Making Your Home Unattractive to Burglars

By Ryan Bell / February 21, 2024 / Comments Off on Making Your Home Unattractive to Burglars

When we work with homeowners to secure their homes, we take a multi-faceted approach to creating this security. Of course, each and every application that we work in has its own unique security difficulties. Homes and yards have different layouts, and each customer has different worries. However, we always have a fairly similar overall goal.…

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Adding Pool Security to Your Property

By Ryan Bell / February 16, 2024 / Comments Off on Adding Pool Security to Your Property

If you’ve kept up with our blog at all, you probably have an idea of how hard we work to secure every part of your home from every possible security threat. This includes securing your home both inside and out. While not every company adequatley addresses exterior security, we find it an extremely important aspect…

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Tips for Adding Life Safety Equipment

By Ryan Bell / February 8, 2024 / Comments Off on Tips for Adding Life Safety Equipment

We receive calls daily from customers wishing to install devices that secure their homes and businesses against a variety of threats. These may include means to secure against burglary and environmental damage. However, many home and business owners fail to fully address the most important area of security: life safety. Security equipment that can save…

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Alarm.com Notifications that Add Security

By Ryan Bell / February 2, 2024 / Comments Off on Alarm.com Notifications that Add Security

When installing a security system, most customers have a few goals in mind. Of course, creating a siren-based response to an attempted break-in sits at the top of the list. Additionally, our monitored alarms also create a central station response and even a police dispatch to alarm events when necessary. This extra layer of security…

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Lesser-Known Alarm Monitoring Features

By Ryan Bell / January 26, 2024 / Comments Off on Lesser-Known Alarm Monitoring Features

One of the most important aspects of installing a security system lies in its monitoring capabilities. In addition to creating a screaming siren response upon activation, monitored alarms also create a response from our central station. This allows us to check in on the situation and, if necessary, even dispatch the proper authorities. As you…

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Avoiding Security Measures that Backfire

By Ryan Bell / January 19, 2024 / Comments Off on Avoiding Security Measures that Backfire

If you’ve followed our blog at all, you know that we encourage utilizing a healthy variety of security equipment. Doing so helps you prepare for — and react to — the widest range of safety and security dangers possible. However, not all of the devices used to create this security are created equal. Sometimes, even…

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Understanding the AVS-01 Monitoring Service

By Ryan Bell / January 12, 2024 / Comments Off on Understanding the AVS-01 Monitoring Service

Every now and then, a new service comes along and greatly increases the overall security offered by our products. Sometimes, these offerings come from the manufacturers of our security equipment. This includes new alarm panels, such as the QOLSYS series of alarms that we now prefer for new security system installations. In other instances, a…

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Important Security Alerts for Your Business

By Ryan Bell / January 5, 2024 / Comments Off on Important Security Alerts for Your Business

Over 35 years in business, we’ve helped other businesses help secure their property using our full array of equipment and strategies. Businesses have unique security concerns due to the amount of time they are vacant. This means that most business owners look for creative ways to stay in the secuirty “loop” at all times. Therefore,…

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Commercial Security for the New Year

By Ryan Bell / December 28, 2023 / Comments Off on Commercial Security for the New Year

Over our 25-plus years in business, we’ve worked hard to keep our customers’ security measures as current as possible. This means educating them on, and installing, the latest and greatest in security technology. We find the dawn of the new year a perfect opportunity to review potential security updates. In the past, we’ve focused on…

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Keeping Your Alarm Codes Secure

By Ryan Bell / December 22, 2023 / Comments Off on Keeping Your Alarm Codes Secure

When it comes to securing your home, installing a monitored home security system provides some of the most valuable security available. These alarms provide a couple layers of security against burglary. For starters, they create a blaring siren response upon detecting a breach. Additionally, they also create a central station response that can lead to…

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