Interesting Ways That Door & Window Sensors Can Be Used

Interesting Ways That Door & Window Sensors Can Be Used

As a licensed alarm technician working in residential and commercial security for so many years, I learned to be creative with the equipment relating to the customer’s needs. When it comes to security and security sensors, it would be normal to think they were designed for burglary and intrusion alone. Well, let’s get creative and…

Is Safety On Your New Year’s Resolution List?
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Is Safety On Your New Year’s Resolution List?

When the clock strikes midnight on December 31, what will you be thankful for from 2021 ? More importantly what have you learned and will apply to your New Year’s resolution list for 2022. If there’s anything that we have all learned in 2021, it’s not to take our health and safety for granted. The…

Smart Home Security Should Include Securing Your Mailbox
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Smart Home Security Should Include Securing Your Mailbox

Although most people only think about their home and property when dealing with home security, the mailbox is equally as important. On a daily basis, there is a lot of personal information that goes through your mailbox. Even though burglary is a concern, identity theft is just as big of a concern as well. Most…

“Back To School” or Back to Reality
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“Back To School” or Back to Reality

Are Your Children Prepared Mentally, Physically & Emotionally ? This year is completely different from previous years for kids returning to school. Due to the pandemic and cautionary measures set out by the government, our kids are in for a tremendous change. What was once a safe and relaxed environment has quickly taken a turn…

How To Assess Your Security Needs
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How To Assess Your Security Needs

For over 12 years I have performed security services across Canada through in-home consultations, installs as well as over the phone assessments. My background consists of electrical, HVAC and Home Security & Automation. Today, I would like to share the techniques that I have used to properly assess and install security systems across Canada. A…

Beware: July is the Worst Month for Home Burglaries
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Beware: July is the Worst Month for Home Burglaries

July is often the single most exciting month for people around the country. Children are finally finished with the school year, the weather is comfortably warm and summer vacations are a popular topic of conversation. In fact, the stress of other months is often ignored in place of such happy moods. Unfortunately, in the midst…

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What happens when someone breaks into a home…and takes nothing?

As the month of May was coming to an end and the weather was really starting to warm, a Boston-area man came home to an unusual surprise. Someone had very clearly been inside his home – every room in fact. But rather than missing valuables and trashed furniture, the man bizarrely encountered a sparkling clean…

Can Social Media Postings Affect your Home Insurance Claims After a Burglary?

Can Social Media Postings Affect your Home Insurance Claims After a Burglary?

At some point, everyone has been guilty of doing this on the computer. You’ve just booked a dream vacation to an exotic getaway and you can’t wait to post about it online and share your enviable news with the world. Pretty soon, you’re letting everyone you’ve ever met – and some you haven’t – know…