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4 Features of Your System That Make Life Easier

by Madison Jezioro

May 20, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Security systems are only meant to do one thing...right? Protect your home, watch over your valuables while you are away? Did you ever think about all of the other cool features of owning a home security system? Now that technology has grown, home security systems (and their features) can be managed simply from your smart phone/device! Here are 4 features of your system you didn't know you could have:

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Topics: Buffalo, NY

Why Home Surveillance is Increasingly Popular

by Madison Jezioro

May 17, 2016 10:30:00 AM


We have all seen the action movies where there are security cameras covering every inch of a building, making it increasingly difficult for the protagonist of the story to get what they need. While surveillance has been glorified in the media, it truly adds to the home security system experience. Here are some reasons why home surveillance has become a staple in homes across the U.S.: binoculars-1559595.jpg

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Topics: Video Surveillance

Do You Have The Basics?

by Madison Jezioro

May 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Food, water, protection. Is your family protected in the most basic ways? Other companies may stick you with extra charges, contracts and hassles that you certainly do not need. SHIELD offers home security systems in a variety of packages to best suit your needs while never sticking you with extra charges, contracts or hassles. Check them out here:

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Don't Settle For a Mediocre System

by Madison Jezioro

May 10, 2016 12:41:53 PM

The national security chains give you an "okay" touchpad. It works, we suppose. But, for what you are paying, wouldn't you prefer the latest models and coolest features? SHIELD Security Systems installs the Honeywell’s LYNX Touch 5210. In a few words, we create a more connected, protected home for you and your family by sharing this touchpad with you. Here are some of the best features that we are excited to share!lynx-touch-5210-c693e1-h900.jpg

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Topics: Securing Your Home

Fire Prevention Tips : National Electrical Safety Month

by Madison Jezioro

May 6, 2016 9:00:00 AM

a-fire-hydrant-1412937.jpgYou guessed it, May is National Electrical Safety Month! This month is dedicated to assuring everyone is aware of how to properly use electronics or circuits, and SHIELD Security Systems wants to give you a few tips on how to stay safe at home and on the go.

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Topics: Fire Prevention

How To Avoid False Alarms

by Madison Jezioro

May 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM

hand-and-fire-alarm-1509607.jpgFalse alarms happen all too often, and most of us do not realize how these alarms affect our neighborhood police officers. In fact, in many neighborhoods, police forces are beginning to charge you if you have a specific amount of false alarms per year. Most of the fees are minimal, but to avoid having to open up your wallet, here are some tips to avoid false alarms in your home.

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Topics: Monitoring

Motion Detectors Or Glass Breakage: Which Is Better?

by Madison Jezioro

Apr 29, 2016 9:00:00 AM

When it comes to designing your home security systems and coming up with the best security equipment for your needs, you find that there are several options out there. Some people want to recreate Fort Knox in there home by adding sensors on every point of entry then redundant sensors inside the home. You can purchase too much equipment, but more equipment doesn’t mean you have better security.
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Topics: Personal Safety

Should I Set My Home Security System When I'm Home?

by Madison Jezioro

Apr 27, 2016 10:44:49 AM

secure-1482465.jpgYou are finally home from a long day. You disarm your system and throw your uncomfortable shoes off of your feet, with full intentions to plant yourself directly in bed with Netflix and a bag of popcorn. You know you will probably fall asleep and sleep through the night... should you arm your security system even though you are home? We think that not arming your system is similar to having a sleeping security guard.
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Topics: Securing Your Home

4 Ways to Increase Your Cyber Security

by Madison Jezioro

Apr 22, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: DIY Security

3 Reasons Why Home Video Surveillance Is Beneficial

by Madison Jezioro

Apr 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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Before the most recent technology boom, video surveillance was mainly used by large, very wealthy companies and in the spy movies. Today, if you walk down the street, I guarantee you will see at least 5 within a few minutes. Video surveillance has quickly gained traction in our world, and it has gained the world a series of “Burglaries Gone Wrong” videos, while also serving it’s purpose as a way to deter burglars and lurkers. 

Here are three reasons why having a home video surveillance system is beneficial: 

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Topics: Buffalo, NY, Family, Crime Prevention