Top Home Security Companies in Richmond, Virginia

Every year, Livewire connects with hundreds of households in Richmond and across Central Virginia to discuss smart home security systems. Many of our customers are curious about other reputable home security companies, particularly those that serve Richmond, VA. We believe in transparency and strive to provide our customers with the information they need to make […]

Time to Make Sure Your Home Security System is Up-To-Date

  Peace of mind. It’s a priceless feeling, especially when it comes to the safety of your home and loved ones. But do you take your security system for granted? Just like any other technology, security systems require maintenance and updates to continue offering optimal protection. Is yours up to the task? By actively engaging […]

Exploring the Qolsys IQ Panel 4 for Smart Home Security

I’ve watched the residential security industry morph from a clunky backwater to a thriving home control ecosystem. It’s bustling with new innovations and hungry vendors looking to capture their share of consumer recurring monthly revenue (RMR). Qolsys entered the fray in 2010. At the time most security systems were connected via copper phone lines and […]

Security System Installation: Professional or DIY?

With the abundance of security system options available in today’s market, choosing between them can be tough! While professionally-installed and monitored systems continue to evolve with streamlined technology and helpful integrations, more and more DIY solutions emerge every day. With so many options to choose from, the question of “which is best?” is asked more than […]

Richmond Alarm Customers: Afraid Of Losing Your Security Service?

Richmond Alarm Company is now Johnson Controls Security Solutions. The global security provider, whose U.S. offices are located in Glendale, Wisconsin, acquired the local company in January. In the process, they’ve also made several decisions that could have an impact on your home security service. What’s Going On? Sources from Richmond Alarm Company have confirmed […]

Alarm.com Connected Car Field Test

Alarm.com sent me their new connected car device to test out in the Clifford family SUV. The sleek little box promises to monitor vehicle health and driving patterns. It will also act as an easy locator in any “dude, where’s my car?” situation. I don’t have teenagers yet but would imagine a product like this […]