How Smart Home Security Can Simplify Life this Year

The past year has been a wild ride, and many of us are looking for ways to find more peace in the year to come. For some, that means getting more sleep or kicking a bad habit. But what about simplifying our home lives? We have smart home security that can help. Check out these ideas for simplifying your life with home security on your side.

Smart Home Security for the New Year

Home Security Brings Hope to the Holidays

We all hope for a safe, happy holiday season every year – but in 2020, most of us are hoping a little more than usual. By following some safety tips and using the right home security technology, your goal of a joyful, peaceful holiday season this year can be reached. Here’s what we advise.

Home Security for the Holidays

Prevent Porch Pirates this Holiday Season

Thieves of all experience levels know that stealing packages from porches is one of the easiest crimes to pull off during the holidays. It takes less than one minute for a thief to run to your porch, seize your package and speed off in their escape vehicle. And after they hit your house, they typically target one of your neighbors next. But this holiday season, you can keep porch pirates from succeeding. Here are some ways to do it. 

Packages on home porch

3 Ways to Spook Burglars and Thieves

Ghosts and goblins are what we pretend to be scared of this time of year. But burglars and thieves are scared of something far more realistic: getting caught in the act. This Halloween, you can make that happen with your smart home security protection. Here are three ways to do it. 

kids trick or treating on Halloween

Geo-Services: Take Your Smart Home with You

You already know that a smart security system gives you more secure home, and you know that your smartphone security app keeps you one step ahead of unusual activity. But believe it or not, you may not be making the most of your system. One of the most underutilized features it contains is Geo-Services, an opt-in feature that uses your location to activate your smart home devices so your home can be safer and more comfortable when you return. 

Home Automation Services

The Smart Doorbell Camera Buyers Guide

Remember life before caller ID? If you’re of a certain age, you may recall the days when you picked up a ringing phone not knowing who was on the other end. These days, that’s something most of us can’t conceive of doing. Well, the same should be said for answering our doors. If you don’t have a smart doorbell camera, it’s like answering the phone before caller ID: antiquated and unsafe.

Smart Doorbell Camera

Kid Safety At Home: Extra Protection with a Doorbell Camera

“Safe at home” may be the mantra of the day, but kids need extra help staying safe no matter where they are. If you’re a parent who has kids home alone during the day, you no doubt feel understandable concern for their safety while you’re away. Maybe it’s distracting enough to affect your work. If so, it’s time to give the kids another safeguard and give yourself some peace of mind. A smart doorbell camera can provide both.

Kid Safety at Home

How Smart Locks Fit Into Smart Security

While you’ve taken the important first step of implementing a security system and perhaps even added on a doorbell camera for extra security, the lock on your front door also needs protection. Fortunately, there’s a solution: a smart lock, which is an electronic lock that replaces the old-fashioned lock and key you have currently. When you have a smart lock, it can be accessed remotely with the same home security app you use to control the rest of your security devices.

Smart Locks