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12 Amazing Ways You Can Monitor Control Alarm Your Home e1350399659937 12 Home Security and Automation Products Worth Your Money

The rate at which technology grows today is staggering! When a computer that’s only 3 years old is considered “old”, you know that technology is constantly improving and moving at an astronomical pace. And such is the case in the security industry as well. Home security and automation products of 2012 have vastly improved over the same products from just a few years prior.

For example, most new motion sensors are dual technology meaning they take both heat and movement to trip making your pets immune up to 135 pounds whereas motion sensors of the past would have frequent false alarms due to the house cat going for a midnight stroll.

Today’s smart phone technology has vastly improved the way in which you can monitor your home security. With the touch of a button on your iPhone or Android, you can remotely arm your security system, adjust the thermostat, or lock your front door.

So if you’ve ever considered having home security and automation products installed in your home, you are in for a real treat because when our customers learn about the amazing new, interactive gadgets that we have available, they get excited like children with brand new toys! The easiest way for you to learn more about our products is to download the eBook above: 12 Amazing Ways You Can Monitor, Control, and Alarm Your Home.

But if you don’t wish to be added to our e-newsletter, that’s fine too because over the past few months we’ve actually shared all of the tips right here on this blog. Check it out below:

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GE Security Touch Screen 12: The GE Security Touch Screen   A Fun Way to Automate Your Home Security System

This is the final tip of 12 Amazing Ways You Can Monitor, Control, and Alarm Your Homewhich can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

As exciting as we think it is, some of our customers find home security tools and topics a bit boring. For those people, we like to demonstrate our GE Security touch screen.

We love to see the look on their faces when they realize just how cool and modern home security can be! It’s one of our favorite products, and we think it might be yours too. Why?

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Glass Break Sensor 11: Why A Glass Break Sensor is an Integral Component of a Home Security System

This is the eleventh of 12 Amazing Ways You Can Monitor, Control, and Alarm Your Homewhich can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

Your windows or sliding glass doors are some of the features that make your home so beautiful. Everyone loves natural light and the exposure to the great outdoors. We are very fortunate to live in an area that celebrates natural greenery all year round. Many newer homes have been designed specifically with these considerations in mind, and they have gorgeous, large windows as a result.

Unfortunately, glass is also the easiest and most direct entryway for criminals to enter your house. With something as low-tech as a baseball bat or a brick, your glass windows or doors can be shattered and expose you to a home invasion.

Door and window sensors may not always help you in this instance. If the window frame is not moved or misaligned in the break-in, then the circuit won’t break and trigger an alarm.

Fortunately there is another home security tool at your disposal!

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GE Door Sensor 10: Stay Alert With Door & Window Sensors For Your Home

 This is the tenth of 12 Amazing Ways You Can Monitor, Control, and Alarm Your Homewhich can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

If you have a standard home security system, you may have one or two door and window sensors. For most homes, two sensors are not enough to adequately protect your home. Larger homes will be especially vulnerable if left unguarded.

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Motion Sensor from GE 9: Motion Sensors   State of the Art Protection For Your Home

This is the ninth of 12 Amazing Ways You Can Monitor, Control, and Alarm Your Homewhich can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

Motion sensors (also known as motion detectors) are a very practical solution to many home security concerns. People throughout history have used motion sensors. Although in the past, they relied on alert dogs rather than electronics. The first motion detectors for burglar alarms became popular in the 1970’s, but generated many false alarms. However, the technology has continued to improve over time and is very effective today.

Today we don’t have to rely on the family pet to be a motion detector 24 hours a day. There is a wide variety of motion sensors to choose from, depending on your needs. They range from simple and inexpensive to complex and costly.

The first and probably most important consideration is…

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burglar Vitex Systems Assist Goodland Resident Capture Would Be Criminal

Vitex Systems recently assisted a Goodland Florida Resident in capturing would be criminal!

On July 18th, 2012, Frank Lacava received a call from police that his Goodland Florida home had been broken into.

Upon reviewing the alarm.com outdoor camera footage provided by Vitex Systems, local police were able to identify the criminal.

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8: Simplify Your Life With Touch Control Key Fobs

Posted by admin On August 21st

GE keyfob 8: Simplify Your Life With Touch Control Key Fobs

This is the eighth of 12 Amazing Ways You Can Monitor, Control, and Alarm Your Homewhich can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

Although you may not recognize the name, you’ve probably used a Touch Control Key Fob. People are now becoming more familiar with these types of keys, as cars, hotels and other users have been transitioning away from metal keys for some time now.

A key fob is an electronic device that can give someone access to a locked entry (in this case, a home). The word “key fob” simply implies that it is an object you keep on your keychain. It can be in the form of a card, or any small device that has a built in electronic code.

Using an old, metal key works when you match it to the right lock (hopefully) to gain access to your home. Of course, on occasion, you run into problems…

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This is the seventh of 12 Amazing Ways You Can Monitor, Control, and Alarm Your Home, which can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

In previous eBook tips, we’ve discussed a lot of suggestions for ways to keep your home safe from external threats – like burglars. But, what if the threat to your home’s safety actually comes from inside the house?

Some of the most dangerous threats to everyone living in your home are fire and carbon monoxide. It’s of the utmost importance that you have sensors or detectors in place to alert you to these dangers at all times.

In 2010, there were over 300,000 residential building fires. They resulted in over 13,000 injuries and nearly 3,000 deaths. The financial losses for that year alone are estimated at over six billion dollars (FEMA, US Fire Administration). These statistics tell us that, unfortunately, household fires are not uncommon.

You should always protect your family and your home by installing monitored smoke detectors and making sure they are fully functional.

Carbon monoxide is another hidden danger in your home.

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6: Remote Control Thermostats

Posted by admin On July 25th

Remote Thermostat 6: Remote Control Thermostats

This is the sixth of 12 Amazing Ways You Can Monitor, Control, and Alarm Your Home, which can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

Whether your house is large or small, heating and cooling it can be an expensive proposition. Setting your remote control thermostat for the perfect temperature may be worth the price when you’re home to enjoy it.

But, why should you waste money racking up a high energy bill to heat or cool the home when no one is home?

Now you don’t have to worry about forgetting to change the thermostat before you leave. With our customized system, we can automate your thermostat to adjust itself up or down based on the time of day.

Time to leave for work? You don’t have to remember to stop at the thermostat before walking out the door. It’s already taken care of.

On your way back home? Wouldn’t it be nice to walk into a blissfully cool room?

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5: Door Lock Control

Posted by admin On July 11th

Door lock control 5: Door Lock Control

This is the fifth of 12 Amazing Ways You Can Monitor, Control, and Alarm Your Home, which can be downloaded for FREE from our eBook library.

One of the trials that every homeowner will face is giving access to multiple people at different points in time. There are other family members, visiting friends, maids and home helpers that will occasionally need access to your home.

With the old fashioned key and lock system, you’d make copies of your master key, give them to whoever needed access and hope for the best.

Today, we have the ability to enjoy finely-tuned “door lock control” over who has the ability to get inside our house. With unique user codes, you can grant permanent or temporary access to your friends or house staff. There are many advantages to this type of system:

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