Monthly Archives: April 2015

Understanding Relays – Simple switch? Or magical alarm component only the pros can understand?

The answer? Simple switch. There are two types of relays, powered and un-powered. Both types of relays are designed to allow power to flow through them, the big difference is that a powered relay will already be connected to a

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Posted in Driveway Alarms, Tips and Hints

Looking for a water leak detection system for your condominium or hotel?

Look no further! Water leaks and floods in condo towers and hotels can be incredibly costly, the deductibles alone on the insurance claims are often in the tens of thousands of dollars. During the off seasons when rentals are low

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Posted in News and Updates, Tips and Hints, Water Protection

It’s Spring! Which means it’s basement flooding season!

Don’t be a statistic this spring; protect your basement from flooding with a SumpPump alarm system. A quick “Googling” of basement floods due to SumpPump failures shows long lists of people discussing how they installed alarm systems “after” they had

Posted in Miscellaneous, New Products, News and Updates, Tips and Hints, Water Protection

Sensaphone SCD-1200 Sentinel 12 Zone Alarm Now Available!

We have had many inquiries for the new Sensaphone Sentinel alarm panel (SCD-1200) leading up to its much anticipated release. The Sentinel is now available! It is a 12 Zone Cloud Operated alarm panel capable of notifying alarm contacts via

Posted in Alarms and Monitors, Miscellaneous, New Products, News and Updates

Home Sitter HS-500SL Cellular Freeze Alarm now Available!

We’ve been waiting and it’s now here! The HS-500SL is now available! This cellular freeze alarm does NOT require a land line, will monitor temperature, power and humidity conditions for alarms and will alert users to any alarm conditions via

Posted in New Products, News and Updates, Temperature Alarm Reviews
    • 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.