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Home Security and Spring Cleaning Guide: How to Prep for Safer, Warmer Months

Depending on the weather in California, you may find yourself in flip-flops one day and furry boots the next. But there is no denying that warm, glowing orb that’s suddenly making more frequent appearances: Sun’s out. Spring is coming! During COVID-19, many of us became legitimate cleaning and disinfecting ninjas — so a little spring […]

3G Shutdown – What It Means And How Your Home Security System May Be Affected

You may be aware that cellular carriers have announced they intend to fully “sunset” 3G technologies by 2022. 3G is short for “third-generation wireless technology,” which carriers are phasing out in favor of faster and more advanced technology like the 4G (LTE) and 5G networks. Many security systems rely on local cellular carriers to communicate […]

Your Guide To Cellular Alarm Monitoring

Have you ever wondered what really makes your security system tick? It all has to do with cellular alarm monitoring! This technology helps ensure your devices and security system stay connected to our central monitoring stations. With cellular alarm monitoring, the help you need is always nearby in the event of an emergency. Learn more […]

How Safe is Your Garage?

When going through a home security checklist, many neglect their garages. However, your garage can become a very unsafe place—quickly. Want to know the best ways to keep your garage safe and secure? Consider the garage safety tips below to clean, organize, and monitor potential hazards within your garage. Organize and Declutter For our first […]

Ways to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

The internet is a great place to hang out. Not only can all sorts of information be found there (some correct, some not so much) but it’s also a great way to stay in touch with friends and family. Sadly, the internet is also a dangerous place to hang out – particularly for children. Cyberstalkers, […]

Is Carbon Monoxide Monitoring Right for Your Home?

According to a study conducted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NBCI), the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention reported over 15,000 carbon monoxide-related emergency department visits. While it is certainly a good idea to have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home, their presence alone is not enough. Without service […]