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New Guardian App features on the iPhone

There has been an update to the Guardian App on iPhones, allowing you to access your system controls easier than ever. Now, basic controls from the Guardian App can be found as a widget in the “Today” section of your phone. You’ll find a quick link to choose the “Scenes” you have set up in the app. Your scenes are completely customizable from MyGuardianHome.com so … Continue reading New Guardian App features on the iPhone

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New Year Resolutions for a Safer Family

With a new year often come resolutions. Many people focus on personal goals, but there are awesome resolutions you can make with your family to promote a safer, more peaceful year. It’s always good to have goals, especially when you have great resources to help you make them a reality. These ideas aren’t very difficult, but can have a great impact on your family’s life. … Continue reading New Year Resolutions for a Safer Family

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Treat Yourself To A Smarter House

Still deciding what’s on your grown-up wish list this season? If you’re looking for the perfect purchase that is a little bit practical but also cool and fun, a few smart home elements might be just right for you. It may feel like you are treating yourself but you’ll also reap the benefits for years to come. What Makes A House Smart? Smart houses have … Continue reading Treat Yourself To A Smarter House

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Boost Your Home’s Security for the Holidays

During the holiday season there may be  areas of vulnerability in your home security. This is due to the likelihood that  you  have extra items in your house such as gifts and decorations and, like many families, you may spend part or all of the holiday season travelling. These combine to deliver new opportunities to potential burglars. Because these new opportunities  don’t exist all year … Continue reading Boost Your Home’s Security for the Holidays

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Safe Shopping for the Holidays

If you haven’t started already, you’re probably about to start your holiday shopping. In fact, there are two major shopping events coming up: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Whether you hate shopping entirely, love a  journey through the mall or are a fan of online shopping, safety is important. Brick-and-Mortar Shopping Shop during daylight hours if possible. During the evening be sure to park in … Continue reading Safe Shopping for the Holidays

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Plan for a Food-Safe Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is less than a week from now! If you are hosting thanksgiving this year, hopefully you’re getting ready to serve  a fun, stress-free, safe dinner for your friends or family to enjoy. Whether you’ve done it for the last 10 years or this is your very first Thanksgiving, here are some things to remember to keep everyone safe. Got a turkey question? Help is … Continue reading Plan for a Food-Safe Thanksgiving

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Have a Safe Holiday Road Trip in 12 Steps

It’s almost time to go over the river and through the woods to your Thanksgiving destination. From Thanksgiving on, you might be facing a lot of holiday travels. Since you probably don’t have the option of flying in a magical sleigh like Santa, you might be taking your car. Here are some tips for a holiday road trip! Prepare your vehicle for long distance traveling. … Continue reading Have a Safe Holiday Road Trip in 12 Steps

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Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids About Home Security

Home security techniques are very important even for kids to know! There are a couple of ways that you can make it fun for them to learn more about how to keep themselves safe at home. Having a monitored security system is a great first step, but it’s important for children to be able to understand what that system means to them and how they … Continue reading Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids About Home Security

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Stay Cozy Without Paying A Fortune

It’s a well-known fact that winter brings  debate to households in cold climate: the great thermostat debate. If you’re a chilly person, you want to be able to keep your home cozy and comfortable. If you’re a frugal person, you want to be able to keep your energy costs down. These two desires  don’t necessarily have to be at war. Find a compromise and try … Continue reading Stay Cozy Without Paying A Fortune