Tips for Adding Life Safety Equipment

We receive calls daily from customers wishing to install devices that secure their homes and businesses against a variety of threats. These may include means to secure against burglary and environmental damage. However, many home and business owners fail to fully address the most important area of security: life safety. Security equipment that can save…

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Understanding the AVS-01 Monitoring Service

Every now and then, a new service comes along and greatly increases the overall security offered by our products. Sometimes, these offerings come from the manufacturers of our security equipment. This includes new alarm panels, such as the QOLSYS series of alarms that we now prefer for new security system installations. In other instances, a…

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Important Security Alerts for Your Business

Over 35 years in business, we’ve helped other businesses help secure their property using our full array of equipment and strategies. Businesses have unique security concerns due to the amount of time they are vacant. This means that most business owners look for creative ways to stay in the secuirty “loop” at all times. Therefore,…

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Commercial Security for the New Year

Over our 25-plus years in business, we’ve worked hard to keep our customers’ security measures as current as possible. This means educating them on, and installing, the latest and greatest in security technology. We find the dawn of the new year a perfect opportunity to review potential security updates. In the past, we’ve focused on…

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Keeping Your Alarm Codes Secure

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When it comes to securing your home, installing a monitored home security system provides some of the most valuable security available. These alarms provide a couple layers of security against burglary. For starters, they create a blaring siren response upon detecting a breach. Additionally, they also create a central station response that can lead to…

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What to Expect During a Security Audit

We have customers approach us in many different ways in order to set up security measures. Some folks have a very specific need and know exactly what they want us to do for them. Others have a more vague idea of what they want, and wish to receive professional advice. Of course, we also have…

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A Complete Commercial Security Plan (Part 2)

When we install commercial security measures, we discuss a variety of variables with our customers. For starters, we must help our customers choose the equipment that best suits their unique security needs. Then, we work with them to install the equipment at the locations that work best from a security and aesthetic standpoint. Finally, in…

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A Complete Commercial Security Plan (Part 1)

When we work with our customers to create security, we take an all-encompassing approach. As complete security integrators, we must use multiple security avenues when securing any property. When designing business security in particular, we come up against several unique security concerns. Over the next couple weeks, we’ll look at how we create complete commercial…

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Common Lock Hardware Issues

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While we’ve long integrated both mechanical and electronic security solutions into our services, we surprise many customers when we tell them we started out as locksmiths! This makes us uniquely qualified to give customers advice when it comes to choosing and installing door hardware. Since locks represent your first line of defense against crime, we…

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Common Alarm Design Issues

A big part of our job as security integrators revolves around working with customers to create the security experience they desire. Of course, this includes making sure that they have sufficient security coverage of their property. We must also add as many types of security as we can to make their alarm as effective as…

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