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Telular Replacement Options

With the Telular cellular terminals and gateways being discontinued many users are struggling to find a viable alternative. Telular offered an excellent, rugged cell terminal for land line replacement complete with backup power options. The Janus POTSwap devices (POTS =

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Keeping Seniors Safe at Home this Winter

Winters can be the hardest time of year for seniors still living at home. It is harder to go out with the cold weather, poor road conditions and even just walking to and from their vehicle can be hazardous in

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Posted in Alarms and Monitors, Miscellaneous, News and Updates, Temperature Alarm Reviews, Tips and Hints

Heard enough stories about frozen and bursting pipes? Want to make sure it doesn’t happen to you?

Everyone has a friend or relative with a frozen and burst pipe horror story, in an unattended home. Whether it’s the furnace dying, a prolonged power outage or other unforeseen situation the buildings temperatures drop to freezing, or below freezing

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New and Improved Automatic Stove Shut Off System now available!

Absolute Automation is now a distributor of the CookStop automatic stove shut off device. The CookStop will monitor for motion in the kitchen, every time motion is detected the built in programmable timer will automatically reset itself and begin counting

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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
    • 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.