enjoying a beautiful winter wonderland outside — but inside, your home will be at risk of all kinds of seasonal hazards. From HVAC failures and indoor floods, to burst pipes and water damage, homeowners like you need smart home technology that can help you stay on top of these winter worries and costly home emergencies. 

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Guarding Your Holiday Shopping Packages

Hopefully, this year’s holiday season is a little more normal than last year’s. One of the ways we can enjoy it even more is by keeping our packages and deliveries safe from theft. Commercial Fire & Security can help, with home security technology that keeps your packages secure on Black Friday and beyond. 

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Home Security Help for Halloween

For the second year in a row, kids and parents will celebrate Halloween more cautiously due to COVID. But that’s not the only public safety issue to be concerned with this Halloween. If you’re a homeowner in New York, you’ll want to do your part to keep your home and neighborhood safe from the vandalism and intrusion spikes that happen every Halloween. 

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Welcoming Good Home Safety Habits

For many of us, fall is a time when we roll out the welcome mat: to kids, to parents, to weeknight dinner company and weekend movie nights. The relaxed vibe of summer is over, though, and it’s time to tighten up our home security habits as we welcome these visitors into our homes. Fortunately, we can do that without turning our friends away.

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The Skinny on Smart Locks, Part 2

Keyless entry isn’t just for businesses. Homeowners can also experience the convenience of the smart lock, an intelligent replacement for conventional keys that has changed building security for more than 4 million consumers. If you opt to add a smart lock system to the front door of your home, here are more of the benefits you can experience. 

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