Owning your own small store is a wonderful way to be your own boss and earn a living while also being a true member of your local community. One thing that can diminish the enjoyment you get from owning your store is worrying that it will be broken into or vandalized. Even with good insurance, this type of crime is disruptive to business as well as violating. Luckily, there are things you can do to help ensure your small shop is kept safe and secure, even when you're away.
23 October 2018
If you have not thought about bringing smart home automation to your home, it may be something for you to consider. Along with making your day-to-day life easier, it can also help you during the holiday season. These are a few ways that smart home automation can make your holiday season that much better. Let Guests In and Out If you are like many people, you might have a lot more company over the holiday season than you do any other time of year.
23 February 2018
Making sure your family is safe when you leave the house for the day is important, even if you are just going to be at work for a few hours, and locking the front door is not always enough. With a security system in your home, you can feel better about leaving the house every day knowing that someone is monitoring or watching over things while you are gone. These days, security systems are capable of monitoring the entire house and alerting help for just about any emergency that might arise in your home.
2 March 2017
If you're planning to have a security system installed to protect your home, it's worthwhile to think about upgrading the system's package to include the installation of several security cameras. Many people think of home security cameras as serving as a break-in deterrent when mounted outside the residence; while this is certainly true, you can also have some cameras installed inside your home. Although your chief priority might be to capture footage of any suspects in the event of a break-in, the presence of these cameras can be valuable for other reasons, too.
4 November 2016
If you are like most people, your home is your biggest investment. The actual house may be your greatest asset, but when you factor in all of the personal property in the house, it is obvious that your home should be protected at all costs. Homeowners should do everything that they can to increase the security at their house. Here are some things you can do to improve your home security.
2 August 2016
If you are worried that your home may not be safe enough to keep burglars out then you want to take action as soon as possible. Make the necessary changes around your yard and the house to make it as difficult as possible for someone to gain entry without your permission or knowledge. It can be hard to know where to start if you are unfamiliar with home security topics, so this article will help you to make your home more secure.
19 January 2016
If you're installing a fire alarm system or adding more smoke detectors to an existing one, watch where you put the detectors or sensors and ensure your home or office has more-than-adequate ventilation. E-cigarettes can set off fire alarms, and you want to be sure that if you have anyone vaping in the building that they don't accidentally set off the alarms. The resulting noise can be not only annoying but also costly, because if the fire department has to respond, it might consider the call a false alarm and fine you.
21 October 2015
The idea of an intruder breaking into your house is scary for any homeowner. Unfortunately, burglaries can happen in the nicest neighborhoods. Although you can't prevent someone from attempting to break in your house, you can take steps to protect your belongings and family members. Here are five ways to protect your home from burglaries: Get Motion Sensors A good way to keep intruders away from your house is to install motion sensors.
1 October 2015
Adding security cameras to your home or business can be an excellent upgrade to make, but these security systems are far more complicated than most people realize. Making the mistake of believing myths about security cameras can cause you to make poor decisions about this upgrade. Luckily, you can help reduce the chances of this happening by having a solid understanding about the following two commonly believed security camera myths.
17 September 2015
A security system may be one important feature to add to your home, but a high-quality video surveillance system can add an even more valuable layer of home protection. Even though video surveillance provides valuable features, such as 24/7 monitoring and visitor identification before you allow someone access, way too many homeowners make mistakes with their video surveillance systems. Here are a few of the biggest mistakes homeowners tend to make when it comes to residential video surveillance and what you need to know to make sure you do not follow the same path.
16 September 2015