People often don’t think about smart sensors, though they are an essential part of any home security system. If you do think about sensors, you probably only think about their use on exterior doors and windows. Sensors are extremely versatile and relatively affordable, so it’s always good to think of other ways to put smart sensors to use in your home. Door from your home … Continue reading 5 Places You Need A Smart Sensor
The home security and smart home industries change every year. 2018 will surely bring even more changes and adaptations to the industry. Guardian pays close attention to industry trends to make sure that we bring both new and long-time customers the best, most reliable offerings possible. The following three trends have been growing throughout 2017 and will likely be guiding forces in 2018. The Service … Continue reading Three Trends Shaping Home Security and Automation in 2018
Do you think you know everything there is to know about burglary and home security? You might want to brush up on the facts and figures about burglary. Today is National Trivia Day, a day where you can realize how many facts and figures you don’t know as well as you think you do. We thought we would share a quiz about home security so … Continue reading How much do you actually know about home security?
Smart home security is a highly evolving field and some significant updates happened in 2017. Smart home technology and automation have continued to be an important and growing part of home security in the past year. Companies like Amazon and Google have been a part of driving some tech advantages for security providers over the past couple of years. At Guardian we strive to grow … Continue reading Top 4 Home Security Changes in 2017
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”