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If you're considering a wireless home alarm system, Frontpoint is a great option. Frontpoint is one of the leading wireless home security system providers in the nation. Let's take a look at Frontpoint's equipment and service and see how they stack up against other home security options
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If you don’t hold band practice at your house, you might think, “How loud could I possibly be?” But there are a lot of small household chores and activities we do that make a lot of noise, and that noise gives burglars the perfect opportunity to smash a window or jimmy open a door without you hearing them. Here are some loud household activities that make it hard to hear a break-in. In the kitchen Running a blender Ice dispenser Garbage disposal Convection fan Coffee grinder Juicer Living room Vacuum cleaning Piano playing Chopping fire wood Drum practice Outside Running the hot tub jets Using a chain saw to do wood work or chop down a tree Mowing the lawn Playing music Splashing in the pool Playing with your dogs/getting them to bark  In the bathroom Running a bath Taking a shower Jets in the bathtub Using a blow dryer In the bedroom Blowing up a mattress Running a white noise machine A loud ceiling fan Playing music  As you’ve probably realized, there are plenty of times you make so… Read more

Is your garage your home away from home? Are you constantly working on projects back there, restoring antiques, building furniture, fixing up vintage bikes, or even working on classic cars? If you can’t afford a studio, and you have street parking for your cars, your garage can be the perfect place to work on your crafts. That being said, a garage is structurally far less sound than your main home. The door is basically a wall that doesn’t connect to the ground. And the items you’re working on out there, plus the tools you are using, are probably quite valuable. Here is how a home security system can help you protect your little home away from home. Get notifications if the garage opens There are people who can, of course, go in and out of your garage like your spouse, some of your family, or even workers in your home who need something stored there. For that reason, keeping it pad locked at all hours isn’t necessarily practical. What you can do is receive a notification to your phone anytime… Read more

Craigslist and eBay can be great, low-effort ways to make extra income. Instead of bringing things to a consignment store or a third party, you can get money directly from your buyer. However, when you skip the fees that come with using a third party seller, you also give up on some of the security. Here are some ways to protect yourself if you sell a lot on eBay or Craigslist. Do not list your contact information on your ad Do not list your address or phone number on your ad. Don’t even list your personal email address because people can deduce a lot more information on you based on that. Craigslist and eBay have their own messaging services, so your communication with potential buyers can be protected as long as you’d like. When you feel comfortable, you can move the conversation with the buyer to the phone or your personal email address. If you can, meet away from your home If you can easily transport the item you’re selling, meet the buyer at a nearby coffee shop or public… Read more

Having neighbors you share a fence with can be a blessing and a curse. They can hear if there’s a security threat on your property and call the police for you. But sometimes they are that security threat. Here are some things you surveillance camera can catch if you share a fence with a neighbor. Fire hazards You take precautions not to put a barbecue too close to the flammable fence, but can you be so sure your neighbor is taking the same precautions? And a fire that breaks out on your neighbor’s property quickly becomes a fire on your property. If your neighbor regularly has parties or barbecues, check your surveillance to make sure people aren’t putting out cigarettes under the fence, or even worse flicking cigarettes over the fence onto your yard. If they use a barbecue, they should be using some sort of barrier to make sure sparks don’t make it over the fence onto your property. Loud renovations There’s nothing worse than being woken from a peaceful sleep to the sounds of hammering and drilling…at 6:45… Read more

Do you own a clothing store or retail space? It doesn’t seem like there would be much at risk—clothes aren’t exactly Mercedes or diamonds. And while it’s true that clothing stores might not be major targets for burglars, they can be places where the employees try to get away with a lot. Here are some things a security system surveillance camera can catch at your retail store. Commission sabotage Do you notice one employee seems to be making all of the commission sales? But you know your other employees are incredibly hard working and personable. You’re not sure how this could be happening. Sometimes employees sabotage one another’s commission sales. The employee who essentially makes the sale by spending time with the customer and showing him items isn’t always the employee who ends up cashing that customer out. The employee working the cash register might be marking himself as the one who made the sale. The cheated employee knows it’s petty to come to you and tell on his coworker, and he knows it’s almost impossible to prove who actually… Read more