What the Experts Say About a DIY Home Security System Priced Under $150


If you are wondering what you get with a DIY home security starter kit priced at under $150, you are not alone. Many of the experts who tested and reviewed the new SkylinkNet Connected Alarm System asked the same question when this Internet-based system was introduced in September 2014. After all, when it comes to protecting home and family, … [Read more...]

What Is a Sump Pump and Why You May Need One


If you have ever had a wet or flooded basement because the water table around your house is high or your lot has poor drainage, you may need to install a sump pump.  A sump pump is a small pump that gets installed in the lowest part of a basement or crawlspace and is used to keep the area under the house dry so it doesn’t flood.  Even if your … [Read more...]

Inground Pool Alarm Shopping Guide


One of the most important accessories you can buy for your inground pool is a pool alarm. Besides adult supervision, a pool alarm is one of the best ways to protect small children, non-swimmers and pets from accidentally drowning. There are many models of inground pool alarms on the market today with different detection systems and alarming … [Read more...]

Best Freeze Alarms for Unheated Outbuildings


Did you know that you could use a freeze alarm to monitor temperature extremes in places outside the home? These days, a lot of people have more possessions or work-related supplies than their house will hold, so they turn to outbuildings like garages, barns and sheds to stash their stuff. However, freezing or high temperatures in buildings without … [Read more...]

3 Web-Enabled Devices for an Easier, More Profitable VRBO

Keyless Lock

Most “vacation rental by owner” (VRBO) entrepreneurs have two ongoing goals: to increase profits and decrease the amount time they spend managing their property. With recent advancements in technology, there are now a range of DIY devices that can help vacation rental homeowners achieve both goals. From keyless entry to remote controlled … [Read more...]