Safety & Security

Information about home safety equipment as well as alarms and smoke & carbon monoxide detectors. For information about combined Smoke & CO Alarms see this review. Also don't miss our report on DIY Home Alarm Systems.

The Top 5 Home Security Gadgets Of 2013

Home Security Gadgets

More and more of us are becoming more aware of the growing need for improved home security. With the increased awareness of home invasions, many feel it is becoming more important than ever to make sure that our homes are completely safe and secure, and to work to improve that safety however we can.

And thanks to a few new gadgets, we are getting even more help in our quest to improve the security of our homes.

Here are the top 5 home security gadgets that are newer on the market:

Door Jamb Reinforcement - A Viable Security Application?

Statistics for break-ins are readily available. Of the many numbers one can find are those for how most of these break-ins occur. Not surprisingly, the most popular entry is through a door. Whether it's by kicking or simply slamming against a door until the jamb has been overcome, many burglars are well aware that getting into most homes is not difficult.

Why Deadbolts Don't Do the Trick

How Celebrities Protect Their Property

Angelina and Brad - Chrisa Hickey [CC-BY-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Home security and property protection are always the two most important things in a homeowners mind, you have worked hard to get that property and you don’t want anybody damaging it or stealing from it. There are lots of hi-tech ways of doing this now, you can find most of them on celebrity homes around the world and for the purposes of this article I will outline some of the key ones to you.

5 Benefits To Home Surveillance Cameras In Your Home

Home Surveillance Camera

Home security cameras have recently brought the luxury of surveillance systems from upper class and big businesses to the regular, everyday homeowner. No longer is visual home monitoring difficult or too expensive to obtain. This technology has provided a confident piece of mind for countless homeowners and families across the nation. These cameras haves great benefits that go beyond their monitoring capabilities.

Multiple Devices

10 DIY Home Security Projects


In the current economy many people are turning to do-it-yourself projects to save money.

This is especially true when it comes to home improvement and security. While there may be benefits to having a company come and install a high-tech security system in your home, it can also get expensive. Many people don’t realize there are small steps you can take on your own to prevent break-ins.

5 Major Cons Of Wireless Alarm Systems

At first glance, wireless security systems seem to be an ideal solution for homeowners who want to improve the security on their homes. However, although these systems have their pluses, there are several downsides that need to be considered before making a decision. Your home security should never be taken lightly and you owe it to yourself to be informed so that you can make the right decision to protect your home.