Home Automation is Better When It’s Integrated

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The tech world has been talking about the truly smart home for years, anticipating a time when we could control almost everything in the home with a single interface, even when we weren’t there. And we’ve actually moved a long way in that direction. But this profusion in smart home technology brings multiple problems to…

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How Companies Sell Alarm Systems

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As alarm system technology expands to increase your safety and convenience, more companies – and types of companies – are competing for your business. It’s an interesting time for the traditional alarm providers, some of whom have yet to realize the benefits of adding interactive features, video, and smart home automation to basic services like…

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How to Prevent Package Thefts

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The holidays have come and gone: only a few discarded trees still linger on the curb in our Washington, DC neighborhood. But while many of us may still savor memories of family gatherings and thoughtful gifts, there is one unfortunate aspect of the holiday season that remains an issue throughout the year: door package theft….

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Environmental Protection for the Winter

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Winter weather can be boisterous, and that’s putting it gently. There’s a spike in the number of environmental emergencies during this time: hurricanes, floods, thunderstorms and more. Events like these can spring out of nowhere, so they can be difficult to prepare for. How can you make sure you’re ready? Besides intrusion detection, the Frontpoint…

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