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Restaurant Safety and Risk Prevention

If you own or operate a restaurant, you know there are many inherent risks to the trade. Restaurant safety should always be a primary concern for both patrons and employees. Cultivating a culture of safety and risk prevention can better protect your business in the long run. Think through the five steps below in the […]

Video Surveillance Security Tips For Businesses

Video surveillance is a vital and effective security solution that protects all business types. It acts as a crime deterrent and can help identify suspects in the event of a criminal incident. To ensure your business video surveillance system is operating at peak performance, we have compiled a list of five fundamental video surveillance tips: […]

How Does A Motion Sensor Work: Best Placement Practices

Outside of the physical structures of your home, motion sensors are often the first line of defense for your security system. But how does a motion sensor work? Basically, motion sensors trigger alarms and direct the home security feed to wherever the alarm was triggered. This is usually based on motion or intrusion (hence the […]

Home Security and Spring Cleaning Guide: How to Prep for Safer, Warmer Months

Depending on the weather in California, you may find yourself in flip-flops one day and furry boots the next. But there is no denying that warm, glowing orb that’s suddenly making more frequent appearances: Sun’s out. Spring is coming! During COVID-19, many of us became legitimate cleaning and disinfecting ninjas — so a little spring […]

3G Shutdown – What It Means And How Your Home Security System May Be Affected

You may be aware that cellular carriers have announced they intend to fully “sunset” 3G technologies by 2022. 3G is short for “third-generation wireless technology,” which carriers are phasing out in favor of faster and more advanced technology like the 4G (LTE) and 5G networks. Many security systems rely on local cellular carriers to communicate […]

Your Guide To Cellular Alarm Monitoring

Have you ever wondered what really makes your security system tick? It all has to do with cellular alarm monitoring! This technology helps ensure your devices and security system stay connected to our central monitoring stations. With cellular alarm monitoring, the help you need is always nearby in the event of an emergency. Learn more […]

How Safe is Your Garage?

When going through a home security checklist, many neglect their garages. However, your garage can become a very unsafe place—quickly. Want to know the best ways to keep your garage safe and secure? Consider the garage safety tips below to clean, organize, and monitor potential hazards within your garage. Organize and Declutter For our first […]

Is Carbon Monoxide Monitoring Right for Your Home?

According to a study conducted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NBCI), the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention reported over 15,000 carbon monoxide-related emergency department visits. While it is certainly a good idea to have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home, their presence alone is not enough. Without service […]

Home Security System Test: Why it’s Important and How to Test

How realistic would it be to expect a car that sat idle for three years to start up and operate perfectly? Or how about a home that sat vacant for five years? Would you expect the air conditioner to work? And it’s exactly why conducting a home security system test is so important. Just like […]

6 Tips to Keep Your Home Safe in 2022

Even if you don’t own a home security system, there are inexpensive tactics you can implement to protect your household. Boyd & Associates experts offer some key tips below. Identify potential risks. Before you move to a new neighborhood, connect with families in the area to evaluate whether it is in line with your expectations […]

Five Smart Home Security Tips for a Worry-Free Holiday Season

Do you feel that your home is more attractive to criminals during the holidays? Two-thirds of homeowners do, according to recent research. After all, with valuable package deliveries, brightly-lit windows and the hustle and bustle of holiday travel, it’s easy to make home security mistakes—or to worry about them. If you’re concerned about holiday security […]

3 Tips for Thanksgiving Cooking Safety

You know it’s fall when the smell of roasted turkey, stuffing and all things pumpkin fill the air. Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday of many; however, heightened safety risks associated with the feast can foil your plans. Follow these three tips to keep your loved ones safe this Thanksgiving. 1. Understand Food Prep Safety When […]

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