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What is a Smart Lock?

Keys have been with us for a long time. The ancient Egyptians were the first to secure their doors with keyed locks. The first instance of a lost key occurring soon after. Lock technology has always evolved. However, only recently did it become smart enough to ditch keys altogether. Thanks to smart home security technology, we…
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How to Choose the Best Security System

Are you trying to pick the right security system? It can be a frustrating process, especially when you're busy with a new home, or a new arrival in the family. Don't be tempted to rush. It's more important than you may realize. Choosing the right system will set you up for years of peace of mind, with a huge…
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How Security Cameras Strengthen Home Security

A basic physical security system is comprised of various devices to protect your property. Physical devices include door locks and alarm systems.  Despite these physical security devices, security risks still exist. However, a surveillance camera fills in some of the largest gaps that exist in these systems. We’ve listed the main ways that home security…
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Avoid These 4 Surveillance Pitfalls

One serious pitfall can cause the entire security system to fail. A "pitfall" is a risk or vulnerability in your system. They typically result from sloppy workmanship or DIYers. Therefore, proper design and install are critical. Listed below are common system pitfalls to avoid. 1. LOCAtion location location Location isn't just for real estate. Security…
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