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What To Know About Time Warner Security Systems

by Ken Jezioro

Sep 29, 2015 9:00:00 AM

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Help! I'm Switching To Time Warner

Mass marketing by telecommunications companies have prompted many homeowners in Buffalo to inquire about Time Warner Security Systems. Time Warner promises reduced monthly bills by bundling internet, phone and cable service through  “Voice Over IP” technology. Voice Over Internet Protocol or “VoIP” is becoming more common as traditional (analog) phone lines are being replaced by digital technology. Enticed by lower rates and the convenience of consolidating internet and phone service, alarm service customers need to be aware of the limitations of such a switch. Your alarm system with VoIP line can still work, but some adjustments need to be made to your system.

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Topics: Security Marketplace, Phone Lines / VoIP / Cellular

3 Perfect Home Security Tech Gifts For Dad

by Mary Jezioro

Jun 16, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Do you feel lucky? Well, do ya'? Are you sure you really know which home security tech gifts for Father's Day your dad will love? If you're not quite certain, keep reading because the following are home security products that will have your dad saying "Yippee kay yay and thanks!" home_security_products

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Topics: Security Marketplace, Securing Your Home

Choose the Perfect Honeywell Keypad for Your Home

by Ken Jezioro

Jun 11, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Honeywell security system keypad products are designed to be intuitive and easy to use. This makes learning their functions and application something that can be done quickly. More importantly, it means you're not going to be left fumbling in the dark during an emergency. The following are three Honeywell keypads that we highly recommend.

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Topics: Security Marketplace, Securing Your Home, Smart Home Technology

5 of the Best Home Security Tips for the Spring Season

by Joe Bellanti

May 1, 2015 9:00:00 AM

It's warming up outside and that means that criminals across the country are about to start crawling out of their caves in search of easy scores and amazing five finger discounts. In order to keep them from "shopping" in your home, pay attention to the best home security tips for spring that you can use to let the bad guys know your home is closed for business.trimmed_hedges

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Topics: Security Marketplace

How Does Alarm Monitoring Work?

by Mary Jezioro

Apr 9, 2015 9:45:00 AM

Alarm-Monitoring

Alarm Monitoring 101: Communication Basics

Home security systems require reliable communications to ensure their effectiveness. Beyond working with an experienced alarm company, alarm monitoring is the most important part of the system! It allows the proper authorities to be notified in the event of an emergency. Alarm monitoring requires a reliable communication vehicle. Without that, no one will know if there is a problem at your home or place of business. If you're in the market for a security system, don't forget to ask about communication (phone line) options to facilitate reliable monitoring.

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Topics: Security Marketplace, Securing Your Home, Phone Lines / VoIP / Cellular

Enhance Your Home Security - How To Prevent A Burglary

by Mary Jezioro

Mar 27, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Prevent_a_BurglaryHow do you enhance the security at your house? Do you have an alarm system? Do you have a house sitter when you go out of town? What steps do YOU take to make sure your home isn't one of the roughly 3% of homes that will be burglarized this year. 

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Topics: Security Marketplace, Securing Your Home

What to Avoid when Choosing a Traditional Alarm Company

by Ken Jezioro

Mar 17, 2015 9:00:00 AM

choosing an alarm monitoring companyChoosing an alarm monitoring company is a big decision that you shouldn't jump into without carefully considering your options. The following are some things we strongly advise you to consider when determining which monitoring service is right for you:

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Topics: Security Marketplace, Monitoring

Important Things to Consider when Choosing a Home Automation System

by Mary Jezioro

Mar 6, 2015 9:00:00 AM

choosing a home automation systemLife moves pretty fast, and there's hardly a moment of the day that you are not busy doing something. Whether you're working, helping kids with homework, or traveling to far off lands, the last thing you have time to worry about is whether or not the alarm system is working.  These days, alarm systems can be tied into home automation systems so you can not only enjoy the peace of mind of a secured home; you can also enjoy centralized control of many features of an automated home.

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Topics: Security Marketplace

5 Excellent Benefits of Custom Security Systems

by Mary Jezioro

Mar 3, 2015 9:00:00 AM

benefits of custom security systemsLife's too short to go through it trying to fit your life and lifestyle into solutions that work for other people. Big box security solutions that are marketed to the masses aren't for everyone. Sure, the capitalized "FREE Installation" verbiage might temp you until you come to your senses after hearing the cries of your own mother warning you of such empty promises: "Nothing in this world is free!" Remember those words? When it comes to home security, that wise counsel couldn't hold more truth.  That's why we strongly recommend purchasing custom security systems that are tailored specifically for your needs and those of your household.

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Topics: Security Marketplace

4 Amazing Benefits of Digital Security Systems

by Mary Jezioro

Feb 27, 2015 9:00:00 AM

benefits of digital security systemsTechnology has come a long way this past decade and the benefits of digital security systems continue to add up. If you are searching for an affordable and effective way to provide a solid layer of surveillance around your home, a digital security system with video is a wonderful tool to use.

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Topics: Security Marketplace