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DIY Security Systems (Like SimpliSafe) vs Professionally-Installed Systems: Which is right for me?

Congratulations! You’re on the right path to finding a home security system that has all the bells and whistles you want and won’t cost you a fortune. There is a lot to consider, and you’ve probably started asking friends (or maybe Google) questions like… “Which cameras are the most reliable?” “What are my options for […]

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9 Tips to Keep Your Home Secure from Christmas Burglars

Christmas season is the best time of the year. It’s a time for family, friends, and lots of merriment. Sadly, statistics also indicate that burglaries around this time of the year spike exponentially. This has a lot to do with the fact that burglars are aware that there are lots of gifts in the house […]

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Do you need alarm monitoring? Maybe Not!

You have decided you do not need your alarm to be monitored? There isn’t much value value in sending alarm signals to a central station, right? In fact, if that’s what we do, our service is worthless, right? Read on….   Here’s the thing…   There’s a tremendous amount of value in a room full […]

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What CO Detectors & Milk Have in Common?

Many of us know that Milk has a finite shelf life in the fridge. After that date the milk will become rancid and is no longer viable to drink. Did you know that Carbon Monoxide Detectors have an expiration date as well? Carbon Monoxide detectors have a limited life of about 5-7 years and need […]

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Burglar Alarm vs Camera Systems: The Big Difference

A common question we hear from our customers is, “Which is better, a burglar alarm or a camera system?”. It depends on who you are talking to on which answer you will receive. I have heard the argument of both sides and I would like to share my thoughts. There is a ton of conflicting […]

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Where there’s smoke there’s fire!

Where there’s smoke there’s fire! We’ve all heard the saying, but it’s true. According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nearly two-thirds (64%) of home fire deaths in 2007-2011 resulted from fires in one of these areas―the bedroom, the living room, the family room or den, or the kitchen. And guess what contributed to these […]

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Webster New York Police Department Issues Burglary Press Release

Webster, New York, an upper class suburb outside of Rochester New York continues to experience residential burglaries during the night. A local news article published on October 9th highlighted one of the many streets falling victim to these nighttime burglaries. As a result the Webster, New York Police Department issues a press release on their […]

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Safety Tips for Parents of Latchkey Children

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, Quick Stats on Women Workers, 2010, roughly 59% of women in the United States are currently in the workforce, many of whom have children living at home. And the number of single‐parent homes is also increasing dramatically. If you are one of the many members of the workforce […]

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Holiday Home Security Tips

The holiday season is about to jump into full swing. Busy party schedules, shopping and travels to relatives and friends can leave homes unoccupied. According to police and the FBI, residential crime spikes during the holidays. Day are shorter and there is less daylight. Homes fill up with unwrapped presents, and burglars are busy shopping […]

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Break-ins Ravage Webster, New York Homes

An Upstate, New York town known for a “life worth living” has suffered through a recent spike in home break-ins (Read article here). The thieves’ loot consists of items ranging from laptops, iPods and keys. Even more worrisome is the fact that thieves are entering the homes between 2am and 6am all while families are […]

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