The smartest security panel in town.

Home security panels haven’t changed a lot over the last 10 years. Sure, some have become small touch screens. Some have changed in shape and size, minimally. In reality, however, most panels are pretty similar. The Guardian IQ2 Security panel is not your average security panel.  It’s slimmer, smarter and more powerful. The IQ2 panel looks and feels like a smartphone, is easy to use … Continue reading The smartest security panel in town.

Kids take a life-changing bike ride at Guardian

Friday, January 19 was a very special day for six-year old Liam Connelly and five-year old Liam Trefelner of Pennsylvania.  It was the day they took their first ride on their very own adaptive bikes, custom-built for kids with disabilities. It is part of a Guardian Cares “Power of Purple” initiative by the employees of Guardian Protection Services, Warrendale, Pa., in conjunction with Variety, the … Continue reading Kids take a life-changing bike ride at Guardian

The Heart of Your Home’s Security

Your home security system is like a body with many parts that work together. Your sensors are like hands and feet, your cameras are like eyes and organizing it all is your keypad, the brain. All those body parts can’t work the way they are supposed to without a heart. In a home security system, the heart is the monitoring center. Your system on its … Continue reading The Heart of Your Home’s Security

Challenge: Do a Random Act of Kindness For Your Neighbor

With Valentine’s Day, you’re probably planning to do something nice for your family or significant other in February. There’s another holiday in February called International Random Acts of Kindness (RAOK) Day. What are RAOKs? It’s just what it sounds like: an unprompted nice act, often done anonymously. Do you ever do RAOK for your neighbors? Focusing some kind acts toward the people who live around … Continue reading Challenge: Do a Random Act of Kindness For Your Neighbor

5 Places You Need A Smart Sensor

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

January is a Great Time To Upgrade

It’s January so you might be thinking about changes you want to make in your life. While many people are setting life goals for finances or health, you should also think about your goals for your home. Whether you received monetary gifts for the holidays or you’ve been saving for the last year, you may have some available funds for improving your home’s security system. … Continue reading January is a Great Time To Upgrade

Use Scenes for 1-Click Automation

The term home automation can be intimidating. Even the phrase “Smart home” might seem like something more complex or expensive than you could handle in your home. It’s not all like the movies, though, most of the smart home industry is just about making your life more easy, convenient and seamless. Not all smart home products live up to this though. Sometimes they can be … Continue reading Use Scenes for 1-Click Automation

Guardian Cold Weather Guide

When temperatures drop, the way you manage your home changes. In the middle of your busy life, it can be hard to remember what changes you need to make with the weather, but no fear! We’ve compiled a list of things to keep on your list if the temperatures are below freezing in your neck of the woods. Temperature Managing Energy Costs is a Priority … Continue reading Guardian Cold Weather Guide

Guardian Protection Services Names Bryan Cipoletti to Role of President

January 10, 2018. Warrendale, Pa. – Guardian Protection Services, the nation’s 6th largest provider of commercial and home security systems and technologies, is pleased to announce that Bryan Cipoletti will assume the role of President, effective immediately. Cipoletti was Chief Financial Officer at Armstrong, parent company of Guardian Protection Services, and had been serving in a dual role as Acting President at Guardian since May. Cipoletti … Continue reading Guardian Protection Services Names Bryan Cipoletti to Role of President

Three Trends Shaping Home Security and Automation in 2018

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