Monthly Archives: July 2011

Should You Add Sirens and Strobe Lights to Your Home Security System?

Thinking about adding strobe lights and/or sirens to your home security system?  Think about why the alarm system was installed in the first place – to keep you and family or employees safe!  Strobes and sirens can be wired to

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Posted in Alarms and Monitors, Miscellaneous

Keeping Livestock Cool in the Recent Heat Wave

Having animals to care for in the wake of the recent heat wave can be extremely taxing.  The National Weather Service has said that more than 1,000 heat records have been set or tied this month across the nation! Excessive

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Posted in Alarms and Monitors, Miscellaneous, Temperature Alarm Reviews

Improve Home Security – Cost Effectively – With a Video Intercom

Are Video Intercoms Affordable for the Average Household? Although audio intercoms (the kind you see in most apartment buildings) have been in use for some time – in the past, video intercoms were extremely expensive and therefore largely the territory

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Posted in Intercom Systems, Miscellaneous

If You’re Considering In-home Surveillance – Read This!

In-home surveillance or spy cameras can be useful in many circumstances.  Cameras can be used while your home is being cleaned, for home-sitter services, for security reasons and to monitor care providers for your children.  Sales indicate that a vast

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Posted in Miscellaneous, Security Cameras

What is Home Automation?

Home automation uses systems and devices that control elements of your home environment — lighting, appliances, entry alerts, temperature, and so much more!  They can be used to improve safety, expand usability and make life easier for everyone living in or visiting

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Posted in Alarms and Monitors, Driveway Alarms, Intercom Systems, Miscellaneous, Water Protection
    • I have been in the alarm and automation industry since 2006. I am particularly interested in seeing how the industry adapts as the number of home owners with traditional land line phone lines dwindles raising a need for WiFi and Cellular devices.