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Fire Prevention

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.[...]