How to detect alarm systems that are not functional?

Tell Tale Signs Your Alarm Is Not Functional

Tell Tale Signs Your Alarm Is Not Functional Are you planning to do some home maintenance in the new year? After you’ve cleaned up the basement and garage, there is another home maintenance task you should not forget: testing your alarms functionality. We tend to overlook problems with home alarm systems because we assume that it will always operate properly. …

When You're Stuck in an Elevator, What Do You Do?

What Do You Do When You’re Stuck in an Elevator?

What Do You Do When You’re Stuck in an Elevator? It’s many people’s worst claustrophobia-inducing nightmare: imagine stepping into an elevator, your building’s elevator no less, and hearing a grinding screech when it shudders to a halt, trapping you behind thick metal doors, hanging in a shaft with no way out. So what exactly should you do if the worst …

How a home alarm system protects you from burglars

How a Home Alarm System Protects You From Burglars

How a Home Alarm System Protects You From Burglars What do you value most? For many people, it’s the things you can’t put a price on, like safety and peace of mind. Out of all the places in the world, there isn’t—and shouldn’t—be anywhere safer than your own home. After all, this is where you and your loved ones live, …

Everything you need to know about medical alert pendants and bands

Life-Saving Wearables: Everything You Need to Know About Medical Alert Pendants and Bands

Life-Saving Wearables: Everything You Need to Know About Medical Alert Pendants and Bands Retirement and old age shouldn’t be a hindrance to a full, well-lived life — and it’s possible with comprehensive health monitoring. For this, medical alert systems — often body-worn bands or pendants — are growing in popularity among seniors. It’s all because they could mean the difference …

Three ways to improve your building access control systems

Three Ways to Improve Your Building Access Control Systems

Three Ways to Improve Your Building Access Control Systems Those who work in an office are used to dealing with access control systems, usually a passcard or another type of ID. All they have to worry about is remembering to bring their passcard each morning and that the system is working correctly. If you are responsible for your building’s access …

Security solutions to keep your home or your business safe in 2020

Security Solutions 2020

Security Solutions 2020 Each year technology and solutions available to keep your home or your business safe continue to advance and 2020 is no exception. From interactive alarm systems that send you alert notifications and video clips to your Smartphone, to high quality access control systems for your business, there are multiple options available to ensure that your home and …

Tips For Having A Successful Business Event

The key to organizing a successful event for your business is proper planning. Whether you are organizing an awards banquet, a product launch or a holiday party, here are some helpful tips to lighten the burden: Make security a priority Ensure your business is well-equipped with proper security measures to eliminate the risk of theft or a security breach, for …

3 Common Security Threats For Parking Lots

It’s hard to imagine accessing an office or retail centre that does not have a parking lot. These facilities offer a great service – however, many have limited security, poor lighting, and are ill-designed with many blind spots. Moreover, many parking lots have poorly maintained shrubbery that provide cover for potential criminal activity, or leave unattended vehicles exposed and vulnerable …

Why So Many Home Security Systems Are Now Using Cell Phones

In our increasingly technology-driven society, cellphones are ubiquitous. We now use our cell phones to do more tasks than ever before, including to send e-mails and pay for items at the store. Naturally, it makes sense that this technology would also be incorporated into the very way we run our homes, which extends to how we manage our home security …