The security industry is highly competitive, from local mom and pop companies to international giants. It is a relatively easy industry to enter, but a very hard one to offer a consistently great product and service over time, especially with new technologies being released every day. It has become difficult to keep up with all the changes and wrap your head around the latest and greatest house alarm offerings. With so many to choose from and so many things to consider, how do you know which home alarm system is right for you? Our home security systems reviews cover the top contenders and bring you our findings in our regularly updated reviews…
Mountain Alarm provides security systems for businesses and homeowners throughout Utah, Idaho, and Colorado. This local company offers affordable monitoring, uses high-quality, industry-standard equipment, and has decades of experience with home security. Read our review to learn more about what the company offers…
More than six years have passed since the Nest Thermostat revolutionized energy efficiency back in 2011. Since then, Nest has released a hodgepodge of individual home automation and security solutions but has yet to fully recapture the seismic industry-shakeup potential of its flagship device. Enter: Nest Secure…
You can learn a lot with a Google search these days, but there are still a few questions a search engine can’t answer. If you need specific information about an individual (whether it is a potential roommate or potential date), you might get further with a background check. BeenVerified scours public records to collect information so you can access it in one convenient report…
A home security system home needs to protect your home from burglary, but if you’re investing in lots of equipment and monthly monitoring, you may want more.
Ackerman Security goes further by offering home automation and medical monitoring on top of normal home security features.
Guardian Protection is a regional security company that provides security to thousands of homes, mostly in the eastern half of the US. Guardian has a lot to offer in terms of high-end equipment and technology but comes up short in customer service satisfaction. We’ll uncover some of the strengths and weaknesses that Guardian Protection brings to its customers—like the best price guarantee—to help you decide whether Guardian Protection is right for you.
Rural homes and larger properties tend to offer privacy, with more than a few feet between one house and the next, but they present unique security challenges as well. If you have a long driveway that isn’t visible from the front windows, you may not know someone’s entered your property until they’re on your front porch.
We’ve found the best high-tech gifts for everyone on your shopping list. And because security is our top concern, we’ve included info about the privacy threats of each item. Find out if the tech you’re considering has a camera, microphone, location tracking, privacy settings, or the ability to record data.
Thanksgiving is a time for expressing gratitude, spending time with loved ones, and eating so much turkey and stuffing that you think you’re going to be sick. But before you stuff your face with cranberry sauce and sweet potatoes, you have to actually get to your family and friends. Around 48.7 million Americans will travel this Thanksgiving, and 89% of those travelers will drive to their destination.
Have you ever seen a sci-fi or fantasy movie and wished the cool tech in it was real? That’s probably how people felt in 1989 when Marty McFly sped across the screen on a hoverboard in Back to the Future II. Luckily, dreams can come true….(ish).
When I was a kid, a whole-house intercom system was something that only existed in my most elaborate fantasies. I dreamed of the day that I’d no longer have to scream, “Dinner’s ready!” up the stairs to my siblings, but instead simply push a button to accomplish my assigned task.
My childhood fantasies aside, whole-house intercom systems can be a great help to multiple types of households. People who have limited mobility, for example, can use voice-activated intercoms to easily communicate with a family member in another room.
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