The Future of Home Security: Robots, AI, and More

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Staying up to date with the latest trends in home security can be challenging. Technology continues to evolve at a rapid pace, and startups and established brands alike are constantly adding new gadgets to the market.

Over the years, we’ve witnessed the gradual evolution of the home security industry. It all began with the old hardwired security systems that had fairly simple sensors. Currently, we have smart wireless home security systems that can operate with a wide range of sensors, cameras, and devices and offer high levels of automation.

But what does the future hold for home security? We’ll explore six recent trends to keep an eye on during 2022 and beyond.

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What Can I Do? 15 Security Tips for Homeowners

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Thanks to the internet, you can learn how to repair or replace many basic home installations or appliances safely and efficiently. Do-it-yourself (DIY) homeowners are also interested in protecting their homes and families.

Here are 15 low-tech tips for home security* you can do yourself.

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Does your business need environmental sensors?

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One of the things that many people overlook when it comes to their business is maintaining their environment. While safety is always an issue, they should also be concerned with environmental factors that may affect their business. When it comes to manufacturing, certain types of products may need to be kept at a specific temperature. The same is true for schools and healthcare facilities. Temperature is not the only environmental factor that companies monitor. They also use environmental sensors to detect too much or too little moisture. Extreme temperature changes must also be monitored.

In this post, we describe some of the types of businesses that can benefit from environmental sensor systems – does yours fall into one of these categories?

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3 Hazardous Gases to Watch for In Your Home and Workplace

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Virtually every form of life on Earth relies on one specific, naturally occurring gas: Air.

The air we breathe is not pure oxygen, but also includes about 78% nitrogen. Likewise, there are many other complex gases found out in nature. Some of these can be extremely hazardous to human health.

Depending on where you live and work, you might be at some risk of exposure to hazardous gases every day. In industrial environments where gases are a known danger, it is easy to take the right precautions. But what about elsewhere in life, including in your own home?

Dangerous industrial gases are often processed to add specific scents, allowing you to recognize when you are in a harmful situation. But other hazardous gases are completely odorless, colorless, and may provide no warning until the symptoms of exposure become severe.

Prolonged exposure can be fatal, and even incidental exposure can sometimes cause complications.

Let’s take a closer look at some common hazardous gases you may find in your home or at work:

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Pet Safety: How to Protect Your Pets When You’re Not Home

Pets, like this cat and dog, should factor into your home safety plansPets are part of the family: they entertain us with their antics, snuggle with us when we’re sick or sad, and provide unconditional love and companionship.  However, they’re family members that accompany us everywhere, so we make sure they have food and water before heading to work and enlist the help of pet-sitters when we go on vacation.  You take all the commonsense precautions, such as keeping poisonous houseplants out-of-reach and locking up potentially harmful house cleaning supplies.  But is there more we can and should do to ensure our pets’ safety when we’re away?  The following are five technological solutions you can implement to keep your pets secure and healthy until you get back:

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Why You Need a Locksmith on Speed Dial

man locked out of his car, keys on drivers seatYou probably have a couple of numbers on speed dial, including 911 emergency services, your spouse’s, your best friend’s, and your mom’s/dad’s. But have you ever thought of adding a locksmith’s number to that list?

A locksmith offers a variety of locks and security services that restrict access to your property. Here are the top four reasons why it is essential to have your local Bucks County locksmith’s service number on speed dial.

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Choosing the Best Security Camera for Your Home or Business

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Security systems have come a long way. Traditional security systems involved ringing a bell whenever an intruder was spotted. It wasn’t until the 1850s when the first electromagnetic security system was patented. Today, security camera systems are more advanced and come equipped with motion detection, access control, and security surveillance.

The presence of a security camera alone is enough to deter intruders. According to findings by the U.S. Department of Justice, public surveillance reduces crimes by 15%. This article looks at the must-have features of security camera systems for Bucks County, PA residents.

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Protect yourself with a home alarm system in Montgomery County, PA

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The safety of your home or business is paramount. Whether you are away just for a few hours or on vacation, you want to be sure that your loved ones and investments are safe from burglars and other hazards such as fire. By investing in a home alarm system in Montgomery County, PA, you can be assured of peace of mind since what matters to you will be kept safe.

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