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video_surveillance

January 16, 2019

Selecting a VideoMonitoring System for Your Small Business: Features to Consider

Video monitoring systems can help prevent security threats towards your small business. Explore the many new features that can help fit your business needs.

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Mom comforting child

December 04, 2018

How to Help Kids Feel Safe After a Break-In

Imagine arriving home after picking your kids up from school to see your front door slightly ajar (when you’re sure you closed it) or worse, one of your windows smashed. They’re signs that your home has been broken into and your space has been violated. As you begin to process the flood of emotions you’re bound to feel—relief your family wasn’t in the house, disbelief you were targeted, and the incredibly unsettling idea that someone was going through your belongings—you’ll also likely worry about the emotional impact it will have on your children.

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Small projects

December 04, 2018

Simple and Easy House Projects that Will Boost Your Home Security

You want your home to be as safe and secure as possible, but hardwiring a complete home security system can be costly and time-consuming. Luckily, there are some quick DIY home security projects that you can do in a matter of one weekend. From giving a little TLC to your landscaping to installing home security and automation devices, these easy home security improvements can greatly boost your home’s safety without breaking the bank.

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Smoke Detector

December 04, 2018

How to Prevent False Alarms with Your Home Security System & Smoke Detectors

Picture this: you’re woken up in a panic by your security alarm going off. The worst thought races through your head, so you run to make sure the children are safe and that the authorities are on their way… only to find out your dog set the system off. Home security false alarms can be scary, irritating, and costly. Don’t let the fear of false alarms prevent you from using your system to protect your home and family. Instead, learn how to prevent false alarms by following these simple tips for false alarm prevention.

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HD Camera

December 04, 2018

Security Camera Resolution: Why a Clear Picture Matters

It shouldn’t be stressful to find out which security products are right for you and what features matter most. But no matter what your security system needs are, the quality of your camera images should be a priority. Security camera resolution directly impacts the detail of the images it captures, the size at which images can be viewed clearly, and, most importantly of all, its usefulness in identifying people in the recordings it generates.

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security camera placement

December 04, 2018

Security Camera Placement: To Hide or Not to Hide

Security cameras allow you to keep an eye on vulnerable areas inside and the outside of your home and even deter break-ins. It only makes sense to place cameras at entry points and high-traffic areas of your home—but should you keep them hidden or leave them in plain sight? The choice is yours, but there are some distinct advantages to hidden surveillance cameras.

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Neighborhood Home

December 04, 2018

Go High-Tech with Your Neighborhood Watch

Security is often viewed as a personal responsibility: secure your house, your things, your family. Like most things, though, security benefits from teamwork, and the best defense is prevention. While it’s a great idea to secure your home with a smart security system, an important next step is to make your neighborhood safer for everyone. After all, the benefits of a good neighborhood watch extend beyond simply reducing crime: they also help build relationships among neighbors and can build awareness for all kinds of safety issues beyond criminal activity.

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DIY Home Security

December 04, 2018

DIY Home Security Solutions: What to Think About

A home security system can bring you confidence, safety, and convenience. But just as your home is unique, so too should be your security system. It’s important to be able to customize your home security system to suit your home’s design as well as family’s lifestyle and needs. With Xfinity Home, you can select the features, equipment, and services that are best suited to your space.

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Apartment Door

December 04, 2018

Who’s Coming into My Apartment? Why Home Security Systems for Renters Are a Must

When you live in an apartment building, you soon get used to lots of activity in and around your building: people coming and going at all times of the day, deliveries on every doorstep, and new tenants (and their visitors) arriving all the time. But when it comes to your own unit, uninvited visitors (you’re your roommates’ friends, the landlord, or even previous tenants) can leave you feeling as though you have no sense of privacy. It might even make you wonder about the safety and security of your living space.

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Woman living alone

December 04, 2018

Feeling Safe Living Alone: How Home Security Brings Peace of Mind

Whether you’ve recently graduated and are getting your first apartment, or you’re finding yourself alone in a big house after a divorce or being widowed, living alone often comes on the heels of a major life change. Having your own living space can be exciting and empowering, but it can also be a little scary.

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