Changing Your Cable Provider? What About Your Security System?

bigstock-network-engineer-working-in-se-65646097_copyWireless security systems have become extremely popular in recent times. Not only has the technology improved in the last few years, these systems are now more affordably priced and are quite reliable to ensure the safety and security of homes and businesses. They are easy to install and do not require hard wiring or circuit testing. The installation hardly takes a few hours and with the cameras good to go, you can keep an eye on who enters and leaves your property.

Cable Providers and Security Systems

Today, many cable providers are offering connectivity for security systems. They have packages that allow customers to choose how many cameras they want operational. You can get an alert by email or text message each time the system is activated or deactivated, and much more.
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What happens to my Home Security System during a Hurricane?

home security during stormNatural disasters are just that: disasters. Murphy’s Law of anything which could go wrong, going wrong might have been thought of after a natural disaster. So many things can go wrong and it’s best to be prepared. With the cyclical nature of hurricanes, it’s important to know what a home security system can do to protect your home and what issues are involved. In a fight between home security system technology and Mother Nature; it’s a safe bet to go with Mother Nature.

The Modern Home Security System Advantage
The wireless age is a boon to people living in areas prone to hurricanes. The main reason is wireless service provides less wiring and other electronics which can be damaged or destroyed as the storm rages. It also allows remote access to change security systems, turn on/off the system as well as get real-time video of your home depending on the home security package you have.
While not a perfect solution, wireless does give better access to your home while you ride out the danger far away. Yet, even modern technology has its limitations. Wi-Fi can be negatively impacted during electrical storms the high water content in the air can limit Wi-Fi strength. Plus, if the storm damages booster towers, connectivity will be impossible.

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Top 5 Advantages of Security Cameras

bigstock-Collection-of-CCTV-and-securit-89775863_copyIn this techno­oriented world, everything is going wireless, even home security. People who are concerned about neighborhood security know when and where to install a home security camera system. Such a system allows you to record activities going on inside as well as around the home in the absence of the homeowner.

Types of Security Cameras

There are different types of security cameras and knowing what each type offers can help you make an informed decision.

●  Traditional Camera: This is not as expensive as other cameras and can be added to existing home security system. The drawback is the limited vantage point it offers.

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Keeping your Summer BBQ Safe and Green

Summer is almost here and that means summer vacations, picnics and plenty of sports. It also means outdoor cooking and lots of it. However your summer BBQ shouldn’t be taken lightly given how it’s far more dangerous than people usually realize. Too often a summer BBQ involves three volatile things: toxic fuel, fire, and grease. In many cases these dangers are made worse by alcohol.

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Protecting your Summer Valuables

Burglar breaking into a house window with a crowbarTaking a vacation is something to look forward to by any standard. Yet you need to be proactive in thinking about how you are going to be protecting your valuables so you don’t come home to find your house burglarized. How to do this is easier than you might think but some things go against certain social trends which you need to avoid. Read more »

Preparing your home for Storm Safety

 

imagesIt’s hard to believe, but hurricane season waits just a few short weeks away. With storm safety prevalent in everyone’s minds, now is an ideal time to begin planning for this year’s potentially devastating weather. Early preparation provides a crucial opportunity to stock up on supplies and make your home ready for impending high winds and heavy rains. Read more »

What is 2G Network?

Communication tower during sunsetWhat is 2G Network?

Technology is moving at an incredibly fast rate, and you don’t have to be a tech-savvy person to reap the benefits of this. Many of the services you rely on everyday use this technology and while you don’t have to understand it, it helps to be informed of how it affects you.

When technologies become outdated and replaced by better, faster technologies, it means that new services become available, or current services become better. One downside, though, is that if you are using outdated technology, you may experience poor service that can cause you problems, sometimes serious ones.

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Your Spring Cleaning Guide

Spring_Cleaning_Guide_Security_FocusSpring is a great time to clean out the house so that you are ready for the long lazy days of summer. Our comprehensive safety focused spring cleaning guide can help you get your houses security in order, so that you can relax knowing your home is safe through the warmer months.

Your Security Focused Spring Cleaning Guide

The following steps have been easily broken down so that you can tackle one at a time, or knock the whole list out at once. This security focused spring cleaning list can help you keep your home safe and secure this year through the summer months.

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Don’t Forget About The Pets!

petsafetyYou love your pets as much as any member of your family. Your pet is not just a source of joy, but is your comfort during stressful times. Pets undoubtedly help keep our stress levels in control, improve emotional and physical health, offer companionship and ward off loneliness. Pets help keep our heart healthy and are known to positively impact longevity. Read more »

Upgrades That Add Value and Security To Your Home

security_ugradesEvery homeowner wants to feel safe in secure in their own home at any time of the day or night. To do this, you need to make sure that you have incorporated security measures that will not only keep you safe, but will also add value to your home’s worth. SafeTouch recommends upgrading your home with the features listed below. Read more »


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