Alarm Notification Options

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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

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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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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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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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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Calculating the True Cost of an Alarm

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…

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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…

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