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Home Security 101: Sensors, Cameras, Smart Home Integration & More

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There are many other elements to home security that you should consider besides installing a security system. Have you considered how to protect your family from items like carbon monoxide and fires? What about securing your home when you leave for vacation? Or how about how you can deter a burglar from targeting your home? These (and more) are all important aspects of securing your home that we can help you with. Our home security experts have spent countless hours researching, calling companies and personally testing gear so they can bring you the latest accurate information and data on home security products and services…

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A Homeowner’s Guide To Wired Security Systems

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You’ve likely found our article because you’re either considering getting a new hardwired security system for your home or want to know your options if your home is already prewired with an existing system. We can help you on both fronts. We also give you some handy tips in case you’re still considering getting a wireless security system…

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Ring Doorbell Review: The Best Way To Monitor Your Front Door?

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“Who can it be knocking at my door?” Surely, when the popular 80’s band Men at Work wrote these lyrics, they couldn’t have imagined today’s high-tech doorbells. Now you can see who’s at your front door, even when you’re not at home. Ring, an all-in-one front door camera and doorbell that syncs with your Smartphone via WiFi, is the best-selling video doorbell on the market. What makes Ring so popular? And is it really the best or do you have better options? Read our review to find out…

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Best Pet Security Cameras: Pawbo vs Furbo vs ADT vs Frontpoint

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One of the hardest parts of being a pet owner is being away from them. As much as you love your pets, you have times when you have to leave them at home alone. Thanks to modern-day technology, you can keep an eye on them even when you’re not home. Security cameras for pets are a great choice to keep you connected with your furry friends…

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Do Frontpoint’s High-Tech Cameras Steal The Show?

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Frontpoint is a top-tier home security company that we cover extensively on Safe Smart Living. They’ve typically been ahead of the curve when it comes to new technologies, and cameras are no exception. They offer 2 indoor cameras, an outdoor camera and a doorbell camera. Our review brings you the juicy details on each…

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ADT Pulse Review: Your Best Bet For Home Security & Automation?

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ADT Pulse combines the well-known company’s alarm system with home automation and monitored video surveillance. But what equipment and features does ADT Pulse have to offer? And is it worth the higher-than-average price tag? We answer these questions and more to help you determine if ADT Pulse is the best fit for your home security and automation needs…

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Best Vision Insurance Plan: Get Covered With An Individual Plan

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Are you not seeing 20/20? Your vision is essential. You shouldn’t neglect your eye health, but glasses and other vision care can be expensive. Can vision insurance help you get the care you need for your precious eyesight or is it just a waste of money?

Luckily, vision insurance plans are more affordable than you’d expect and a small monthly payment can actually save you hundreds of dollars every year. We’ve read between the lines on the various vision insurance plans available to help you see which policy is a perfect pair for you to try on…

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Poison Prevention: Common Substances, Tips, Statistics & More

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March is Poison Prevention Month. If you are concerned that someone has been poisoned, you can call the poison emergency number at 1-800-222-1222. Poisoning in humans can cause serious injury and even death. The moment you think someone has suffered from poisoning, you should call for help. Many substances can be responsible for the poisoning, and getting assistance from a professional is the best way you can help save a life…

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