Are my home security cameras secure?

In an age where technology shapes our daily lives, home security cameras have become essential tools for safeguarding our homes and loved ones. However, with this convenience comes the responsibility to ensure that our privacy remains intact. The rise of internet-connected devices has introduced new vulnerabilities, making it crucial to navigate the dos and don’ts […]

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 […]

What are the signs it’s time to replace my smoke alarm?

Have you ever wondered if your smoke alarm is doing its job, quietly keeping your home safe? Like any reliable home technology, smoke alarms have their lifespan, and recognizing the signs it’s time to replace them is the key to maintaining a secure home. At Livewire, we’ve had countless conversations with households in the Richmond […]

How Do I Register My Security Alarm System in Virginia?

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Security alarm systems are an important part of home and business safety, but they can also be a source of frustration if they are not registered with the appropriate authorities. In Virginia, security alarm systems can be registered with the local police department. This helps to ensure that the police, fire, and emergency can respond […]

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 […]

How Do I Make My Dumb Home Smarter?

We get asked all the time about easy ways to smarten up a household, and change is easier than you might think! Just keep in mind that most of the technology for sale out there is complex and not necessarily dependable. Consider partnering with a home technology professional before beginning your shiny object buying spree. […]

How to Prevent a Crash and Smash Attack

It’s an endless game of cat and mouse. New home security measures are developed, and burglars have to figure out a way around them. They discover how to attack a security system, and we either catch them or uncover new ways to stop them. There are a number of methods burglars tend to use when […]

The Security of the Future is Now

 Did you know that before smart home technology and connected devices, security systems were tied to your phone line? So if the lines were down or the wires were cut, bye-bye security and awareness. It was that notion that drove Steve Trundle to launch, the solution that would bring home security technology into […]

3 Smart Ways to Secure Your Home

Want to have peace of mind that your home is safe and secure at all times? Want the ability to manage home surveillance and security from your mobile device? Livewire offers total home security solutions that not only protect you from intruders, but detects a fire, water, and carbon monoxide presence. Even better? It can […]