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The Monitored Security System Difference

By Gina Post-Franco | March 30, 2020

You’re a smart, skillful homeowner. Maybe you think that’s all you need to take care of an emergency entirely on your own. But the reality is, everyone needs help – especially if the emergency is a break-in or a fire. When one of these events happens, your number one job is to get yourself and your loved ones out of the house safely. Dialing 911 on top of that is simply too much for one person. If you have a monitored home security system, there’s good news: Your system will call for help, so you don’t have to. 

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Easier Automation with Smart Scenes

Automating Your Day with Smart Scenes

By Gina Post-Franco | March 25, 2020

Have you ever wished for a button to do all your home automation tasks at the same time? If you have the Scenes feature on your home security app, you do. In fact, Scenes gives you a total of four buttons: Home, Away, Sleep and Wake Up. Each of these buttons is programmed to automate those times of day when you need your system to do multiple things at once. Here’s what each one of them does. 

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Crash and Smash Break-Ins

Protection from Crash and Smash Break-Ins

By Gina Post-Franco | March 15, 2020

If a criminal breaks into your home and smashes the security panel to keep it from working, can your system still protect you? If your home security system has crash and smash protection, it can. Let’s look at what a crash and smash break-in is, and how our special crash and smash protection can outmaneuver perpetrators who try to carry them out.

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The Image Sensor: A Great Addition to Your System

By Gina Post-Franco | February 26, 2020

As technology evolves, photo images get clearer and crisper. Now, it’s not just your smartphone that delivers those images to you; even your home security system can send them as well. It’s made possible by an image sensor, which is a device you can opt to include in your system if you would like to receive high-definition photos of your home by text or email at specific times of day.

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Water Damage

A Smart Solution for Preventing Water Damage

By Gina Post-Franco | February 13, 2020

One of the biggest threats to your home is an essential element. We all need it — but when there’s too much of it, the aftermath cam be a catastrophe. Of course, we’re talking about water.

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Making 2020 Memorable with Home Automation

By Gina Post-Franco | February 11, 2020

For many people, 2020 is a year to start enjoying the simple moments more. Of course, they still need to get all the complicated tasks done too. One of the ways we can do that is with technology, and one of the most effective technologies for this purpose is home automation.

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Finding the Best Home Security Camera Tech this Year

By Gina Post-Franco | February 5, 2020

A quality home security camera tech platform is the backbone of the camera system. It lets you control all your home security functions in the palm of your hand with a user-friendly mobile app. Even better, it can help you perform these critical functions for the security of your home and family.

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Smart Home Security Helps Streamline Household Chores and Security to Reduce Stress for the Holidays

By Gina Post-Franco | December 19, 2019

Winter and the holiday season wreak havoc on your house and increase your stress exponentially. There’s cold weather to deal with, presents to buy, and family feasts to fix. Smart home security can’t fix your holiday meal, but it can help relieve other stresses during the holidays.

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