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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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Smoke detector install

December 04, 2018

Home Security Basics: Get the Most Out of Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Detector

Smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors are one of the most common and essential home security tools. Unfortunately, home owners and renters often misunderstand how and where to install smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to maximize home safety. In reality, many homes do not contain adequate smoke and carbon monoxide protection. Here are the basics to help ensure proper coverage in your home, plus ways you can boost your safety with a smart system.

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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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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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Motion Sensors

December 04, 2018

How Sensors Can Save the Day: Home Security, Safety Alerts, Damage Prevention, and More

The goal of any home security system is clear: safety, security, and peace of mind. But the best home security systems also offer simplicity, ease of use, and a host of features to ensure that you can stay in the know about what’s happening in (and around) your home. With a smart security system, security motion sensors work together with cameras to offer protection as well as convenience.

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House with Home Security

December 04, 2018

Reasons to Get a Smart Home Security System: Why They’re Worth the Investment

For many people, buying a home is the culmination of lifelong dreams and aspirations. For others, it’s simply a great investment. The reality is that it’s both: a great way to secure your future and an important milestone. Owning a home should evoke feelings of comfort and security, but all too often, concerns about keeping that home (and the family inside it) safe can cause worry. That’s where a home security system comes in.

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New baby home security

December 04, 2018

New Baby, New Worries: How a Home Security System Can Give You Peace of Mind

Having a baby is an exciting time for any new family. This new addition to your family can also come with new worries and concerns. You may want more eyes (and ears) on your child to see that he or she is secure at every moment. Keeping baby safe at home is every parent’s top priority. A smart home security system—like the one available through Xfinity Home—can provide that extra level of security new parents need. Read on to learn more about 24/7 protection features, safety alerts, and that feeling of an extra pair of watchful eyes on your child.

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Teens leaving home

December 04, 2018

Teen Safety: How Home Security Monitoring Can Help

Having a teenager brings a whole new host of worries to parents, and teen safety is always top of mind when you give your kids more independence at home. Even if you’re not worried about your teen sneaking out or throwing wild parties, you may have concerns about leaving your teen home alone for extended periods of time. Is he staying out of trouble, using the appliances safely, inviting people over you don’t know, or locking up when he leaves? You may trust your child to act responsibly, but it can be nerve-wracking thinking about all the what-ifs and maybes.

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