The Smart Security Blog

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

Mobile Apps for Home Security Management

March 11, 2019

If you still own an alarm system with clunky buttons, loud beeps and endless codes to memorize, then everything you know about home security is wrong. Today’s systems are much better managed with mobile apps, and homeowners are better off for it. Here’s why.

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Show Your Home Some Love with Home Control

February 15, 2019

Valentines Day may be behind us but love is still in the air, and there’s no better way to show your home some love this February than to give it a smart home upgrade. Home control is no small promotion for the average household; it’s a major advancement that makes a home run more efficiently for the benefit of the entire family. Here’s an essential overview of what home control give you.

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Discovering the Benefits of Access Control For Your Business

February 7, 2019

Changing outdated, traditional door locks to access control systems that take away the worries of losing keys should be an easy decision for business owners who are concerned about security. But for those who still need convincing, here are some other benefits of moving up to access control.

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Ex-Criminal Confessions: What Burglars Hate to See

January 30, 2019

Sometimes, reporters ask rehabilitated burglars and other ex-criminals to give their tips on preventing break-ins. They may ask questions about what the burglars saw as good opportunities for breaking into a home, vs. what things might have discouraged them from attempting. In this case, our tips are based on what discourages burglars – those things they absolutely hate to see when they attempt to break in. Those things include:

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Do I Really Need Glass Break Monitoring?

January 20, 2019

Aren’t motion detectors enough to stop an intruder in his tracks? In some cases, yes – but if an intruder breaks the glass on a door or window, it’s often the glass break detectors that stop him from going any further.

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Home Alarms & The Dog: The Ultimate Crime Fighters

January 16, 2019

Smart home security should work for every member of the family, and that includes your pets. Here are some ways your system and your pets can go hand-in-hand to make home smarter and safer.

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Do Phony Home Security Cameras Work?

January 7, 2019

Maybe you know somebody who claims his house was never broken into because he mounted fake security cameras: little decoys that look like real video cameras, but are not even close to being working recording devices. Experienced burglars can spot a phony camera immediately. Here’s what you need to know…

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Using Your Security System to Make Guests Feel Welcome

January 2, 2019

It’s that time of year when many homeowners are expecting out of-town-guests. Here’s how hosts can use their smart home security systems to both welcome and impress guests this winter. 

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Buying Smart Home Security? Look for These Features

December 29, 2018

This is a great time of year to shop for a smart home security system, but not all systems are the same. Here’s what to look for when shopping for yours. 

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12 Tips To Prevent Accidental Fires Over the Holidays

December 21, 2018

The holidays are formally underway, and that means it’s time to talk about keeping your home safe from holiday-related fire risks. There are also some ways you can work alongside your smart home security system to have a safer holiday season. First, though, here are some cautionary facts regarding holiday fire safety:

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