Avoiding Illegal Home Security Measures


If you read our Residential Smoke Alarm Requirements in Massachusetts, you know that local codes and laws go a long way in telling security companies what they can  and cannot do from a legal standpoint. Installing security equipment requires proper licensing and training, as well as knowledge of legal requirements for security installation. Unfortunately, we […]

A Primer on Carbon Monoxide Safety


Many call carbon monoxide the “silent killer,” and for good reason. Carbon monoxide, or “CO,” often goes unnoticed because it escapes detection from any of the senses. Unlike smoke, carbon monoxide has no visible appearance or smell. Also unlike smoke, it creates no taste when breathed in and would not irritate your skin. A recent […]

Improving Parking Lot Security


We’ve addressed commercial security in several previous posts. Our Security Measures to Improve Employee Security looked at commercial security through the lens of adding personal safety for workers. Our posts on Choosing the Right Commercial Lock Equipment focuses maintaining physical security by choosing the proper locks. Finally, our post on Interactive Commercial Security Monitoring examines […]

How Interactive Commercial Security Monitoring Can Add Security to Your Business


A few months back, we wrote a post examining Unique Security Monitoring Options. In that post, we briefly touched on the security benefits of interactive cellular monitoring. Simply put, monitoring your alarm through a cell dialer provides the most consistent security monitoring available. Traditional alarm monitoring utilizes a property’s phone lines for communication with the […]

Stopping False Alarms for Good


In our Best Practices for Creating a Quick Alarm Response, we highlighted how cutting down on false alarms can help you experience a quicker police response to your security system. Certain houses in a neighborhood occasionally “cry wolf” too many times. This can lead to police departments responding to other calls before checking on what […]

Springtime Security Tips


At Northeast Security Solutions, we pride ourselves on creating individualized security plans. Instead of choosing a “one-size-fits-all” approach to security, we attempt to address customers’ individual security needs. Long-term security strategies differ from family to family. Similarly, customers’ short-term security strategies should also shift based on outside factors.  The time of year plays one of […]

A Primer on Commercial Lever Functions


Several weeks ago, we shared a post about Choosing the Right Commercial Lock Equipment. In that post, we discussed the various types and qualities of commercial lock equipment available. However, we did not at all go into choosing the proper lever functions for your doors. Manufacturers create levers that accomplish many different goals. As locksmiths, […]

Our Top Security Tips for Home Sellers


This week marks the first week of Spring after a cold and dark New England winter. The first hint of warmer weather brings with it thoughts of baseball season, cookouts, and outdoor sports and games. Spring also marks the time when potential sellers get serious about putting their home on the market. Last year, we […]

Using to Add Child Security to Your Home


A month or so ago, we posted about New Features that can add security to your home. We’ve long pointed out the added security and convenience that comes with monitoring your alarm system with an interactive cellular dialer. Our preferred cellular dialer is powered by, so we can offer all of the services that offers. That […]