How to Prevent Email Phishing Scammers from Stealing Your Information

Since the dawn of the internet, there have been many people using this modern convenience as a way to scam people and access their finances. Emails, online shopping, and banking make communication worlds easier. But, it can make you vulnerable. Phishing is an email sent to individuals making false claims with the hopes of luring people into disclosing sensitive information. These emails can be hard to identify. At NCA Alarms, we understand the importance of protection and wanted to give you the best tips and tricks to help you recognize scams to protect you and your family from phishing.

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Professional Security System Installation vs. DIY

Applying the correct security system to your home or business is crucial. But, many individuals worry about working with an alarm company because they believe they can save money and implement a system on their own. There are plenty of decent and affordable models on offer at your local hardware store, but while they might seem cheaper upfront, there are a few drawbacks. We take a closer look at the differences between DIY and professional security systems.

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4 Smart Reasons to Upgrade Your Home Security System in Nashville, TN

Monitoring security systems are designed to protect your home. However, they can only do so much if they are not up-to-date. It may seem like a marketing scheme to consider security upgrades, but there are many benefits to enhancing your system. From remote access to improved technology relationships among devices, there are many reasons why you should consider an upgrade. Your system should work in tandem with your cameras and sensors. Outdated access control panels will have weaknesses making it easier for an intruder to enter your home.  We've outlined the benefits of updated to a smart home.

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What Commercial Security Hardware Does Your Business Need

We understand what it takes to run a business and to keep it safe, and the right protection shouldn't come at a cost to your or your employee's safety. For the best assurance available, each business will want to have a monitoring device that is connected to a team of professionals who will assist you in the event of an emergency. When shopping around for the right security system, you'll want to look for these features that will amp-up your level of protection.

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Benefits of Having a Smart Home and a Smart Business

Security systems have come a long way over the years. Technology has added ways to make systems more secure, integrated, and useful to the home or business owner. Now monitoring devices are intuitive and keep you connected no matter where you are and provide instant access for real-time insights. With the use of a mobile device, you can have a better connection with your system and change the way you interact with your home or business.

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6 Questions for Choosing the Best Home Security System

Finding the right home security system is crucial to ensuring safety. But, the device is only as good as the monitoring service that comes along with it. When your alarm goes off, it sends a communication signal to the service department. The team of professionals responds to the notification and confirms that it is a real threat. If the authorities need to be called, your team of experts will alert them to the dangers immediately.

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Maintenance Tips for Your Home Security System

Home security systems are designed to protect you, your family, and your assets. If they aren't working correctly and your home is burglarized, local authorities won't be notified. Security systems require regular maintenance checks to ensure all devices are working correctly and transmitting signals to each other. To get the most out of your home security system, follow these steps to keep your system on track.

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Home Security System Without Monitoring: 3 Things to Know

In the United States, a home is broken into every 13 seconds. That's on average about two million homes per year. Many homeowners are aware of the dangers but have yet to invest in a system that provides comprehensive protection. What they are usually looking for are cheap and easy ways to receive alerts in the instance of a break-in. While any system is better than no system, there is a reason why an at home monitoring device is a superior choice to the burglar alarm. 

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5 Tools Everyone in the Alarm System Industry Should Be Using

Every homeowner is aware of the potential dangers that threaten their property, such as break-ins, fires, and flooding. Fortunately, there are devices available that make it easier to keep a close eye on these issues to either prevent them from happening or to provide immediate assistance when it does. While shopping around for home security alarms, there are a few tools that every company should be using, and choosing the right one directly impacts the safety of you and your family. So we've compiled our years of industry expertise to help break down what's most important when choosing an at home alarm system. 

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Why We Love Alarm Systems (And You Should Too!)

Installing a home security system is one of the best things you can do for your home. At NCA Alarms, we are passionate about helping homeowners protect themselves, assets, and most importantly their families. There are many reasons why we do what we do, but we wanted to highlight some of the primary reasons why we love home alarm systems and identify just how they can help you and your loved ones. 

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What is Causing My Honeywell Alarm to Beep and How Can I Stop It?

An at-home security system provides individuals and families with a sense of security that their loved ones and assets are protected from potential dangers. These monitoring systems come with many technological advancements and are supported by 24/7 access to immediate help from the police or fire department. However, there are occasions where your Honeywell system might cause what appears to be unnecessary beeping. These devices are designed to be intelligent and are programmed to tell you when there are issues. If your alarm is beeping, check for these common causes. 

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How Safe is Your Slow Cooker?

Fans of the hit ABC show This Is Us have been waiting a long time to find out the cause of Jack's death. Over the past two seasons, there have been a few speculations, however, in a recent episode, the creators of the show revealed a slow cooker had been the cause of his death. Many fans were in an uproar, not only about how it happened but should this be a concern for themselves? House fires are frequent, so we decided to take a closer look and what causes them. 

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Online Security is as Important as Home Security

The internet is a remarkably modern convenience. It brings together friends and family, enhances education, allows for instant access to news, and makes it easier to shop for the goods you need—all of this from the convenience of your home. While we all know the importance of keeping your home safe, many individuals forget to protect themselves from the possibility of a security attack online. 

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How To Protect Your Vacant Property

As a property owner, there will come a time when you’re likely to find your property is vacant. Whether you have moved and are still trying to find a buyer, you need to fill the space with a new tenant, or are completing renovations, unprotected properties are attractive to vandals, thieves, and squatters. The cost to repair or replace can be high, but with the right precautions, you can protect yourself and your empty property. 

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10 Affordable Ways to Boost Home Security for the Holidays

The holiday season is that special time of year where we get to spend lots of time with friends and family. In most instances, this requires a bit of traveling and time spent away from home. You might already have a fantastic home security system in place to help protect you from theft and illegal crime, but there are additional ways to boost your home security this holiday season. Here are some of our favorite.

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Best Nashville Home Alarm Systems

Safeguarding your home from potential threats is easy with the right at home alarm system. There are various devices and services on the market that provide multiple layers of protection for your family and personal assets. With so many options available it could be difficult to choose what level of protection you need. We've broken down the best alarm systems for your home and how they offer protection. 

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