The Smart Security Blog

Free security and life safety tips rom your friends at GuardMe, A Brinks Home Security Dealer.

Who’s on the Front Porch When You’re Not There?

April 30, 2020

When you go to work, head out for the day or (at some point) go on summer vacation, is there a way to know who’s coming to your door while you’re gone? Unless your neighbors have unlimited time to watch over your property while you’re away, the only solution is home security cameras. And if you want an instant text alert to come to your phone that prompts you to view the live video immediately, you’ll need something even more powerful: smart home security cameras, which are intelligent devices with motion sensor capability. 

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When Summer Starts Early, Home Security Can Help

April 30, 2020

Depending on what decision is made at the state level in the next few weeks, 2020 could be the year that summer starts early for many school-aged kids. If so, parents who are returning to their workplaces will need a way to stay on top of what’s going on at home. Luckily, there’s home security technology to help with that. For parents who need immediate solutions, here’s what we suggest implementing. 

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Home Security in a Time of Social Distancing

April 13, 2020

In this time of social distancing, the need to stay connected to the people we love is critical. If you’re a homeowner who takes advantage of smart home security, then you have technology on your side. While the video conferencing tools you’re using can help you stay connected to work, your home security technology can help you stay connected to family. Here are some ideas.

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Easier Automation with Smart Scenes

Automating Your Home with Smart Scenes

March 25, 2020

Wouldn’t it be nice to have a magic button that did all your home management tasks at the same time? If you have the Scenes feature on your smart home security app, you do. In fact, Scenes gives you more than one button: Home, Away, Sleep and Wake Up. Each of these buttons is constructed for those times of day where you need to have your system do multiple things at the same time. What times of day? Here are the four that already have buttons built into the Scenes feature.

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When a Burglar Smashes Your Security Panel

March 16, 2020

If a burglar breaks into your house and smashes your security panel to disable it, can your system still do its job? If you have made the choice to include crash and smash protection as an enhancement to your service, then the answer is yes. Let’s look at how burglars view crash and smash break-ins, and how an added layer of protection can suppress crash and smash attempts.

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The Image Sensor: A Great Addition to Your System

February 24, 2020

Rapid, vibrant photos are all the rage these days; ask anyone who’s an avid social media user. Now, even your home security system can send an instant, high definition image to your phone or email. It’s all possible with an image sensor, a device made available exclusively by the manufacturer of our home security systems.

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Home Automation

Automating Your Home and Life in 2020

January 27, 2020

If you resolved to enjoy every moment of the day in 2020, you’ll need technology to help you do it. One of the most useful is home automation technology, which can make home life simpler so you can enjoy the people and moments that mean the most to you. Here’s how it can help.

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Radon Gas

Fighting Dangerous Radon Gas in the Home

January 24, 2020

It’s a little-known fact that the second-leading cause of lung cancer is radon gas exposure. Sadly, radon causes an estimated 20,000 lung cancer deaths in the U.S. each year.

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Make Your Holiday Guests Feel Welcome with Smart Home Security System

December 26, 2019

It’s common to have guests stay with you over the holidays and making them feel welcome is incredibly important. A smart home security system takes the stress out of holiday hosting and makes your guests feel like they’re at the next closest place to home.

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Smart Home Shopping

The Key Smart Home Features to Look for When Shopping for a Security System This Christmas

December 20, 2019

If you’re looking for a smart home security system for your house this Christmas, read this before you go shopping. Some basic smart home features are critical to protecting your family and home. Here are a few features to look for.

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