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Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as "Home Security"

Do you lock your doors?

Do you lock your doors?

Chances are you do, but there are a sizable portion of Americans who do not. According to a poll from HuffPost and YouGov, about 7% of Americans leave their door unlocked when they leave home. The estimated U.S. population was approximately 326 million in 2017 (census.gov), which means there may have been roughly 22.8 million Americans who didn't like to…

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Start Your Smart Home System With These Great Kits

Start Your Smart Home System With These Great Kits

If you have been interested in making your home smarter, more energy efficient, and more secure, a great smart home system is exactly what you are looking for. Smart home control systems make it possible for you to lock your doors, turn on your lights, and even open the blinds with just the touch of a button on your smartphone.…

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Keep your Condo Safe

Keep your Condo Safe

A condo, also known as a condominium is a building or a group of building with separate units that are each owned by individual residents. Each resident owns the interior of his or her unit but not the exterior or the land that it sits on. The exterior and the land that your condominium sits on is taken care of…

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How to Come out on top of the Closure of Iris by Lowes

How to Come out on top of the Closure of Iris by Lowes

Do you own an Iris smart home system that you bought from Lowes? If you have your Iris registered through your email account you should have already received an email notification from Lowes leading you to this website telling you what you can do. Lowes will no longer be servicing the Iris platform, which means that if you have one…

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Why You Should Go Keyless With Your AirBNB Property

Why You Should Go Keyless With Your AirBNB Property

If you own an Airbnb property or manage multiple, you know the trials and tribulations that can come along with traditional lock and key style properties. From traditional homes to multiunit properties, transitioning to keyless locks can save you a ton of time headaches with all of your rental and Airbnb properties. Not only does going keyless give your renters…

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5 Things You Need to Know about Kevo Convert Smart Locks

5 Things You Need to Know about Kevo Convert Smart Locks

The advent of smart home technology has brought us all kinds of nifty gadgets that can make life a little bit easier. While smart locks are among the most popular devices in this regard, many people are bothered by the idea that they will have to change out their existing lock for the sake of a smart lock that might…

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3 Reasons Sororities and Fraternities Should Go Keyless

Anyone familiar with "Greek life" will tell you that sorority and fraternity houses seem to abide in a state of organized chaos. Students, friends and sometimes strangers are coming in and going out all hours of the day and night, and along with the frequent parties and other social events, occasional outbreaks of study time have been known to happen…

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Creating a Smart Home: What Product to Buy First

Creating a Smart Home: What Product to Buy First

Smart home technology has become all the rage in recent years, and for good reason: It's super-convenient, it improves the energy efficiency of your home, and if we're being honest, it's just plain cool. Perhaps you've been thinking about "gadgetizing" your home, but you're not quite sure where to start. No problem! The following tips will help you narrow down…

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6 Benefits of Installing a Doorbell Camera

6 Benefits of Installing a Doorbell Camera

A doorbell camera is a handy device that can improve the security of your home, and it's wonderfully convenient as well. Below are 6 key benefits of installing a doorbell camera. 1. It's an excellent visual deterrent. When a would-be thief approaches your door and sees that you have a doorbell camera installed, they're going to think twice about attempting…

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6 Ways to Keep Your Home Automation System Safe

6 Ways to Keep Your Home Automation System Safe

Home automation offers a litany of benefits – you can turn your lights on and off, lock and unlock your doors, monitor your property via video surveillance, and even adjust the temperature setting on your thermostat, all with just a few taps on your smartphone screen. While home automation systems are designed to make life easier, they can also be…

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3 Reasons to Consider Keyless Gate Locks for Your Pool

3 Reasons to Consider Keyless Gate Locks for Your Pool

If you have a pool in your backyard or you're in charge of managing a pool area in a residential community, you're probably well aware of how important it is to keep the property secure. Unfortunately, the average pool gate latch is simply not robust enough to do the job, as they are often all too easy to unlock. If…

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New Phone, Same Home Automation System: How to Transition Smoothly

New Phone, Same Home Automation System: How to Transition Smoothly

When it's time for you to upgrade your smartphone, no doubt you'll be busy hashing out the pros and cons of various brands, operating systems, screen sizes, and so forth, as well as how aggravating it's going to be to do that pesky "transfer your contacts" thing. As you're weighing out your options, don't forget to consider how the upgrade…

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