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Wireless or Hardwired Alarm Systems?

Wireless Home Security

For homeowners or businesses in need of electronic security, there are exciting new options in the market today. It is easier than ever to customize a security system for your specific needs. There are differences and distinct advantages between hardwired … Continue reading

Protecting Pets and Home While You’re Away

Protecting Pets and Home While You're Away

In this post, we discuss how our pet-friendly alarm system does more than protect your property, it safeguards everyone at home — including pets. Motion detectors exchange information to several devices around the house. These devices have an infrared sensor … Continue reading

Protecting Your Inventory with IP Security Cameras

Outdoor Camera

Crime is a function of opportunity. Cars, metal, building materials, tools, and other equipment are tantalizing targets for thieves. Aside from perimeter fencing to limit access, security guards, and adequate lighting, cameras can increase the protection of your business. In … Continue reading

Access to Your Facility – Ex-Employees & Their Keys

Lost or stolen keys from employee

  Many business owners have dealt with the situation of an ex-employee who still has keys to their facility after they no longer work for the company. When an employee refuses or will not return keys, you can find yourself … Continue reading

Which Security Camera Fits Your Business?

Security Camera Types

Businesses of all sizes can benefit from improved security. Protecting your employees, equipment, property, and customers are all significant benefits to a surveillance camera system. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4,836 fatal work injuries occurred during 2015. … Continue reading

Preventing False Alarms

False Alarms

False Alarms resulting in a police or fire department dispatch can cost you big bucks. Such events also take first responders away from actual emergencies. Follow these 10 tips to save: Time, Money and Frustration. Train all users that have … Continue reading

Attic Fires from Lightning Strikes

Lightning Strikes

Every spring there are several local news stories about attic fires caused by lightning strikes. Attics are typically unoccupied, so fires can go unnoticed unless proper heats sensors are installed and functioning properly. Without professional, outside monitoring from an alarm … Continue reading

Senior Living and Security

Senior Living and Security

Modern security technology means that it’s easier for seniors to enjoy safety and independence in their homes. Alarm technology can help seniors maintain their safety and independence. Firstly, Alarm Detection Systems, Inc. (ADS) offers 24/7 professional security monitoring using a … Continue reading

Think You Can Get by Without a Fire Alarm Test?

Fire Alarm Test

Why have a fire alarm company come in and inspect the system? Most municipalities follow standards from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for fire alarm testing. Often they adopt them as a requirement for properties to maintain occupancy. Many … Continue reading

Avoid Risk and Costly Disruptions to Your Business

Business Continuity

A crisis can arise unexpectedly. Therefore, business owners must plan accordingly to eliminate the impact of the negative business activity. Disruptions can be expensive and time-consuming. It is important to have a well-developed plan for your business along with your … Continue reading