If you're seeking ways to protect a home into which you've recently moved, a security system might be your top priority. Your local security professional can also introduce you to some complementary devices that can further increase your family's feeling of security when it's home. One such device is a door brace — a heavy steel device that consists of two pieces. One piece is installed into the floor on the inside of the door, while the other piece mounts to the piece on the floor and sticks up.
18 March 2018
If you've recently purchased a commercial property, you're probably looking for ways to keep operating costs as low as possible. Fortunately, today's commercial building owners have many available options for saving money on operating costs as well as minimizing the risk that their investment may be damaged by costly lawsuits. Following are just four of the many ways that you protect your investment and save money on upkeep. Go Green
31 August 2017
If you have installed a sprinkler that is connected to your fire alarm monitoring system, there are a few important things to understand about how the systems work and how shutting off your water supply can affect them. Here's what you need to know. How The Systems Work Together The sprinkler system activates when a heat sensor senses a significant amount of heat. When this sensor turns on the water in the sprinklers, a water flow valve detects the change in water pressure and signals the fire alarm monitoring service.
10 January 2016
These days, there are many "DIY" alarm systems available to homeowners; but, the truth is that there simply is no replacement for the peace of mind you would enjoy with a monitored security system. The idea behind a DIY alarm system is that it's cheaper--but at what cost? By understanding the true benefits of a monitored system, you might find that you want to think twice about that DIY alarm system at your home.
14 August 2015
Nobody wants to become a victim of a home invasion, but the unfortunate reality is that it can happen to anybody and at any time. That's exactly why it's so important to take the time to improve security around your home. Aside from keeping doors and windows locked, there are some other steps you can take to beef up security on your property and reduce your chances of becoming the victim of a home break-in.
10 August 2015
If you own a small business, you should consider investing in a surveillance system. A surveillance system will help you run your business more effectively and make sure that your employees are being honest and working hard at all times, even when you are not present. Benefit #1: Cut Down On Employee Thief Many small business owners wrongly assume that when it comes to theft, they need to watch out for their customers.
30 July 2015
The small business represents an area of security risk that can seem tempting and easy for novice and seasoned hackers alike. The combination of business revenue and a low likelihood of a robust Information Security (IS) plan means that hackers with enough self confidence can use your business to get some bigger, more lucrative practice than the average home computer attack. To understand the threats and mitigate your IS risks, keep a few attack angles and hacking concepts in mind.
27 July 2015