You know the saying: “If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?” It goes hand-in-hand with, “Time is money.” Both are great lessons that underscore the importance of getting things right the first time. By choosing the right home security company, you can avoid unnecessarily high costs, equipment that’s hard to use, and incompetent monitoring services that leave you vulnerable. You can preserve your time and save more money, leading to a better quality of life.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.