How to Avoid Security System Scams


Several months ago, we created a post detailing Important Questions to Ask Security System Providers. We provided that post in part because shopping for security systems can prove uniquely stressful. Many alarm companies use fear tactics and shady business models to pressure customers into doing business with them. In some cases, the services customers signed […]

Improving Living Room Security in Your Home


In previous posts, we’ve focused on addressing security needs specific to different areas of the home. Recently, we examined Kitchen Security Measures for Your Home. Going back further, we also featured a post on Bedroom Security, as well as security tips for your Basement and Home Office. As a measure of adding exterior security, we […]

5 Tips for Better Vacation Home Security


As summer turns to fall, people with vacation homes begin to pack up and head back to their full-time residence. Our Vacation Security Checklist pointed out some unique security needs that come with leaving your home empty during vacation season. Likewise, leaving your vacation home empty as vacations wind down also creates security issues that […]

Minimizing Loss from a Home Break-In

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Each year, the FBI tracks extensive statistics for crimes occurring in the United States. In addition to tallying the number of offenses, they also track the damage done by the crimes themselves. In 2017, the latest year for which detailed statistics are available, the average burglary costs property owners $2,416. At Northeast Security Solutions, we […]

Following the Latest Home Security Trends

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As with many technology-driven industries, the field of home security has seen many recent advances. As we pointed out in our Tips for Your Security System Upgrade, many customers periodically install new equipment to keep up with the changing times. Doing so can make security equipment both more effective and easier to use. This combination […]

Adding Window Security to Your Home


Several months ago, we created a post sharing 6 Ways to Improve Your Door Security.  We shared some important measures for evaluating and addressing door security. In that post, we focused mainly on addressing door hardware and security issues relevant to every home. After all, door placement and accessibility remains largely the same from house […]

Security Tips for Living with Roommates


The summer heat may make it hard to believe, but we are bearing down on college move-in season. This means students returning to living with roommates after a summer spent at home. For new college students, it could mean living with roommates for the first time. Of course, college students only make up part of […]

Fire Extinguisher Classes and Best Practices


We’ve examined the importance of fire extinguishers in a few of our posts up to this point. Last week’s Kitchen Security Measures for Your Home showed how adding extinguishers to especially vulnerable areas of your home can help improve fire safety. In that post, we also briefly touched on the idea that different extinguishers fight […]

Kitchen Security Measures for Your Home


At Northeast Security Solutions, we work with families to create a complete home security plan. This involves taking into account safety and security issues in every area of the house. Our recent Guide to Shed and Garage Security addresses securing these important exterior structures. We also created Best Practices to Improve Bedroom Security, Tips to […]