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Why it is Better to Have a Smart Home Security System

Are you hesitating about whether or not to get a smart home system and finally let go of your traditional alarm system? Below is an article published by Alarm.com summarizing six reasons as why having a smart home system is better for your home. Why Get a Smart Home System If you’re feeling once bitten, read more …

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What’s New in Alarm.com’s Spring ’17 App Update?

Alarm.com comes with regular updates for its iOS and Android apps. In fact, it recently released a new update for Spring’17 with some handy fixes and cool features. Read more below to find out what’s been added and changed. Alarm.com’s Smart Home App Update Alarm.com’s latest app updates (app version 4.0.2 for iOS; and version 4.0 read more …

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What Makes A True Security Camera?

In this age of DIY, connected video cameras are the latest thing. They tend to be smaller and more powerful, with features that give you the ability to check in on your home whenever you wish, from wherever you are. However, the question then arises: are these really security cameras? If the cameras are not read more …

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Alarm Systems Are Moving Away From 2G

If you do not have a landline, it is most likely that you are using a 2G compatible GSM for your wireless alarm system in order for it to communicate with the monitoring station. However, recently, there is a mandate from the CRTC that is forcing the elimination of 2G communication network. With the discontinuation of read more …

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How Smart Home Helped Homeowner Report A Break In From 2000KM Away

A Smart Home system takes home automation and security to the next level by allowing you to have access to your home no matter where you are as long as you have access to your smart phone. The Astonishing Story of a Smart Home Owner Recently, there was a story on the news featuring a homeowner read more …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Go For Wireless Home Security System

We have often found our potential clients to be a litte hesitant when it comes to employing a wireless home security system. Thus, we decided to tackle the issue and help you gain some insight when it comes to wireless home security system such as the Smart home system by Alarm.com. Alarm.com’s Smart Home system read more …

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Why a Video Doorbell is More Than Just a Bell – it is a Lifeline.

As some of you may already know, the Video Doorbell is a component of a Smart Home system that allows its users to communicate with visitors at the door virtually through your smart phone. This comes in super handy when you’re not home and want to steer away any potential perpetrators by giving the illusion that read more …

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What a Day in a Smart Home Owner’s Life Looks Like

A day of a smart home owner may seem to be just like any other, full of chores, lists, errands, tasks, the list goes on… However, thanks to their smart home system the day actually tends to get better and easier. We decided it would be quite interesting to jot down the entire day of read more …

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Five 2017 Resolutions for Smart Home Owners

Happy New Years to all of our lovely readers and customers. 2016 ended up with a blast and we cannot wait to find out what wonders are in store for us in 2017. To start the new year right, we decided to round up five resolutions for a smart home owner. To Be in Control read more …

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Everything You Need to Know About Our Home Alarm Systems

It is natural for you to want the very best for your home and family members, so why compromise on their safety? Why take a gamble and hope that any property related misfortune will pass you by? Home Alarm System While you cannot spend the entire day at home with all the doors and windows read more …

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Christmas Gift Guide for a Smart Home Owner

Christmas is exactly a month from now and we couldn’t be more excited. As its an occasion of giving gifts, we thought why not create a neat gift guide for a smart home owner to optimize their smart home system. Below are our top 10 picks for best items to be gifted to a smart read more …

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2G Sunset: Alarm Upgrade to 3G

All SecurU customers should be aware that their alarm systems’ cellular connection may need an upgrade in the near future. Most current security systems still use a wireless 2G cellular data connection to communication signals to their respective monitoring centres. If so, they need to be upgraded to 3G technology in the coming year. Why read more …

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Why Choose SecurU for Your Smart Home

One of the most common questions we get asked through out our 2 decades of experience in the security systems industry is why should a client choose us over the competition. This is an understandable question considering the options consumer have these days when it comes to choosing your smart home provider and installer. Thus, read more …

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What Makes Us Stand Out From the Crowd

As we continue to grow and make contact with various potential clients in the smart home automation business, we always find ourselves being questioned as to what makes us different from the competitors. We admit that we are a niche-specific business and realize that our competitors may out run us with many of their offerings. With read more …

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11 Tips to Stay Safe This Halloween

Happy Halloween, folks! The sweet month of October has come to an end and as always it does with a spooky bang. Halloween is a night of festivities, candies and a ton of fun. However, as always it is always better to be safe than sorry. Depending on whether you are accompanying your kids while read more …

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Project Overview: Swing Gate with LiftMaster EL25 Telephone Entry System

As we continue to serve our wonderful clients in Milton, Georgetown, Oakville, and Burlington, we have worked on several cool projects that we wish to share with our readers. Today’s post overviews a residential site in Milton, ON, involving the installation of a swing gate with a LiftMaster EL25 Telephone Entry System for our client’s residence. The read more …

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Victoria Commons Project Overview Telephone Entry System Installation

We at SecurU had the pleasure of working on an awesome project with Victoria Commons site in Kitchener, Ontario. The project was to install a telephone entry system that allows the residents of the site to have access to the property as well as to have the ability to allow access to their visitors when read more …

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8 Things To Be Thankful For When You Have a Smart Home System

Happy Thanksgiving! While there are many things to be thankful for, such as having a roof over our heads, food on our tables, and being surrounded by our loved ones, we should also be thankful for the safety of all of them and ensuring that they remain safe. This is why we feel extremely thankful read more …

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9 Alarm System Maintenance Tips

Hamilton Police Service’s False Alarm Reduction Unit (FARU) was created to reduce incidents with false alarms and the impact on emergency response services such as Police, Fire and Ambulance. Recently they sent out a letter with some GREAT tips that will help you as a home or business owner reduce your false alarms when dealing read more …

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How Smart Locks Work with your Smart home Automation

One of the many amazing features of having a smart home automation system placed in your home, is to have smart locks in place. There are several amazing features of smart locks and we realize there may seem to be a bit of confusion as to how exactly smart locks work with a smart home automation read more …