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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burgalr alarm systems staten island

Sometimes, people who have retired from crime have some very good tips on preventing home burglary. It’s always interesting to find out what kind of obstacles ex-criminals came across “back in the day,” when committing burglaries was their day job. What were the kinds of things that deterred them from following through on their plans? We have a few of them here for you.

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