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Fortress Security System Review: DIY Home Alarms

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Sky's the limit when it come to Fortress Security who sells its security systems on their online store. You can purchase a basic system and expand from there or you can buy a more evolved system to customize from there. All of the systems offered are DIY so there are no installation fees. The monitoring is also DIY so you are in charge of contacting authorities if an alarm is triggered - there is no central monitoring station option. Read on for our Fortress home security system review... Read More »

LifeShield Coupon Codes: Save Your Cash!

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We do our best to find you the highest currently available discount on a LifeShield home security system. We keep this page as up to date as possible with current coupon codes. We keep expired promotions on this page as well and cross them out when they expire so that you can look at previous ones and have a bit of an idea as to what type of promos LifeShield has offered in the past. Sometimes, companies will honor past codes, it's worth asking!... Read More »

Vector Home Security Review: Read Before You Buy!

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Vector Security has been around for more than 40 years. In that time, customer complaints (mostly about equipment quality) have been a common occurrence. In addition, Vector Security sells its products through local dealers which makes it difficult to determine pricing. However, don't write them off just yet. Vector Security has a number of customizable services available to make your home as secure as you wish - the question to ask is whether they are reputable in your town and how much will it cost... Read More »

Security Companies in Detroit: Staying Safe in the Motor City

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Detroit is the largest city on the U.S.-Canada border and the most populous city in Michigan with a population of 707,096. It is known as the world's automotive industry center, garnering it the nickname "Motor City." Also known for its unique style music, both the city and the music genre are referred to as "Motown." But Detroit is also the most dangerous city in America, a problem exacerbated by the recent economic downturn, so residents may wish to consider a security system... Read More »

Interview with LiveWatch (SafeMart) Security CEO R. Brad Morehead

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SafeMart is part of the LiveWatch Security Company and offers a professionally monitored wireless security system that allows an easy, plug and protectTM installation process in addition to one of the best values in complete home security. You may also see the name LiveWatch Security in association with SafeMart but note that these are the same company. Visit the SafeMart Security website. We interviewed Mr. R. Brad Morehead in April 2014 to find out how he leads the LiveWatch Security team (the company was formerly known as SafeMart Security) and what he sees is shaping the future of home security. Find out what he had to say about LiveWatch Security and home security trends to watch... Read More »

Link Home Security: Costco Savings are Alarming

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Did you know that the second largest retailer in America, Costco, offers a monitored home security solution? That solution is Link Home Security and Costco didn't just start an alarm company from scratch. In fact, the company has been in the regional security business for more than 60 years as Mountain Alarm! Four years ago the company transitioned to a nationally available service under the brand name Link Home Security. They have stayed under the radar for a long time, but with the new Costco relationship you can expect to hear a lot more about them soon... Read More »

Hidden Safes: Life Hacks For Hiding Valuables In Your Home

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I remember as a kid hiding my money in random places around my room. I'd stash it in my sock drawer, jewelry box, under my bed, you name it. I think the thrill of finding a dollar here or there was exciting to me because I felt rich when I would come across the couple of dollars hidden in my sock drawer a few months later. I also was proud of myself because I hadn't spent it! I was one of those kids who liked toys and when I got money from the tooth fairy or for my birthday I was going straight to the store to get the newest Barbie. Looking back I realize these are some of the worst possible secret hiding compartments (if you can even call them that) I could think of, but I was only like ten years old. So I get a freebie right? Now that I'm more educated on hiding places in houses I've got some tips to share with you. Here are some good hiding places for your stuff... Read More »

Home Security Systems Cincinnati: Are You Safe in this Unsafe City?

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Cincinnati has a history of helping people and proactively creating new services to make them feel safer. In fact, the first ambulance service was created right here in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1865. The first professional fire department also started up in Cincinnati. It seems like people truly want to help others out, and it's apparent why. When you look at the crime statistics for Cincinnati you see how big of a problem it is and why there was a need for an ambulance system and fire department in the first place. Maybe more than just a little. Cincinnati is safer than only 2% of U.S. cities. Your reasons for installing a home security system will only be increasing as you read this article... Read More »