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Fire Prevention

Protect your home at all times with monitored smoke detectors from WH Security

September 15, 2015 Fire prevention

Monitored smoke detectors are a valuable asset when it comes to home safety, especially since your alarm does not need to be set for them to work.

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. [...]

October is fire safety month

September 24, 2012 Fire prevention

October is fire safety month, which makes it the perfect time to review or make a plan for what you and your family should do in case there is a fire at your home.[...]

Beeping smoke detectors: telling the difference between your security system sensors and other smoke sensors

June 21, 2012 Fire prevention

I often get calls asking about beeping smoke detectors, and one of today’s biggest challenges is finding out what’s beeping: your household smoke detectors or ones installed by your security company. There are a few distinct differences between these two styles of smoke sensors – monitored and non-monitored – that can help you easily tell them apart. [...]

Why smoke/fire sensors matter

December 2, 2011 Fire prevention

When considering the benefits of a home security system, what usually comes to mind is protection from burglary. Security systems reach far beyond that, and can protect your home from a variety of other threats. One important danger you can protect against is a house fire.[...]