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Best Home Security in Boston, Massachusetts
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Best Home Security in Denver, Colorado
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Best Home Security in San Antonio, Texas
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Best DIY Home Security System
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We researched the best DIY home security systems, looking at the ease of installation, coverage, customer service, and business standing.
Best Wireless Home Security
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We found the best wireless home security companies by evaluating their level of coverage, reliability, customer support, and business standing.
How to Prevent False Alarms
by Michael Shannon O’Keefe
False Alarms, also known as nuisance alarms, are mistaken signals that normally occur due to user error or equipment malfunction. In the event of...
Landscape Design Frame of Mind
by Michael Shannon O’Keefe
Image: Ed Castro Landscape We all move through moods as the day transitions from morning to night. I wake up like a small child, approaching the ...
Little Big Bangs - Small Towns With Great Fourth of July Festivals
by Michael Shannon O’Keefe
(above photo: Telluride, Colorado) Americans honor the Fourth of July as a representation of our pride -- a celebration of us as former underdogs...
Should I Get a Home Security System? Are They Worth It?
by Jordan Steinberg
In the United States, there are approximately 40 million installed home security systems. Of those, roughly half are protecting residential prope...
How Effective are Home Security Systems? Do They Work?
by Jordan Steinberg
How Do Home Security Systems Work? A home security system consists of an array of interconnected devices and services that are meant to secure ho...
Understanding Home Automation Systems
by Marcela Otero
In recent years, there’s been a surge of interest and investment into what is typically called the “Internet of Things,” in which many everyday o...
The Picked Lock - Break Into Your Own Home So They Can't
by Michael Shannon O’Keefe
Anyone who has played a modern role-playing video game has toyed with the idea of buying a lock pick set. I mean, who DOESN’T want to be a member...
Burglar Alarms - Making your home a safe space
by Jordan Steinberg
Unless you’re living in a perfectly harmonious society, crime is facet of society with which we all must contend. While we do our best to avoid i...
Cellular Home Security vs. Landline - Which Is Better?
by Marcela Otero
There is no significant difference in terms of the type of equipment used for cellular home security and landline home security systems. All sens...
Understanding DIY vs. Professional Home Security
by Marcela Otero
Installing a home security system is not the same as monitoring it. Where installation consists simply of placing the different equipment element...