Category: Home Security

Our Most Frequently Asked Home Security Camera Questions

Our Most Frequently Asked Home Security Camera Questions

We get a lot of questions about security cameras. Our readers want to know what certain features entail, what type of camera fits their needs, and more. Don’t feel overwhelmed by the different models and functions. We’re here to help you. Our frequently asked questions can help answer some questions for you and hopefully keep intruders away. And if you need help choosing which camera is right for you, check out our list of the best home security cameras…

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D-Link Home Security Cameras Review

D-Link Home Security Cameras Review

D-Link makes some good-looking technology. Better known for its routers, this networking equipment manufacturer also makes a fairly extensive line of sleek, modern-looking home security cameras. While we techies always get excited about good visual design, it can never trump functionality, so we dug in and extensively researched D-Link’s home security camera collection to find out whether or not the cameras really perform…

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Outsmart the Burglar: How to Defeat Alarm Systems

Outsmart the Burglar: How to Defeat Alarm Systems

If you take your home protection seriously, then you know it’s not enough to just install a home security system and forget about it. As technology improves, so to do techniques used by thieves to disrupt home security systems and find ways to break in to your home. Learn what you can do to outsmart the burglar and keep your home safe…

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Home Accident Statistics: Is Your Home as Safe as You Think?

Home Accident Statistics: Is Your Home as Safe as You Think?

Did you know that more than 18,000 Americans die every year from injuries that take place in the home? This makes it the second most common location for such fatalities. Why are home injuries so prevalent? Most Americans are unaware that they are able to prevent such accidents. From minor burns to poisoning, electrical shocks to suffocations. Unintentional injuries, no mater the magnitude, are never fun and sadly result in an average of 21 million medical visits each year – that adds up to be about $220 billion in medical costs! What causes these problems and how can we prevent them? Read more on some common triggers, home injury statistics, and easy to apply home safety tips…

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2GIG Review: The Future of Home Security?

2GIG Review: The Future of Home Security?

Unless you’re a home security expert, you’ve likely never heard of 2GIG – a next-gen, wireless home security and automation system that could be a game changer in the way home security systems operate in the future. As its website suggests, “Make any home a smart home;” Linear’s 2GIG Technology system is best described as a smart phone for your residence. The products are available through select home security system providers, or you can go the DIY route. However, does 2GIG home security and automation live up to its hype? Read our 2GIG review to see if this could be the best home security product for your home…

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Home Security Basics: Sensors and Monitoring

Home Security Basics: Sensors and Monitoring

When it comes to home security basics, two of the most important components you should know are sensors and monitoring. In this article we’ll dive into what you need to know about Interactive security monitoring systems what to look for, how to setup, the various components and a brief summary.

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Security System Scams: What To Look For

Security System Scams: What To Look For

Security systems are complicated networks of switches and triggers that can be more confusing than anyone might expect. Sometimes, it’s hard to tell the difference between a quality system and one that should never be relied on to protect your home and family. Enter the security system salesman. Here are some things to look for to avoid falling for any security system scams…

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Koorsen Security Review: Is Your State Covered?

Koorsen Security Review: Is Your State Covered?

Koorsen Fire & Security is an expanding company. Starting out small in 1946, Koorsen was a fire extinguisher company that refilled empty extinguishers. Today, they have expanded into various emergency systems including: fire alarm, home security, medical alert and more. We will discuss Koorsen’s home security service in this Koorsen review…

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GuardMe Security Reviews: Too Good To Be True?

GuardMe Security Reviews: Too Good To Be True?

GuardMe Security offers burglar alarms, cameras, fire alarms and home automation to secure your home. They cover 25 of the 50 states but very little has been written about them online. You have to contact them directly for packages and pricing information, which is frustrating. However, when you look at their customer reviews you can see that more than 90% of them are positive. If GuardMe Security covers your area, they may be a viable option…

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Devcon Security Review: Florida Based ADT Dealer

Devcon Security Review: Florida Based ADT Dealer

Go ahead, Google Devcon Security reviews and see what you get. We dare ya! A simple search will show you results including many complaints from customers about improper installations, poor customer service, and more. Lucky for you, most of these are from when the company was selling its own home security equipment and today they have changed their business model to be an ADT dealer instead. So far, it seems to be a better path for them…

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