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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.

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 »

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 »

Best Doorbell Cameras: Top 3 Picks For Your Home


In recent years, several manufacturers started selling futuristic doorbell cameras nationwide. These wireless doorbells with video monitoring promised a lot, but most of them were unreliable, difficult to use, and poorly received by the public and press. Now in their second generation, doorbell cameras have improved to the point of not only delivering on their original promise of allowing homeowners ... Read More »

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