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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Despite the name similarities, home security and home automation are not the same thing. Home automation can include home security, but there’s actually much more to it than that. If you’re considering getting a home security system (or updating your current system), you’ll likely hear a lot about home automation. Whi...

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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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Investing in home protection technology can feel daunting as you discover just how many products and systems are available to help keep your home safe. Many would have you believe that you need to make a rushed decision, and install it all at once. Luckily, that’s not the case at all! In fact, you can begin implement...

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We’re finally in an era where home security isn’t just about helping keep you safe when you’re actually at home; it’s also about extending a little bit of that neat technology to help provide a boost in home security while...

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Sometimes it’s hard getting used to new technology around the home – especially when it comes to home security systems. Initially, you may have some difficulty integrating it into your everyday life, especially if you’ve chosen a smart home system as part of your protection plan. There might even be times you forget t...

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Home security can make you feel like the ruler of your castle… that is, until you forget the passcode, accidentally trip the system and your provider sends a police unit your way. A worse scenario would be to forget to arm the system and return later to a freshly robbed home. Some home security systems just don’t do t...

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Do you need a new home security solution or is the one you have working for you? This is a question many families across the country ask themselves; and it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether you need upgrades or not. On the outside, your home security may appear to be just fine. After all, all your equipment ...

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