Archive for August 2016

What Are Glass Break Sensors? We’ll Explain.

Where would we be without windows? Windows give us light, a view of the outdoors, and make rooms feel spacious and airy. They also provide a point of serious vulnerability when we are thinking about our security. In addition to the obvious fact that windows are made of glass which is breakable, windows are also…

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Home Security Tips for New Home Owners

Now that the ink has dried and escrow has finally closed, we want to welcome you to the neighborhood. We have to admit that we are pretty partial to living and working in New Jersey. There are so many interesting elements to the area, and one of the best is that it really is a…

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Skybell, Where Were You Our Whole Lives?

One of the great things about home automation technology is that there is always some new advance that allows us to do something that we previously only dreamed was possible. One of our favorite examples of that is the development of the video doorbell, Skybell. What Is Skybell? Skybell is a wireless video camera, a…

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Hot Home Security Topic: Reducing False Alarms

A lot has changed with fire alarm systems over the years, with systems getting increasingly sensitive, yet increasingly accurate. Fire alarm systems of the past suffered from “false alarm syndrome”  with systems being accidentally or unduly set off due to various circumstances. These occurrences led to “occupant conditioning” and residents began to ignore alarms. This…

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