Category: Home Security

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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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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LifeShield Coupon Codes: Save Your Cash!

LifeShield Coupon Codes: Save Your Cash!

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!…

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suretyCAM Review: Keeping Ohio Secure?

suretyCAM Review: Keeping Ohio Secure?

SuretyCAM is still a relatively small home security company. Their security and automation packages are only available in central Ohio. SuretyCam’s DIY solutions, called suretyDIY, are available in the entire U.S., except for Florida. A quick Google search for suretyCAM reviews will reveal that this company is known for its customer service. They backed this reputation up and did a great job of answering my mystery shopping questions on 5 different phone calls I made to them. From what I’ve learned, they try to understand your needs so that you get the system you want. However, it’s difficult to find information on this company. There is practically zero information out there about suretyCAM and suretyDIY unless it’s from the company itself. Also, the information below is both about suretyCAM and suretyDIY combined giving the confusing nature of their website (interlinking both services). We try our best to sift through this surety mess for you!…

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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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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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