It’s definitely a merry time of year, but the holidays can still carry some baggage – including security concerns. The good news is, your security system can help you tackle those head-on and keep them at arm’s length even after the holidays are over. Here are some things it can do for you this time of year.
From the stories kids tell each other about fabled nighttime prowlers with hooks on their hands, to the more "grown up" legends passed around by adults, urban legends about security will live on from generation to generation. An example of one adults tell each other: "You don’t need real home security cameras. You can save money and be just as safe using a decoy."
Package theft is an oddly personal property crime. And sadly, it happens during the holidays more than most other times of the year. Here are some ways your system can help stop package theft.
The holidays are officially on, and that means it’s time to talk about ways to keep your home safe from fire risks – and, the ways you can work alongside your smart home security system to accomplish that goal. Let’s talk about....
Smart home security cameras are among the best home security investments a homeowner can make. 9 times out of 10, burglars will avoid a home if they spot a security camera outside – and, they’re incredibly useful for household management.
Are you late to hop on the smart speaker train? If so, you’re in luck: These home management devices remain popular – and now, they’re even more dynamic. If your home is getting its first Alexa, Google Home or Amazon Echo for Christmas or Hanukkah this year and you’re already a smart home security system owner, you’ll be able to do even more with it than other households.
Here’s a scary Halloween tale: A homeowner knew that costumes, masks and spooky decorations were fun, but the one thing that scares burglars is the fear of getting caught.
In the past, homeowners could only wish they could know what might be going on at home when they weren’t there. Now, that’s easy to do anytime if smart video is part of the home security system.
Is there a more powerful home security device in recent memory than the video doorbell? Having a connected device at the door that is a functional doorbell, a home security camera, and a two-way communication device all in one is a big deal.
For this year’s National Fire Prevention Week, the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) wants you to "look, listen and learn" how house fires can start. Here are some house fire facts you may not be aware of: