How to Set Up A Santa Alert

If you have children who believe in Santa, you probably know it can be hard to make each Christmas more special than the last and keep the magic alive. This year, you can utilize your smart home security system to entertain your kids and “prove” that Santa came. Just set up a Santa Alert and use sensors you already have so you can get an … Continue reading How to Set Up A Santa Alert

Help Protect Yourself From Porch Pirates

You may have heard more recently about a new kind of thief called Porch Pirates. These thieves steal packages from your front door, which has become easier than ever because of the popularity of online shopping. Companies like Amazon have taken precautions to prevent this; they now send you a picture of your package on your porch at delivery. They’ve also introduced a controversial program … Continue reading Help Protect Yourself From Porch Pirates

How Cameras Make Your Holidays Easier

Video cameras for surveillance and home security can be valuable. A 2013 study from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte found that visible video surveillance was an effective deterrent for convicted burglars. Deterring a burglar or catching one in the act is a huge benefit of security camera devices, but they can also make your life much more convenient –particularly when you’re very busy … Continue reading How Cameras Make Your Holidays Easier

How Simple Notifications Add Serious Convenience to Your Life

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

Use the New Dashboard at MyGuardianHome.com

At Guardian we are constantly working to make sure that our customers experience both convenience and effectiveness with their smart home security. Reliability is key. Experience is key. Having secured homes for more than 65 years, we also understand that user-friendly technology is more important than ever before.  One of our most recent updates in this area includes changes to MyGuardianHome.com, the web portal customers … Continue reading Use the New Dashboard at MyGuardianHome.com

7 Things You Can Do in Your Online Account

Have you ever logged in to your online account at customercare.guardianprotection.com? If you haven’t yet, you might not know all the helpful information you can find there. If you are a first-time user, fill out the form under “New to Customer Care” to create your login. Here are some things that you can do online. Test your system– It is recommended to test your system … Continue reading 7 Things You Can Do in Your Online Account

What’s In Your “Relax” Scene

Did you know it’s National Relaxation Day? At Guardian, we’re all about giving you the conveniences and peace of mind you need to truly relax.  One of our handiest tools for those trying to relax more often is the Scenes feature in the app. You can set up Scenes for any time of day or activity to automate certain actions with the touch of a … Continue reading What’s In Your “Relax” Scene

Benefits of a Keyless Lock

A keyless lock can provide more than just convenience for your life, it can also help you boost your home’s security. If having a keypad at your door rather than a traditional lock seems like a luxury rather than a necessity, you’d be surprised how practical a keyless lock could be for you. Convenience and Safety- With a keyless lock you don’t have to carry … Continue reading Benefits of a Keyless Lock

The HD Video Doorbell Just Got Slim

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

Guardian How-To: Set Up Geo-Services

Taking your smart home to the next level is easier than you might think. Setting up a geo-fence allows you to receive automated notifications based on your location. These can serve as an important reminder if you forgot to do something like lock your door, close the garage door or not arm your security system. The first step is to create a geo-fence around your … Continue reading Guardian How-To: Set Up Geo-Services