Sprucing Up the Front Porch!

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Who knew outfitting your front door was so complicated?

From doorbells to knockers, keyless entry and securing your Amazon packages, there’s a lot more to keeping your porch hip, modern and safe than meets the eye.

Don’t worry. Taylor Morrison is about to share some knowledge and provide every link you need to make your home’s primary entrance the envy of the neighborhood.

Anybody Home?

It doesn’t take much to add real character to your front door. Whether you opt for an ultra-modern wireless doorbell or a classic lion head, Amazon’s got a door knocker for you.

Add tropical character to your new Florida home with a pineapple knocker or upgrade your luxury California home by supporting home-grown inventor Jamie Siminoff of Ring!

Ring’s mission is to reinvent the doorbell and the company’s video doorbell is revolutionary. See, hear and speak to whoever’s at your door from any phone, tablet or PC.

Outdoor Security – Evolved

Another fantastic product by Ring, the Floodlight Cam is the world’s only motion-activated security camera with built-in floodlights, a siren alarm and two-way audio.

This means you can see and communicate with anyone on your property from literally anywhere via your mobile device.

  • HD video for crystal clear monitoring
  • 2 LED floodlights are ultra-bright for full illumination
  • 110-decibel siren alarm scares away potential intruders

Lighten Up Your Keychain

Who’d ever have imagined we’d one day be opening the front door with our phone?

That day is here.

Check out PC Mag’s Best Smart Locks of 2017 and upgrade your keyless entry to the future.

Keeping the “Porch Pirates” at Bay

Online shopping is the ultimate convenience. Unfortunately, getting deliveries when you’re not at home can lead to package theft.

  • Here are helpful tips to thwart the efforts of thieving porch pirates:
  • Purchase a Porch Box or Landport. You can even build your own DIY lock box.
  • Ask a neighbor to pick up your parcel if you expect a delivery while not at home.
  • Sign up with UPS and FedEx for email alerts.
  • Ask the USPS to hold packages at the post office when on vacation.
  • Install a video security camera in plain view to deter thieves.
  • Require that all deliveries require a signature.

First Impressions are Everything

The front door is the first part of your home that a visitor sees. Make a great first impression by installing fresh new hardware to the front porch.

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