Category: Alarm Concept

Flood Awareness Week: 14 Safety Tips to Help You Prepare for the Worst

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Flooding can happen anytime, anywhere. In the past five years, all 50 states have experienced floods or flash floods, according to the NFIP. In the past decade, the damages cost the US an average of $2.9 billion per year. Flooding is the number one natural disaster in the US, and that’s not too surprising considering…

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Top 10 Safety Tips for St. Patrick’s Day

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When I think about St. Patrick’s Day, there are a few words that come to mind: Irish, green, shamrocks, and of course, beer. According to an estimate by IbisWorld, Americans spent more than $245 million on beer on St. Patrick’s Day in 2012. That’s an incredible figure for a holiday that is not legally recognized…

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Social Media Shares That Put Home Security at Risk

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Sharing too much information on social media can put you, your family and friends, and your home at risk. You may have read it here or heard it elsewhere, but it’s so important we’re going to repeat it: sharing personal information on social media puts you at risk. Brad Morehead of the Huffington Post highlighted…

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Smart Lock Technology: A Look at Four of the Biggest Names

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It is official: smart locks have taken home automation by storm. The sudden arrival of these lock-and-key replacements has been largely due to the rapid growth of home automation, but another factor is the emergence of startup companies focused solely on smart lock development. Here is a brief overlook of four of the biggest names…

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The Effect of Smart Lock Technology on Home Security

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One of the goals of smart technology is to connect our world by providing anytime, anywhere access on a mobile device. Smart phone integration is already a popular feature of smart thermostats and TV control. The industry is taking it one step further with smart lock and smart key technology. This year alone, we’ve seen…

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