When it comes to fighting crime, it’s important for people in your community to help and trust one another. Building trust might take a bit of time (especially if it’s an area with high crime), but you would be surprised by how simple it can actually be. Sometimes the answer to a safe neighborhood means being the one to j...

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There are many people that sincerely believe they don’t need home security. That is, until something unfortunate happens to their home. While a home is certainly more secure after installing a security system, such awful scenarios may have been prevented had they installeda system sooner. It doesn’t matter where you l...

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No home—or emergency plan for that matter—is complete without a fully stocked emergency kit. Your emergency kit should consist of useful supplies that can aid with survival in a disastrous situation. Of course, there are some i...

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In today's modern world, home security systems can help protect your loved ones and possessions while you're away. However, outside of the home, being smart about how you protect your valuables through storage and use are essential to...

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Winter is just around the corner, which means you need to prepare your home and yards for the worst. Cold weather, ice, and snow can lead to plenty of issues—like frozen pipes and broken gutters—that you may not anticipate. Here are...

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From small apartments to mansion-style homes with ten or twenty rooms, where you dwell requires a different approach to your home protection plan. Depending on the size of your house, you might invest in different types of security systems, automatic door/window locks, motion sensors, <a href="http://www.protectyourho...

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Home automation is all about making home ownership easier. In order to pursue this goal, many home automation-monitoring companies have started working with IFTTT (If This, Then That) to help make family’s lives easier. IFTTT can help give the answers to cause-and-effect-based ...

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Home security systems aren’t just for homeowners. They can also be for landlords who rent out their property! Being a landlord means a lot of work, but the pay-off—and sense of satisfaction—can make it all worthwhile. If you’re new to the rental property scene or you’re just now considering...

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Every family's home is different from one another, as is every neighborhood. With all the different security gadgets and gizmos on the market, it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether or not the security option you've chosen is sufficiently protecting your family. Here's a helpful guide for families wanting to d...

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Until about 5 years ago, home security was a pretty static industry. Boxes, sensors, lights, and alarms were the industry standard and, while you had a few ways you could customize your solution, you were mostly stuck with a conventional system. This infographic illustrates the changes we’ve seen in the home security ind...

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