Your Guide to Alerts

By Ryan Bell / September 8, 2022 / Comments Off on Your Guide to Alerts

If you’ve followed this blog at all over the past few years, you know that we highly recommend having your security system monitored. Doing so ensures that you know when your security system detects a potential breach while you are gone. Furthermore, it also lets you know that an alarm emergency will also create a…

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Alarm Notification Options

By Ryan Bell / September 2, 2022 / Comments Off on Alarm Notification Options

When potential customers contact us about installing a security system, they always want to know what happens after an alarm. While many of us have seen depictions of alarm events in our entertainment, most people have never experienced an alarm activation in person. We often surprise customers when we inform them that we actually have…

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Adding School Season Security

By Ryan Bell / August 25, 2022 / Comments Off on Adding School Season Security

Like it or not for students (and teachers!) we’ve found ourselves once again in “back-to-school” season. Although the heat makes it easy to forget, Labor Day and the first day of school loom right around the corner. At this time of year, we encourage our customers with school-aged kids to put together a security plan…

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Common Camera Installation Issues

By Ryan Bell / August 19, 2022 / Comments Off on Common Camera Installation Issues

We’ve long touted installing security cameras as one of the most effective measures of security you can take. Installing surveillance gives you the power to view live and recorded video of your property at any time. Obviously, this adds tremendous security and peace of mind. Additionally, the mere presence of cameras alone often acts as…

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Monitoring Add-Ons for Your Alarm

By Ryan Bell / August 12, 2022 / Comments Off on Monitoring Add-Ons for Your Alarm

When we install any security system, we almost always connect it to our central station for monitoring. Doing so ensures that an alarm activation will also create a central station response and, if necessary, a police dispatch. In fact, this service represents one of the first things our potential customers ask us about. However, we…

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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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