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Face the Problem of Home Security in Chicago and Embrace the Solution

Sometimes, there are simple steps we can take that result in huge benefits. Securing your home or business with a professional and affordable security system is an example of one of these steps. Especially for Chicago residents, preventing burglaries and property damage is the main benefit gained, but also the peace of mind knowing home and business are safe. Problem: The following annual U.S. statistics have been reported by the FBI Uniform Crime Reports: Approximately 2.1 million burglaries 9.9 Million Property Crimes per year Solution: Homes with security...

Four Unusual Home Security Tips

Four Unusual Home Security Tips

by Carlos Lopez

Home security is a vital topic. Your home is your castle, so you must prioritize home security. There is a wealth of home security information, but the same tips are found all over the internet. Every website tells you to hire a security firm, lock your doors, and keep your system armed. These are all great tips, but there are other ideas for keeping your home safe. Here are some unique ideas to keep your home secure.   1. Hide valuables in your kid's rooms: People often place valuables...

Gifting Peace of Mind with Home Security

Gifting Peace of Mind with Home Security

by Carlos Lopez

We all have them—the people who are impossible to find a great gift for. You've scoured Buzzfeed lists of "thoughtful gifts." You've asked their relatives. You're on the brink of resorting to that Olive Garden gift card. Instead, why not give some peace of mind with video monitoring? We know what you're thinking. Video monitoring? Home security may not be the first idea on your gift list, but hear us out. We're banking your impossible-to-buy-for person will be thanking you. Here's some reasons why: 1. Doorbells: Ever been home alone, heard the doorbell...

3 Smart Home Security Trends

3 Smart Home Security Trends

by Carlos Lopez

Bringing technology into the home is not new news, but controlling all aspects of your house, from lights to the temperature, is revolutionary. With more and more projects that can make your home "smart," home security is just one component many homeowners are adopting. Here are 3 growing smart home security trends that homeowners enjoy. 1. Automated door locks: Forgot to lock the door, but are already miles away? Smart door locks are the way to go, especially for a busy person or someone who travels often. Whether bluetooth-enabled or controlled through an...

Prescribing Security to Chicago

Prescribing Security to Chicago

by Carlos Lopez

In the world we live in today, simply locking your door no longer constitutes security, especially in the massive city of Chicago. What do you do, then? Sure, we have heard it all: try this system, put up cameras, and lock your windows, but where do your questions begin and end? In other words, how do you improve your home security beyond installing a camera? Here are some helpful tips on how to do this:  1. Be alert: If a sound, movement outside, or general gut feeling does not seem right, it most likely...

If you are focused on home security, you may have thought about installing new deadbolts on your doors or installing a burglar alarm in your home. However, taking a few steps now can make your home look a lot less appealing from the outside, which can prevent a would-be thief from tampering with your windows and doors in the first place. Follow these tips to make the outside of your home look a lot less thief-friendly. Install Visible Security Cameras Thieves don't like security cameras. Not only do they not want to be captured on...

Home Security on a Budget

by Carlos Lopez

Illinois security companies offer various levels of home protection. Moreover, the cost scares many customers away. Is it possible to secure your home on a budget? The short answer is yes. The long answer is yes, but consult a professional, not a family member or a friend who educated in home security. We advise against do-it-yourself projects also because the product may not install or work properly. Choose us instead. We...

4 Home Security Tips for Illinois Residents

by Carlos Lopez

Illinois is known as the Prairie State, but our homes are as diverse as any in the world From Addison to Zion, from Penthouse to farmstead,  Home Security in Illinois is always a priority. Here are 4 top security tips for protecting your home: 1) Have a Monitored Security System. Having an alarm system is good, but if it just rings a bell outside your home for hours on end, it will just annoy your neighbors, without deterring criminals. A properly installed monitored system, on the other hand, will ensure that in the...

Start the New Year With Home Security

by Carlos Lopez

The New Year is almost here, and similar to previous years, you make New Year's resolutions. If you're like most people, making resolutions is easier than keeping them. By mid-January, New Year's resolutions are no more. Make 2016 different. Make a new year's resolution to keep your family safe. Achieve this goal by installing home security in your home. It's one promise you won't break! In addition to installing home security, we offer additional resolutions.  Install indoor and outdoor light timers to make your home appear occupied. Light...

When it comes to ensuring your home's security, you cannot afford to take any chances. That is why it's a good idea to not just install any security camera system, but a security camera system that offers night vision. This can make a big difference when it comes to the clarity of night footage, and night is exactly the time that is most dangerous. There are many options available when it comes to security cameras that have night vision. You have the choice between wireless cameras and wired cameras. ...