Ways to Use Alerts To Your Benefit

Many apps on your smartphone send you alerts. Sometimes they’re very valuable. For instance,  you want to know if you got a text that you need to see or a weather alert text telling you that a major storm is coming. Other times, notifications can drive you crazy and you just start to ignore them. Overall  however, notifications can be pretty handy and can offer … Continue reading Ways to Use Alerts To Your Benefit

Prepare for Spring Storms

Spring is known for unexpected and severe weather. From tornados to thunderstorms and potential flooding, it’s time to get prepared in case a storm strikes where you are. Being aware of what’s coming and taking the necessary steps to protect yourself are both very important steps. There are many ways you can be made aware of oncoming storms. Most smartphones have weather alerts that come … Continue reading Prepare for Spring Storms

Is Your Lawn a Security Risk?

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?

Enable the Guardian Skill for the Amazon Echo

Guardian Protection now has a “skill” for the Amazon Echo. What does that mean? You can ask Alexa to help you out by “asking Guardian” to operate certain features of your security system for you or to check the status of some aspects of your Guardian system.  Setting up the Guardian Skill takes four steps if you already use the Guardian App. Install Your Alexa-Enabled … Continue reading Enable the Guardian Skill for the Amazon Echo

Does Your Home Look Like An Easy Target?

You’ve probably spent time making your home look appealing, but how often have you considered what your house looks like to a potential burglar? It’s possible that you don’t even know that your home looks like an easy target! We have some suggestions for you to address this issue. One of the most important things you can do is make sure that potential burglars don’t … Continue reading Does Your Home Look Like An Easy Target?

Don’t get Caught by an April Fools Day Prank

Do you hate April Fools Day? Want to avoid being pranked by your family in your own home? Are you trying to pull an epic prank without getting caught? Put your smart home security devices to work to make sure you don’t get caught unaware in your home. Ding Dong Ditch? Don’t let it happen! Use your HD Video Doorbell to make sure that you … Continue reading Don’t get Caught by an April Fools Day Prank

3 Areas Where You Need A Smart Sensor

Smart Sensors are often underappreciated in home security systems. Sensors are very important but they aren’t limited to just doors and windows. Smart Sensors can allow you to personalize your system to help protect certain areas or items so that you know when those areas are opened, whenever they are opened. Here are a couple of areas that can benefit from a Smart Sensor. Personal … Continue reading 3 Areas Where You Need A Smart Sensor