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Smoke Alarm Flaws and How to Help Clients Fix Them

Upgrades and retrofitting are common parts of the alarm installation business – especially if home or business owners are currently unhappy with how their system is performing. Your installers can offer details through their inspections and quotes on what the current system isn’t doing right, and how it can be fixed. That’s especially important if [...]

By |2022-08-15T09:42:36-06:00August 8th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Why the Burglar Alarm System Market is Expected to Grow So Much

Articles are starting to appear with good news for alarm installers: Far from slowing down, the alarm and security system markets are expected to continue their high growth that we’ve seen in the 2010s. That trend looks like it will continue all the way through 2030. It looks like installers will have plenty of opportunities [...]

By |2022-06-24T11:36:27-06:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Alarm Installers and Employee Vetting: Here’s What to Watch For

If your installation business is expanding or changing, you’re probably thinking about new hires. Not all installation employees are the same – you definitely don’t want to end up with one that will steal a homeowner’s medication while they’re on the job. To help reduce risk for your business and find employees that impress customers, [...]

By |2022-05-18T15:35:05-06:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

The Biggest Problems to Avoid with Alarm Monitoring

Alarm monitoring is a frequently requested feature for both commercial and residential alarm installation clients. Many owners want that added guarantee of a professional center monitoring their property and contacting the authorities if it looks like something is wrong. They also often have questions about fees, reliability, response time, and more. Arranging for monitoring services [...]

By |2022-06-22T09:15:44-06:00April 7th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Top Mistakes Businesses Are Making with Fire Alarms

Fire alarm installations don’t always go according to plan – or code. This is especially common when business or property owners purchase a building with an incorrectly installed alarm system, without realizing it. It can also happen when owners make alarm installation decisions themselves and no one stops them when it comes to a mistake. [...]

By |2022-03-24T16:45:58-06:00March 10th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Cell Data vs. Wi-Fi Connections for Today’s Security Alarms

Today’s alarm systems are more connected to digital systems than ever before. From choosing the right security monitoring service to setting up alerts so that owners receive immediate notifications, being online in some way is usually a requirement. That creates an important choice for owners and installers to discuss: Connecting a security system by cell/GMS [...]

By |2022-02-24T12:44:54-06:00February 23rd, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

The Worst Weak Points in Today’s Commercial Alarm and Security Systems

The last years have been an excellent period of security technology and the growth of modern alarm systems in the commercial area. More businesses than ever are aware of the benefits that updated systems and new alarms can provide – but there’s still plenty of growth potential for companies that haven’t made needed updates. Here are [...]

By |2022-01-24T11:23:36-06:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

The Newest Strategies for Finding Alarm Installation Projects

Are you looking to expand your installation and monitoring services this year? As 2021 has gone on, we’ve seen the rise of several strategies for gaining more clients and offering more projects with wider appeal. Let’s take a look at some of the successful strategies, and if they’re a good fit. Partnering with Property Management [...]

By |2021-12-21T14:27:43-06:00December 1st, 2021|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|

Winter Recommendations All Alarm Installers Should Be Making

When winter and the holidays approach, it becomes more common for commercial owners and homeowners to think about their security systems, fire alarms, and overall safety. It’s an effective time for installers to start offering discounts or consultations on potential upgrades. Clients may be interested in changes that help reduce theft, cut their liability risk [...]

By |2021-11-17T15:26:36-06:00November 1st, 2021|Categories: Alarm Installer Insurance Industry News|Tags: , |
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