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A Safe Home May Not Be Really Safe For Kids

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Are you really sure that your kids are safe at home, 24/7? Photo courtesy of Cia De Foto via Flickr, Creative Commons

So you’ve taken all precautionary measures already but you still feel that it’s not enough. If you could have the chance to provide the perfect and complete security protection as part of your home safety for children, would you do it? Of course, the most logical answer is a resounding “YES!”. With possible threats, robberies, and crimes lurking around the corner, there’s no point in wasting a single second for your family’s security—especially your kids. A single second not spent wisely may spell out disaster which you might regret in the future. There’s nothing to lose when it comes to investing in foolproof house alarms and security systems for your family’s security. As they say, it’s better to be safe than to be sorry. (more…)

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Shop Online In Heartbleed-Free Ecommerce Sites

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Have you encountered this “Heartbeed”? Photo via Community News Commons

Heartbleed may be so 2014, but it is a testament that no one can assume impenetrable security measures, so being prepared is the best way to avoid inconveniences brought about by hackers lurking around the vast and fast world run by the internet.

While the inconvenience that Heartbleed brought to users and online shoppers has already been under control, one fact still remains: Even the most stringent protocols for security can be attacked anytime.  (more…)

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Which Home Alarm Security System Fits My Budget?

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Purchases that burns money out of your pocket should be the last thing on your list— they shouldn’t even make it. Photo from PurpleMattFish via Flickr

Budget is the the first thing people consider when choosing the “right type” of home security system to invest in. Every homeowner considers practicality and quality for every single purchase especially when their family’s safety is on the line. Having these things to consider makes you a smart buyer but does not make it any easier. Are you even familiar with quality home security brands? The numerous styles, packages, features, and equipment can be overwhelming: wireless alarm sensors, surveillance cameras and entry alarms among others.

Homeadvisor.com explains that in most households, the average cost of installing a security system is $652 to $952. Apparently, all these considerations come with a price difference and will vary not only with the security it could provide your home but your preference of devices too. (more…)

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Hardwired vs Wireless Alarm System: Choosing The Right Home Security Feature

The appropriate alarm depends on a person’s home security needs. Whether it would be hardwired or wireless alarm system, the best security system depends on the preference and situation of the person.

The following sections provide the pros and cons of each type of system to help you better choose.

Wireless System
People need to learn the difference between a wired and wireless home alarm system prior to making a decision. According to home security experts, wired and wireless security refers to two different components of a security system.

The control panel and the network of sensors can comprise the self-contained system making up the wired or wireless setup. Nonetheless, the system can also connect to the outside world. For instance, it can send alerts to a remote control center or receive alerts from a smartphone.

A complete wireless system features separate sensors throughout the house communicating to the central command center through radio frequency. The control panel is responsible for communicating with the outside world. Think of your alarm system with a smartphone of its own. (more…)

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Why You Should Choose Alarm System Store

Finding a trusted supplier for home alarm systems is not an easy task. More than protecting your home or business, you are also on your way to safeguard the ones who matter most to you – your loved ones. Peace of mind in this time and age seems to be more difficult to keep, let alone, attain. Then again, when you partner with the best home security provider, overcoming the uncertainties from both man-made and natural threats are surely more manageable and even more tolerable.

Alarm System Store is one of the best security system providers. Based on our first time and regular buyers, we are known for:

-Most Convenient Technical Assistance
-Excellent Customer Support
-Very Quick Local and International Shipping
-Long-term Partnership with Clients
-Best Prices, Best Deals
-Overall Positive Experience with the Brand

Since 1997, we have been bringing top-notch, reliable, and affordable surveillance systems to our pool of highly satisfied buyers. We have put together the best success stories that paved the way for us to get an A+ rating in as far as customer reviews are concerned. (more…)

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11 Practical Ways To Prevent Break-Ins And Deter Burglars

The convicted burglars have spoken. In a study conducted by the University of North California, 83% of offenders veer away from homes that have burglar alarms in place. So, it is not a surprise that only 13% of them will still proceed with their modus operandi upon discovering that their target property is protected by warning devices. Whether you have recently moved to a new home or have been in your neighborhood for nearly a decade, you must make sure that your safety checks are always green and go.

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Photo from alborzshawn via Flickr, Creative Commons

Alarm System Store has put together simple yet proven ways to prevent the likelihood of uneventful, potentially life-altering episodes in the form of break-ins. On top of tips about the most strategic spots for your sensors and detectors, we also covered practical points to ensure safety all throughout your home.  (more…)

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2GIG Revolution: The Next Big Thing in Home Security

Have you caught on the news lately? Hackers, robbers, thieves are all over the place harnessing the powers of smart technology. However, did you know that you could protect your home with modern technology as well?

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Photo by stavos via Flickr, Creative Commons

Modern security systems, composed of various components, are designed to be your lookout even when you are not at home. For most homeowners, security systems must be able to act by themselves. At the same time, homeowners are demanding products that are easy to use and security systems which are equally smart as their smartphones. 2GIG Technologies recently unveiled its latest smart security technology system which understands the language of security while allowing ease of access and control over your home even from a smartphone or tablet.

A recent study from ABI Research revealed that the demand for home automation systems is expected to grow up to 4.14 million this year from 397,000 in 2010. Due to the increasing demand of homeowners for home automation systems, 2GIG Technologies has devised an all-in-one security platform and home management system. (more…)

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How to Effectively Set Up a Wireless Surveillance System

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Knowing what’s happening in your home through security cameras provides added assurance that your property and your loved ones are safe. Photo by Torkild Retvedt via Flickr, Creative Commons

Surveillance cameras nowadays provide assurance and security to families and homes thanks to its actual video footages that are used as actual evidence should a crime happen. Because of these, people are being more aware of the importance of this item for their home security. NBC news reports that the IMS Research indicates an estimate of more than 30 million security cameras have been sold in the U.S, from 2001-2011. And it is expected to grow higher, since a market research study estimates that the video surveillance market around the world will reach $37.7 billion by 2015. The Park Associates’ 1st Quarter study in 2014 even shows that 17% of the U.S. broadband households have network security cameras installed.  (more…)

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iSmart Alarms: DIY Security Made Simpler and Better

Whether your family opts to rent or your work entails you to move from one place to another readily, getting an alarm system can be quite a feat. Having to devote time to install it and the inescapable fees that go with it seems to stir a dilemma between monitoring your home remotely and saving some cash for your family’s security funds.

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Any family would need all the security that they can get. Now, get that guarantee right in your smartphone or tablet. Photo by Don Lavange via Flickr, Creative Commons

Enter iSmart alarms. This fairly new home security device is meant to answer the most pressing needs of people for more convenient, less expensive alarm upgrades. To begin with, you need a smartphone or a tablet plus a WiFi connection and you’re qualified to get the advantage of not having to fuss about whether someone is lurking in your home or office. As the latest release of the Digital Consumer Report revealed, 65% of Americans own a smartphone and the idea of gaining peace of mind whether at sleep or when you’re out and about. (more…)

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Protected Schools, Thanks To Security Systems in Place

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Are we sure that our kids are safe and secured inside school premises? Photo by Annie R. B. Elis, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Government Work

Schools need to re-evaluate its security measures. The Bureau of Justice Statistics 2013 report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety reports that in 2012, 12 to 18 year old students experienced about 1.4 million nonfatal school victimization, with 749,200 violent cases and 615,600 cases of theft. For 2009 to 2010 alone, 85% of public schools have reported that one or more crime incidents took place at school, estimating a number of 1.9 million crimes reported.

One of the solutions of schools to prevent these crimes and incidents from happening in their own grounds is by installing security systems. In 1999, the U.S. Department of Justice published a report entitled, “The Appropriate and Effective Use of Security Technologies in U.S. Schools” which provides basic guidelines for school administrators and law enforcers to collaborate and make informed decisions on which security technology to use to further create a safe school environment for everyone. And the schools are serious about these, especially in the light of recent school tragedies that took place. The National Association of School Psychologists found out on their research on school security that tighter security measures are being implemented in public schools, even though there are no visible threats in their school grounds. (more…)

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