How to Trick or Bypass your Garage Door Sensors

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Every garage with an automated door has probably experienced the issue of a door sensor failing to work. If your garage door reverses before closing completely, your garage door sensors are most likely to blame. It can be extremely inconvenient for a car owner if a sensor is not working. Quick Summary of Methods: Method … Read more

How To Secure Sliding Glass Doors (in 6 Ways)

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Criminals seeking an easy way into a house frequently target the weakest link, often sliding glass doors. They are usually unlocked and have an extremely simple locking mechanism. A few simple things can be done to safeguard a home when you’re using glass doors, and we will go through them after we cover the basics … Read more

Great Ways to Hide a Nest Camera

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Many homeowners use nest cams as nanny cams, helping them monitor babysitters, children, and even housecleaners or workers. However, due to their popularity, many people already know what a nest cam looks like and can easily spot them in modern homes. This may cause them to stick out like a sore thumb. To help you, … Read more

Philips Hue Bulbs: How Long Do They Last?

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Philips hue bulbs are very long-lasting. Philips offers a 10-year warranty on the bulb and a 2-year warranty on the connected light fixture. The average Philips Hue bulb (Gen 2 and 3) has a lifespan of 25,000 hours or 50,000 on/off cycles. These bulbs will last 11 – 12 years if used for 6 hours … Read more

Step-by-Step Guideline to Add MyQ to Google Home 

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The MyQ App is an app designed to operate and access the functions of your garage door. It is used to open or shut the garage door easily and check the status of your garage door. It monitors and keeps track of the garage door functions for both residential and commercial garage doors. It allows … Read more

Nest Thermostat Low Battery (Troubleshoot Guide)

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When the battery is low, Nest will show a warning. There could be several causes for the low battery, and you must determine the core problem. To prevent your Nest Thermostat from going offline abruptly due to low power, there are a few tips for resolving the Nest thermostat low battery issue. What Should You … Read more

How to Reset ADT Alarm Panel – Checklist and Guide

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Usually, a common issue with ADT alarm panel users is that they have trouble figuring out how to reset the alarm. There are different ways to reset an ADT alarm system. In general, the user password must be input when resetting an ADT alarm before pressing the shutdown button. This is usually more than enough … Read more

How To Turn Off a Fire Alarm (5+ Easy Steps)

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Any dispatcher will agree that the most comment call they get is regarding how to turn off a fire alarm. There is no automatic turn-off function, nor will the device recognize if the fire is already under control. Hence, the sound will continue until someone turns off the alarm. We’ll run through some steps and … Read more

How Long Does The Ring Battery Take To Charge? (Timed)

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At present, many people choose battery-powered security systems. The Ring contains different battery-operated surveillance cameras, outdoor cameras, PTZ cameras, nanny cams, spycam, and even video doorbell models. You can install these cameras in any place without much hassle. However, one drawback of these battery-powered Ring models is that they can not function when the battery … Read more