Managing Home Improvement and Home Security

If you have improvements to make in your home now that summer is ending, you may end up working with a contractor. A Smart Home Security System can be incredibly useful to you in order to make sure your project runs smoothly. With a Smart Home Security System, everything becomes more convenient for both you and the contractor, it helps …

5 Reasons Sentry Security’s Wireless Security System Will Benefit You

By untethering your home from old, wired security technology, Sentry Security’s wireless security system makes life much easier. Our wireless technology keeps you informed of the important things happening at home, but also adapts with your changing needs. Consider these five reasons to go wireless with Sentry Security: Picture this: your power, phone, or internet service goes out during a …

Burglary and Summer Vacations

Sunny summer weather is rapidly approaching and so is vacation excitement. While you are away on vacation, though, it’s important not to leave your house unprotected. According to the FBI, Home Break-In (Burglary) is not only the most common threat to a home, but also occurs every 13 seconds. Listed below are some precautions you and your family can take …

How to be the “Coolest” House in the Neighborhood

Are you wasting money running your air conditioner with doors and windows open? Let Sentry Security help! By using our smart thermostat, you can stop wasting your energy and your money. How our smart thermostat works Unlike other smart thermostats, ours knows everything that’s happening it’s important your home secured during the summer around your home, including when your doors …

Adding an Image Sensor to Your Home

The next generation of traditional motion sensors has arrived! Image sensors that are small, streamlined, and enhanced with an onboard camera are designed exclusively for our wireless Smart Home Security systems. You will receive intelligent alerts about motion detected activity in your home, along with a picture to see what’s happening. What does an image sensor do? These sensors can …

Why a Having a “Smart Yard” is Important this Summer

Thinking about sprucing up your yard this summer? Benefit your home further than landscaping and add technology instead. Adding just a few connected devices from Sentry Security can ensure the safety and security of children and pets this summer. Check out these 4 reasons why it’s important to “smarten” your yard this summer: Worried about kids and pets leaving your …

Why Your Business Needs A Security System

A business is more than a building; it’s your livelihood and establishment. Don’t risk it by not installing a reliable security system. You need to protect your assets and revenue, as well as, your employees and customers. Check out the following reasons why you should seriously consider getting a security system for your business: Hopefully these five reasons are enough …

Protecting Your Home Over the Holidays

The holidays are here and before you begin travelling be sure to check out these tips to protect your home while you are away. Burglary isn’t the only issue threatening homes this time of year. According to Allstate, fire claims jump 15% during the holidays, theft is up 7%, and sewer back-up claims are 19% higher than average. During these …

5 Ways To Winterize Your Home

Summer is over and now it’s that time of year when all Chicagoans start to prepare for the winter. And after last year, no one is forgetting or waiting until the last minute. Winterizing your home is an important process that helps keep you safe and saves you money. These tips about security systems work for renters as well. Here …

7 Ways To Protect Your Home

No matter how safe a neighborhood may seem, your home could fall victim to burglars. More than 2 million homes are burglarized every year in the United States, and homes with security systems are 3 times less likely to be broken into. Home security systems are the best form of protection from this crime, but there are ways to further …