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How Professionally Monitored Doorbell Cameras Improve Home Security

Installing a home security system is the first step to ensuring you’re doing everything you can to protect your home or business. But there are also ways to customize your system with SmartHome upgrades to design the perfect setup that suits your needs. Adding a smart doorbell camera is a simple and affordable way to […]

Video Surveillance Security Tips For Businesses

Video surveillance is a vital and effective security solution that protects all business types. It acts as a crime deterrent and can help identify suspects in the event of a criminal incident. To ensure your business video surveillance system is operating at peak performance, we have compiled a list of five fundamental video surveillance tips: […]

How Does A Motion Sensor Work: Best Placement Practices

Outside of the physical structures of your home, motion sensors are often the first line of defense for your security system. But how does a motion sensor work? Basically, motion sensors trigger alarms and direct the home security feed to wherever the alarm was triggered. This is usually based on motion or intrusion (hence the […]

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 […]