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The Truth About Home Alarm TV And Radio Commercials…

Have you ever seen a TV or radio for a home alarm company? Companies like Rogers Smart Home Monitoring, AlarmForce and ADT spend millions of dollars on commercials focusing on how they have the best home security system. The thing to remember is often in these...

10 Questions To Ask Your Home Alarm Company

You're thinking of getting a home alarm. You've done your research and are close to making a decision. Here are 10 questions to ask any home alarm company when choosing which home alarm to purchase. These questions will let you make the right decision in protecting...

Tips for Protecting your Belongings While on Vacation

Whether you’re going on vacation or tend to be frequently out of town, making sure your home is protected while you are away is imperative. Burglars are skilled in identifying which homes are unoccupied and pay close attention to the homes they want to rob. As soon as...

Cottage Security: 6 Measures All Owners Should Take

Cottage owners are aware of the dangers of owning property that is more often than not vacant. There will be many days, possibly even months, where the property is left alone, making it extremely vulnerable to break-ins and thefts. But vacancy isn’t the only reason...

Protecting your Air BNB Property

In a world where everyone is always looking for a deal, it’s not surprising that people have found a way to lessen the cost of vacationing. Air BNB is a website that helps travelers to find cheap rental properties, and home or apartment owners use to make extra income...

Why Most Alarm Companies Make You Sign A Contract

AlarmForce, ADT, Vivint, Rogers Smart Home Monitoring, CPI, Protect America, Frontpoint, Xfinity and Protection 1 - What do all of these home alarm companies have in common? They all make their customers agree to a long-term contract! With a contract being standard...

Phone Line: Do I Need One For An Alarm System?

Most home alarm systems need a home phone line to work. When the alarm is triggered in most cases, a signal is sent through your phone line, where the system dials out over the phone line. This makes things difficult for homeowners that want to cut the cord - ones...

The Problems With Refurbished Alarm Equipment

Did you know some home alarm companies use refurbished equipment to protect their customers? Bet you didn't. AlarmForce, for example, will take equipment from canceled customers homes and then recycle that old equipment back into the field. This is because AlarmForce...

What Is Think Alert?

Everyone deserves to live independently and securely regardless of their age or medical history, which is why Think Protection created Think Alert. Think Alert is a revolutionary new emergency response system (PERS) with state-of-the-art features at an incredibly low...

How Can You Get Out Of An Alarm Contract?

The vast majority of home alarm companies require the user to sign a multiyear contract for their services. Companies like AlarmForce, ADT, Rogers Smart Home Monitoring, CPI and Protect America all require contracts, usually 2 to 3 years long. Longterm contracts are...

Which Features Come In Think Protection’s Free App?

Every Think Protection home alarm system comes with the ability to access the Think Protection app on your smartphone. This app is completely free to download and is available on all major phone platforms. The app offers an unparalleled level of convenience and...

What Is Alarm Supervision And Why Do You Need It?

You may think that all alarm systems are created equal, but that's actually not the case. There are certain things that differentiate one system from another. Certain things like price and home automation features are obvious in what makes one system different,...

Think Protection’s History In Security

Even though Think Protection is a new home alarm company, the team at Think Protection has an incredible history in the home security space. Together, our team at Think Protection has over 125 years in home security. Our knowledge of how to provide the best security...

The Problem With Alarm Dealers

Alarm dealers are an independent individuals or companies that sell home alarms that are serviced and monitored by another company. For example, ADT has multiple dealers that go under different names that sell ADT services. The dealer gets the customer to sign up for...

When Should You Get A Home Alarm System?

People often ask themselves when is the best time to get a home alarm system. Usually, there is a life event that triggers the thought that they need protection at home. It could be a break-in in the neighborhood or a suspicious door-to-door salesman that gave you the...