According to the National Fire Protection Association, 2,620 Americans die annually in household fires. Home fires also cause more than 11,000 injuries and $7 billion in property damage. Experts agree that prevention and early detection are essential to avoiding injuries and fatalities from fire. One vital step to making your home safer is adding a fire detection component to your home security ... Continue Reading
What Should I Do If My Home Is Flooded?
Water damage can be devastating, whether caused by a man-made malfunction or a natural disaster. Witnessing your home and irreplaceable belongings destroyed or damaged by flooding takes a severe emotional and financial toll. We often hear about traumatic floods caused by storms, but most household flooding has other causes: a burst pipe, a broken washing machine, or a leaking water heater. ... Continue Reading
Do I Need To Let My Security Company Know If I’m Remodeling or Doing Home Construction?
Moving and home renovations mean big changes. It’s always an exciting but incredibly stressful time. There are so many considerations it can be overwhelming, and it’s easy to overlook key service providers. It can help to make a checklist of contacts to notify when you move or undertake a big construction project. Usually, the names at the top of the list are obvious, but alerting ... Continue Reading
Do I Need to Upgrade My Home or Business Security System?
Home security technology has changed by leaps and bounds, especially with the advent of 5G wireless service. Surveillance cameras are better than ever, and the speed at which we can communicate is dramatically faster than even a few years ago. Wireless technology is a fundamental part of our lives, including our home and business security systems. If you’re still using an old-school security ... Continue Reading
Can I Take My Home Theater With Me If I Move?
If you have a home theater, it’s probably one of your favorite rooms in your home. But what happens when it’s time to move? You’ve invested in high-end equipment and top-notch installation: the best screens, surround sound–the works. Can and should you take it with you? The answer varies depending on your setup and relocation plans. Audio and home theater equipment is challenging to move. It’s ... Continue Reading
How Do I Know If I Have A Carbon Monoxide Leak?
Carbon monoxide poisoning has existed as long as humans have been burning fuel. But detection of this potentially deadly gas moved into the 21st Century. Many of the tools and appliances we use in our daily lives are potential CO poisoning sources. It’s a threat even in the best-designed homes. Protecting your home with a high-quality detection system is the best and fastest way to detect a leak. ... Continue Reading