There are a wide variety of smart security options you can use in your home. Many popular systems are do-it-yourself, meaning you can purchase the components, sometimes in retail locations, and install them yourself in your home. Sometimes these systems feature professional 24-hour monitoring service while in other cases, they are monitored only by the user. Perhaps you can install one of these systems, but … Continue reading You Can DIY Home Security But Do You Want To?
Most of us like to think that we are well-informed about the companies whose services we buy. Sometimes, however, by the time we have a question or are in the midst of an emergency, we learn that the person we’re speaking to is in a call center outside of the country, leaving us to wonder what other things we don’t know about their company. This … Continue reading What U.S. Based Means for our Customers
According to the National Crime Prevention Council, it’s National Crime Prevention Month and so we wanted to discuss the impact home security systems can have on your local community’s rate of crime. If you’re trying to make your home less burglar-friendly, it may have some effects on the whole community. The first thing you should take into consideration when doing your best to prevent crime … Continue reading Help Prevent Crime with Guardian
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the cool gadgets you can get for your home. You could probably make your house smarter and safer with a piecemeal system made up of different devices from different companies—a smart thermostat here, a keyless lock from some other source and a couple of randomly purchased surveillance cameras. If you take that approach, you’ll likely have to install … Continue reading Benefits of an All-In-One Security and Smart Home Solution
To make sure your system is working for your personal needs, you can set up notifications so you know what’s going on in your home. There are a variety of alerts or notifications you can set up so that you can stay on top of what’s going on at your home every day. If you have a smartphone, you’re probably used to getting a ton … Continue reading How Simple Notifications Add Serious Convenience to Your Life
When you’re looking for a home security provider, price is a huge variable. There is a wide range for both installation and monthly monitoring. And if you already have home security, one of the factors that might convince you to change providers or drop the service is the monthly cost. While price is important, it isn’t the most important part of choosing and keeping a … Continue reading Why the Best Home Security is About More Than Just “Deals”
If you have just recently had your system installed, there is a lot to remember. During your installation and orientation, you were taught many facts and features about your system, and we wanted to offer a refresher on the things you need to know. It’s always good to have an easy reference for the basics. 7-Day Orientation Period Once your security system is installed and … Continue reading Guardian System Basics: What You Need To Know
There’s nothing better than being able to hit the pool on a hot summer’s day. If you’re lucky enough to have your own pool or are considering adding one, considering the security of that pool is very important. Pool injuries are common for children, so constant supervision and a way to secure the area when it’s not in use is very important. Taking some precautions, … Continue reading 5 Ways To Help Secure Your Pool
One of the coolest new devices Guardian offers is the HD Video Doorbell. From seeing your packages be delivered to answering the door via smartphone, to catching a porch pirate, this layer of video security at the front door gives you so many options. We’re now offering a newly redesigned version of the HD Video Doorbell that is a better fit for many homes. With … Continue reading The HD Video Doorbell Just Got Slim
As you’re getting your lawn ready for summer, make sure that the answer to each of the following questions is not “yes”. If your yard has any of these risk factors, you should consider beefing up your security: Do you have a spare key hiding under a rock? Do you have a large amount of lawn furniture left out all summer long? Do you sometimes … Continue reading Is Your Lawn a Security Risk?