Category: Home Security

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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Piper Home Security Review: Can A Cool Gadget Also Keep You Safe?

Piper Home Security Review: Can A Cool Gadget Also Keep You Safe?

Piper is the newest gizmo when it comes to home security. Oh wait. Let me correct myself. Piper isn’t just a home security system. Piper Security also provides home automation and video monitoring while you are away. This little device gives you a panoramic view of your home that you can see while you’re commuting to work, grabbing lunch, or having some drinks with friends, all thanks to its mobile app. So let’s dive in to take a deeper look at this fun, new contraption…

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How To Baby Proof Your Home

How To Baby Proof Your Home

It’s never too early to baby proof your home, even if your baby hasn’t cracked her first smile yet. After all, your baby will be mobile before you know it, and your home is her first playground. And, yes, your baby can and will get into (or out of) anything within her reach. Read on to learn how to baby proof your home and prevent injury to your child…

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Who Is Your Alarm Company?

Who Is Your Alarm Company?

Maybe you’ve read our security system reviews, learned all about how alarm systems work, and have now decided on a security provider. Or you’ve had one for years already and are wondering if your company is the best. We’re curious to hear not only who your alarm system provider is, but how long you’ve been with them, and whether or not you like them…

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Home Security Equipment Locations Infographic

Wondering how to create the perfectly protected home with your alarm system? Well, we’ve prepared this helpful Home Security Equipment Infographic to get you started. It provides helpful recommendations in a home as to where to place various sensors, motion detectors and security cameras to keep your home safe from intruders as well as fires and […]

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Home Security Contracts: Did You Read the Fine Print?

Home Security Contracts: Did You Read the Fine Print?

One of the first things consumers need to understand about the home security industry is that there is no such thing as a free alarm system. We are a legitimate business. We don’t “steal” our equipment. Our employees all get a salary and benefits. The alarm equipment, service personnel, installation and monitoring all cost alarm companies money. […]

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Tips for Moving: Easily Reinstall Your Alarm System

Tips for Moving: Easily Reinstall Your Alarm System

Summer is a time for home improvements and, since school is out, a busy time for moving. Thanks to wireless home alarm systems, you can easily move and reinstall your security system as a result of your renovations or relocation. I recently moved to a new city and thus needed to bring my Protect America system that I recently self-installed with me. Here are some easy to follow steps and tips on how to make the most of your move. This time, I put my husband to the test to compare his process with mine while observing and documenting his experience….

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Hidden Safes: Life Hacks For Hiding Valuables In Your Home

Hidden Safes: Life Hacks For Hiding Valuables In Your Home

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…

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CCTV (Closed Circuit Camera System) vs. Security Systems: What’s the Difference?

CCTV (Closed Circuit Camera System)  vs. Security Systems: What’s the Difference?

If you’re like me, then when you hear the term security system, you immediately picture enough security cameras to make any James Bond villain proud. But when you dig below the surface of security you’ll find that protecting your home encompasses a whole lot more than simply adding security cameras…

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