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How Secure is Your Illinois Smart Home?

  • March 4, 2016

Using smart technology in a home can offer security and convenience, but only when the right steps are taken to make sure security cannot become compromised. What are the first places to look for in understanding the security of your smart home? We urge you to check: 1. Your WiFi security: It’s important to make sure your WiFi network is secure and password protected. There have been cases of hackers getting into networks, which have allowed them to unlock smart locks or…

Smart Home Security Trends

3 Smart Home Security Trends

  • February 5, 2016

Bringing technology into the home is not new news, but controlling all aspects of your house, from lights to the temperature, is revolutionary. With more and more projects that can make your home “smart,” home security is just one component many homeowners are adopting. Here are 3 growing smart home security trends that homeowners enjoy. 1. Automated door locks: Forgot to lock the door, but are already miles away? Smart door locks are the way to go, especially for a busy…

Start the New Year With Home Security

  • December 31, 2015

The New Year is almost here, and similar to previous years, you make New Year’s resolutions. If you’re like most people, making resolutions is easier than keeping them. By mid-January, New Year’s resolutions are no more. Make 2016 different. Make a new year’s resolution to keep your family safe. Achieve this goal by installing home security in your home. It’s one promise you won’t break! In addition to installing home security, we offer additional resolutions.  Install indoor and outdoor light…

Holiday Home Security: Leaving Someone Else in Charge

  • December 4, 2015

We’re creeping up on the end-of-the-year holiday frenzy, Halloween blew by, Thanksgiving is over in a pumpkin-flavored whirl, and Christmas is done so fast you wonder if the Grinch really did run off with it. We all know it’s a great idea to have a friend or housesitter check on our homes while we’re away for the holidays, but you can maximize relaxation for you and your house-checker with these tips: Give them a home security system tutorial. Alarm systems can sometimes be intimidating to those who…

Easy Ways to Improve Home Security

  • November 13, 2015

Although the most effective way to improve overall home security is through the installation of an integrated security system, this can sometimes fall outside the immediate budget of an average homeowner. However, by following some simple tips for improving your overall home security, severely reducing the chances and impact of a potential burglary is achievable. Keep Up Appearances Most burglars will target the house on the block which appears to be the easiest target. Uncut lawns, overgrown shrubbery and a lack…

Illinois Home Security Tips for Leaving Your Kids Home Alone

  • October 2, 2015

If your children are older and are mature and responsible, you might be thinking about leaving them home alone in the afternoons while you are working or at other times. This can help you save a significant amount of money on child care, and it can be a better choice for your children as well. However, you could be a bit worried about your kids’ safety when they are home alone. Luckily, following these Illinois home security tips can help you keep…

Five Home Security Tips for Those Who Live Alone

  • September 26, 2015

For those who live alone, home security is an important issue. Today, we would like to suggest five ways single residents can protect themselves and their homes from intruders. Get a dog. Most would-be criminals would rather move on to an easier prey than try to enter a residence guarded by Fido. If getting a dog isn’t in the cards for you, that’s okay. Some landlords don’t allow them, some people don’t have time for them, some are allergic, and some just…

Increase Home Security in Chicago with These Important Tips

  • September 18, 2015

Residents of Chicago value their security. Those who live in our fair city have made it their home for many reasons. They love our high-class restaurants. They love the Magnificent Mile. They love the familiar sight of the Water Tower. They also love living in homes where they can relax with their family and friends and feel secure in their chosen dwelling. Today, we would like to offer the following four home security tips for Chicago residents. Whether you live in the…

A Homeowners Loss Goes Beyond Possessions

  • August 21, 2015

Home sweet home. It is your safe place, your sanctuary, and the one place you go to for comfort and safety away from the stressful and chaotic outside world. Home is where you can fully relax and have nothing to fear, that is, until your home gets broken into. Without some kind of home security system, your home becomes an open target to thieves who are watching and patiently waiting for the right moment to enter your home, violate it,…

Comparing Chicago Business Security Companies

  • August 14, 2015

One of the most vital aspects for the assurance of present and future customer relationships is the protection of their financial information. If such a breach occurs, many customers will shy away from working with your institution in the future. Furthermore, the record of the security instability could discourage the business of new customers. By learning how to compare Chicago business security companies, protecting the confidential information within your company should be straightforward. Consider how Trustworthy the Security Company Is…