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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The Real Cost of Home Security

While they don’t require signing your soul over to the devil, home security contracts are still notoriously deceptive. Before you sign a contract, be on the lookout for the following contract catches.  

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How to Spot Home Security Scams

In recent years, there have been increasing reports of sales people from fringe security companies using unscrupulous tactics to deceive and manipulate customers into switching security providers. So, we want to give you a few tips on spotting home security scams before they can do any damage.

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The History of Home Security

The technological complexities that are now at our disposal to keep you and your family safe from the dangers of the outside world have never been more advanced. Modern home security technology is an easy thing to take for granted, but there was a time in the not-so-distant past when this technology was pure science fiction.

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How Home Security Systems Help Prevent Crime

While state-of-the-art home security systems like the ones sold by us at NCA Alarms can certainly be affordable, they are not cheap. A good home security system is an investment, and wise investors want to be sure that they are going to get what they pay for. Indeed, people considering installing a home security system often find themselves asking the same big question. Will a home security system actually protect my house from burglary?

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