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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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Even in the world of full home automation, it still feels nice when, as a homeowner, there's a sense of autonomy associated with security and protecting your most valuable assets. How you go about retrieving that control will depend on a few factors such as what home security provider you have and the size of your family. Eric has stepped in to offer more tips on how to get the most control out of your alarm system so that you're never out of the loop. Read more

Not only do sirens send alerts to your security provider to help dispatch the necessary public safety officials to your home, they also notify anyone within earshot that something’s not right. So, when your neighbors see something amiss, an effective alarm system may incite them to inform local law enforcement as to your assailant’s description or whereabouts. However, sometimes burglars are quick enough to get away after an alarm sounds. While they might not have enough time to carry away your brand new TV, they could grab some expensive jewelry or something else valuable. So, as you can see, there are pros and cons to each side. Eric wants to delve deeper into this debate and offer more plus/minuses for you to consider. Enjoy! Read more

When purchasing a home security system, you might ask yourself, “Why pay for 24/7 monitoring? I’m home most of the day. I can call the police myself if something should happen.” But even if you are home most of the day, there are plenty of instances in which you might not be aware an alarm has gone off, or might not be able to contact the authorities yourself. Here are just some of the many benefits of having 24/7 monitoring through your security provider. Passerbyers might ignore it Unfortunately false alarms are common—so common that your neighbors or people passing by might ignore it if they hear your alarm go off. Particularly if they see your car is in the driveway, they see your lights on and they hear no screams, your neighbors might assume it was a false alarm. Meanwhile you could be injured, or have your mouth covered. Your 24/7 monitoring team will never ignore your alarm, and will always contact you and send the police if they cannot verify that you are okay. The police are not… Read more

Just like when you’re picking out a car, you would consider your lifestyle, your needs and your own habits to find the right match. When picking out a security system, you need to consider all of those factors, as well. Deciding if a hardwired or wireless security system is best is a much-debated issue. Hardwired, based on the name alone, implies stability. However, some believe anything that involves wires and cables is outdated. Many people don’t even have landlines anymore, and wireless sounds the most modern. Here are some things to consider when choosing your security system. How the systems work Wireless systems connect the sensors throughout your house to the control panel using radio frequency technology, and that panel connects to the outside world the same way. A wired system connects the sensors to the control panel via a series of wires that are hidden inside the walls and ceilings. Those wires then communicate to the outside world via your telephone line. How they’re installed Installing a wireless system will require little to no physical modifications to your home.… Read more

You’ve seen that security systems come with something called “Smash & Crash” protection. Maybe you’ve considered getting a system that doesn’t come with this protection because it’s less expensive, and you don’t totally understand the benefit of purchasing Smash & Crash. But Smash & Crash protection is the only thing standing in the way of your burglar rendering your security system useless. We’ll explain. So your home is protected by a security system, and when that system is on, alarms go off when windows or doors are open. But you still need to get inside your house, right? That’s why your system has designated entryways (you know these as doors) that a person can come through, without setting off the alarm. When you or anyone comes through a designated entryway, your system begins a countdown (usually from anywhere between 60 and 30 seconds) during which time somebody must punch a code into the system, and disable the alarm. That small second window allows you to go in and out of your house without the police being called, but it also… Read more