Your Guide to Staying Safe When Living Alone

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In 2012, the US Census Bureau “estimated that thirty-two million Americans live by themselves. More than half of them are women, but men have been closing the gap.” Find yourself among these numbers? This growing preference for solo living is not only an American trend but also an international one. By 2030, Euromonitor International expects

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How Vivint Can Help with Natural Disasters

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Tips for Preparing for the Next Big Emergency Nobody likes to think about disasters, but preparing for the worst is crucial to remaining safe when one inevitably strikes. Experts agree that disasters occur almost daily and may become more common. Taking time to prepare now can give you peace of mind in the future. We’ll

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5 Ways Smart Homes Save You Money

Save Money with Home Automation

  How a Security System Can Keep Your Wallet as Safe as Your Home There are tons of benefits to smart homes and home security systems. Peace of mind, increased convenience, and automation, to name a few. But did you know all these seemingly expensive conveniences can also save you money? Despite the upfront cost

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How to use IFTTT to Control Your Smart Home

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According to home automation platform Wink, more than a quarter of all US homeowners use an Internet of Things (IoT) device in their homes. The company also details that the average homeowner or renter with smart home products benefits from a safer, securer home and that interest in smart home devices continues to grow despite

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