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7 Key Benefits of Motion Sensor Lights

Motion sensors are a vital part of every home security system, but they aren’t simply limited to alarms and security kits. Motion sensors afford us a wealth of conveniences and can even work to make us safer outside the home. Case in point: motion sensor lights. Commonly found on porches and in backyards, these seemingly […]

Can You Install a Home Security System without a Professional?

At first glance, most of us wouldn’t dream of installing a home security system without a professional helping hand. After all, there are holes to be drilled, wires to be configured, accessories to be numerically programmed. Clearly this is not a job for mere mortals. Or is it? Believe it or not, you may be […]

I Can’t Afford a Home Security System

So you think you can’t afford a home security system. The real question is, can you afford not to have one? A home is burglarized approximately every 15 seconds in the United States, and you don’t want to be left without a safety net. Only about 15 percent of stolen items are ever recovered, so […]

Can You Tell the Difference between a Real and Fake Camera?

Security cameras are everywhere: stores, restaurants, shopping malls, government facilities, and of course, homes. But how many of those cameras are actually real? Believe it or not, many homeowners and even business owners are using dummy cameras to cut costs while deterring criminals. Can you tell the difference? The answer is, probably not. Dummy cameras […]

5 Creative Uses for Driveway Alarms

Maybe you’ve never used a driveway alarm; maybe you’ve never even seen one. But chances are, you know its function by the name alone. You don’t need to have used a back scratcher to know that it’s used for scratching backs, and you don’t need to have operated a lawnmower to know that it mows […]

Are Hidden Cameras Legal?

Don’t look now. Hidden cameras are everywhere. When you walk into a retail store, roll the dice at a casino craps table, or even babysit the kid next door, you have to assume that the all-seeing invisible eye is watching you. Hidden cameras are big business, but to what extent are they legal? If you […]

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    Dummy Cameras. Fake Surveillance Cameras. What’s your opinion?

    Dummy cameras provide a deterrence factor.  So long as they appear real and give every impression of being real, a criminal may think twice before doing something.  Most criminals operate in the world of secrecy.  The possibility of being identified puts a damper on criminal activity.  So, in that respect, just the sight of cameras […]

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    Shopping for Cheap Security Cameras – A Simple Guide

    Businesses spend tens—sometimes hundreds—of thousands of dollars on quality surveillance equipment, because they understand that the investment more than pays for itself over time. Most of us obviously can’t afford to install that kind of equipment, but most of us don’t have to. Even cheap security cameras can vastly improve your home security, but it’s […]

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    How to Choose Wireless Spy Cameras

    We’re living in an age of James Bond technology, which includes micro-sized camera lenses capable of concealment in clocks, glasses, teddy bears and even electrical outlets. But these cutting-edge spy gadgets aren’t reserved for secretive government agencies; they’re made for regular consumers like you and me. Wireless spy cameras can help you to catch thieves […]

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    How to Choose the Best Security Monitoring Company

    You might think that home security begins and ends in the home, but unfortunately it’s not that simple. For maximum protection, you need a third-party monitoring service that offers 24/7 protection in the event of a security breach. Your monitoring company will notify you of any triggered alarms (assuming that you’re away from home or […]

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    GPS as a Home Security Solution?

      GPS is changing the world. Thanks to the wonders of global positioning, we can explore the country by car without a map, hike through the mountains without getting lost, and even enjoy safer and more precise airline travel. But did you know that GPS also makes an excellent home security tool? GPS computer software […]

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    Business Surveillance Cameras – Not Just for Preventing Burglary

      So you’re thinking about installing a surveillance system for your business. Well it’s about time. In today’s world, business surveillance isn’t just a good idea; it’s absolutely essential, and the ideal time to install it is before your company even opens its doors for the first time. Most of us think of business surveillance […]

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    Should You Monitor Your Own Alarm System?

      Imagine that a burglar breaks into your home while you’re at work. A high-resolution surveillance camera records footage of the criminal’s face and immediately sends the evidence to your smartphone, along with an alert notifying you of the security breach. You’re then presented with a series of options for how to proceed, whether by […]

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