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How do Carbon Monoxide Detectors Work?

By | 2018-04-19T06:19:07+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Useful Info|

Carbon monoxide is sometimes known as the "silent killer" – a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that can easily be deadly.  It's created by fuels not burning completely – wood, natural gas, propane, coal, you name it, it can create carbon monoxide.  That means your water heater, clothes dryer, oven, range or fireplace can all be [...]

Best Places to Install Security Cameras

By | 2018-04-15T13:11:53+00:00 December 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 [...]

Which Burglar Deterrents Work Best?

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

The risk of breaking and entering is a real one in today's world.  A home burglary happens about once every 15 seconds or so, so it's a threat you need to be aware of. There are dozens of potential strategies for deterring or catching potential thieves in action.  Some of them work wonders, while others [...]

Monitored Home Sensors

By | 2018-04-15T13:11:54+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Useful Info|

One of the best upgrades you can make to your home's security is a monitored security system.  Whether monitored by experts, like Engineered Alarms' 24/7 monitoring program, monitored by yourself with remote tools on a tablet or smartphone, or some combination of the two, this allows your house to be secure even when you're not [...]

Happy Holidays from Engineered Alarm

By | 2018-04-15T13:11:54+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Useful Info|

With the 2017 Holiday Season fast approaching, is security on your Christmas Shopping list? The holidays mean happiness, joy and time spent with loved ones. Of course, for a lot of us, it also means travel and time away from work. With neighbors away on vacation, our homes and businesses are left with a higher [...]

Facts and Figures About Home Automation and Home Security

By | 2018-04-15T13:11:54+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Useful Info|

A home automation system can go a long way towards making your life easier and more comfortable.  From integrated alarms and security cameras to smart thermostats and light timers, home automation can improve your life in many ways. Don't believe us?  We have some stats and facts to back that up: Security 40% of burglars [...]

How to Protect Your Home or Business from Floods

By | 2018-04-15T13:11:54+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Useful Info|

A flood can be devastating to a home or business.  Torrential downpours can drop feet of rain on an area in a very short period of time, overwhelming storm drains and drainage basins.  The resulting damage can destroy property, damage goods and create a nightmare of a cleanup – after all, the major cost of [...]

The Difference Between CCTV and Security Systems

By | 2018-04-15T13:11:57+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Useful Info|

When installing security in your home, it's easy to get confused.  A wide range of options and choices go into installing a security system, and it's important to know just what you're getting – and what you're not getting – when you install a new system. To many people, all a security system uses is [...]

Home Safety Tips

By | 2018-04-15T13:11:57+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Useful Info|

Your home's safety and security is of the utmost importance, and protecting it is vital.  You want to have the peace of mind that you've done everything in your power to protect your home from potential intruders or disastrous accidents.  With that in mind, here are a few key home safety tips to help you [...]