Commercial Security Systems; Alarm Verification, Theft

Wouldn’t it be great to have a policeman parked outside your business 24/7 ensuring the protection of your assets and employees?  This would be the ultimate deterrent for burglars and make everyone feel safe!  Of course this just isn’t possible. In fact, law enforcement are reluctant to respond to any alarms without verifying the alarm is legitimate!  Of course traditional …

How to Choose the best IP Mega-Pixel Camera for Your Security System

1. IP cameras have changed dramatically in the the past several years not only in increased capability, but much lower cost.  Before you choose an IP camera for your digital video recorder or network video recorder, you should understand pixels.  A standard IP cameras provides about 300,000 pixels, which by today’s standards is a low quality image and low resolution.  A …

5 Simple Ways to Prevent False Alarms

Did you know that 98% of all alarm runs are False?  Becasue of this all cities have implemented some type of False Alarm Ordinance.  Some of the ordiances charge for each false alarm any where from $200 up to $500 per incident. If these fines go unpaid a lien could be placed on your property.  Other cities have an Enhanced Call Verifacation which requires the Monitoring Stations to …

Is Your Current Security System a Verified System?

Did you know that 98% of all burglar alarms are false alarms?  The majority of false alarms are generated by the user who forgot his code or possibly animals that have gotten into your building through open doors or windows.  Each of these false alarms are costing you! All cities are fining alarm users upwards of $500 per false alarm.  …

The Best Integrated Security System

How do I choose a security company, they all seem to offer the same things?  Security companies can be very different.  You want to use an established company that has been in business for at least 10 years.  For security systems, they should offer verified audio and video verification security solutions.  The Central Station should be UL certified.  Is there any difference …