“There is no place like home.” — L. Frank Baum (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Oz, #1)) Isn’t that the truth? There truly is no place like home. It’s your place of comfort, family congregations, entertainment, and life. With any home there are weak spots that open you up to potential threats. Maybe you already know this … Read More
How To Prevent False Alarms
If you have a security system you might already understand the consequences of a false alarm. It is not something to be taken lightly and can have serious implications. False alarms can happen for any number of reasons and it’s important to understand why and how best to avoid them. No security system is perfect, … Read More
How Do You Secure A Building With Multiple Tenants?
We have all seen an office building, whether it’s the 104 floor World Trade Center in New York City or the 5 floor office you work in. Many of these buildings house a multitude of different businesses. This begs the question, how do you protect your business when you share a space with multiple tenants? You … Read More
How Renovations Impact Your Home Security
Home renovation is an exciting and fulfilling prospect for many homeowners. Whether you’re adding on or adjusting an existing space, it’s imperative to make sure your home is protected during the process. While renovating your home is rewarding for you and your family, you don’t want it to be a “rewarding” process for would-be thieves … Read More
The Best Protection For Healthcare Facilities
Healthcare facilities pose a unique security situation. By nature they hold a lot of risk other organizations don’t necessarily have to deal with. Most healthcare facilities are open to the public and provide care for a vast array of people on a daily basis. Many facilities also house expensive and often sought after narcotics or … Read More
The Real Difference Between a DIY and a Professional Alarm System
In a world where you can find virtually anything on the internet, there are endless “Do It Yourself”-commonly referred to as DIY-solutions for pretty much everything. This holds true for home security systems. However, that doesn’t mean you should rush to your computer/mobile device and buy a 4 star rated surveillance camera off Amazon, and … Read More
How Does Light Affect What Your Cameras Can See?
When it comes to surveillance cameras, visibility is key. Some of the obstacles surrounding a camera’s capability to retain high video quality such as lighting, camera installation, and type of camera are somewhat within our control, others are not. Uncontrollable issues of extreme brightness, like light produced from headlights and the sun, or extreme darkness … Read More
How To Protect Yourself From Security Scams
Imagine you’re at home and the doorbell rings. You go to answer the door. Who’s there? It’s a salesman claiming to be a representative from a security system company. They tell you they’re at your home to offer you a free security system. Sounds too good to be true, right? That’s because it probably is. … Read More
Why You Need Megapixel Cameras To Protect Your Business
If you’re in the market for a security system a major component you’re probably considering is video surveillance. While doing a little research you’ve likely come across a plethora of surveillance options with various technological features. It may seem like a daunting task to choose the cameras that suit your needs, which is why you … Read More
Is It Time To Upgrade Your Alarm System?
Maybe you’ve had a home security system installed years ago or perhaps you recently moved into a new home with an existing alarm system. Whatever the case, how can you tell if your home security system is still valid? There are some tell-tale signs that you may be dealing with an antiquated system. However, if … Read More