Tag Archives | alarm monitoring

Asking Smart Security Questions


When considering a security system installation, customers have several potential areas of focus. Choosing the right alarm system, and the right company to install it, can prove a tall task to tackle. Adding to this difficulty is the fact that most individuals purchasing their first alarm know very little about what’s available. Unlike cars or […]

Why Do Alarm Owners Cancel Service?


We’ve mentioned the importance of monitoring your security system in several of our blog posts. However, almost all of us know someone who has gotten frustrated and cancelled this service. In fact, the frequency with which this happens scares many potential customers away from installing an alarm at all! In this post, we share some […]

False Alarm Causes and Solutions


Quite a while ago, we created a post aimed at Tackling Ten Common Home Security Myths. We designed that post to ease the fears that many customers feel when considering an alarm installation. One of these “myths” that we hear most about revolve around the inevitability of false alarms. Of course, false alarms do happen, […]

When Should I Call My Alarm Company?

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At Northeast Security Solutions, we do not believe in taking a “set it and forget it” approach to home security. Unfortunately, many customers install an alarm system and fail to follow best practices for system and monitoring maintenance. This can lead to your security failing to work efficiently when you need it most. Morevover, it […]

Calculating the True Cost of an Alarm

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A couple years ago, we wrote a post sharing 6 Imortant Questions to Ask Security System Providers. We created that post to attempt to help security shoppers navigate the issue of finding an alarm provider. After all, the variety of equipment and business models in the industry can overwhelm potential customers. As part of that […]

Security System Tips That Pay You Back!


At Northeast Security Solutions, we think of adding an alarm system as a worthy investment. Of course, the equipment and service comes at some cost to our customers. In return for the investment, security systems provide priceless security. Many of our customers have had dangerous fire, burglary, or environmental  emergencies diffused thanks to their alarm […]

Avoiding Commercial Alarm Mistakes


Our commercial security customers face unique challenges. Of course, both homes and businesses face the security threat of robberies and other disasters. However, businesses often have more valuable equipment and products stored on site than homes do. Additionally, unlike homes, businesses often sit unoccupied almost every single night. Finally, our commercial customers must guard against […]

Using Rapid SMS to Enhance Security

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A while back, we created a post sharing Best Practices for Creating a Quick Alarm Response. In that post, we shared the importance of cutting down on false alarms. After all, properties known to create false alarms will find themselves at the bottom of the police dispatch priority list. Furthermore, we pointed out how quickly […]

Am I Required to Monitor My Alarm System?


Customers with alarm systems have many options for security monitoring. In fact, we detail many of these options in our post exploring Unique Security Monitoring Options. We rank alarm monitoring as one of the most important security measures that we provide. In most cases, this monitoring service represents a popular, yet non-required, option. However, certain […]