Category: Residential Security Systems

Residential and Commercial Security Have Many Differences

CCTV Security System Alarm Home Office Equipment

If you live in a house, you’d get a residential security system. If you work in an office park, the manager of that park would look into commercial security systems to protect the campus/buildings. Both residential and commercial security systems aim to prevent intruders from breaking in… and if there is an intruder, they alert… Read more »

Should You Have “Smart” Home Security?

Man looking at home security cameras on tablet computer

Should you have “smart” home security? First, it’s important to define what “smart” even means these days… In general, a “smart” device is somewhat automated and can be programmed through an intuitive user interface. Increasingly, smart devices are becoming connected with one another via networks. So, for instance, you could have a smart home security… Read more »

Avoid These Bad Home Security Habits

Thief with crowbar breaking and entering into a victim's home

It’s that time of year when people start planning trips away from their home, especially for “summer vacation.” With that in mind, what are some bad home security habits to avoid?  Forgetting Locks For starters, a lot of people are lax when it comes to locking up their place. It’s important, though, to lock all… Read more »

How Dogs Help With Home Security

beware of dog sign

Have you ever seen a ‘beware of dog’ yellow and black warning sign posted near someone’s front door or on their front gate/fence? They want you to know they aren’t playin’ around when it comes to security on their premises. Now you might not know they have a cute little Pomerian or a vicious black… Read more »

Are Some Home Security Systems Weak?

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Are some home security systems weak? Yes, because they’re old, out-of-date and/or able to be hacked. Oftentimes, system owners don’t even realize their systems are vulnerable until they find out after it’s too late. We live in a computer-driven tech world where there are millions of signals going back and forth and we don’t even… Read more »

Keep These Things in Mind When Buying a Residential Security System

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Are you thinking of buying a residential security system? What are some things to keep in mind if you’re planning on buying one from a company like NYCONN Security Systems? Research When looking into residential security systems, do some online research to learn what you’d be getting, how it protects you and your assets and… Read more »

Holidays Lead to an Increase in Burglaries


The holiday season is upon us. People can get extra greedy this time of year. Did you know December is a major month for home break-in burglaries? This is because people leave their homes unattended during the holidays. Perhaps they’ve gone to visit relatives out of state or they’ve taken a much needed vacation to… Read more »

Avoid These Home Security Mistakes

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Are you doing the right things to avoid your house getting broken into and robbed? You might be making a couple home security mistakes and not even realize it. Lockup Now if you’re from an older generation, you might remember the days when hardly anybody locked their doors, windows or cars, right? It’s 2022– even… Read more »

Keep Burglars Away From Your Home

Dangerous burglar

What are some things you can do to keep burglars away from your home? Signage First, you can put up a warning sign in your yard that basically tells potential burglars that your house is protected by a security company and/or system. If a burglar thinks they might get caught, making an alarm go off… Read more »