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Our home security section encompasses all aspects of securing your home and safeguarding your belongings. We review security systems and provide home safety checklists, burglaries statistic infographics, and more to help you keep your family, loved ones, and property safe and secure.

Arlo Reviews: Among the Best DIY Security Cameras

You get ready for work and head outside to your car. You hop inside and see that someone has broken into it overnight. The new stereo system you just installed this past spring is gone, along with your GPS and iPod. This is not the best start to your day. Thankfully, you installed Arlo and have all the footage recorded so you can catch the criminal. Arlo is a lone security camera that works both... Read More »

iCamPRO Deluxe: Light Bulb Camera Review

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Thomas Edison’s got nothing on the innovators at Amaryllo. In the name of science security, Amaryllo has developed a truly wireless camera that screws into—and is powered by—your everyday light socket. Blown away? Yeah, so were we when we came across the iCamPRO Deluxe at ISC West. Seriously, nothing like it exists on the market right now. It’s the only ... Read More »

Best Security Lights for Outside Your Home

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UNC Charlotte’s Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology conducted a study of over 400 incarcerated burglars to uncover what motivates them and if there were any specific deterrents that they encountered. One of the most commonly mentioned deterrents was a lack of hiding spots available on well-lit properties. After reading this study, I’ve been looking for a decent flood light ... Read More »

Is Vivint a Good Company?

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Is Vivint a good company to choose for your home security needs? Vivint is known for its home automation features, but how does it perform in the home security realm? That’s what we’re here to discuss. We’ll review Vivint’s performance and decide whether it’s a good company for home security monitoring. Is Vivint a scam? No, Vivint is not a ... Read More »

Best Digital Door Locks: Security and Convenience

Digital locks combine security and convenience with a wide variety of styles, features, and available settings that make them a popular choice for home security. For our purposes, we define digital locks as locks that have a high-tech edge over standard electronic or keypad locks and features that make them extra convenient, secure, and, well, cool—think touchscreens, advanced auto settings, ... Read More »

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