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Monitored Smoke Alarm Systems: Not Your Father’s Smoke Detector

March 15, 2016

“Smoke detectors save lives”. A clichéd statement to be sure, but an accurate one. The American Red Cross says that the lives of 890 people are saved annually by the presence of a monitored smoke alarm system in the home. Sadly, 3,000 more lives are lost annually by homes that either didn’t have smoke detectors, or…

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Avoid These New Homeowner Home Security Mistakes

February 17, 2016

Moving into a new home is an exciting time. It is also a time when most people are understandably distracted with a million details, like turning on utilities, decorating the new home, and unpacking. Unfortunately, criminals know that you are distracted and likely not giving home security much thought. This is what makes new homeowners,…

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Read this Before You Hide Your Valuables

February 3, 2016

Everyone has valuables that they would like to keep in the home and out of the hands of burglars. The more important or valuable the item, the more important it is to keep it secure and out of view. But just how stealthy is that hiding spot? Chances are good that it is more obvious…

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Easy Ways to Reduce False Alarms

January 27, 2016

False alarms are problematic for everyone. They cause the homeowner unnecessary worry and can burden the emergency system, increasing their response times to real emergencies. The good news is that most incidents of false alarms can be avoided by following a few simple tips. Talk to Your Home Security System Provider There are many things…

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Home Security: How To Avoid Being Robbed In 2016

January 19, 2016

To avoid becoming a victim of home burglary, it’s helpful to understand what happens during a robbery. When a burglar looks at your home, does he see himself sneaking away with mounds of easy loot? Inversely, does it look like too much work, too much time and possibly a quick ride in the back of…

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Why An Integrated Commercial Security System Makes Sense

December 23, 2015

Even smaller companies are beginning to realize that upgraded security saves lives, money, and reputations. There are many benefits to implementing a security plan that combines modern technologies into one comprehensive, commercial security system. In an age where every computer can be almost instantly connected to another via the Internet, it makes sense to have…

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Protected: Testing Dealer Forms

November 9, 2015

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Halloween Safety Tips

October 30, 2015

The time is almost here where dozens of kids in your own neighborhood will be pounding the pavement to collect their sugary dues. While children are excited for all of the treats, criminals are equally excited for the opportunities that arise during Halloween. From unlocked doors for parties to unmonitored homes and streets full of…

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Are You Sleeping? What is Beeping?

October 30, 2015

You know your home should have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. However, if they are placed inadequately or non-functioning, they may not alert you of a fire, especially while you are asleep. Proper placement, maintenance and monitoring are important to protect you and your loved ones, no matter what hour of the day a fire…

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Good News for NJ Residents

October 16, 2015

The recent crime rates and statistics for the state have been released by the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, and there is good news. According to this crime trend report, forcible entry, unlawful entry and attempted forcible entry rates in New Jersey have seen a dramatic decrease for 2015, 46 percent less…

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