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Qualifying Credit Score for Purchase of a Home Security System

In talks with sales agents as a homeowner scouts around for a home security system, their initial spiel would typically cover a brief company background then a more lengthy explanation of features and packages. Noticeably, at the start, they are practically silent on the topic of qualifying credit score, seeming to bring everybody in first […]

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Home Security Systems: What You Need To Know About Garage Door Sensors

When homeowners purchase home security systems, it makes sense that they prioritize securing the perimeter doors and windows with sensors as these are proven preferred entry points for burglars. Not to be overlooked, though, is the garage which is the largest, most conspicuous entrance to the interior of many homes. The garage becomes particularly vulnerable […]

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The Best Spots to Mount an Alarm Keypad

A home alarm system is a great way to thwart a break-in. Studies and reliable statistics prove that a home fitted with an alarm system is far less likely to be the target of a burglar. The heart of a home security system is the control pad, it is the component of the system that […]

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Home Security System: What You Need To Know About Glass Break Sensors

How do glass break sensors augment overall home security? Door and window sensors get activated only if the door or window is opened. However, if someone attempts to break into a home by breaking or shattering a glass door or window, the contact sensors will not detect this. The burglar can gain entry into the […]

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Wireless vs. Cellular Systems

Home security system companies now offer wireless/cellular packages. Many homeowners are asking though, “What is the difference between wireless and cellular? Aren’t they the same?” The answer: Yes, wireless and cellular are the same in the sense that both do not use a physical connection by wire and instead rely on radio signals to work. […]

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Home Security Hot Topic Update: Is The White House Really Secure?

(www.nydailynews.com) Since we posted the article Home Security Hot Topic: IS THE WHITE HOUSE REALLY SECURE, there have been recentbreaches in White House and U.S. Capitol security. (www.nbcnews.com) 11 April 2015 A man shoots himself to death at the west front of the Capitol building, triggering a precautionary lockdown. 12 April. In broad, daylight, an […]

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Home Security Systems : Are Your Kids Home Alone?

‘Latchkey kids’ and ‘home alone’ are references made to kids, aged 12 and up, who are left unsupervised inside the home because their parents are away, possibly at work or on an errand. There are different ways of keeping children safe at homewhile they are left to themselves: –              Stay connected to them by phone […]

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Home Security Systems: What You Need To Know About Freeze Sensors

Freeze sensors are small devices which detect low temperature conditions in the home and provide early warning of this. These are ideal for homes situated in cold climate regions where temperatures could drop to below freezing point at certain periods of the year. (www.protectamerica.com) The primary purpose of freeze sensors is preventative. Freezing temperatures make […]

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Electric Fencing – A Future Trend In Home Security?

An electric fence is a barrier that uses electric shocks to deter animals or people from crossing a boundary (wikipedia.org). It is called by several names – invisible fence, intelligent fence, electric guard dog. Depending on the voltage, getting shocked by an electric fence can cause discomfort or death.   There are regulations and zoning laws […]

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Home Security Systems News : Frontpoint’s New Product Introduction and Pricing Announcement

To ensure ability to provide a home monitoring platform with the flexibility and ability to meet the evolving needs of homeowners, Frontpoint has announced the addition of the Touch-Screen Control Panel to their product lineup and a pricing change in their Interactive Monitoring Plan. [URIS id=75687] Touch-Screen Control Panel Committed to providing the best possible […]

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