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Smoke Detectors: Batteries, Monitoring and 10 Year Life

When first introduced, smoke detectors needed special batteries, but at $10 a piece, dead batteries often remained in place. By the 1980s, hard-wired detectors with alkaline battery back-ups ensured functionality at all times. However, in an empty building, a fire would rage until it attracted notice and someone called the local fire department. The solution to provide the highest level of life-safety is to have […]

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Security expert: Alarm system over surveillance cameras

You’ve seen the stories about burglars caught on camera. Just recently, a Rochester teen was arrested for a string of burglaries in Greece after he was caught on camera. Many homeowners will purchase a camera system to keep their home safe from burglars. But is the right investment to keep your home and family safe?  Listen […]

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10 Questions to Ask Your Home Security Provider

The security of your home is important. Ask these questions before you make a hire. Protecting your family with a home security system are important considerations in today’s world, and ensuring that your home is well protected from burglars and other intruders is vital. Choosing the right home security provider for your home can present […]

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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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10 Tips to Keep You Home and Family Safe

Protecting your family starts with protecting your home. But with so many home security resources available out there, gathering home security tips can be a bit overwhelming. We’ve compiled the top ten home security tips to help get you started on home security and protection. All of the tips are easy to implement and inexpensive. […]

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10 Things To Make Your Home Secure Today!

Make your house look occupied at all times. Use automated schedules to switch lights on and off when you’re not at home. Use lights at the entrance. If the outside entrances to your home are dark, install lighting with an infrared detector or simply add them to your automation schedule. Use deadbolt locks . Install […]

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The 10 Most Common Homes Burglars Target

Movies and TV shows glamorize the accomplishments of high-end cat burglars. From Ocean’s 11 to Now You See Me, we all love to root for the bad guy with good intentions. But no one’s a fan of the jerks who break into the homes of hardworking citizens and steal the high-end treasures we worked really […]

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Hardwired vs Wireless Alarms

When selecting an alarm system for your home or business you have two choices: hardwired or wireless. This is the decision that leads our customers to ask our security professionals, “Which is better?” The answer comes down to the individual needs of your home or facility and your budget. To determine which system is best […]

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Don’t let Halloween become a burglar’s treat

With so many people out having fun on Halloween night, there’s ample opportunities for burglars to take advantage of unprepared homeowners. Your neighbors won’t question a masked stranger ringing your doorbell on Halloween night, even if you’re out enjoying a party with friends or trick-or-treating with your children. Halloween provides the perfect cover for a […]

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Burglary Season Tips

Burglaries traditionally increase across the region during the summer months; residents stay out later, go on vacation, or leave their windows open during the day. Below are a few tips to prevent your home from being burglarized: Secure Your Windows Windows are more popular targets in the summer, as the plastic comes off & windows […]

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