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Extreme Weather Security Precautions

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So far this summer, we’ve had more than our fair share of inclement weather. Storms have produced both lightning and water-related damage to many of our customers’ alarms. Of course, this has also often come with damage to our customers’ properties. During these stretches of bad weather, we try to help our customers add security […]

Asking Smart Security Questions

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When considering a security system installation, customers have several potential areas of focus. Choosing the right alarm system, and the right company to install it, can prove a tall task to tackle. Adding to this difficulty is the fact that most individuals purchasing their first alarm know very little about what’s available. Unlike cars or […]

Independence Day Security Tips

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Every holiday brings about its own unique security concerns. However, perhaps none of these concerns loom larger than those related to the 4th of July. This year, we have an entire 3-day weekend to celebrate this holiday! In turn, this leads to more traveling and more gatherings than in most years. In this post, we […]

Internet-Based Security Measures

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More and more frequently, technology-related products utilize the internet to add unique features. Unsurprisingly, the security industry has followed this trend over the past couple decades. Internet-based security measures allow our customers to easily control and communicate with their home security equipment. In this post, we will introduce you to some of our most popular […]

Proactive Home Security Tips

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As security professionals, we always encourage customers to think ahead when it comes to their home security. Unfortunately, a large percentage of the calls we receive come after a family has experienced a crim-related issue or a break-in. Many families fail to fully consider and address security concerns until experiencing firsthand the result of poor […]

Tips for Securing Your Alarm

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Burglar alarm systems make up one of the most effective means of home security on the market. These systems alert families and local authorities to potential break-ins, and even stop many burglaries from taking place at all. The blaring siren response to a door or window opening unexpectedly wakes up sleeping families and often scares […]

Motion Detector Installation Best Practices

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Along with door and window sensors, motion detectors help make up the “core” of any alarm installation. These detectors can cover large areas of space within a home. Therefore, installing a small number of motion detectors often proves more efficient than installing dozens of window contacts. Additionally, these detectors can help detect activity that most […]

Securing Your Most Important Doors

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We often call door hardware the “first line of defense” against burglars. This is because thieves often prefer to breach doors over other means of entrance. After all, burglars who can pick a lock quickly look much less suspicious than they would crawling through a window. Additionally, many property owners install extremely cheap lock hardware […]

Your Guide to Basic Fire Alarm Components

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In our post on Required Security for New Businesses, we discuss the role of life safety on commercial properties. These systems obviously play an important role. After all, they help notify the people in businesses about potentially life-threatening emergencies. Furthermore, monitored fire alarms also create a fire department dispatch, which can help save your property […]