Every summer, homeowners take some time to improve things around the house and make adjustments to plans that get neglected the rest of the year. Hopefully, you’ll include home security in that effort. Here are some ways you can adjust your home security this summer so that the rest of the year goes as smoothly as possible.

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COVID-19 has changed the way we do business and live our lives. The government ordered many businesses to close their doors, and the ones still open need to worry about limiting contact with people and items. Access control provides a security solution that lets you watch over your business from afar and limit contact.

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Security Monitoring

Some homeowners believe they’re capable of handling an emergency on their own: making split-second decisions, getting everyone to safety and calling for help if its needed. For some people, maybe that’s true – but why would you take a chance with something as critical as the well-being of your home and loved ones?

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Easier Automation with Smart Scenes

Did you know there’s a button that can perform all your home automation tasks at the same time? If you have the Scenes feature on your home security app, you actually have a total of four buttons: Home, Away, Sleep and Wake Up. Each of these buttons is programmed to automate some of the most important times of your day. Those four buttons are:

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Camera Lens

Quick, clear images are all the rage these days; the most popular social media sites are powered by “instas” and “snaps,” and Polaroids are making a comeback. Now, even your home security system can send an instant photo to you by text or email. That’s right; this newly upgraded feature, called an image sensor, is offered exclusively by the maker of our home security systems.

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Home Automation

It’s almost that time when people start letting their New Year’s resolutions slide. If you don’t want to be one of them, you’ll need technology to be on your side. One of the most valuable technologies to make it happen is smart home automation technology, which fulfills some of your most intricate tasks with a single tap on your smartphone. Imagine how it might help your family in this ordinary, quiet-night-at-home scenario:

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are fake security cameras effective

From childhood stories on mythological home intruders, to the more mature myths passed around by adults, urban legends about security seem to get new life with every generation. One example of a home security urban myth passed around by adults: “You don’t need real cameras; fake security cameras do the same thing.”

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