When thinking about the cost of a home security system, there are many important factors to keep in mind, especially for those considering a DIY option. With more and more home security products arriving on the market every day, it is easy for consumers to not fully understand their options, including installation.
When it comes to choosing the right smart security system for a home, the cost and ease of which a homeowner can achieve seamless home automation are two key overriding factors.
Below we look at how much it really costs to attain a fully automated home you can control from your smart phone from nearly any location.
Home burglaries are surprisingly common, and they’ll often occur when you least expect them.
Luckily, there are many simple ways to deter burglars from targeting your home in the first place.
Growth is both a blessing and a challenge, and The Living Room Community Church has been experiencing a great deal of growth over the last several years. Attendance each week is around 830, and to accommodate future growth, the church is planning an addition to the current facilities. While this means they will have more room for attendees there is also more space to cover when it comes to security.
Security can be an issue for churches in the Tri Cities area, especially as churches aren’t staffed 24/7, or even every day of the week. Fire, break-ins, vandalism, and theft are always a possibility. In addition, since they have such large gatherings, there is also a life-safety risk, so it’s important to have a good fire detection and security system in place.
Security not only protects the building and churchgoers, but also aligns with a church’s duty to take care of their assets and make good use of the donations provided to them.
It really is a fun and exciting time in the world of smart home automation, as leaps in technology have propelled the growth home security and convenience devices, from smart doorbells and locks to thermostats and lights, not to mention the rise of the voice assistants in the home.
In addition, having mobile control over not only security, video, lights, thermostats and other energy saving smart home devices gives you the ability to customize and change your home in real time, which can equate to savings long-term.
We invite you to take a few minutes to participate in the MyTri2030 Community Questionnaire. MyTri2030 is a community-driven regional vision project. The goal is to create a shared vision for the region through a process of identifying big vision opportunities that will transform the Tri-Cities. MyTri2030 celebrates the Tri-Cities as the sum of multiple, distinct and independent parts, that collectively, can have greater impact.
It’s all about you; the community! Help us learn what you think the future could and should be like in the Tri-City Region. Tell us your ideas for “game-changing” actions that could transform our region. Help us engage the entire community by answering the MyTri2030 Community Questionnaire.
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Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly toxic and poisonous gas. It is colorless, odorless and tasteless so it is hard to detect. Since there are no warning signs specific to CO, one may not be aware of the presence of the gas in their home and workplace. Exposure to CO
Because of this silent danger, it is important to be aware of prevention methods, detection, and signs and symptoms of CO poisoning to lessen the chances of the gas being present.
Disasters such as fires, floods, explosions, and civil disturbances can endanger employees, customers and the public. Your ability to react quickly and rationally during an emergency can save your life and those around you. Having a disaster plan in place is the key to making sure you are prepared and know what to do in an emergency to ensure a safer environment.
An Emergency Preparedness Plan helps to minimize or prevent injury, loss of life and extensive property damage. Plans should contains step-by-step guidelines to follow in the event of a disaster to minimize the impact of an emergency.
Whether you have a home security system or not, there are many ways to deter a home break in. See our list of simple safety tips that deter burglars, keeping your home and family safer.
Epidemics effect and jeopardize all facets of social and family life. Rapid, rational response during a widespread illness or disaster may not only save your life, but also the lives of those you love at home.
Following simple guidelines for healthy behavior, developing and communicating an emergency plan ahead of time will ensure your family members are fully aware of how plans. Review the plans regularly and go through practice runs so everyone understands how the plans are to be executed in order to handle the situation more effectively.