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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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The Top Two Security Concerns Over The Holidays, and How to Solve Them

By Gina Post-Franco | December 6, 2018

It’s the merriest time of the year, but this season still comes with some worries in regards to home security. Here are some of the seasonal security concerns a connected security system can help you neutralize.

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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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Enjoy a Safer Start to the Holidays With Home Security Systems

By Gina Post-Franco | November 22, 2018

The major holidays of the year are here, so it’s time to talk about how to keep them from becoming major hazards to your home and safety. Southern California may not feel like winter yet, but you can still get into the spirit while keeping your home safe and sound. 

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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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