Proper use of your house alarm systems will result in burglary prevention and smoke, fire and carbon monoxide detection. For the best home security alarm equipment that will help you achieve personal and child safety for your family, you may want to consider the following: Burglary Prev...

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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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The wireless keychain remote is one of the handiest features of today's monitored home security systems. It looks very much like the key fobs you use to lock and unlock your car, and it allows you to make the most of your home's security system. Most home security systems come with one wireless keychain remote, but you c...

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According to data from the 2010 U.S. Census, 27% of Americans live alone.* All the typical security measures that go into a comprehensive home security plan apply to people living alone, of course. Everyone should have high-quality locks on doors and windows and practice good security habits like always locking up and mak...

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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 home of the future is going to be a very interesting building. As technology advances and new ideas are implemented, your home is going to become “smart.” Everything about it will become easier to control, easier to use and networked to make it simpler to maintain and to catch problems early. And that will includ...

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Home security systems are becoming more technologically advanced, and today’s systems can be customized to meet the particular needs of the homeowners. Retirees are living on their own for much longer these days, and home security systems can help them enjoy their independence to the fullest. There are several add-ons av...

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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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