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What to do When Your Alarm Goes Off?

On January 19, 2022, In Uncategorized,

When your home alarm goes off, it can be a frightening and sometimes confusing experience. Your first instinct might be to immediately disable the alarm siren.  But, if you do this, how do you know you didn’t just disable an alarm for a burglar that might have just broken in? …

Signs of a Carbon Monoxide Leak in Your Home

On December 16, 2021, In Safety Tips,

Carbon monoxide, or CO, is a colorless, tasteless gas produced by the incomplete burning of any carbon fuels, such as natural gas or liquified petroleum gas. Your heating equipment may give off trace amounts of this gas, but by design, it vents CO outside, where the gas doesn’t have the…

10 Ways to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

On June 28, 2021, In Uncategorized,

It’s important to know the signs and symptoms of carbon monoxide poisoning, but the best way to avoid exposure is to know how to prevent it from happening in the first place. In many cases, CO poisoning could have been prevented with a few easy steps. It can be tempting…

How Does My Home Security Work in a Power Outage?

On March 3, 2021, In residential security, security, surveillance,

Security systems help protect your home from break-ins and burglary, but what happens to a house alarm when the power goes out? Power outages can happen anytime. Sometimes you can plan for them, but others are without notice. Planned outages, downed power lines, car accidents, blown fuses and extreme weather…

What Are Smart Control Locks?

Humankind has always sought new ways to achieve security for the things they care about. The lock and key was a breakthrough in security, keeping both possessions and people safe. Today, every home has a front door lock to give homeowners control over who enters their house. But technology is…

How Can I Monitor My Home Temperature Remotely?

On November 5, 2020, In surveillance,

A thermostat allows you to manage a comfortable living environment for you and your loved ones. You can monitor your home atmosphere remotely with a smart temperature monitoring system connected to your phone through a wireless internet connection. An app-controlled thermostat can help you keep track of your living space,…

How to Keep My Business Safe During Closure

On July 23, 2020, In security systems, surveillance,

Many businesses across the country are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What was once expected to last a few weeks has turned into months, leaving commercial properties vulnerable. Since staying out of the workplace remains the safest option, business owners are left wondering how to secure their businesses…

House Break-In Prevention

On May 25, 2020, In residantial security,

Burglaries and break-ins are an unfortunate reality, with more than a million American homes burglarized every year. Burglars look for homes that are easily accessible in some way or that appear to be worth breaking into. They tend to commit the crime during daytime hours, while residents are at school…

Smoke Detection Laws and Requirements in Massachusetts

On March 3, 2020, In smoke detection,

Are you a Massachusetts resident concerned about whether your home meets the laws and requirements for smoke detection? Are you hoping to sell a home in Massachusetts and want to ensure the smoke detectors in your home meet state requirements before putting your property on the market? Knowing the Massachusetts smoke detector…

When to Replace a Carbon Monoxide Detector

On February 3, 2020, In false alarm prevention,

Your home is a hub for activities — including cooking meals, watching television by the fire, and warming up the car to take the kids to the next event. Your home is also a haven that you work to keep safe. Whether you spend time baby-proofing stairways, installing new locks,…