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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Keypad Options for Your Alarm

In our post on Smart Security System Design, we discuss several of the choices alarm customers must make. Additionally, we also discuss the pros and cons of several of these options. For example, customers must decide whether to install a hardwired or wireless alarm. Moreover, they also have to determine which types of sensors fit…

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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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How Do I Power My Alarm Down?

Like many electronic items, security systems can take some time to learn how to operate. While we certainly install the easiest-to-use equipment on the market, certain commands or actions that do not get used often still deserve further attention and instruction. In this post, we share some tips to help you turn off your security…

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Specialty Security Sensors for Your Home

A keypad for an Interlogix alarm pane.

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…

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New Features for the QOLSYS IQ Panel 2

A QOLSYS IQ Panel 2 Alarm System

In previous posts, we’ve discussed the benefits of our preferred security panel, the QOLSYS IQ Panel 2. This alarm system includes many features that lead to the most simple, convenient customer experience possible. It also has many technology-related features that make it one of the most advanced alarm systems in the industry today. One of…

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QOLSYS IQ Panel 2 Alarm Troubleshooting and Unique Features

A QOLSYS IQ Panel 2, along with door contacts and a motion detector.

Our last two posts have featured troubleshooting tips for two of our most popular alarm systems, the Concord 4 by Interlogix and the Networx NX-8. These panels certainly have more similarities than differences. Both panels look similar and have similar functions from an end user perspective. However, troubleshooting each panel requires following far different steps. If you are one…

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Smart Security System Design

A group of people working at a desk

We’ve given a lot of advice for using a security system in previous posts. It goes without saying, though, that those tips only become useful once you have a system installed. In this week’s discussion topic, we’ll rewind to the start of the security system design process. We’ll dive into some of the basic decisions…

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