Archive for Home Security

Start Preventing Security System False Alarms

Sep 03, 2012 No Comments

There’s nothing more nerve-fraying for a homeowner than having their home security system go off, only to find out that it’s a false alarm. It’s estimated that nationwide 10 to 25 percent of all calls to the police are the result of false alarms. But there are some things you can do to protect against […]

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Feeling Secure about Medical Emergencies

Aug 16, 2012 No Comments

Of all the attractive extra features that today’s home security systems offer, perhaps the most reassuring are medical alarms and medical monitoring. In many cases, these systems feature both a button on the main alarm keypad that is connected to either a monitoring station that calls 911, or directly to local emergency responders, as well […]

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How to Easily Select the Best Home Security Company

Aug 02, 2012 No Comments

It’s one thing to have a home security system and quite another to have a quality home security system. The police know this. That’s why in many cities and towns, fines are levied if a homeowner has an excessive number of false alarms. So how can you avoid getting on the bad side of the […]

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How the Savvy Homeowner Can Prevent Break-Ins

Jul 02, 2012 No Comments

Although installing a home security system and advertising that fact goes a long way toward keeping your dwelling safe, there are certain additional things that homeowners can do to protect against theft. Here are some suggestions made by security experts on how to make your home less appealing to the burglars who may be casing […]

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Getting Wired or Wireless: The Home Security Choice

Jun 18, 2012 No Comments

Homeowners shopping for security systems now have two basic options—a traditional wired system, or the more recently developed wireless approach. Which one is best for your home depends on your individual situation and preferences. Here are some factors to consider: Cost. Wired systems generally cost less than their more technologically sophisticated wireless counterparts, unless you […]

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Five Home Security Innovations You Shouldn’t Be Without

Jun 01, 2012 No Comments

With advances in security system technology coming at a breakneck pace, home crime detection and deterrence is entering a new era. Here are some key features that homeowners who want to protect their family and assets to the max should be sure to investigate: – Self-monitoring capability. Remember how you had to worry if your […]

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