It makes good sense to protect your business from burglaries and to prevent it from becoming a potential target. It is therefore important that you take the necessary steps to ensure safer storage, to make entry points more secure and to have a system set up for commercial alarm monitoring in OKC. Protection of Cash and Valuables An office safe should be set securely in place and used for storing valuables and cash. It should be located in an area with restricted access, where only trusted personnel will be able to enter using a security code through an electronically operated door. It should also be your policy to replace this code intermittently, so that only a limited number of authorized employees have access to it at any given time. Locks at Entry Points Only the best quality locks should be used and they need to be fitted at all entry…
There are key differences between security systems with wireless alarm monitoring for OKC homes and conventionally wired alarm systems. The initial cost is lower when there is no need to pay for hard-wiring a security system, but there are many additional advantages. These become obvious when you look at the basics of how a wireless home security system works. Cellular Alarm Signals The instant an alarm is triggered in a wireless system a signal is sent automatically. This goes first to a central control panel, which you can set to alert a service that responds to wireless alarm monitoring in OKC. The same alert signal can go out automatically to any cell phone number you have entered into your control panel settings. Any home security system with wireless alarm monitoring in OKC operates entirely on cellular signals, so it does not depend on you having a physical telephone line that…
One of the biggest advantages in having alarm monitoring in OKC homes is that many modern security systems now use wireless signals. These are picked up by a monitoring service via a cell tower, so exactly the same alerts and updates can be received on a smart phone. With a modern security system in place, companies providing  alarm monitoring in OKC homes will send out an alert the instant that a sensor has detected a movement, a window has been broken, a door has been opened or the power has gone out. When a home monitoring app is uploaded to a smart phone, or to another type of portable device, it will be possible to control your home security remotely, but there is no way that the system can be disabled by an intruder in your home or by a potential burglar outside your home. Setting Up Home Security on…
It is important to make the right decisions about protecting your home and your possessions. The following points should all be considered when approaching Tulsa alarm companies with the intention of choosing a home alarm system. Ask How Long the Company Has Been Involved in Home Security A recently formed home security company may not have had much experience with complex alarm monitoring systems. This may not matter if you just want a basic system, but when spending a lot of money on a quality product, it is very important to ensure it will be properly installed. Inquire if the Alarm Company is Fully Licensed for Business in Tulsa Do not just accept the word of a sales person or representative of a home alarm company that it has a business license. It is always best to check for yourself. Find Out if the Company is Affiliated with a Local…
Commercial fire alarm systems in Tulsa and OKC are essential to saving lives and property, but because they have numerous components and features, they can be a little complicated. This can lead to problems that affect how the fire alarm system will perform in an emergency. So needless to say, identifying and correcting these problems should be a high priority. What are some common problems that business owners might face with fire alarm systems? And how can these be avoided? Robin Hattersley Gray with the Campus Safety Magazine noted a few of the most common issues surrounding fire alarm systems that no longer function properly. Here’s what she found: Incorrect programming of fire alarm panels – Even if panels were properly programmed when they were first installed, if the building layout changes, the panel needs to be reprogrammed to properly adjust to those changes. Incorrect placement of detectors or improper selection of detectors. An inadequate number…
There are a surprising number of misconceptions hanging around about home alarm systems. On the one hand, you have people bemoaning the belief that they are only affordable for the wealthy. Yet, on the other, you have people claiming that they are not effective as deterrents or monitoring tools anyway. So, who should you believe? What is the real truth about home alarm systems and should you invest in an alarm monitoring service in Tulsa? Well, this guide to the most common (and most incorrect) myths about home alarms is here to set the record straight once and for all. Myth One: Home Alarms Are For Rich Households If you are thinking about shopping for an alarm monitoring service in Tulsa, but have been told that this kind of security product is only for wealthy households, it is time to put the myth to bed. Whilst it is certainly true…
Today, many people opt for wireless security systems for their homes. Some of the reasons given for this include the widespread availability of wireless alarm monitoring in OKC. Although installing a security system takes you one step closer to securing your home, it is usually not enough to ensure that you keep burglars out completely. As a result, you have to put other measures in place that will work hand in hand with the wireless security system to make your home even safer and below are four steps that you can take to complement your security system. Install Deadbolts for All Doors You may have wireless alarm monitoring in OKC but without deadbolts on all entry points then the thief can easily gain access to your home and make away with your belongings before alarm response services get there. Remember, someone who really wants to steal from you cannot be…
With football season in full swing and Thanksgiving on the horizon, it’s the perfect excuse to dust off your patio furniture for one last time before the year is out and have all of your friends round for a barbecue and a bit of a party. There is just one thing to remember before you start, however, and it is the importance of keeping everybody safe. If there is fire and heat involved, there is also the potential for danger, so you must follow the proper health and safety guidelines when barbecuing. There is a very good reason why the authorities advise all homeowners and businesses to carry out a thorough fire extinguisher inspection in Tulsa – it lowers the risk of serious injuries. The following safety guidelines should always be adhered to whilst barbecuing or spending any time in close proximity to flames or extreme heat. For reliable fire…
MAC Systems is proud to announce that one of its suppliers, SEVO Systems, a world leader in Clean Agent Fire Protection services, was recognized at the White House HFC Reduction Round Table event. This yearly event is sponsored by the Obama Administration and recognizes private companies for their commitment to reducing the use of greenhouse gasses. Each year, the attendants return and report on their progress in reducing their use of materials that contribute to global climate change, for which they had pledged the preceding year. 2 Million Tons of CO2 Displaced At the event, SEVO Systems was proud to announce that they had displaced nearly 2 million tons of CO2 in the past year. They have also committed long term to eliminating HFCs in their high efficiency fire suppression systems, thereby displacing around 12 million tons of CO2 by 2020. Since the use of HFCs is expected to triple…
When home alarm monitoring in OKC is installed correctly, it will ensure that what and who you care most about are kept safe, protected from intruders and other emergencies. When choosing a suitable security system that will provide adequate protection for your home, it is important to consider the type of place you live in and to understand how an alarm can be set off. You also need to know what will happen when an alarm sounds or an alert is sent from your monitoring system. Where to Install Alarm Monitoring in Your OKC Home The most important part of a home security system is the strategic placing of security cameras, sensors and emergency call buttons. When selecting areas of your home where you want alarm monitoring in OKC, you need to be sure to cover all the vulnerable areas. Fires alarms should to be placed in areas where heating…