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Tips on Making Your Home Safe

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The common sense things, such as locking your doors and windows are only the start of making your home safer. There are several other great ways to make your home safer, if you want to live without the fear of a break-in, fire, or other catastrophe ruining your life.  While it may not be the most fun […]

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Protect Your Home During the Spooky Season 

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Halloween is a fun time of year, but it can also be rather dangerous. All the costumes and trick-or-treating make it fun for kids and adults, but you have to be on the lookout as burglars love this time of year, too. As you attend parties or leave for trick-or-treating, they see it as an […]

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Why Choose a Cloud Video Surveillance System

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When it comes to surveillance, you need the right system. A could video surveillance system is the right choice and many businesses and homes are moving towards the VSaaS type of system instead of an internet-connected traditional security camera system. VSaaS or Video Surveillance as a Service is another way of saying hosted cloud-based video […]

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7 Reasons You Should Consider Upgrading Your Security System

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Too many homeowners have the mentality of set-it-and-forget-it when it comes to home security. Technology is changing all the time and often becomes outdated in just a few years. Your home security system has the ability to protect your home and save lives. Did you know that a robbery happened every 1.6 seconds in the […]

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How to Prevent Your Smart Home from being Hacked

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The popularity of smart homes is undeniable. As millennials enter into the home market, they are looking for smart homes, including New Jersey homes. According to an article found on Forbes.com, most millennials have either already purchased a smart home or are interested in doing so.  Whether you already own a smart home or you’re looking […]

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What to do When Someone Breaks into Your Home

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Have you ever thought about what you would do if someone broke into your home? What if you’re at home? How would you react? For most people, either a fight or flight response will kick in. According to Rent.com, about 88% of break-ins occur in residential areas and 51% are victims of a repeat burglary. […]

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Upgrades That Add Value & Security to Your Home 

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Adding value to your home should almost always be the goal of a renovation project. However, many homeowners forget to add security when they are renovating or remodeling. There are several home projects allowing you to add both value and security to your home.  When you want to add security and value to your home, […]

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How to Choose the Right Home Security System

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Choosing the right home security system isn’t an easy task. With so many options available, it can become rather confusing. While the number of home security companies available to help with installation and monitoring may be limited, there are certainly plenty of security systems to choose from. With more than 7 million property crime offenses […]

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Security Tips when Renting a Home

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When you rent instead of owning your home in New Jersey, you’re at the mercy of your landlord with security. Even though you may not have permission to add your own home security system, there are some things you can do to increase the security of your rented NJ home.   Homeownership rates are down and more […]

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Incorporating Alexa into your Smart Home 

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In New Jersey and New York, turning your regular home into a smart home means you’ll be able to sell it easier, use it easier and make life easier. With smart home features, you can control everything from a smartphone, tablet or computer, no matter where you are. In addition, you can control your home […]

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