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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Connect with Your Home Using Advanced Interactive Services

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Alarm systems today have evolved to do much more than just help protect your home and family. Thanks to advanced interactive services, they let you feel not just protected, but connected. Today, I’m going to talk about how these systems have evolved to keep you more connected with your home, specifically through remote arming and disarming, and notifications….

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Top 10 Home Security Stories from 2014

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It’s been quite a year for the U.S. home security industry. As we end the old year and ring in 2015, here’s a brief overview of the topics that made the cut for my Top 10 in 2014. 1. Google Buys Nest for $3.2 Billion — This was one of the biggest stories of the…

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