3 Reasons Besides Burglary To Install Home Security


You've probably seen an ad or two on TV for a home security system, but if your neighborhood is pretty safe, you might not think you need protection from break-ins. But did you know that today's home security systems are capable of so much more besides keeping burglars out? Here are three reasons why you might want to install a brand new home security system today. Help With Carbon Monoxide and Fire

23 January 2019

Elderly People Should Have Burglar Alarms In Their Homes


Everyone should have a burglar alarm installed in their home. However, there are even more reasons why an elderly person should have a burglar alarm installed in their home, especially if they spend a good amount of time alone in the home. Here are some of the major reasons why a person who is of an advanced age should make sure that their home is protected by a burglar alarm:

6 September 2018

Customizing Security Systems With Your Own Technology


As computers continue to get faster, smaller, cheaper, and often easier to use, it's easier to link everything together for a more customized approach. If you like to take a fine-tuned level of control to your computers, you can treat many of your surveillance and alarm systems like an extension of your computer -- with a few security precautions, of course. Here are a few tech customization options for security systems that any home or business can apply to their property with a moderate level of tech knowledge or research.

6 February 2018

Do's and Don'ts for Your New Home's Security


When you move in a new home, you want to make sure you are going to be safe and secure in that home. Any home can fall victim to criminals, so securing your home should be a top priority. This article will go over some do's and don'ts of home security to help you get all set up in your new place. Don'ts Don't leave your blinds wide open for people to peek in while you are in the process of moving in and still staying at your other home.

24 February 2017

Expecting A New Baby? Four Home Security Upgrades To Consider


Expecting a new baby is an exciting time in your life, but it's also a time to consider upgrading your home security setup. You'll want to make a few key changes to your home to ensure your baby and your home is safe from potential danger. Here are just a few things to consider before your baby arrives. Install New Smoke Detectors Your current smoke detectors probably work to let you know when there is a potential problem in the home, but it may not have some of the features newer models have.

21 October 2016

Afraid Your Century Old House Is A Fire Hazard? What To Do


If you have purchased a home that is decades old and outdated and there has never been fire detectors or smoke alarms throughout the space, you want to hire in the professionals. If you are spending a lot of money to improve the home and restore it, you want to make sure that you protect your investment. You want to have all the wiring changed and updated throughout the home to be sure there are no safety hazards that could put you or the home in jeopardy.

14 April 2016

3 Ways Home Security Systems Do More Than Just Keep Intruders Out


You might be reluctant to invest in a decent home security system since it is a hefty investment. Yet, you could be risking a lot more than just money by not doing so. Indeed, home security systems provide around the clock protection to your home and your family, and for a little bit of money you'll be rewarded with great peace of mind. So, what exactly can a home security system do besides detect intruders?

26 August 2015

3 Reasons Why You Need To Take The Time To Inspect Your Fire Alarm


Fire alarms are meant to serve as a means of keeping you, your property and the people around you safe. They are working around-the-clock to make sure that if something does erupt you are the first one to know about it. By taking the time to make sure your unit is in proper working order, you can save yourself a lot of time, stress and hassle. Oftentimes, people don't take the time to do this.

24 June 2015

3 Money-Saving Advantages To Having A Home Security System


Many homeowners wonder if they should get a security system for their home. Although initially it might seem like a big expense, it is far worth the money in the long run. Here are three advantages you need to know about having a home security system. 1. You Can Get A Discount On Your Home Insurance Many insurance companies recognize that a home security system helps improve the safety of everyone in the house.

15 June 2015

A History Of The Fire Hose


The most used item in fighting fires is the firehose. Many people incorrectly assume that fire hoses are all the same, but that just isn't true. There are many different types and styles that are used for different purposes or kinds of fires. To understand the different styles, you must first understand where the fire hose started and how far it has come in the last century. Humble Beginnings While it is believed that the first types of fire hoses were made of ox gut in ancient Greece, the credit for first fire hose goes to Nicholas and Jan van der Heiden in 1672.

23 May 2015