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Making a Scene in Your Smart Home App

By Gina Post-Franco | March 12, 2019

While “making a scene” is normally frowned upon, your smart home system turns a scene into a good thing. With the home security app you use to manage your system, you can use the scenes function to control your entire network of smart home devices.

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3 Reasons Why Wireless Home Security Keypads are Better

By Gina Post-Franco | March 7, 2019

Wireless is the name of the game in all kinds of communication systems these days, and that definitely includes home security. Why are wireless home security keypads better than those that are hardwired into the home’s infrastructure? Let’s look at the three main reasons.  

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Mobile Apps: The New Way to Manage Home Security

By Gina Post-Franco | March 1, 2019

Mobile apps are the new way to manage home security, and systems with that technology are accessible to the average homeowner. Here are some reasons why your old system should be upgraded to one that can be managed by a home security mobile app.

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Mobile Apps: The New Way to Manage Home Security

By Gina Post-Franco | February 22, 2019

It’s been almost ten years since Apple first told us, “There’s an app for that.” And yet, it rings truer today than ever – and most of us are better off for it. Here are some reasons why your old system should be upgraded to one that can be managed by a home security mobile app.

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Give Your Home More Love with Home Control

By Gina Post-Franco | February 15, 2019

It’s that time of year when we give our significant others more tokens of love than normal. But Valentine’s Day weekend can be for our homes, too – after all, don’t we love them too? If you’re thinking of giving your home a gift this February, smart home technology (also known as home control) might be the perfect fit. Here’s what it offers.

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Home Security: Discovering the Essential Elements

By Gina Post-Franco | February 7, 2019

It’s no secret that choosing a security system can be overwhelming. With so many options for integrations and add-ons, how do you know what the essential elements are? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. The essential elements, among others, of a security system are…

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Why Do I Need Glass Break Monitoring for My Home?

By Gina Post-Franco | January 30, 2019

If you don’t have glass break detectors in your security system, they might be worth considering. While the motion sensors in your system may be enough to stop an intruder from following through with his plans, consider this: If he decides that breaking the glass on a door or window is his ticket to entry, then the glass break detectors will send him running even faster.

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What Ex-Cons Have To Say About Home Alarm Systems

By Gina Post-Franco | January 21, 2019

Sometimes, ex-criminals have some very good tips on preventing home burglary. It’s always interesting to find out what kind of obstacles burglars and trespassers encountered back when they were “in the game” – those things that would ultimately deter them from attempting to take their plans all the way. Fortunately, we have a few of those things here for you. Without further ado, here are the obstacles burglars hate the most.

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