If you are heading out on a trip this summer, there’s a good chance you’ve put a lot of effort into your planning: choosing a destination, making travel arrangements, deciding on things to do and see, preparing a list for packing, etc. But what about the house you’re leaving behind? Summer is the peak time for home burglaries because criminals are watching for empty homes. Putting some extra planning into protecting your home before your trip can save you heartache later. (more…)
As the use of smart home technology expands, so does the prevalence of home security surveillance cameras. Modern homeowners see the value in being able to see their home on demand and are regularly looking at these products as a feature of their security system, whether through a security dealer or a DIY solution.
There are hundreds of camera options available on the market, so how do you know which one is the best option for you? The answer varies depending on how and where you are planning to use it. But there are some good considerations to keep in mind when you are making your decision. (more…)
It was a treat this past week to visit with so many wonderful customers at the SedonaOffice Users Conference in Marco Island, Florida! It’s really a fantastic dynamic to have so many people with so much in common together in one place and see the networking and general camaraderie that takes place. And while there were many elements of the SOUC that people enjoyed (I see you, Ready Player One… and Two… and Sixty-Four… and Two Hundred Twenty…), one of the highlights of the event was the keynote address from our guest speaker, Mr. Jack Mackey. (more…)
Storms have been hitting hard across the US this winter with heavy snowfall and record low temperatures. Has your energy bill felt the pinch? There are a number of small things you can do to reduce your expenses at little or no cost to you! Here are some tips to save money on energy costs this winter:
By Ana Bera, SafeAtLast
In the words of the well-known folk singer Bob Dylan, “The times they are a changin’.” We live in the age of information. Big data holds the key to influential decisions made by the larger retail companies, banks and even Congress. The rise of the smart home will cause fast and disruptive change.
The exact effect it will have on the marketplace is yet to be quantified in dollars. But one thing is certain, a wave of change is building and those willing to paddle will enjoy the ride. (more…)
It’s the time of year to “deck the halls,” but as you prepare your home for festivities and fun, make sure you take precautions to decorate safely. Here are some holiday decorating tips to help keep your home and family safe!