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Why Dogs Can’t Replace a Smart Home Alarm System

Many homeowners believe that their beloved dogs will keep their home and family safe from burglars. When a burglar has a choice between a home with a dog and a home without a dog, the dog-free house will typically end up as the target but as you can see in this video, that is not always… Read more »

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How Sting Alarm Las Vegas overcomes Crash and Smash Attacks

A security system is there to protect you when a burglar targets your property. But what happens when they target the security system itself? A crash and smash attack is a burglary tactic that focuses on your home’s security panel or keypad, using speed and brute force to prevent it from sounding the alarm. How… Read more »

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Be Smart with Your Tax Refund

Does tax time typically mean a windfall from Uncle Sam for you? The average tax refund is over $3,000, which, for many homeowners, makes April home improvement time. But don’t sign the paperwork for that granite countertop just yet. There’s a new type of home improvement in town. It’s something you can use every day,… Read more »

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“No Force” Burglaries on the rise in Las Vegas

Having your home broken into has unfortunately become just another bump in the road for most homeowners, especially for those in Las Vegas where home burglaries are on the rise. The most concerning statistic is that the amount of “No Force” burglaries is quickly rising. A burglary is considered “No Force” when the thief enters… Read more »

Three Ways a Smart Home Alarm System Can Protect Your Household Budget

As you look for ways to get more value from the money you spend, we suggest adding smart home security as a new line item. If you’re thinking that new technology sounds more like a holiday splurge than a budgeting measure, think again. In terms of value, we think this technology investment makes sound sense…. Read more »

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Five Reasons to Choose Smarter Home Security

What makes a security system powered by Sting Alarm Las Vegas and Alarm.com “smarter”? It has its own app, for sure, but so do toothbrushes nowadays. So what’s the big deal about smarter home security – and why should you consider it for your home? 1: It’s built smarter A security system keeps you safe… Read more »

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Smart Home Security Tips for Spring Break

Vacation is a time to relax. But when you start wondering if everything is OK at your house, intrusive thoughts can creep in and stand in the way of your good time. Is the pet sitter actually showing up as promised? I wonder if that thunderstorm damaged the deck? Did I remember to lock the… Read more »

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Five Home Security Myths

Home security myths tend to a big reason why homes are so easily broken into. Home security is an emotive topic. You’ll typically hear plenty of anecdotes about burglaries, as well as lots of myths and misconceptions. Here are a few of the home security myths we’ve encountered, and some surprising truths relating to them…. Read more »

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How Many Contact Sensors Does Your Smart Home Security System Need?

Of all the security devices out there, contact sensors might seem the least interesting. They’re small, simple and unobtrusive, with a single function: to detect the opening and closing of doors, windows, cabinets and drawers. They’re also one of the most essential components of a smart security system. The more contact sensors you have, the… Read more »

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Amazon Alexa and Google Home Virtual Assistant Integration

It’s great being able to control your Sting Alarm Las Vegas Smart Home Alarm System from your Smart Phone when you’re away from your home. Back at home, virtual assistants such as Google Home and Amazon’s Echo are a popular option that smart homeowners love. Now, you can keep your home more secure and comfortable… Read more »