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Preventing Car Break-ins With Your Home Security System

Preventing Car Break-ins

This week’s edition (7/11/19) of our local newspaper, the West Springfield Record, includes a front-page headline that reads “Town Besieged by Rash of Car Break-Ins.” The article explains this is happening in multiple communities in our area. WWLP reported about this trend as well.  We’d like to take a moment to point out ways your […]

Smart Security System Design

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We’ve given a lot of advice for using a security system in previous posts. It goes without saying, though, that those tips only become useful once you have a system installed. In this week’s discussion topic, we’ll rewind to the start of the security system design process. We’ll dive into some of the basic decisions […]

7 Important Security System Add-Ons for Your Smart Home

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When it comes to security systems, most of you know the basics. Door and window contacts, motion detectors, and fire detection make up most home security systems. However, security systems have come a long way during this age of home automation. Security systems do a better job than ever keeping an eye on your home. […]

How the 2G Sunset Will Affect Your Alarm System

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What is the 2G Sunset? 2G refers to the 2nd generation of cellular communication networks that have been in use since 1991.  Since then, most cell phone networks have been upgraded to the much more powerful 3G and 4G technologies (4G is also referred to as LTE or VoLTE by some providers).  Recently, AT&T and […]

VoIP is a Poor Choice for Alarm Systems

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Over the past decade and a half or so, major communications companies such as Comcast, Time Warner, and Charter have begun pushing internet-based phone service as part of their communications and cable options. This phone service is often part of a “bundle” that allows you to pay one rate for phone, internet, and cable access. […]

Donation to the Zoo in Forest Park of a Temperature Monitoring System Coming from Northeast Security Solutions

Donation to the Zoo in Forest Park from Northeast Security Solutions

A local zoo in Springfield is getting a new tool to increase animal safety thanks to a gift from Northeast Security Solutions. This donation to The Zoo in Forest Park is a temperature detection system that will be installed this Friday, February 13th, 2015. The parts and the labor are being donated in the wake of a recent WGGB news story reporting that “two monkeys […]