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Are Burglar Bars Safe?

Reprinted from the U.S. Fire Administration/Technical Report Series.  Special Report: Security (Burglar) Bars. Burglar bars, also known as security or window bars, can be found on any type of structure – single-family home, apartment building, storefronts. The bars...

Will Your Alarm Work On Your Phone Line

A Note about POTS Sunset The FCC’s Technology Advisory Council released a report on June 30th, 2011 addressing the inevitable transition from our nation’s current PSTN legacy network to an all IP infrastructure. The report finds that by 2014, United States consumers...

Invest in Peace of Mind

A security system is an investment for your peace of mind. In general, a system is available for any budget. Costs do vary and largely depend on which security features you choose, what you want to protect and the area you live in. An alarm system is designed to:...

Sun, Fun and Burglary? How to Protect Your Home While on Vacation

It is important to safeguard your home on an everyday basis, but especially when you travel or are away from how for long periods of time there are certain precautions you should take. Get a trusted friend or relative to “house sit.” Or, make sure your...

How do I Decide On the System that is Right for Me?

Step One, understand the basics. The information in this site will give you the basics of home security systems. Step Two, determine your goals: for example, to protect your home when no one is there, protect your family at night, or protect your family while one...