About Paul

Paul is a freelance writing professional, covering a variety of topics, including home security and more.

Purpose of Emergency Pull Cord on Garage Door & Why It’s Useful

As you become a homeowner, there is a period in time where the euphoria of purchasing your first home slowly fades, and the realization of “now I need to take care of all this stuff” comes washing over. Some of it big, oftentimes small; but even the small stuff gets you thinking as you [...]

2020-05-25T06:53:05-07:00April 12th, 2020|Posts|0 Comments

Garage Door Lock Options

How can something as simple and commonplace as a garage door be so misunderstood or forgotten about? Really, the garage door couldn’t be any more straightforward. It opens and closes; performing like any useful door should. You see it everyday, probably at least twice a day as you leave from and return to your [...]

2020-02-06T07:24:31-07:00February 6th, 2020|Garage Locks, Posts|0 Comments

Difference Between Stay and Night on Your Home Alarm

Here’s a list of things you want from your home alarm system: reliability, ease of use, and accuracy. You want to be able to set it easily, trust that it won’t malfunction, and when it goes off, it’s not a false notification. With all of that said, here’s the list of things you don’t [...]

2019-11-18T06:21:47-07:00November 17th, 2019|Alarms|0 Comments

How Long Does a House Alarm Battery Last?

In the midst of hundreds of thousands of Californians being left without power recently - on multiple occasions - many have been reminded about just how much of their household depends on electricity. From something as simple as not being able to charge smartphones, to something more detrimental for those who rely on electricity [...]

2019-11-04T21:23:38-07:00October 31st, 2019|Posts|0 Comments

Signs of Forced Entry—And Why it Matters

You’d surely be able to tell if someone broke into your home, right? You exited, closed the door, locked the door, and ensured all other points of entry were secure. You’ve also brushed up on how to tell if a burglar is watching your house, and you’re confidently thinking there isn’t any reason your [...]

2019-10-16T04:53:59-07:00October 16th, 2019|Theft Prevention|0 Comments

Pros and Cons of Having a Video Doorbell

It’s so easy to get caught up in the latest and greatest technology trend...so much to the point where we have all of this stuff, but we don’t ever stop to think about how much good (or even bad) that stuff is actually doing us. I’m not saying video doorbells are bad. They’re very [...]

2020-01-29T07:33:38-07:00September 30th, 2019|Theft Prevention|0 Comments

How to Tell if a Burglar is Watching Your House

For as much as we like to think so, burglary might not be as random as you’ve been led to believe. Sure, being a victim might be pure bad luck - with criminals picking your house or neighborhood to case out of all in the world - but the act of the burglary is [...]

2019-10-31T21:34:19-07:00September 16th, 2019|Posts, Theft Prevention|0 Comments

Zip Tie the Garage Door? Think Again.

Are you familiar with the phrase “robbing Peter to pay Paul?” It essentially means you’re solving a problem by creating another problem. When it comes to zip tying your garage door, I can think of no better explanation. Before I get to why, here is the crux of the situation. All overhead garage doors [...]

2019-10-16T04:56:52-07:00September 11th, 2019|Garage Door Zip Ties, Posts|0 Comments

How Does a Garage Door Lock Work?

When it comes to home security, we are mostly concerned with our doors leading in and out—entryways are lockable and secure; perhaps equipped with cameras, etc. And while there are pros and cons to video doorbells and other tech-focused security measures, it's all done to satisfy our duty as a homeowner and family protector...to [...]

2020-02-17T22:59:17-07:00September 4th, 2019|Garage Locks|0 Comments