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Door Knock Security Scams

Door knock scams are rampant during the peak summer months. What they entail are out-of-state traveling salespeople trying to sell security systems and services  in your area. The “security experts” go door to door and mostly make egregious claims to consumers in homes for a signed contract. Once inside your home, they mainly use high pressure or scare sales tactics...



Beginner’s Guide to Fire Code Compliance and System Requirements in Massachusetts

To protect the lives of your employees and customers and to protect your property, your commercial building should include a fire alarm system. A fire alarm system protects your commercial building, and you may also be required by your state to include a functional fire system in your business to stay operational. As such, every owner of a commercial building...



Benefits of Video Surveillance for Commercial Buildings

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Video surveillance is a common practice in many workplaces. In 2010, a business could expect to spend $13,280 on a set of 10 cameras. Prices have dropped since then, but a complete video surveillance system still isn’t cheap. Despite the price tag, business owners know that the importance of video surveillance justifies the cost. That’s why in recent years, the...



Security Systems for Colleges, Schools, and Universities

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For any building, security is an essential element of facility management, and all buildings have different safety needs. Schools are no exception to this, and schools, colleges and universities are in particular need of integrated security systems to keep our youngest citizens safe. Schools and colleges of all grade levels and types can easily be targets for all sorts of...



What Are the Different Types of Home Security Systems?

What are the Different Types of Home Security Systems?

A home security system will help you monitor the activity that takes place at your home and keep your family safe. There are several different types of home alarm systems, including: – Burglar alarms – Fire alarms and smoke detectors – Carbon monoxide detectors – Video surveillance – Environmental sensors – A monitored home security system In this home security...



Do I Need a Monitored Security System?

Your alarm system is no good if you can’t respond to it. What if you’re out of the house or, for any reason, unable to answer the call? Monitored security systems help keep your home safe by adding a layer of support to your alarms. You may have wondered if you really need something like this. After all, it is...