Tuesday, August 16, 2016

AXIS M10 Series

More homeowners are taking advantage of having security cameras installed. Axis offers cameras that are ideal for keeping your home and family safe.

AXIS M10 Series offers small and smart cameras. The cameras offer best-in-class image quality and professional monitoring capabilities.

To read more about the AXIS M10 Series click here.

Starlight Cameras

We believe in keeping your employees and property safe at all times. Bosch offers a camera system that has become the standard in low light video performance.

Starlight cameras are designed to give excellent images, even in the lowest light conditions, they revolutionized the industry and created true 24/7 surveillance.

To read more about Starlight cameras click here.

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

August 2016 Security News for Businesses

Knowing your business is protected at all times is invaluable. For over 37 years, Quinlan Security Systems has focused on keeping your business protected from external intrusions, property damage and undiscovered inefficiencies. If you are thinking about installing or upgrading your security system, call us today!

In This Issue:
  • Choosing between Access Control Systems
  • Thermal Imaging

Monday, August 01, 2016

How to Find the Best Home Security Company

Finding the best home security company is an important task, and with a little research, you can easily find the best home security company for you. The easiest way to find the best home security company for your needs is to have a representative from each available company inspect your home, and prepare a list of questions to ask them. The company that can suit the most of your needs is the best one for you.
A home security company offers its services to you in package format. There are usually several levels of plans, each of which typically offers more protection. Finding the best home security company is entirely dependent upon your unique situation and the services that they offer.
Unlike almost everything else, price should not be a consideration when hiring a home security company. Because you are ensuring the security of your home and family, you should avoid sacrificing value in the interest of cost.
The best home security companies generally include 24-hour monitoring in the packages they can offer you. This means that a technician connects your system into the company’s network, so, if a breach (break-in, fire/smoke, or carbon monoxide) occurs, the system alerts the security company first, which then alerts the appropriate authorities. This is largely beneficial because the security company is there to protect your home and family at all times, even if you are traveling or become incapacitated.
Security System
Some home security companies offer the hardware that drives the security systems at a greatly discounted rate. These types of security systems come with multi-year contracts, much like a cellular phone. The system is free or greatly discounted, which the security company is able to do because they recoup the cost of the system through the duration of the contract. Additionally, because security systems come in both wired and wireless options, you should ask the security company representatives if the company is able to support both types of systems.
One thing to look for when selecting the best home security company is the company with the best reputation for the area. A company with a good reputation means they put out quality products, offer quality services, and stand behind what they do.
Hiring the best home security company involves many important considerations. Because everyone has different security needs, you need to have the reputable security companies in your area offer a list of their services and products. The one that best provides safety and security for your home and family is the best home security company for you. Contact a home security professional near you for more information about finding the best home security system for your needs.
- Article originally published by Enlightenme.com

Security Alarm Installation Is Best Left to the Pros

Many homeowners view home security as one of the most important aspects of their lives, especially when it involves protecting their loved ones and valuable possessions. Therefore, it is essential to make sure that anything protecting your home is installed properly. Even the simplest of security alarms requires certain programming to ensure it communicates properly with other system components. Depending on whether you decide to go with a wired or wireless alarm, you may also need to install wires throughout your home to make the system work properly. This type of work certainly requires the expertise of a professional. As a result, it is best to consult with a home security company for professional installation instead of attempting to make security alarm installation a “do-it-yourself” project.
Wired Security Alarms
If you decide to go with a wired security alarm, you need an electrician to cut open the walls in your home and run wiring through them to connect each sensor. Such expertise ensures that all wires are connected properly, as misplacing a single wire can cause the entire system to not work, even after hours of work. While it may require a bit of an up-front investment, hiring a professional to install your security system is well worth the cost for the peace of mind it brings.
In addition, a security alarm requires routine maintenance, including updating or replacing various system components. This is much more difficult if the alarm system is incorrectly installed and can ultimately be more expensive in the long run to replace improperly installed components.
Wireless Security Alarms
While wireless security alarms are generally simpler than their wired counterparts, they still require a certain level of expertise to ensure all components are installed correctly. Since these systems are wireless, it is essential that all parts of the system be programmed to communicate with the control panel to ensure the system works correctly.
While it may be tempting to try installing a security alarm yourself, there are many things that can go wrong if you lack the proper expertise, and such things can ultimately force you to spend more money on repairs than you save by installing the system yourself. Therefore, when dealing with such an installation, it is probably best to leave this part to the pros. If your alarm system isn’t working properly or malfunctions, your home and family become vulnerable.

- Article originally published by Enlightenme.com