Fort Knox Home Security Blog

How To Secure My Home

By |October 12th, 2019|

    Home Security is a serious concern for the average homeowner in 2019. In fact, according to the Office for National Statistics, burglary and theft have remained relatively level for the past few years; meaning that there’s just as likely to be an increase as there is to be a decrease in this type of crime. Combined with the fact that seven homes in the US are burgled every minute, it’s no wonder that more people than ever are investigating in security technology to keep them and their loved ones safe. So what are thegadget  to invest in for [...]

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No-Contract Security Systems

By |September 20th, 2019|

Fort Knox Security is the premier Texas home security installation and monitoring company for apartments & renters. Headquartered locally in Dallas, we offer home renters & apartment dwellers a wide variety of no contract home security features that can be customized to fit your lifestyle.We are proud to release a no-contract security systems and alarms for renters. This includes apartments or renting of any kind. NO-CONTRACT HOME SECURITY SYSTEMS & ALARM MONITORING FOR APARTMENTS & RENTERS Home security in Dallas is crucial in protecting your house or business no matter if you are renting or an owner we are able to provide you with a [...]

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5 Features Your Alarm Monitoring Needs to Have | Fort Knox

By |September 19th, 2019|

Alarm monitoring systems ensure quick and efficient communication between your security devices and your central system. Alarm monitoring systems can also be connected to a monitored security provider who can take the necessary action in the event of any malicious activity being observed. 5 Features that your alarm monitoring device needs to have: Cameras and Sensors HD surveillance cameras must be installed at sensitive locations in your alarm monitoring equipment. In addition to this movement sensors, windows and doors should also be installed. You'll be able to see what's going on in your property through this. You can [...]

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3 Must Have After-School Home Security Features | Fort Knox

By |September 16th, 2019|

Keeping your kids safe with specialized home security features Our priority has been to keep your family safe. With the features of our home security systems, you can feel confident that your child is safe at home. Check out these 3 special features that benefit your child's safety in our home security systems. Give them the freedom they want, but you need the peace of mind!   1. Video Doorbell   Our video doorbells are a great addition to any home security system as they are discreet, easy to install, affordable and have many useful security features. First of [...]

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Safety First: 5 Ways To Prevent A Burglary While You Aren’t At Home

By |September 13th, 2019|

For some who live in dangerous cities, it's already difficult enough to protect their property while at home, but it's even harder when you're away. However, there are a couple of things you can do to prepare your property for an extended absence, but first you have to think like a burglar.   In an earlier article on the subject, an Atlanta-based MSNBC affiliate sent letters to 86 people who went to burglary prison and asked them a variety of questions about their crimes. Their answers might tell you a lot about protecting your home against this crime. It [...]

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3 Benefits of Smart Door Locks | Fort Knox

By |September 9th, 2019|

With technology today, it seems like everything is automated or "smart". It is perfectly fine to be a bit skeptical of these devices especially because sometimes it seems like they are slowly taking over. Home automation and smart home systems, however, are things to be excited about, not scared of. These devices were created to help improve our safety and convenience, rather than the opposite, which is how many people see it. Smart door locks are just one example of a great smart home device that can help you secure your home better than ever. There are several reasons [...]

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Power Outages & How They Put Your Home at Risk | Fort Knox

By |September 5th, 2019|

More and more homeowners are opting for, and for good reason, home security systems. A property crime occurs every 4.1 seconds, with almost three burglaries taking place every minute, according to the FBI. Prevention is key to protection, which is why an estimated 27% of American households will have some form of home security by 2021. But even if you took the necessary precautions and bought a home security system, is your home really safe? Maybe not. If a power outage occurs, it may be vulnerable. In fact, these times are often seen by burglars as prime opportunities for [...]

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How to Convert Your House to a Smart Home

By |September 3rd, 2019|

Turning a house into a smart house will require you to purchase multiple smart gadgets, such as smart bulbs, speakers, sensors, security cameras, smart TV, and connect them all to a single hub to help them communicate with each other. Then you can use your smartphone to control them. And all this will cost you a lot of money easily, not to forget too much of your time. But what if I told you, without having to spend a lot of money, can you get most of the conveniences of a high-end smart house? The dependency of gadgets on [...]

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6 Tips for Keeping Your Vacation Home Safe

By |September 3rd, 2019|

If you own a vacation home, security may be a concern for you when the house is left unattended. It can be scary to leave your property unattended for long periods of time. There are several ways to make sure your property stays safe when you are away to prevent a break-in or property crime. Secure Windows and Doors When you are away, it is essential to make sure you keep your doors and windows secure at all times. If you leave a door or window unlocked, you are pretty much just letting an intruder into your house. You [...]

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5 different ways you can upgrade your home security

By |June 2nd, 2019|

Home is where everybody feels secure. In the course of recent years, the burglaries and thefts have been quickly expanding and that is the reason even the home does not feel secure any longer. There are numerous people that are searching for ways that can make their home more secure. Innovation is assuming control over the field of home security. There are diverse Home Automation systems accessible in the market that can upgrade the security of the home. Here are 5 different ways you can upgrade the home security. Wireless Security The principal thing you ought to consider [...]

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