Commercial Security

Helpful Tips to Prevent Shoplifting

Each year, shoplifting accounts for millions of dollars of loss for businesses all across the country. Some of the most common items stolen include watches, jewelry, music, books, clothing, and even car parts. While installing a security camera can help to identify suspects after the theft occurs, there are quite a few things a retailer can do to prevent shoplifting from taking place in the first place.

Some actionable tips that can help all types of retailers include:

Greet customers as they come into the store.
Watch for the customers who avoid eye contact, linger, are constantly looking […]

Carbon Monoxide: Be Prepared

Dangers at home and in the office aren’t always obvious.  Carbon monoxide, while colorless and odorless, is responsible for an average of 430 accidental deaths per year, according to the Center for Disease Control.  Installing a carbon monoxide detector with a low-level alarm is your first (and best) line of defense to being alerted when an unsafe level of gas particles is present in your home or office.
Call us today at 800-337-9469 and we’ll walk you through the options available that will provide the best level of protection for your particular needs […]

Is Your Security Installer Licensed?

Attention Massachusetts residents: Beware of who you let onto your property to install remote monitoring security systems. These are the all-in-one type of security systems that allow you to control your property from a smart phone or device. These installations are categorized as “Life Safety” systems.  According to Massachusetts State Laws, this means the installers “are required to be licensed by the State Board of Electrical Examiners and also to have a Public Safety license, mandating criminal background checks on all security system employees by the Department of Public Safety.”

Some national telecommunications companies are currently […]

Keep the Power

Take these steps to keep your security system functioning during a power outage:

Make sure you have a newer battery. Batteries last about 4 to 5 years and provide power for about 12-36 hours depending upon your system. An older battery may only last a few hours.
If your home/business is powered by a generator, be sure that your alarm system is one of the circuits being powered by the generator.
Locate your security system manual and learn how to silence your alarm in case it continues beeping to alert you of a power outage.
Write down the […]

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