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Four Smart Ways To Save Money On Commercial Property Upkeep

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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

Have A Sprinkler And Fire Alarm System? Here's How To Open And Close Your Water Main Valves

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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

4 Reasons Why Monitored Security May Be Better Than A DIY Alarm System

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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

4 Ways To Beef Up Security At Your Home

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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

3 Ways A Surveillance System Can Benefit Your Small Retail Business

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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

Hardening Small Businesses Against Online Attackers

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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

Three Reasons Why Parents Of Autistic Children Should Have Alarm Systems In Their Homes

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Having an autistic child means that you have to take extra precautions than other parents often have to take. There are some autistic children who do not realize that certain things are dangerous for them to do. In order to keep your child as safe as possible, use the following guide to learn why a security system may be such a great investment for you.      Keep Your Child Indoors With You

16 July 2015

Theft Deterrent System: Choosing An Outdoor Security System

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If you want to protect your home from thieves, make your home a hard target. One of the best ways to intimidate would-be thieves as well as to help the police track them down is to install a security camera. However, when you choose an outdoor security camera, you need to pay attention to features to make sure that your camera actually works how you want it to.  Lights, Camera, Capture

13 July 2015

Simple But Effective Tips For Making Your Home Less Attractive To Criminals

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Criminal activity can result in sizable damages to your home and the loss of valuable possessions, and it can cause you to lose your sense of security in your home. Not surprisingly, protecting your home from these activities is critical for most homeowners, but you may not understand the steps that should be taken to reduce the chances of criminals striking your home. Luckily, you can follow these two tips to help keep your home and its contents safe.

13 July 2015

The Requirements For Installing An Occupant Fire Hose

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If you have a building that has a high fire risk, you may decide to have fire hoses installed in your building. Before you do, you will want to make sure that your employees are trained properly and that you perform regular maintenance of the fire hose. Understanding Fire Hoses Occupant use hoses are fire hoses that are stored within a building. These fire hoses are intended for use by building occupants rather than for use by professional firefighters.

3 July 2015