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Controlling Access to Your Business

By Ryan Bell / August 5, 2022 / Comments Off on Controlling Access to Your Business

When we work with businesses to create security plans, we have a couple goals in mind. For example, we generally install cameras to keep an eye on the property. We also aim to ensure that all of a property’s alarms, locks, extinguishers, and other security measures all meet current building and electrical codes. However, more…

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Keeping Your Security Up to Date

By Ryan Bell / July 28, 2022 / Comments Off on Keeping Your Security Up to Date

Like just about any type of technology, security equipment gets less effective as it ages. Of course, some of the reason behind this lies in the fact that electronics get less effective and more prone to failing to work as intended as they age. Moreover, older security equipment often fails to have the new and…

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Alarm Emergency Response Options

By Ryan Bell / July 22, 2022 / Comments Off on Alarm Emergency Response Options

When we install security systems, we do so with a few different goals in mind. For starters, we always want to secure your home in case of a burglary. In fact, most of our customers associate security systems with exactly this feature. Additionally, we also want to provide life safety against fire and carbon monoxide…

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What Makes Locked Doors Vulnerable?

By Ryan Bell / July 15, 2022 / Comments Off on What Makes Locked Doors Vulnerable?

When we perform a home site survey, we address home security from every angle possible. Every time, door security sits at or near the very top of our home security checklist. After all, doors provide the most inconspicuous and least dangerous form of entry for burglars. Furthermore, seasoned criminals can take advantage of the slightest…

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Interactive Residential Alarm Monitoring

By Ryan Bell / July 7, 2022 / Comments Off on Interactive Residential Alarm Monitoring

If you’ve followed our blog over the last several years, you know well that we strongly recommend installing a monitored burglar alarm. Doing so provides you with a couple forms of security. For starters, any alarm activation creates an ear-splitting siren response. Of course, this alerts anyone on the property to the breach and likely…

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Comparing Home and Business Cameras

By Ryan Bell / July 1, 2022 / Comments Off on Comparing Home and Business Cameras

Anyone who reads our blog regularly knows that we highly recommend installing security cameras. Regardless of the application, cameras create valuable security for any residential or commercial property. Additionally, installing surveillance adds to any property’s value as well. However, we often install quite different types of cameras for different purposes in homes than we do…

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Large Business Security Tips

By Ryan Bell / June 23, 2022 / Comments Off on Large Business Security Tips

Over the past several years, we’ve used this blog to share quite a bit about commercial security. This includes our recent post on Adding Fire Security to Your Business. Creating business security brings about its own unique challenges above and beyond those faced by homeowners. Therefore, we do our best to educate and guide our…

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Adding Fire Security to Your Business

By Ryan Bell / June 16, 2022 / Comments Off on Adding Fire Security to Your Business

If you’ve followed our blog, you know that we pay quite a bit of attention to fire security and safety. This area of security has the potential to not only help you keep your property safe, but to save a life as well. For this reason, fire security is extremely regulated and well-monitored. In fact,we…

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“Outside of the Box” Security Ideas

By Ryan Bell / June 10, 2022 / Comments Off on “Outside of the Box” Security Ideas

If you’ve kept up with our blogs at all, you know that we never take a “one-size-fits-all” approach to home security. Instead, we recommend unique security solutions for every home that we secure. Unfortunately, many customers use DIY products or “package deals” from national companies that treat every house the same. While these security systems…

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Adding Security by Thinking Like a Burglar

By Ryan Bell / May 31, 2022 / Comments Off on Adding Security by Thinking Like a Burglar

A few years back, we created a post detailing Smart Security System Design. In that post, we explain the choices that we walk our customers through while designing their alarm system. For example, we can use wireless or hardwired security contacts — or both. We can also use a few different types of equipment to…

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