Home security systems, like other electronics, have many available features and functions, but all systems can be placed into three different categories: wireless, hard-wired or hybrid (combination of both). Each type of system has advantages and disadvantages. Wireless systems tend to be self-contained,…

Best Foot Forward: Spruce Up Your Sidewalk

Metaphorically, the walkway leading to the front door of your home is an invitation to ring that doorbell. Metaphysically, the ribbon of concrete, masonry or gravel provides propriety to a front yard that would merely be a postage–stamp sized prairie…