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Prices exclude additional equipment charges, inside wiring fees, additional outlets, taxes, surcharges including video Broadcast Surcharge $10. 00/mo. and Regional Sports Surcharge $9. 00/mo. , depending on Cox market and other fees. Not all services and features available everywhere.

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01.14.2007 | 34 Comments

With an impeccable sense of smell and sensitive ears, dogs can be aware of a threat long before you. Sure, they do the adorable thing of wagging their tails and running around the house when a loved one pulls into the driveway, but they can also do the very helpful thing of growling, barking, and sounding the alarm when a not so loved individual shows up. That being said, dogs are just four legged friends in the end and are capable of human error—or, rather, canine error. Here are ways dogs help and hinder home security. They scare off burglars with barking Burglars don’t typically want to mess with a house where there is a dog inside. Even if humans aren’t home, the sounds of the dogs barking could alert neighbors and the entire neighborhood of a problem. Simply having a “Beware of dog” sign could send a burglar on his way. They sound false alarms Dogs, however,… Read moreIt’s only natural to feel like your safety is compromised while your home is being gutted for renovations. Ironically, the construction your home is undergoing might even enhance its security, like the addition of a carport that conceals high end vehicles or a guest house that doubles as a storage unit for valuables. But the process of making these changes can cause inherent safety risks. Your walls are being torn down and your property is being swarmed with strangers each day.

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01.14.2007 | 16 Comments

While the Nest Secure starter kit is expensive, it does come standard with additional features that others don’t include. Which is great, if you need those features, but not so great if you don’t. Nest offers professional monitoring through Brinks formerly Moni and has a monitoring plan that starts at $19. 99/month. However, if you want cloud video recording, cellular backup, etc, all add on services will require an additional monthly fee. Also, you can purchase add on equipment such as Nest thermostats, doorbell, environmental disaster detectors, smart locks, as well as, one or more of Nest’s four available security cameras.