Category: Tips and Hints

April Showers bring….flooded basements?

Every spring thousands of basements are flooded from snow melt combined with spring rains and thawing ground. It can be an issue of sump pumps just not keeping up, failing, bobbers getting stuck or even just a temporary power outage

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Gift Ideas for the 2016 Holidays

Looking for gift ideas this season? We’ve got you covered! For the elderly, busy, easily distracted or just about anyone who cooks! Most residential fires start in the kitchen and are caused by unattended cooking. This is when someone simply

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Wireless driveway alarm that doesn’t require batteries, or solar power. Does it exist?

It does now! A common request is for a driveway alarm system which can send the signal wirelessly from the sensor back to the receiver inside, but is not battery powered at the sensor location. With powered gates, light posts

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MURS M538BS Base Stations are now back in stock!

After a lengthy back order the MURS Base Station units are back in stock! Order now – http://www.absoluteautomation.com/dakotaalert/basestation/

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Whole House Water Shut Off Valves

Water damage is the number one reason for home insurance claims in North America. So how can you prevent your home from being another statistic? Installing a water leak alarm and shutoff valve is a great start, just having a

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