preventing pets from starting fires

Preventing Pets from Starting Fires

About 500,000 pets per year are involved in fires in the United States, with 1,000 fires actually started by pets. Many of these incidents are avoidable if these simple preventative measures are taken. 1. Stovetops According to the National Fire Protection Association, a stove or cook top is the number one piece of equipment involved…
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Smart Home Security

Smart Home Security Features

As we become more technologically advanced, so do our homes. Smart homes have the ability to do things for us while we are away from the home, like regulate the temperature, open and close blinds, control lighting, and lock and unlock doors, thus providing safety and security. The next time you enter your home, think…
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Testing Your Alarm System

Testing Your Alarm System

Due to the great response from our previous emails about replacing batteries, we thought we would continue the theme and talk about testing your alarm system. The purpose of testing your alarm system is to ensure proper local operation as well as the proper communication to the central station. Periodic testing of your alarm system…
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Business Security

Protecting Your Investment: Business Security in Southeast Michigan

More than 30,000 burglaries and more than 7,000 robberies occurred in Michigan in 2016, according to the Michigan State Police’s crime reporting data. Although both numbers have decreased significantly since 2012, eastern Michigan still has some of the highest crime rates in the state. For that reason, if you’re a business owner, business security is…
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