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What Ex-Cons Have To Say About Home Alarm Systems

By Gina Post-Franco | January 21, 2019

Sometimes, ex-criminals have some very good tips on preventing home burglary. It’s always interesting to find out what kind of obstacles burglars and trespassers encountered back when they were “in the game” – those things that would ultimately deter them from attempting to take their plans all the way. Fortunately, we have a few of those things here for you. Without further ado, here are the obstacles burglars hate the most.

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How To Use A Home Alarm System to Manage Guests

By Gina Post-Franco | January 16, 2019

Whether it’s an afternoon party, overnight or extended stays, having house guests can be both exciting and a little stressful. No matter if it’s family or reconnecting with old friends, you want to create a welcoming atmosphere, but you also want your home security to continue uninterrupted. Luckily, this is easy to achieve. Here are some ways that homeowners can introduce home security to their house guests.

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The New Home Security Checklist

By Gina Post-Franco | January 2, 2019

Organized homeowners have checklists for what they would like to accomplish and this includes the security of their homes. If one of the items on your checklist is to explore options for upgrading your home alarm system, here’s a list of must-haves your new system should have.

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Prevent Package Theft with Help from Home Security

By Gina Post-Franco | December 12, 2018

Package theft is a year-round epidemic, but the holiday season is peak time for this crime. Fortunately, your security system can help lower the risk of package theft happening to you – and, improve your chances of catching the thief if it does. Here are a few key ways it can do this.

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Do Fake Home Security Cameras Work?

By Gina Post-Franco | November 30, 2018

Urban myths are funny things. There are even some related to home security: for example, the one that says fake security cameras are all a homeowner needs to keep intruders away.

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Why Connected Cameras are Better

By Gina Post-Franco | November 15, 2018

What many beginners to home security don’t know is that not all home security cameras are the same. In fact, many of the cameras you encounter at retailers are standalone camera sets rather than connectable. True security cameras, like those we offer at Post Alarm Systems, are fully connectable to the home security system. This means they have:

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The House that Keeps Haunting the Burglars

By Gina Post-Franco | November 7, 2018

Long after Halloween is over, burglars are discouraged by the presence of connected home security. Southern California weather is warm year-round, which means criminals are not always deterred by fall and winter weather; they are, however, dissuaded by the idea of getting caught. To learn more about home security systems that “haunt” criminals all year long, contact Post Alarm Systems.

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The Key to Peace of Mind is Keyless

By Gina Post-Franco | November 2, 2018

True, the worries of life go above and beyond home security – but with your loved ones safe inside the home, it can be easier to focus on the other tasks ahead of you. One of the ways we do this is by offering smart locks. Smart locks are keyless, electronic locks for your home’s doors

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