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Stopping Unwanted Key Copies for Good

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A few months ago, we published a post on Key-Free Lock Control for Your Business. In that post, we explained that burglars can thwart even the best locks if they have a key. In fact, unwanted key copies create a constant security threat for home and business owners alike. Occasionally, a contractor working in a […]

Using Rapid SMS to Enhance Security

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A while back, we created a post sharing Best Practices for Creating a Quick Alarm Response. In that post, we shared the importance of cutting down on false alarms. After all, properties known to create false alarms will find themselves at the bottom of the police dispatch priority list. Furthermore, we pointed out how quickly […]

Do I Need a Fire Alarm Inspection?

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A few months ago, we created a post to help customers with Recognizing Illegal Commercial Security Measures. In that post, we explained that failing to have your fire alarm system inspected, or not having it inspected frequently enough, could run you into legal issues. In this post, we go over specific fire alarm inspection requirements […]

Choosing the Right Residential Locks

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When creating a complete home security plan, many homeowners focus on electronic security. For example, burglar alarm systems and video surveillance systems often take first priority. While useful, these plans sometimes fail to address the mechanical side of home security. We consider locks the “front line” of any good residential security plan. After all, high-quality […]

Your Guide to How Alarm Systems Work

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Out of all the technology-related products people encounter regularly, security systems prove the “scariest” for many consumers. After all, monitored alarms have the ability to call out to our central station and initiate a police dispatch. This feature can make anyone feel a little nervous. Furthermore, many find the nature of the systems themselves quite […]

Am I Required to Monitor My Alarm System?

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Customers with alarm systems have many options for security monitoring. In fact, we detail many of these options in our post exploring Unique Security Monitoring Options. We rank alarm monitoring as one of the most important security measures that we provide. In most cases, this monitoring service represents a popular, yet non-required, option. However, certain […]

Medeco Master Key System Design Tips

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A couple months ago, we posted some Security Tips to Secure Vacant Businesses. In that post, we discussed some electronic security measures to secure commercial locations. These included technology-related ideas such as installing cameras, access control, and alarm-related products. However, that post did not include any tips on installing physical lock hardware to create security. […]

How Do I Power My Alarm Down?

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Like many electronic items, security systems can take some time to learn how to operate. While we certainly install the easiest-to-use equipment on the market, certain commands or actions that do not get used often still deserve further attention and instruction. In this post, we share some tips to help you turn off your security […]

5 Benefits of Cellular Alarm Monitoring

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Several months ago, we created a post introducing a few Unique Security Monitoring Options. In that post, we discussed the basics of alarm monitoring, as well as the benefits of different monitoring options. In short, alarm monitoring involves creating a means of communication between a security system and a central station. Upon activation of an […]

Apartment Alarm Installation Tips

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The popularity of home security systems has grown quickly over the past several years. However, until recently those living in apartments have missed out on this security. A variety of factors on both the installing companies’ and the landlords’ end made apartment alarm installation a difficult proposal. However, advances in alarm technology and monitoring methods […]