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Be Prepared For A House Fire

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There are many different ways to protect yourself and your family inside your home. One of the most popular ways is to invest in a security system. This is a very good way to protect yourself and families from burglaries that are unfortunately happening often. Another way that you can protect the ones you love and also your actual home is installing different fire safety equipment. Fires are much more common than you might think, in fact, there are approximately 350,000 residential house fires that occur each year.

15 September 2017

House Fires Are Something You Should Be Prepared For

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Fire is something that scares almost every homeowner. The fact that there are over 2,500 deaths as a result of house fires each year is very scary. Perhaps just as scary is that these fires cause over 7 billion dollars worth of damage each year. It is very important that a homeowner is ready for a fire, but more importantly, it is important that the house is equipped with the necessary preventative measures.

13 July 2017

Value Of A Security System With An Advanced Control Panel

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Security systems are continually getting better, and a big part of this progression comes directly from the control panel itself. There are a lot of other advancements in the technology in all the equipment, but the control panel is the brains of the entire security system. The control panel has seen improvements in many different aspects such as voiceover connection to monitoring company, response time, and going completely wireless.  This article is going to go over these three different aspects of the new security system control panels, and why these are such important improvements.

3 June 2017

Reasons To Mount Security Cameras In The Parking Lot Of Your Retail Business

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When you run a retail business, security cameras are a necessary investment. By having cameras positioned at the door of your business, as well as near the cash and in several other locations, you can deter crime and capture valuable footage in the event of an incident. While indoor security cameras are important, you should also think about installing some outdoor security cameras. Speaking with a security provider and arranging an on-site consultation will give you an idea of how many cameras you should have and where they should be positioned, as well as what features each camera should possess.

26 April 2017

3 Home Security Mistakes You And Your Family Are Making

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Without realizing it, you and your family could be inviting intruders to attempt to enter your home. Home security is more than just setting your alarm each time you leave. You and your family need to avoid making missteps that could leave your home vulnerable to intruders. Here are some home security mistakes that need to be avoided.   Believing a Home Security System Is Only a Deterrent A home security system is more than just a deterrent for potential intruders.

15 March 2017

Need a New Fire Alarm System for Your Commercial Building? Your Integrated ECS Options That Can Save Lives

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If your commercial building has a fire alarm system that was installed before 2010, then it is likely lacking built-in ECS, or Electronic Communications System, features. In 2010, the NFPA 72, or National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, was updated to allow those with commercial fire alarm systems to choose those with these additional safety features. This is speculated to be a decision based on the recent events in the country where a room-to-room or mass communication system that could be accessed by anyone in a building could have saved lives.

24 February 2017

6 Ways To Keep Employees Safe In The Workplace

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As a business owner, you are not only responsible for your company's financial success, but also for the safety and welfare of your employees while they're at work. Unfortunately, we live in a world where emergencies can happen at any time, from potentially violent crimes to fires. There are, however, specific things you can do to help keep your employees secure and promote a safe workplace environment. Here are six ideas:

24 February 2016

4 Ways To Protect & Monitor Outdoor Dog Areas

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A dog is often a huge extension of your family and you want to keep them just as protected as everyone else. When setting up a home security system, it's important to keep pet safety and protection in mind. When you're not home, it's often common for dogs to use doors and access areas for going outside. Instead of leaving the areas vulnerable, you can set up multiple ways to monitor pet activity and any other suspicious activities including potential burglars, unwanted pests, or neighbors that interact with your animal.

8 January 2016

Sorority House Safety: Tips For Keeping Your College Student And Her Friends Safe

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According to US News and World Report, approximately 9.3 percent of all female college students belonged to a sorority in 2012. If you or your daughter is planning on living in a sorority house, you might be apprehensive because of the fast-paced party lifestyle that is often associated with many sororities. If you're concerned about the safety issues associated with living in a sorority, such as burglaries and uninvited guests at parties, there are several ways to make the house more safe.

2 December 2015

3 Ways To Keep Your Home Secure From Intruders

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Having your home broken into by an intruder can put you and your family at risk and disrupt your feeling of security. There are several changes you can make to your daily activities and your home's environment to increase your home's security, and some of them won't cost you any money to put in place. Here are three ways you can make your home safer.  Install Security System and Cameras

17 June 2015