Wednesday, August 9th, 2023
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As consumers, we often find ourselves caught up in the convenience and affordability of corporate chains. We may not even realize the impact that our shopping habits have on our local communities. However, supporting local businesses can have numerous benefits that extend far beyond our own personal satisfaction.

Thursday, April 20th, 2023
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As a business owner, it’s natural to prioritize finding ways to save money and increase profits. While some cost-cutting measures may seem obvious, like reducing energy consumption or decreasing labor costs, investing in a security system is an often-overlooked strategy that can help save your business money in the long run. In this blog, we’ll discuss five ways in which a security system can save your business money and offer tips on how to optimize your security system to maximize its benefits.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2022
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Every business owner understands the value of security cameras. You need something to keep your business and employees safe and secure—whether you own a small business or a large warehouse. You never know when something unexpected will occur, so it is always best to be prepared. You may be unsure of where to place your security cameras, so this article will assist you in determining the best locations.

Monday, March 7th, 2022
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Whether you are ready to open your own business or have been in business for years, security systems are vital to the safety and security of your business. But, what many people aren’t aware of is the many factors that go into choosing and installing these systems. Here are some things to consider when the time comes to decide on the safety of your business. 

Tuesday, July 6th, 2021
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If you are running a business, many things may cross your mind when it comes to your company’s safety. You should never have to question whether or not your security system is functioning properly. There are steps that every business owner should follow to ensure that their security system is living up to its full potential and keeping you safe. It’s better to take the time to do it now than to have to regret not doing it in the case that something should happen. 

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
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There are many questions when it comes to installing an alarm system. One of the most common questions is if you should already have a phone line for the alarm system to work. With modern technology, there are ways for you to get around having to have a phone line. It depends on if you are installing a fire alarm system or a burglar alarm system. A fire alarm system only needs to be monitored if there is a fire sprinkler system tied to the fire alarm system, or if the authority having jurisdiction mandates that it be monitored. On the burglar alarm side, the system is not required to be monitored but it will only alarm locally and never dispatch the authorities.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
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You plan for many things to help keep your business successful, but what about emergency evacuation? Not having a solid plan in place will put your staff, clients, and entire livelihood in danger. Emergencies can include things like natural disasters, man-made threats, and even cyber attacks. Because there are so many variables at play, you need to know how to plan evacuation procedures with your security team.