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  • There’s a myth that professional alarm monitoring is overpriced and redundant. The idea goes like this: if window sensors, carbon monoxide detectors and smoke detectors are plenty capable of triggering alarms that shriek loud enough to let you and your neighbors know there’s something going on, why pay a company to be clued in on the obvious?First off, alarm monitoring doesn’t need to be expensive...

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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  • It’s early afternoon on a fall day, just after the lunch hour. Most homeowners who return home for lunch have already headed back to work, and since school is in full swing, most teens are in the classroom. The neighborhood is relatively empty, but just for good measure, the burglar circling around is dressed as a mailman. In the event that anyone sees him, it’ll be assumed that he’s a mailman del...

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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  • Safe-T recommends you test your alarm system quarterly. It takes 5 minutes and is the only way to ensure your devices are all operating properly, and communicating with our monitoring station in the event of an emergency. Below are quick instructions, and of course call us with any questions:Notify Safe-T monitoring at 866.689-0599 that you are checking your system. You will be asked some basic id...

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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  •  The more technology we have in our daily lives, the more vulnerable we are to dangers that result from that technology. And with kids packing around iPhones, tablets and laptops that they use unsupervised, the risk level can increase dramatically. When you or your loved ones fall victim to malicious behavior via the Internet, any number of bad things can happen, including compromised information...

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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  • When’s the last time you bought something from a door-to-door sales person? It’s not just the pest-control or cookies they’re selling anymore- sometimes it’s a home security monitoring service.

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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  • How Do Alarm Systems Work Electronic alarm systems are made up of three component parts designed to detect, determine and deter criminal activity or other threatening situations. An alarm system can detect an event such as an invasion, fire, gas leak or environmental changes; determine if the event poses a threat; and then send a notification about the event. Detect The component of an alarm ...

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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  • It’s hard to imagine accessing an office or retail center that does not have a parking lot. These facilities offer a necessary service – however, many have limited security, poor lighting, and are ill-designed with many blind spots.Moreover, many parking lots have poorly maintained shrubbery that provide cover for potential criminal activity, or leave unattended vehicles exposed and vulnerable to ...

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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  • We so enjoy seeing each generation in our families living longer productive lives. With this advancement, we are also faced with how to help them stay safe and live independently. For the elderly, falls can be deadly, and many of these deaths are not immediate.According to the Centers for Disease Control, in 2014, 2.2 million nonfatal fall injuries among older adults were treated in emergency depa...

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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  • In the past few years, home security systems have become much smarter about keeping an eye on your home while you're asleep or out for the day. As well as protecting you better in emergencies, they now come with new features and smart technology that old systems can't offer, giving you way more value from your investment. A smart home system can send you a notification when your teen gets home fro...

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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FIRE!

  • The smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in your home are considered the basics- providing the required by law alert to indicate a fire or CO concern, BUT they are only as useful if you are home to hear the alarm. If no one is present at the time of the alert, the property, valuables, and pets are at the mercy of a neighbor or passerby and their ability to alert local emergency authorities q...

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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  • Of course I look familiar. I was here just last week cleaning your carpets, painting your shutters, or delivering your new refrigerator. Hey, thanks for letting me use the bathroom when I was working in your yard last week. While I was in there, I unlatched the back window to make my return a little easier. Yes, I really do look for newspapers piled up on the driv...

Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
Safe-T Security Services l Sight & Sound
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  • Improve Your Outdoor Security Measures

    Now that it's time for some spring cleaning and you're busy getting your house and yard back in order form the winter weather, take some extra time to spruce up your outdoor security. We've put together a list of areas that may need improvement. Use this as a checklist and improve your outdoor security measures today!

  • Declutter with Distributed Video

    Ever wonder where the audio video equipment is when you see that nice big flat panel TV hanging on the wall in a nice home? Sometimes it’s in a cabinet nearby, but more often than not, the a/v equipment has been relocated to a closet or some other room. In fact if you are remodeling, it might be nice to move ALL the equipment from all the TV rooms into one area. This is what we call a centraliz...

  • 7 Reasons Why Home Automation is Made FOR the Technically Challenged

    Yes, you can simplify your lifestyle with technology even if you don't consider your self a tech person! And it's easy to get started! Read a Control4 guest post by Digital Smart Homes in Vancouver, BC.

  • Control4 Business Solutions Case Study: TopGolf

    TopGolf is reaping the benefits of what a fully automated facility can bring to a business model. TopGolf's most advanced location utilizes Control4 automation to attract a broader demographic of "non-golfers" which accounts for more than 45 percent of its customers (avg. 1.2 million players)...

  • New! Control4 Upgrades

    Control4's newest operating system adds to a growing list of system features designed to enhance your experience. With OS 2.4, you get TuneIn, and enhanced 4Sight featuring Anywhere Access. It also powers the new Remote Recharging Station. Check out all the newest features below.

  • Safe-T Security Smart Home Challenge - Part 2

    Take the Smart Home Challenge Part 2

  • What should children know about home security?

    Most children are taught not to speak to strangers and not to open the door for a stranger, but what else should you teach your children when it comes to home security and creating a security plan?

  • Taking a Vacation WITH Technology (by Control4)

    Traveling with your tech devices can enhance your experience and make traveling easier. Control4 posted a great article with tips on traveling and staying connected with technology. See their article below.

  • What Do I Do When My Carbon Monoxide Alarm Activates?

    So, you hear an intermittent beeping sound coming from you carbon monoxide alarm?

  • California's Carbon Monoxide Requirements

    The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act requires carbon monoxide detectors to be installed by July 1, 2011 and owners of leased or rental properties must comply by January 1, 2013. READ MORE.

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