It’s finally time to hit the road and enjoy a long break from work and home responsibilities! Before you leave, use this handy checklist to keep your home secure while you’re away. We even have a printable version for you to use alongside your packing list! Continue reading “Printable Pre-Vacation Security Checklist”
Do you remember the 1999 Disney Channel original movie Smart House? A teen computer whiz programs his house to respond to his every command.
Guess what? In less than two decades, we’ve made home automation possible in ways Disney only dreamed of back in 1999. (But we promise your house won’t become a sentient being and turn against you.)
Here are 8 real-life home automation tools we use at Custom Alarm: Continue reading “How Smart is Your House?”
You’re careful about keeping your home secure. Make sure your home-away-from-home is safe, too!
While you’re there
National Night Out last week was a smashing success! More Rochesterites turned out to celebrate community and fight crime than EVER before!
- 373 neighborhoods hosted events (compared to 309 last year).
- 74,157 neighbors attended (compared to 66,125 last year).
New baby in the house? Toddler starting to get into cupboards she shouldn’t? These simple security devices will help keep your little ones safe.
1. Outlet Protectors
According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, nearly 7 children are treated in hospital emergency rooms each day for electrical shock or burn injuries caused by tampering with a wall outlet. Let’s keep those little fingers safe! Invest in simple outlet protectors to protect your child. Continue reading “6 Ways to Childproof Your Home”
Who doesn’t enjoy family vacations? Vacationing doesn’t always have to be time consuming. No need to take extra time off of work or even leave the comfort of your own home. Here are a few ideas to save you money and time but still enjoy quality family time!
Find a local campground and pitch a tent for the weekend. Most campgrounds include outdoor activities providing ample entertainment for the duration of your stay including beaches, fishing docks, hiking trails, nature programs, etc… If you aren’t that adventurous or have limited time available, pitching a tent in the backyard or living room will suffice! Microwave s’mores still taste delicious! Continue reading “5 Summer Staycation Destinations”
Online resale can be a risky business. Whether using social media or online resale sites, meeting up for the transaction can become a dangerous situation.
Here are a few tips to make sure the sale runs as smoothly as possible: Continue reading “7 Tips For Safe Online Resale”
Join us at Soldiers Field on Saturday, July 23. Continue reading “Bike-In Movie at Soldiers Field”
With technology making giant leaps almost daily, it is hard to keep up with the latest trends. Fortunately, Custom Alarm has accounts on many social media sites allowing us to connect with a more tech savvy community.
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