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Alarm Systems: Not Just For The Wealthy Anymore!
Over the last 22 years that I have been involved in the security alarm industry, I have seen quite an evolution. Changes have not only taken place in what type of equipment is available, but also in how the consumer buys and use's the equipment.
Alarm Systems & Automobile Tires?
What do alarm systems and automobile tires have in common? This may sound like a strange question to the untrained ear, but lend me yours and I will make sense of it.The reason I mention car tires is that they are a necessity that most all of us have some experience purchasing, at least once in a while.
Alarm Controls are the Brain of your Security System, Use Yours When Choosing One
The alarm control is the brain of your security system. It is typically placed in an area that is out of the way like a basement, attic, closet or office.
Six Common Criminal Types And How To Avoid Them
"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" that saying is as true for crime, as it is for health. After taking literally thousands of reports over the years I spent as a police officer; I found that a lot of crimes that had happened could have been prevented.
The Case for Personal, Estate, Corporate and Child Abduction Security in today's World
When one considers the historical nature of security applications and programs of any type, i.e.
Estate and Mega-Yacht Security Systems and Safe Rooms
Why do I need a "safe room? I really don't need one; I'm not that high profile". This is typical V.
Someone Spying? So are the Teddy Bear and the Potted PlantSee the cuddly teddy bear over on the shelf? Well, it sees you too. "Right here in the camera, behind the left eye.
Home Security System, You Are A winner
Have you ever been to a local trade show or fair and filled out a raffle and later you find out you have won a Home Security System? Well, you are not alone. Sometimes everyone one wins.
What is Your Security Awareness IQ?
Are you aware of the need for security?Your awareness of the need for security, is the best place to begin a discussion on physical property security. What is security awareness? Our definition is multi-faceted, and includes the ability to identify known and unknown threats, being aware of the technologies, products and services that can defuse those threats, knowing how to operate the products and systems you have, and most importantly the awareness that these systems must be used, and must be used all of the time.
Who Has Keys to Your Castle?
One area of home security that is often overlooked, and one of the most visible, is the common key. Even if you are the owner of a new house, or the first tenant of your apartment, you cannot be sure that no one else has a key to your door.
Where Does Safety & Security Begin? Security Expert Explains
Personal safety begins with you. It is widely accepted that a wide-ranging personal safety strategy must incorporate prevention, deterrence and defiance.
Security Alarm System Motion Detectors
Passive Infrared Motion Detectors- These detectors are also known as PIR detectors. The technology they utilize is "passive infrared".
Alarm System Keypads
The keypad is the device you and your loved ones will interface with daily. It is typically placed at one or more of the following locations:* House to garage door hall.
Alarm System: Wireless Remotes
WIRELESS ALARM SYSTEM REMOTESThese remotes are also known as "key fobs" or "4 button key chains". They are wonderful to have in addition to your keypad as you can turn your alarm on or off without going to the keypad.
Alarm System: Sirens
Alarm Sirens- There is both inside and outside sirens. Many towns have a noise ordinance, which should prevent your installer from putting yours outside, unless you are on a ranch where you need to know what's going on while your out in the barn.
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