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Who Is CPI Security And What Do They Offer?

CPI Security is a home alarm company based in Charlotte, North Carolina. CPI installs residential and commercial alarm systems throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Washington DC. CPI Security is privately owned, and their CEO is Ken Gill. CPI...

Who Is Ackerman Security And What Do They Offer?

Ackerman Security is an alarm company based in Atlanta, Georgia. They do both residential and commercial security and operate in both Atlanta and Washington, DC. Ackerman does a significant amount of advertising and is well known in both areas, offering a traditional...

Why Does ADT Charge So Much?

In the world of home security, ADT is the 800-pound gorilla. With over 4 million customers, ADT is the biggest name in home alarms. When looking at their products and services, ADT doesn't have anything unique, separating them from the thousands of other home alarm...

What Is The Canary Smart Home Security System?

Canary Smart Home Security System announced on March 5th that they have secured a $10 million in funding for their single unit smart home security solution. The product was first featured on Kickstarter and raised over $1.2 million in funding. The Canary product is...

Simplisafe: Quick Review and Update On New Equipment

Simplisafe, a self-install home security company based in Boston, just announced increased offerings in regards to the peripherals they sell on their website. These new motion detectors, glass breaks and also a new app available on your smartphone where a Simplisafe...

How Can You Protect Yourself From A Home Invasion?

Home invasions are generally thought of as a premeditated confrontation in the victim’s home with the intent to rob and/or inflict violence.  The impact of home invasion extends beyond the violence of the crime itself; it is particularly frightening because it has a...

Do Burglars Break Into The Same Home Multiple Times?

People are often relieved after a burglary to think that it won’t happen again.  Unfortunately, that first time may not have been the last, especially if no changes are made to stop up the security of home. If there was a weak door or window and you just replace it...

Halloween Safety: Simple Tips For Families

Treat or treat! It’s Halloween, and while everyone loves to dress up and get as much candy as possible, we shouldn’t overlook a few easy steps to stay safe during the holiday. Here are a few easy common sense tips, that if followed will help everyone have a safe and...

4 Safety Tips for Young Women

No matter who you are, you always want to Think Protection and how to keep yourself safe.  There are, however, some special precautions young women should consider to keep themselves safe at all times. Driving Safety Keep a charged cell phone with you at all times...

8 Steps To Help Protect Your Home And Family From A Fire

Here are some fire safety tips to help prevent a fire in your home and stay calm and safe in an emergency: 1. You should have at least one smoke detector on every floor of your home.  Most fire departments recommend changing batteries twice a year — in the fall when...

What To Look For When Buying A Safe

Sometimes, door and window security features, outdoor lighting, landscaping modifications and even alarms don’t end up keeping an experienced, determined burglar out of your home. Home alarms are a deterrent, they won't however stop a thief from breaking in. However,...

What Are Some Simple Home Security Tips?

Keeping your home and family safe isn’t always a tough task. There are some simple, affordable things you can do to create a safe living environment. Here are some cost-effective methods for securing your home. When in the process of purchasing a home security system,...

How Do Residential Alarm Systems And Commercial Alarm Systems Differ?

All alarm systems are the same, right? Is the security system I have at work is the same as my system at home? How different could each one be? Well, you'd be surprised. You have an alarm in your home. You also have an alarm at your office. Both do the same job, but...

Why Is It Important To Have A Good Lock?

Even with the most advanced home security system, your home will not be fully complete if you don’t have proper locks for your doors and windows. A good lock is a fantastic first step to making sure the bad guys can’t get into your home. By making it difficult for a...

Safety Tips For Families With Special Needs

All families are concerned with safety, both when at home and when away. Families with special needs share this concern. In addition, though they have certain issues other families may not have to deal with, which force them to focus on security at a higher level....