Posts By Richard Miller

home insurance

When you buy a home, you are excited about all of the possibilities it holds. You love the idea of making memories in the new place. Maybe you want to raise a family, and you might be just happy knowing that you finally have a place that you can call your own. One of the things people do not think…

garage door

People want to have a secure home. They put money into getting the best locks they can find for the front door and back door. They have an alarm system that will alert them the moment somebody opens a window in their house. However, some people don’t stop to think about their garage security. In many cases, it is shockingly…

security system installation

One of the first questions you’re probably going to be faced with when trying to get home security into your residence is: will you have it professionally installed, or will you do it yourself. It doesn’t seem like a difficult question to answer initially, but the more you think about it the more complicated it can become. So to help…

If you’re a homeowner or even a renter looking to protect your home and its residents, you’ve probably thought about security cameras. There’s a lot of information out there about this kind of technology, and while helpful it can be a bit overwhelming. That’s why we’ve provided this introduction into home security cameras, to cover how you might benefit from…

home automation

Home automation residences, sometimes called ‘smart homes’, are the best evidence we’ve seen that we’re living in the modern future. They give homeowners total control over their living space, allowing them to alter and adjust almost anything direct from their smartphone. No fuss, no effort, instant results. What started as a gimmick at the World’s Fair in the 1930s is…

Frozen pipe

Let’s be honest, the winter can be absolutely brutal. Be it frost warnings or spending an extra hour shoveling the driveway and getting the snow off of your car, the harsh and often unpredictable weather that the season can bring has plenty of negative effects. It goes without saying that many people will opt to stay indoors under such conditions,…

Dummy CCTV camera

Dummy cameras are often used by homeowners in order to provide the illusion that a property is protected by CCTV. The main reason for the use of dummy cameras is pretty clear though: cost. After all, if cost wasn’t an issue, everyone would buy real CCTV cameras instead! It should be said straight from the beginning – the answer to…

When it comes to planning to relocate, many people find themselves looking into the crime rates of their potential new homes, to try and get an idea of what they can expect as residents. Now while a high crime rate doesn’t necessarily mean that a place isn’t worth living in, but it certainly requires more preparation from a resident, particularly…

frisco

Feeling safe in the city that you live in is an important aspect for many residents, so it’s no surprise that a considerable amount of research has been done on the topic. Communities all over the country vie for the title of America’s Safest City, and competition is fierce to be crowned in the top 10. Now thanks to SmartAsset,…

Garage

When people are looking to safeguard the security of their home, they usually focus on the actual house – the bedrooms, kitchen etc. Just think though – how many items of value are there in your parking garage? Of course, there’s your car, but that’s not it. Loads of different and expensive pieces of machinery; pricey tools; and also –…

Back yard

Is there any part of your home more exposed to others than your yard? That’s why it is vitally important to make it as secure as possible – a piece of ground that throws in as many obstacles as possible to stop burglars from reaching their goal, which could be your shed, garage or home. Luckily, there are many great…

Taser robot

Home security is without doubt a vital aspect to every home. Ranging from door sensors through to wireless CCTV systems, different security systems bring huge benefits to different people. There are, however, some people who perhaps go too far – people who protect their homes like they are Fort Knox and could perhaps do with some honest advice about a simpler, yet…

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