Secure and Control

February 5, 2013By patrickHome Security Systems No Comments

Alarm.com is one of the most exciting product offering to hit the security industry in a long time. Simply put, through Verizon 4G LTE, it connects your alarm to your computer, your smart phone, and the monitoring center. Not only are alarm signals sent, but now you can arm/disarm your system, get emails or text … Read More

Security System Basics

April 2, 2012By patrickBusiness Security Systems, Home Security Systems No Comments

At its most basic, a security system has two components, the initiation points and the control aspect. The initiation points are varied – door and window switches, motion detectors, glass break detectors, smoke and heat detectors, carbon monoxide detectors and many more. In short, anything that can initiate an alarm condition. The control aspect decides … Read More

Interior Protection

March 25, 2012By patrickBusiness Security Systems, Home Security Systems No Comments

For years, when meeting with people and discussing security systems, even when the entire perimeter of the home is protected, I have always recommended interior protection, most commonly motion detectors. When asked why, since the perimeter is already protected, I would say “in the unlikely event that someone breaks in through the wall” the alarm … Read More

Community Service

February 19, 2011By patrickBusiness Security Systems, Home Security Systems No Comments

The Central Jersey Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (CJNARI) is looking for a community service project to perform this spring. Our professional remodelers, along with professionals from various trades are available for a 1 to 2 day project for someone in need. Projects can be indoors or out. If you know … Read More