Old-fashioned timers fool no one by clicking on and off at the same time. Learn how smart lights make homes look lived-in by mimicking human behavior.
With all the types of light bulbs available, choosing the right one can be confusing. Learn about light bulb features including wattage, lumens, color, and more.
Learn why a professionally monitored home security system is superior to unmonitored or self-monitored systems—as well as no system at all.
Keep your home and loved ones safe and secure all year long, regardless of changing crime risks and weather safety conditions.
Will your home security system work in a blackout? Learn how a well-designed system with cellular capability and built-in batteries keeps working during a power outage.
Explore the connection between frosted windshields and “crimes of complacency” with this look at car theft and break-in prevention.
Gas leaks and carbon monoxide buildup pose silent threats. Gas has a distinct smell, but CO has none. Know the common causes of problems and how to prevent them.
Learn why wireless security camera systems are an excellent investment and the features to prioritize when purchasing home security cameras.
The best motion sensors vary according to needs. Active sensors are very sensitive, while passive models minimize false alarms. Learn more.
Burglars often wear disguises to break into houses. Read stories of stealthy thieves plus good home security tips for deterring burglars.
Modern home security is tied to the evolution of video cameras & burglar alarms, & the internet and wireless communication changed everything. Learn the history of home security systems.