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Toronto Police Service Dispatch Notice

By |2018-10-12T00:25:10+00:00October 12th, 2018|Useful Info|

We hope this notice finds you well. Please read it carefully as it contains important news regarding police dispatches for security alerts. You may be aware that Toronto Police recently announced that they no longer respond to burglar alarms unless there is confirmation of criminal activity or a threat to personal safety. The new requirement [...]

Ways Home Security Can Benefit You in the Long-Term

By |2018-07-17T20:39:43+00:00July 17th, 2018|Useful Info|

The home is a sacred place. It should go without saying that you should be able to relax and rest with ease knowing that your family and property are safe. When someone invades the sanctity of that space, it can be devastating. Not to mention, dealing with police reports and insurance claims can seem like [...]

Will My Pets Trigger My Motion Detector?

By |2018-07-17T20:34:37+00:00June 25th, 2018|Useful Info|

Motion sensors are a great addition to a home security system, triggering an alarm when motion is detected in your home.  Activated when you aren't home, they will alert your monitoring station when unexpected activity is detected in your home, reacting to windows or doors being opened or closed, broken windows, and intruders crossing the [...]

The Business Advantages of Adding Security Cameras

By |2018-07-17T20:22:20+00:00June 7th, 2018|Useful Info|

Maintaining your bottom line as a business owner is an extremely difficult task. Every spending decision you make has to pay dividends for the company. Video surveillance has many benefits for a business owner. They can protect against theft and break-ins, but they can also make your business a safer and happier place to work. [...]

Tips to Make Your Home Appear Less Appealing to Thieves

By |2018-07-16T20:25:10+00:00May 16th, 2018|Useful Info|

Anytime your home is burglarized, it can be a deeply unsettling feeling. Your home is your haven. When someone invades that space, it can take awhile to recover from such a disturbing event. But fortunately, there are many steps that people can take to secure their homes. Of course, one of the best ways to [...]

Are Fake Security Cameras Effective?

By |2018-07-16T20:00:46+00:00May 3rd, 2018|Useful Info|

People have interesting ideas about home security. Some homeowners think that faking our burglars is just as effective as installing a home security system. They will put up “Beware of Dog” signs, leave large boots on the front porch, and even mount a fake security camera near their front door. The idea with any of [...]

Why Choose a Professionally Monitored Security System?

By |2018-07-16T19:46:39+00:00April 30th, 2018|Useful Info|

If you have been looking for a home security system, you might have come across the term “professional monitoring.” There can be some confusion about what exactly this means and how it makes one security system different from another. In most cases, you’ll get a home security system that monitors activity inside and outside your [...]

The Most Frequent Times of Year for Burglaries

By |2018-07-16T19:29:54+00:00April 24th, 2018|Useful Info|

Nobody ever really considers that burglars are the types of people who stick to schedules and plan ahead. While it’s true that a home break-in can occur at any time without warning, there is some science behind trying to track burglaries throughout the year. In truth, there are some very clear spikes and valleys when [...]

Best Places to Install Security Cameras

By |2018-04-15T13:11:53+00:00December 28th, 2017|Useful Info|

Having the most high-tech and state-of-the-art security cameras in the world won't help your home or business if you install them incorrectly.  You want to make sure your cameras are covering areas where your premises face potential threats; otherwise, they're not doing you any good. As every building's layout is different, the exact location you'll [...]