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A Holiday Home Security Wish List

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With Thanksgiving behind us, holiday gift-shopping season has swung into high gear. If you read our post on Following the Latest Home Security Trends, you will recall that many homeowners now purchase and install their own security equipment as a DIY project. Additionally, you may also recall that modern alarm systems act as a smart […]

Investigating Unexpected Burglary Methods

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Our customers often ask us to “think like a thief” when designing home security measures. Unfortunately, thieves often prove more bold and unpredictable than homeowners expect. To some extent, we can chalk this up to ignorance. After all, not every burglar lives a full-time life of crime. Less seasoned burglars might try a much less […]

Fixing Security System Installation Mistakes

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When we published our post tackling Ten Common Home Security Myths, we discussed the reluctance of many individuals to install security. In that post, we discuss false alarms, difficult technology, and other reasons homeowners decide against installing alarm systems. However, some customers who overcome this fear still have a negative security experience. Whether installing alarm […]

Home Security Tips for Holiday Shopping Season

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Now more than ever, holiday shopping season begins as soon as we enter November. As pointed out by this local WWLP article, some stores began running holiday specials before Halloween this year! More than any other time of year, the holidays deserve taking special security precautions. The combination of family travels and gift-giving create a […]

5 Surprising Home Security System Benefits

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We’ve spent several blog posts discussing how to maximize the security offered by home alarm systems. Our post on Smart Security System Design, in particular, covers the basics of designing an the most effective security system possible. At this point, most potential customers understand the benefit to installing monitored burglary and fire equipment as part […]

New Features for the QOLSYS IQ Panel 2

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In previous posts, we’ve discussed the benefits of our preferred security panel, the QOLSYS IQ Panel 2. This alarm system includes many features that lead to the most simple, convenient customer experience possible. It also has many technology-related features that make it one of the most advanced alarm systems in the industry today. One of […]

Adding Halloween Security to Your Home

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As the fall air turns crisper and the days grow shorter, spooky Halloween decorations have begun popping up on stores and in front lawns. This time of year means plenty of candy and parties for kids and adults alike. However, some people take the “trick” in “trick or treat” a little too seriously. Most Halloween […]

Catching Unexpected Alarm Activity

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Our recent post on Following the Latest Home Security Trends points out some ways in which modern burglar alarms differ from those of the past. Reading that post makes it easy to see how technology has made alarm systems more intuitive and powerful than ever. Modern alarm systems make it easier to provide the level […]