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Are you Proactive or Reactive?

By Will / August 1, 2011 / 1 Comment

When is it that most businesses decide to get a security system? Why does it take a break in, robbery, missing inventory, or vandalism for business owners to decide they need something other than a yard dog? I think most business owners understand that it is not a matter of if something nefarious will happen,…

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“Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late”

By Chris / June 2, 2011 / 1 Comment

A lot of people don’t realize their need for surveillance until an incident happens. Then, all of a sudden, surveillance becomes a huge necessity. In this day and age, surveillance is an absolute necessity.

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Choosing The Right Kind of Video Recording Device

By Brian Merritt / January 25, 2011 / 0 Comments

Choosing the right kind of recording device for your surveillance system can be difficult at times. This is especially true given the system’s location and its environment. Remote locations can be the trickiest. In many instances, people need surveillance in isolated locations. Secluded locations are more susceptible to theft and vandalism. Unfortunately, most distant locations…

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CCTV Systems: What are we trying to Accomplish?

By Brian Merritt / December 27, 2010 / 3 Comments

When you install a CCTV system in your home or place of business, what are you really trying to accomplish? Well, I believe for a lot of people, it originally is installed as a deterrent. Hopefully, if there is someone looking to break into your home or business, or even cause property damage in some…

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The New Ease of Access

By Brian Merritt / November 23, 2010 / 1 Comment

Access control has been making multiple large changes in how they can be setup and managed. The process continues to become more integrated and more sophisticated, with both the initial build as well as with the end result. Mag locks are becoming more compact and easier to install, electric strikes now come with proximity readers…

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Wireless Security Cameras – Pros and Cons

By Brian Merritt / October 23, 2010 / 6 Comments

With the market making a transition right now into the world of IP we are seeing the rising demand for wireless solutions. Wireless can be such a great tool if implemented correctly. In this section I would like to review some Positives and Negatives of using this technology. Cons: I like to begin things by…

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Think of Yourself

By Brian Merritt / July 23, 2010 / 5 Comments

The security industry is constantly evolving to fit the needs of its consumers and end-users. With this evolution it’s important to keep in mind what changes will benefit you when purchasing a security system. Whether you’re a homeowner or a franchise supervisor, it’s wise to evaluate and establish what your security wants and needs are.…

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