Category: Wireless Home Security

Where to Place the Smoke and Heat Sensor

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There’s more to your home alarm system than just intrusion detection. It’s also capable of detecting environmental hazards, such as smoke and fire. This can be very helpful, as fires can cause incredible amounts of damage. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), approximately 1.3 million fires were reported in the United States in…

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The Resource Center

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You just purchased your Frontpoint system, but you could use some extra help in setting it up. No problem, we’ve got you covered. In our Resource Center you’ll find everything you need to set up, use and troubleshoot your alarm system, including FAQs and video tutorials. No Cards, No Problem It can happen to the…

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History of Home Security: Security Guards

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Throughout history, humans have been trying to find a way to defend their property. Weapons were wielded, pets were trained, walls were built and moats were dug. And yet, thieves and robbers somehow continued to find new ways to intrude onto properties. Eventually, humans figured the best approach was to fight fire with fire and…

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How to Set Up No-Show Alerts

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School’s back in session and there’s no better time to remind you about no-show alerts. A commonly overlooked feature of the Frontpoint system, the no-show alert, is a great tool to make sure your kids get home safely after school. What are No-Show Alerts? A no-show alert is a notification that is triggered when the…

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Not-So-Smart Products

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When is too much, too much? That’s a good question to ask for just about anything, but it’s particularly meaningful when looking at smart products. There are item definitely worthy of getting the “smart” treatment: lights, locks, thermostats – I get it. They have a clear purpose and provide an obvious convenience to users. However,…

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