Top 7 Tips to Stop a Home Burglary

Knowledge is power, as the saying goes. Any police officer or crime expert will tell you as much when it comes to protecting your home from a burglary. Know how thiefs behave. A burglary happens every 18.2 seconds, according to 2014 FBI crime statistics. Why so frequently? Because in under 10 minutes, a burglar nets an average of $2200 worth of goods from a residence. Make sure you're not one o…

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Veteran’s Day Video Contest with Wounded Warriors Project

SkyBell is celebrating Veteran's Day by working with the Wounded Warrior Project, a non-profit that honors and empowers injured service members! We want to do our part is supporting our veterans - and we want you to join us! Details Take a video of you (or your loved ones) thanking veterans for their service and post it to our Facebook wall or tag us on Twitter or Instagram. SkyBell will donate…

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Honeywell TotalConnect Launches SkyBell HD

We are excited to announce that the SkyBell HD is now fully integrated with the Honeywell Total Connect home security platform. With this new release, Total Connect users can now enjoy all the benefits of a SkyBell HD with a single app experience in the Total Connect app. Users also benefit from having a SkyBell HD connected to Honeywell's full security solution - allowing users to connect…

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Want to stop a burglar? Think like one!

To stop a break-in to your home, you need to think like a burglar. Knowing when and where burglaries occur is a good place to start. First, most burglaries (74%) are of a residential home. And, most happen during the day (when people are away at work). According to the FBI, in 2014 only 28% of the almost 1.9 million residential burglaries in the U.S. are known to have occurred at night. In mos…

5 star review from Examiner

The SkyBell HD continues to receive outstanding reviews and accolades. This morning, the Examiner posted a review of SkyBell HD - giving us 5 stars and touting the security benefits of having a video doorbell.     Just as the article highlights, SkyBell HD is helping make homes and neighborhoods safer by acting as either a deterrent or as a tool to actually stop break-in…

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Summertime Tips for Smarter Home Security

The summer vacation is, arguably, our most enjoyable pastime. There's nothing better than getting away from it all -- as long as what you get away from is still there when you return. The summer months routinely see a 10% increase in crime (per the FBI). The heat, out-of-school teenagers, and more empty homes all likely contribute to the predictable summer crime wave. If you're going on vac…

SkyBell HD and Alarm.com Launch Distribution Partnership, Add SkyBell HD to Alarm.com’s smart home security platform

Alarm.com’s adds smart entry to its security and automation platform with the Alarm.com Wi-Fi Doorbell Camera - SkyBell HD Edition. We created SkyBell with the vision to make homes and neighborhoods safer by shaping what home security looks like in a "smart" world. Today, we are thrilled to announce a new partnership with Alarm.com that will help further that mission in a big way. Alarm.com wi…

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