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6 Services Besides Burglary You Might Not Know ADS Offers

6 Services Besides Burglary You Might Not Know ADS Offers

When you hear the name Alarm Detection Systems, Inc., or ADS, you may immediately think of burglar alarm installation and monitoring. Here at ADS, we do much more. Please keep reading to learn about the services you may not realize we offer. We are your one-stop-shop...

Security Equipment Checks After a Burglary

Security Equipment Checks After a Burglary

Your home or business has just been invaded; for this, we are sorry. This article will help you understand the next steps to take regarding professional security for your property. Whether you have a security system in place or are considering having a system...

Curbside Dining & Cameras

Curbside Dining & Cameras

As Illinois restaurants work to come back to some degree of normal operations, they have new guidelines to follow. For now, dining establishments can only offer outdoor seating for dining and drinking. Guest parties must consist of six patrons or less. Gov. J.B....

Hi-rise Apartment & Condominium Security

Hi-rise Apartment & Condominium Security

Convenience, location, and more natural breathing at taller altitudes are just some of the attractive features that draw people into high-rise living. With an apartment or condominium-style of residence comes a different set of fire and security considerations. It is...

Arming Your Home Alarm System

Arming Your Home Alarm System

Our home security professionals just installed a new alarm in your home…now what? Before completing your installation, our installer should have walked you through arming and disarming your alarm system. You now know how to arm your system in stay and away mode. In...

Your Business Is Shuttered…Learn How We Help

Your Business Is Shuttered…Learn How We Help

Coronavirus. COVID-19. Whatever you call it, it has had a serious impact on everyone's business. By the beginning of April in 2020, 46 states had shut down all non-essential businesses. And by the time you read this article, almost all non-essential businesses have...

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Will Affect Crime Rates

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Will Affect Crime Rates

Did you know that there were over 1.2 million incidents of violent crimes in the U.S. in 2018?  While this figure for violent crimes (such as robbery, aggravated assault, and murder) seems high, it has seen a 3% decrease from the previous year. These latest figures...

5 Types of Home Alarm Systems

5 Types of Home Alarm Systems

Between 1994 and 2011, the rate of household burglaries decreased by 56 percent. However, there were still nearly 28 victimizations per 1,000 households. Many things may have caused this decrease in burglaries. Perhaps our legal system improved, maybe our economy was...

Home Security Automation: Z-Wave vs WiFi

Home Security Automation: Z-Wave vs WiFi

Protecting your home is easier than ever, thanks to the development of smart home security systems. These systems allow you to protect your home and monitor it even when you're away. There are many different standards used in home automation. Two of the most popular...