How Much Does Alarm Monitoring Cost?

When we design a security system with our customers, we also determine how to best monitor their alarm. Of course, part of this discussion also involves seeing how different monitoring services will impact customers’ monthly monitoring fees. A simple Google search of average alarm monitoring costs show huge ranges of potential prices. In this post, […]

How to Change Your Locks Effectively


Our post providing 7 Tips to Improve Home Security for New Homeowners touches on the importance of creating new keys for your home when moving into a new place. However, we recommend performing this security measure periodically even well after buying a home. After all, the longer you have the same keys work your locks, […]

Avoiding Surveillance System Installation Mistakes


We’ve created several posts detailing the importance of surveillance systems. Out of all the security measures business owners take, installing cameras ranks among the most effective. Locks, burglar alarms, access control systems, and other security measures all certainly have their place. However, these measures rarely lead to the arrest of burglars or vandals. By creating […]

Unique Smart Camera Features


We’ve discussed the benefits of security cameras in several of our posts. For example, our post providing Yard and Driveway Security Tips examines how cameras add security by recording activity around your home. Additionally, the mere presence of cameras often acts as a deterrent to crime. Criminals who see cameras around your home may well […]

Using Wellness Features


Over the last couple months, we’ve created posts addressing how the current COVID-19 pandemic has created the need for new approaches to security. We created a post sharing Security Tips to Secure Vacant Business Properties. We also shared some Remote Working Security Tips as well as ideas for Taking Security Measures to Fight the Spread […]

Specialty Security Sensors for Your Home


As home security providers, we pride ourselves on thinking outside of the box when needed. Rather than taking a “one-size-fits-all” approach to securing a home, we find a unique solution based on every customer’s situation. After all, our customers’ security goals and needs varies as greatly as our customers themselves. We provide this variety of […]

Vista Security System Troubleshooting Tips


A couple months back, we completed the acquisition of Dynamark Security Centers out of Tolland, Connecticut. This continues a long history of our company acquiring and successfully continuing operations of companies within the industry. Most notably, 2007 saw the acquisition of Atwood Fire and Security. We followed this by purchasing Landry Lock and Alarm in […]

Remote Working Security Tips


More and more states have closed the doors of non-essential businesses over the past several weeks in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, much of both the local and national work force is working from home. For those who already do some work at home and have home offices, this might not represent […]

Multiple-Property Security with


In our recent post on Creating an Effective Master Key System, we detail how owners of multiple properties can add security by creating a single key system for all of their locations. As complete security integrators, we often help customers secure a number of properties using efficient security methods. Landlords, owners of vacation homes, multiple-business […]