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Advantages of a monitored smoke sensor

October 29, 2012 Fire prevention

In 2011, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reported 370,000 home structure fires that resulted in 2,520 deaths and $6.9 billion in direct damage. When I was a kid, my best friend’s house burnt down in a fire – a haunting memory that has stuck with me. [...]

Security systems for businesses - they just make sense

July 23, 2012 Business security

Are you thinking about getting a security system for your business? You probably already know that a business security system can help protect your business from break-ins, but they have many additional advantages as well. [...]

Can a security system help me track my teenager?

May 1, 2012 Child Safety

Are you concerned about what your teenager is doing while you’re not around? Do you want to make sure they don’t sneak out at night? A security system can definitely help with these concerns. [...]

How security monitoring works

March 26, 2012 Monitoring

Are you ever concerned about your home while you’re away? Wouldn’t it be nice to know that someone is watching over your home and property? Security monitoring from a professional monitoring center can provide this type of service and peace of mind for you. [...]

Seven tips to prevent credit card theft

September 26, 2011 Personal Safety

I was shocked by the phone call I received. It was my bank calling to ask if I tried to make two large purchases at stores in California. Given that I was in Minnesota that same day, I knew it wasn’t possible. Luckily my bank had declined the charge attempts. [...]