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Security Systems Save Lives Too!

Did you know your alarm system can do so much more… When it comes to home security, deterring burglars is just the beginning. Monitored security systems can save your life and protect your home. Security measures, such as cameras and smoke detectors, can deter crime and keep your home safe. Starting with a basic home security package, […]

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Where To Place Your CO Detector

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes how and where to install a Carbon Monoxide Detector. Many homeowners will buy the plug in style detector and it usually gets plugged into an outlet by the floor. While the premise is that having some detection is better than nothing, a floor mounted detector is […]

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Why is Commercial Fire Alarm So Expensive?

I often get asked from potential buyers as to why a fire alarm for their business is so much more costly than the alarm for their home. Fire alarm systems are a crucial part of protecting lives in both commercial and residential properties. They are designed to save lives and protect property by alerting people […]

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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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Does your childcare provider offer a false sense of security?

Keeping our kids safe is our number one priority. Every day we hear sad stories about childcare providers. Most parents assume that when they leave their children in the care of a professional that their kids are well provided for—that means safe and secure! It seems that people spend more time checking the credentials of […]

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Hidden Smoke Detector Cameras Can Get You in Hot Water

We have all seen them. Smoke detectors..or cameras that look like smoke detectors. How can you tell the difference? Many times you cannot. Many of these cameras are just that – cameras and are really non-functional smoke detectors. But did you know as a business owner using these hidden cameras can get you in a […]

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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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Why Have a Monitored Smoke Detector? Your Pet Will Tell You.

Each year in the United States, thousands of people lose their lives to fire. The financial costs can reach into the billions of dollars. Forgotten in these tragedies are the hundreds of thousands of family members who suffer death or injury as well – our pets. According to the US Fire Administration’s website (www.usfa.dhs.gov), more than 1.7 […]

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