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15 Summer Safety & Security Tips

Published 07/31/2019 by General Security

While safety and security are always high priorities for families, the summer brings a new wave of challenges that must be addressed to keep your home and loved ones safe. Whether at the lake, mowing the lawn, or on ...

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Home Security Tips

Garage Door Security Guide: 16 Helpful Tips

Published 07/08/2019 by General Security

Garages serve as entryways into the home and storage places for valuable possessions, but are too often overlooked in security system designs and installations. Fortunately, there are a number of steps every homeowner ...

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Getting to Know Michael Minicozzi, General Security’s Director of Operations

Published 06/17/2019 by General Security

Michael Minicozzi, director of operations at the smart home and office security company General Security, has wanted to be a part of the family business for as long as he can remember.

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Home Security Tips

26 Practical Home Automation Ideas

Published 05/28/2019 by General Security

Transforming your house into a full-scale smart home with all the associated comforts and conveniences is easier today than ever before. With a wide range of equipment options available for any home or project, one of ...

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Home Security Tips

Top 5 Home Security Tips for Pet Owners

Published 05/10/2019 by General Security

Pet owners have more specialized security needs than the average homeowner. Animals can trigger false alarms with standard home security components, and accidentally automate even the most advanced smart home devices. ...

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Security Systems

How to Pick the Best Luxury Home Security System

Published 04/03/2019 by General Security

Luxury home security systems need to be robust, responsive and reliable. Unfortunately, many entry-level packages often touted as such simply aren't. When determining the ideal specifications to protect your home and ...

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Security Systems

Geofencing Security Systems: How Do They Work?

Published 03/20/2019 by General Security

Have you ever fumbled to unlock your front door while carrying groceries inside? Most people do. But what if your front door unlocked, a light turned on, and your security system disarmed, as you walked up to the house, ...

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Security Cameras

Best Home Security Monitoring Camera Features

Published 03/01/2019 by General Security

When considering investing in a home security monitoring camera—either to be installed DIY or professionally as part of a larger home security system package—you’ll want to conduct some research to ensure it includes ...

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1080p vs. 720p Security Cameras

Published 02/20/2019 by General Security

A top specification to consider when comparing security cameras is resolution. This indicates the level of detail it provides, and thus, how well or poorly intruders will be able to be identified or recognized from ...

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Pros & Cons of Installing Your Own Home Alarm System

Published 01/30/2019 by General Security

There are many pros and cons of installing your own home alarm system, but most people prioritize price without considering equally important factors, such as the caliber of equipment, flexibility of associated ...

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