Home Security Blog

Until we create home security systems that are capable of mind-reading, even the most sophisticated system is prone to false alarms. However, it is incredibly important to educate yourself in what you can do to limit the number of false alarms your home security system generates. A system that creates too many false alarms is essentially like the boy who cried wolf; eventually, it will be hard to take your home security system seriously if it goes off from any little thing. The easiest, and arguably most important, way to prevent false alarms is to understand how your home security system works. Be sure that everyone living in your home has a good idea of how the system works. This is especially the case with your children. Children tend to be curious and exploratory; they might set off a security sensor in a way that you did not foresee. If you have a security system that sends a message to the authorities or security company when activated, be sure all your family members know the cancellation code. The last thing you… Read more

Can recall the last time you decided on just taking your car out for a spin, without a specific destination in mind? If you follow your path, you will likely notice that you passed a lot of blue octagonal signs with the letters ADT on them. This is because ever since 1874, ADT home security has been keeping over 5 million homes safe from security problems. Once installed, your home will be monitored by a 24/7 staff who has direct contact with police departments they minute the notice something unusual. Just one suspicious person lurking around can lead to at least 20 invisible eyes following his every step around the neighborhood. Even in the safest neighborhood, no one can be sure that a fire will not erupt. With ADT smoke detectors installed, the minute it goes off due to high detected amount of smoke, it will automatically send a warning to ADT headquarters who in turn will contact the closest fire department to the house. The best part about all this is that this whole process can happen even if you are… Read more

Many people believe, erroneously, that home security systems are beneficial only to people living in areas with dense populations. Although crime is more likely to occur in urban areas, rural and exurban areas have been seeing more and more crime lately as people relocate to rural areas. People living in rural areas tend to have larger amounts of undeveloped land in their property boundaries; this can greatly assist a criminal in targeting your residence. If you live on a farm, it can be difficult to keep tabs across many acres of land. You may think keeping a gun in the bedroom might be enough home security, but you'd be wrong. Be sure you have working locks on any sheds, stables, and other auxiliary buildings around your property. A thief can easily walk into a tool shed and slip out, undetected, with countless dollars' worth of expensive equipment. Install motion-sensor floodlights by the entrance to these places. Remember, darkness is a criminal's best friend. Some security systems will allow you to put sensors on farm buildings that will sound an alarm inside… Read more

We should accept the fact that our economy is decline. People have decided to end their unemployment by stealing what they do not have and people with jobs have dealt with so many wage cuts that they no longer can afford a professional home security system. With the two situations colliding, who is to say we even live in a safe world anymore? Fortunately, not all security systems require professional installation that charge you over the top for their services and labor. There is a website that exclusively sells at home security products that you can easily install yourself. The Home Security Store can provide you with everything you need to keep your house safe from all intruders. A large budget can get you a whole surveillance system and a small budget can get you some alarms and a camera. If you think it will help protect your house, you can find it at the Home Security Store. Since they specialize in only home security products, it’s hard to stump them on a product. If the professional has it, the website… Read more

Looking for a home is much more difficult than some people make it out to be. Not only are you looking at price and how worn out the previous owner had left the house, but you are also looking at all the things that surround the house. Sometimes we do this subconsciously, but hardly anyone ever take the time out of their life to do some research on the neighborhood for the house they are going to buy. Most people just sign the check and moved in the next day. Horror movies always tell us we should never buy a house that we do not know the history of, yet they never told us we should be careful of the neighborhood where the house is. For that reason, I have decided to give some suggestions for home buyers when it comes to searching for a new home. Look at the history of the neighborhood; this means look at all the homicides reported, the robbery, the hit and runs, etc. The best way for you to get a hold of this information is if… Read more