What Is a DIY Home Security System?

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While many do-it-yourself projects get messy, the best DIY home security systems offer peace of mind with remarkable ease Many consumers are interested in DIY home security systems—even those who have never before considered buying them. Research from Parks Associates, a market intelligence firm specializing in consumer technology, finds that a new segment of U.S….

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The Safest Small Cities in America in 2019

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With all those wide-open spaces, speedy commutes, and low crime rates, it’s not hard to see why many choose the small-city life. But just how safe are small cities, really? And which US cities are the safest? The safety experts at Frontpoint wanted to find out. Our data analysts researched property crime data from the…

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Door and Window Sensors Protect Your Home from Break-ins

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How to Secure Windows and Doors from Burglars via Wireless Sensors Secured doors and windows serve as the front line of defense for stopping home break-ins. Whether criminals kick a door in, find the hidden key, or it was simply unlocked, just over one-third of all burglaries start with someone brazenly entering a home through…

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Self-Monitored Security Systems: Benefits of Security Cameras

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How Do Self-Monitored Home Security Systems Work? You’re out at dinner with friends and the phone vibrates. An email alert shows that a security camera has detected movement in your house—and the footage delivered to your phone shows a burglar rifling through your bedroom drawers. You immediately call the police, vastly upping the odds that…

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