Home Security

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5 Ways Your Home Is Vulnerable to Hackers

Smart tech can be an avenue for intruders.

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What Home Security Companies Don't Tell You

They might have more access than you're comfortable with.

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Six Types of Occupancy Sensors Explained

Automatic sensors work in a variety of ways, sensing anything from motion to heat.

Bedroom with grey duvet, throw pillows, and sleek nightstand.
How to Add a Lock to Your Bedroom Nightstand

Most night stands don't come with a locking mechanism.

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3 Home Security Monitoring Systems To Consider

Monitor what's going on at home while you're away.

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Pros and Cons of Using Solar Security Lighting

Lights on for safety, without electricity.

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The Best Wireless Home Security System For You

How to pick the best wireless home security system.

A wireless home security camera system.
Install The Perfect Wireless Home Security Camera System

Wireless systems are easy to upkeep and change.

How to Install a Wireless Home Security System

Contrary to what you might think, you can install a home security system yourself.

a camera mounted to the side of a house.
Pros and Cons of Camera Security Systems

A home camera system can be a great deterrent to home break-ins and provide you with evidence.

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Setting The Alarm: Home Monitored Security System Basics

Everyone can use an extra set of eyes sometimes.

man uninstalls security alarm from home
6 Tips for Removing a Home Security System

You don't have to damage any circuits or wiring to remove your home security system.

A back or side door with motion detector security lights installed beside it.
Troubleshooting Common Problems with Your Security Lights

Security lights can only help protect your home when they’re working properly. Troubleshoot yours to find the fix you need.

A woman presses an intercom.
How to Remove a Home Intercom System

A home intercom system can be a useful tool.

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How to Create Your Own Home Intercom System

The process is rather simple and very inexpensive.

a Motion Detector in the corner of a room
Replacing a Motion Detector on Your Light

A motion detector is important to keep your home secure.

A security camera.
Connecting Your Home Security Camera to a Computer

A monitoring system can keep your home secure and protected.

an outdoor motion sensored light mounted to the roof
Tips to Avoid Being Spotted by Motion Detectors

Always move slowly in the area of the motion detector.

security camera mounted to the side of the house.
Concealing Wires for Camera Security Systems

security cameras are more secure when the wires are hidden.

Door handle
How to Install Electronic Door Security Strikes

Enhance door security by installing an electric strike plate

An intercom system.
Troubleshooting Home Intercom System Problems

A home intercom system serves as a security device.

An apartment intercom buzzer.
How to Fix an Apartment Intercom Buzzer

An apartment intercom is no stranger to malfunctioning.

A key pad for your home security system.
4 Different Types of Security Systems

Every home and family has different needs. Read on about these home security systems to decide which is right for you.

A technician installing a set of motion sensor security lights.
How to Adjust Your Motion Detectors

Make sure your motion-sensor security lights only trigger when you want them to.