If the Power Goes Out, Will My Security System Work?

Power outages are alarmingly common. One sunny and calm morning in late October, NES reported that nearly 400 customers were affected by power outages. Last summer, more than 6000 customers found themselves in the dark when a squirrel weaseled its way into a Hendersonville transformer. Whether your power outage is due to suicidal squirrels, increasingly violent storm systems, or aging infrastructures, it’s a smart practice to understand how your security system will adapt and to be prepared for potential power outages.

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UncategorizedJames Stein
Back to School Safety Tips

As kids head back to school this fall, it’s important everyone stays safe. Whether taking the bus, biking or walking, there are a few important safety tips you can teach your kids take to help ensure they get to school safely. Set a time on the calendar to sit down with your children and go these back to school safety tips together.

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UncategorizedJames Stein
How to Test Your Smoke Detector

Your smoke detector is one of the most important items in your home. It helps to ensure you and your family are alerted in the instance of emergency, giving you time to evacuate and get to safety. But without proper maintenance, a smoke detector may fail to perform when you need it most. It’s important to test your smoke alarm periodically to ensure it remains in good working order.

 

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Home Security Systems: Phone vs Internet vs Cellular Radio vs VoIP

Not long ago there was only one way to connect your home security alarm system to the internet, now there are many. The original home phone line connection has been joined by various new communication technologies, such as cellular, radio, VoIP, internet and others. Here we discuss the various technologies you can use to connect your home’s security for alarm monitoring as well as the pros and cons of each.

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UncategorizedJames Stein
The Do’s & Don’ts For Store Employees During An Armed Robbery

Armed robberies might seem like something out of a movie (or a nightmare), but unfortunately, they are all too real. Studies conducted over the past decade have found that on average, there is about one armed robbery every minute in the U.S., and the concentration of these crimes tended to be the highest in the Southeast. In light of this, storeowners in Nashville would do well to coach their employees on what to do in this terrifying scenario. Today we’ll talk through a few simple things that can be done if you ever find yourself in this situation.

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