Christy Rakoczy

Christy Rakoczy has been a full-time writer for more than a decade. She has a law degree from UCLA School of Law and a degree in English, Media & Communications from the University of Rochester. In addition to writing for the web, she has also written textbooks and educational content and has served as a subject matter expert for online course development.

Christy Rakoczy

7 Ways You Can Control Your Home Security System from Your Phone

Today, most of us have smartphones that we use to do everything from ordering food to controlling our lights. But, your smartphone can do more than just make things more convenient — your phone can also help make you more secure. Smartphones have greatly enhanced home security services because you can now control many alarms …

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Will A Home Security System Work with VoIP?

Today, many households no longer have landline telephone systems. While some people opt for cell-phones alone, others choose to get their phone service through VoIP. What is VoIP? VoIP stands for Voice Over Internet Protocol. When you have VoIP service, your phone service doesn’t work through traditional copper phone lines. Instead, you use a computer, …

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A Guide to Home Safety: Top 9 Hazards to Watch For

Accidental deaths have been on the rise in recent years, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Unfortunately, many of these accidental deaths happen in the home — especially to children and the elderly. Leading causes of these fatalities include poisoning; falls; suffocation; drowning; and fire — all of which you’re …

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