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      Many view alarm systems as a niche add-on to their homes that while tempting, must be too much of a pain to install. Many also feel as though they need to install a hardwired system due to complaints of past wireless technology being unreliable and devices lacking the battery life for it to be a convenient enough option...
      For years security cameras have been thought of as a staple in only businesses and other commercial buildings, when in fact nowadays they are easier and cheaper than ever to set up in a residential setting. Perhaps you need to cover your house’s interior or exterior for security reasons, or perhaps not for security at a...
When most of us think about the phrase,” Home Security” we often first think of a Hi-tech security system. Or a system of surveillance cameras. While both of these are great options we aren’t all in the position to do that at this time. The good news is there are many things we can do around our home to improve security witho...
Today we’ll be speaking on the Qolsys IQ2 Panel Plus wireless touchscreen alarm systems from Quality of Life Systems (Qolsys). The IQ2 Panel 2+ is a self-contained wireless alarm system that is feature packed and comes loaded right out of the box. At first glance it looks quite expensive but when you consider all the module a...
If you have a Control 4 home automation system integrated with your DSC Neo alarm system and wish to have professional alarm monitoring service, be aware that providers with no experience with these systems may unknowingly break your home automation setup after activation if using a TL280LE to report to the monitoring center....
Today we’re going to be discussing Alula - Another DIY friendly option for remote control and self-monitoring with your alarm system. Alula was formerly known as IPDatatel and recently joined forces with Resolution Products who was another leader in security technology. The self-monitoring devices Alula offers are either dual...
Security systems can be an interesting topic. One popular point for debate is not only which is better, hardwired or wireless, but also which security brand is the best. The PowerSeries Neo from DSC may just be the answer to both of these questions. Hardwired systems have historically been viewed as more stable and secure. Bu...
Total Connect 2.0 from Honeywell Security, recently renamed Resideo is a remote services package for Honeywell alarm systems and security cameras. The Total Connect service allows an additional level of peace of mind for a home or business owner as they can receive their own notifications of alarms and events. They are also a...
Photo courtesy of TheDigitalWay via Pixabay Home should be where you can relax after a long and tiring day, where you can let everything go and feel comfortable. It’s where you should be able to rest and enjoy some peace and quiet. But would you still be able to relax knowing that you are not 100% safe at home? Would you stil...
Thinking of setting up your own home security system? We bet that you’re having a hard time choosing between using a cellular and IP monitoring system. We can’t blame you. It’s like choosing between day and night. Here’s a rundown on each monitoring option to help you finally decide which you should get for your house. But be...
Is home maintenance in your new year checklist? With the rising high rate of home burglary across the country, it is imperative that you keep your home security system updated. You can replace your existing alarm system or change outdated equipment. Either way, you must ensure that your family and valued properties are protec...
According to the FBI, there has been a 19% decline in property crime such as burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft in the last few years. Sadly, the overall stats show that there are still around 325,000 homes broken into. It’s a scary thought that, even with the advancement of home security, burglars and thieves relentl...