Beware of Summer Security Scams: Stay Protected with YK Communications

scammer or salesman stands outside a home

With the onset of summer and the increasing temperatures, many of us look forward to spending more time outdoors. However, this delightful season also brings along a less pleasant annual tradition – the influx of door-to-door salesmen, often peddling home security systems. While some represent legitimate companies, others exploit the summer spike in sales activity […]

Top 5 Signs You’re an Easy Target for Burglars

packages on doorstep inviting burglars

It’s everyone’s worst nightmare — coming home to a place that’s been left in shambles. All your most prized possessions have been taken. All of the items you’ve worked so hard for — gone. You’ve been robbed. Are you an easy target for burglars? Unfortunately, many fall victim to burglary by getting stuck in the […]

Save on Energy with Smart Home Technology

Do you ever feel like science fiction predicts reality sometimes?  If you consider things like Jarvis from Iron Man…it’s not so far out of the realm of possibility.  Home automation and products like Amazon Echo and Google Home have made controlling your home environment via voice commands and computer/phone applications a reality.  Aside from making […]

Internet, Voice, and Security: The New Home Checklist

Just moved into a new home, or about to?  There’s a few things you’re going to want to accomplish right off the bat to make settling in go as smoothly as possible.  Here’s some suggestions to add to your new home checklist. 1. Unpack Goes without saying, which is why it’s being said first to get […]

Everything You Should Know About Smart Video Doorbells

Your front door is often a target for unwanted visitors, from solicitors to burglars. According to the FBI, 71.6 percent of burglaries happened at residences in 2015. There’s also been an uptick in the cost of property loss due to burglaries. From 1994 to 2011, property loss increased by 56 percent, from an average of […]

Home Security, Monitoring Options to Protect Your Family

Regardless of what neighborhood you live in, home security can prove to be an invaluable asset in your daily life. Guaranteeing the safety of your family, your valuables, your property and your peace of mind is paramount, for obvious reasons, but let’s discuss a few less common reasons for investing in home security. 1. Protect […]