Several options exist for homeowners seeking security lighting options. Indoor and outdoor lighting represent the most practical and relatively inexpensive methods. Lighting delivers several benefits, including an attractive ambiance and crime prevention. The quality of lighting installation is one important com...

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While some home security system repairs are within the capabilities of a homeowner with DIY skills, if you have any doubt at all, you should call your home security system provider and have a professional take care of it. Here are 5 things you should know about home security system repair. <str...

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It's a common item on the news: A thief breaks into a victim's home not by forcing the door open, but by ringing the doorbell and overpowering whomever answers. 

So, keep safe when you answer the door, with these strategies. 1. Mount a "No Soliciting" Sign It sounds simple, an...

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A century and a half ago, the World’s Fair offered a compelling glimpse into what our lives would look like in the 2000s, and while flying cars have not yet come to pass, the technology that has would leave even the most fanciful imaginations of the 1850s in awe. Ubiquitous home monitoring and automation have become a rea...

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The web can be a great source for how-to videos, and home security videos are no exception. Just as you can use an instructional video to learn how to light the pilot light on your water heater, change a flat tire or paint a room, you can learn some great home security tips from online videos. Here are five of our favori...

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Everybody's aware of the importance of locking their doors and windows when leaving the house. Some leave interior lights on to give any potential burglars the sense that there are residents in the home while they're out. Other have dogs that will alert neighbors to any trespassers. These are some of the more <a href="htt...

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Have you ever considered how you can protect yourself when you travel? Will your overseas lodgings be equipped with smoke or carbon monoxide detectors? How can you avoid becoming a victim? To help maintain your personal security while on the road, you might be interested in some of the personal security devi...

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Nobody wants to be the neighbor with the alarm system that goes off all the time for no reason. Not only do false alarms disturb everyone around you, they also won&#39;t endear you to your local law enforcement officers. Knowing the most frequent causes of false alarms and how to help prevent them is important for ev...

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So you´ve invested in a home security system. That´s terrific, but are you sure that your system is working correctly? If you have never tested your system, or if it has been a while, it´s time to test your...

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