This holiday season, make sure that your home remains safe and secure. If you’re traveling within the province, across the country or further away you’ve probably already given home security some thought. However, holiday home security is just as important if you plan to remain close to home, since the holidays are known as a time when burglaries tend to increase.
Thankfully, advanced technologies have made it easier than ever to keep your home safer and more secure. Here are some great ways to protect your home, no matter where you happen to be.
Premis Smart Lock from Weiser
The Premis smart lock from Weiser allows you to have complete home entry control through your smart phone. You can assign up to 30 smart codes, all of which can be monitored. So, you will always know when someone uses a code to enter your home. Not sure if you’ve locked the door? Remote locking and unlocking puts complete control in the palm of your hands.
SkylinkNet Security Home Alarm System
This self-monitored security system makes it easy for you to always keep tables on your home. Simply connect Skylink’s internet hub to your home network router and you can control this easy-to-use alarm system via your smart phone. This means home safety without monthly fees or contracts. The starter kit comes complete with hub and built-in siren, two window and door sensors, and two remotes.
RAB Lighting STL360HB Super Stealth 360
One of the highest-rated motion detecting lights in the industry. The RAB Super Stealth senses 180 degrees out and 360 degrees down, providing maximum detection. It comes prewired and preassembled for the easiest possible installation.
This motion-detecting light can be set to an 8-hour overnight timer, on motion detect, or to run during the daytime.
Wemo® Switch Smart Plug
One of the best ways to prevent a break-in while you’re away is to make you home look occupied. The Wemo Switch Smart plug allows you to control connected devices from your smart phone or tablet without a need for a smart home hub.
This smart plug uses your WiFi network to provide wireless control of lamps, your tv, radio, or any other device that can make it seem like someone is at home. Use the free Wemo app to randomize your lighting schedule, but setting your smart plug to away mode.