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Category: Home Security Systems

Summer Referral Special

We’re excited to announce that we are running a summer referral special starting today, July 6, and running until August 31, 2018! When you refer someone to Heartland Security and they purchase a new security system, instead of our usual $25 or 2 months free basic monitoring, we will now give you a $50 referral (or a […]

Zigbee Versus Z-wave

Early home automation relied on wired systems and technicians to make system changes and updates. Now there are wireless technologies that communicate via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Two of these types of technology are Zigbee and Z-Wave. To control your home automation devices, you’ll need to decide what “language” or wireless technology you’ll want your hub […]

6 Tips to Save Your Home From a Break-in

We all want to think the worst won’t happen to us. However, with around 4 million homes burglarized each year, we want to offer 6 important safety tips to save your home from a break-in. 1. Store valuables carefully Burglars know the common places people hide their valuables. So think again if you’re storing important documents […]

How to Get a Santa Alert On Your Smartphone

On Christmas morning, the kids are excited to see that Santa ate the cookies and drank the milk they left out. But did you know your smart home security system can send an alert to your smartphone to show them when Santa dropped off presents? It’s easy to set up and works whether you have […]

Security System Contracts: Read the fine print

When you make a major purchase, such as a car, it’s hard to know what additional expenses may come up. The car you saw for $12,000 may end up costing you more around $15,000 after all is said and done. At Heartland Security, we want your security system buying experience to be easy and the […]

Closing Up Your Cabin? Don’t Make This Mistake!

It may not officially be fall yet, but it’s still the right time to think about closing up your cabin! We have a previous blog post, “5 Steps to Take Before Closing Up the Cabin for Winter” that can give you an easy checklist. But if you’ve got a security system (which you should!), here’s one thing […]

How Much Will A Security System Really Cost Me?

When you make a major purchase, such as a car, it’s hard to know what additional expenses may come up. The car you saw for $12,000 may end up costing you more around $15,000 after all is said and done. At Heartland Security, we want your security system buying experience to be easy and the […]

How Alarm.com Kept Me Informed During a Power Outage

We had some storms come through our area last night and into this morning. I was woken up this morning by my two youngest kids, ages 5 and 6, explaining that the light and the clock in their room was off and wouldn’t turn on. Then, I saw the fan in my room had stopped […]

Why There’s No “Standard” Price for a Security System

One of the first questions we encounter is “How much will a security system cost?”. Based on the price, is a security system worth the investment? Will it break the bank? Our customers have been very vocal about how affordable our systems are. While there’s no magic answer for exactly how much a security system will cost, […]