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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

3 Reasons Why Home Video Surveillance Is Beneficial

by Madison Jezioro

Apr 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM


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

Control Your Keys: Preventative Measures of Key Loss

by Madison Jezioro

Mar 8, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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Topics: Buffalo, NY, Securing Your Home, DIY Security, Business Security System

"SHEILD" ...Looking for SHIELD?

by Mary Jezioro

Sep 30, 2014 4:30:00 PM

Tomato, Tomahto. Sheild, Shield...

Buffalo_Security_CompanyLessons From 3rd Grade

That "I" before "e," except after "c" lesson was a great lesson to learn in 3rd grade, but if you're like me, you continue to make that mistake. Thank goodness for spell check! I am lost without it.

Despite the spelling confusion that often takes place with our name, you may be wondering why we came up with the company name "SHIELD" (spelled correctly, of course). ...Glad you asked.

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Topics: Buffalo, NY

How To Find Local Security Companies In Buffalo, NY

by Mary Jezioro

Jul 29, 2014 7:30:00 AM

Deciphering Your Online Search For "Local Security Companies In Buffalo"


For some, it important to find a reputable local company to provide home security. For others, the more popular national brands are just fine. Regardless of your preference, searching for a home security company in Buffalo can be a bit overwhelming.

Open the phone book, and you won't find just a simple list of phone numbers. You’ll find page after page of expensive ads from security companies in Buffalo, NY, large and small both national and local. A Google search for “Home Security Buffalo” yields pages of online results. With this information overload, how do you choose which security companies in Buffalo, NY are worth investigating? 

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Topics: Buffalo, NY, Security Marketplace

Vacationing? Home Security Tips While You're Away

by Mary Jezioro

Apr 11, 2014 2:50:00 PM

Enjoy The Sunset, Knowing Your Home Is Secure


As winter releases it's grip on Buffalo and the Northeast, homeowners are desperate for a bit of southern warmth.  As spring vacation looms and your packing for that getaway, don't forget that your home is prime target for opportunistic burglars.

Take a few extra steps with these home security tips before you leave to make sure that a home invasion doesn't upset your long awaited (and well deserved) vacation.

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Topics: Buffalo, NY, Security Marketplace, Securing Your Home, Personal Safety

Teen Relationships & Dating Violence Prevention

by Mary Jezioro

Feb 6, 2014 9:00:00 AM

Help Teens Stay Safe on Their High School Journey

As a mother of 5 children, I often wonder if their school environment is a safe as I think it is... Our family has always lived in Buffalo, and we consider it a very safe place to raise a family. Maybe we have a false sense of security (after all, we own a security company in Buffalo, NY). Regardless, I came across this article that was shared with the parents of the WIlliamsville school district, and I thought It had a lot of great information about keeping our kids safe, so I wanted to pass it along... 

From The Parent Newsletter:

While most of us consider February to be the official month of love and romance, it has also been designated as national Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention month. Though once a taboo topic of discussion, domestic violence is gradually becoming a better understood problem in our country. However, awareness of how dating violence impacts teenagers is not as widely understood or discussed. As parents of teenagers, it is crucial for you to talk with your teens about and model healthy relationships.    

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Topics: Buffalo, NY, Personal Safety, Family

Shop Home Security Systems at the Buffalo Home & Garden Show

by Mary Jezioro

Mar 7, 2013 7:00:00 AM

No-Contract-Alarm-Monitoring-Buffalo-Home-ShowShopping For Home Security Systems?
If you’re planning to attend this year’s Buffalo Home and Garden Show at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, be sure to stop by booth #420; SHIELD® Security Systems owners, we’ll be there giving away FREE Gifts and Great Deals on home security systems and services. But remember, you have to be there to cash in!

Get a $500 SHIELD® Gift Certificate for $199*

This special offer is good toward the purchase of a new home security system from Buffalo’s best residential and commercial alarm system company: SHIELD® Security Systems Inc. Buy our home security gift certificate for yourself or buy it for someone you love. You won’t find this deal being offered by the other guys!

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Topics: Buffalo, NY, Security Marketplace