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What is Sound Masking and Why Do You Need It?

Sound masking has been used for many years in financial, government, medical, educational, and judicial environments as well as any business that values speech privacy.  Sound masking systems produce an ambient sound and when properly engineered and installed they can reduce the audibility of other conversations, increasing privacy and eliminating distractions. It can be installed in both new and existing facilities […]


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How Security Can Decrease your Business’ Liability Claims

Security systems can help a business save on insurance costs and lower their liability.  A professionally designed, installed, and monitored security plan can lower your costs in the long run and save you money. Decrease Employee theft The U.S. Department of Commerce estimates that employee theft in U.S. businesses amounts  to $50 billion every year.  Video equipment is […]


Smart Alarm

A Smart Alarm System for Your Small Business is Smart Business!

AUTOMATE YOUR SMALL BUSINESS WITH A SMART ALARM SYSTEM You can better manage your business from a remote location, anytime, anywhere!  So take control today and let Independent Alarm give you the peace of mind we have been providing our customers since 1978.  Now, no matter how small your business, you too can enjoy facility automation like […]


Commercial Security

To Increase your Business Security, Follow These Simple Tips

Commercial security is critical. Since many businesses sit empty every night, you should have security in place to protect your inventory and facilities while you’re away. With employees and customers going in and out of your business, it is paramount to keep track of who is accessing your facility as well as keeping your employees safe.  […]


Spring Security Tips

Spring Security Tips – Time to Spring into Action

Spring is a good time to take a good look around your property and check on its security.  We have put together a check list of Spring Security Tips for you to keep your home safe and secure. Lock doors and windows A clean-cut lawn doesn’t just make your property look nice – it helps […]


PROFESSIONALLY MONITORED ALARM SYSTEM

PROFESSIONALLY MONITORED ALARM SYSTEMS

WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF A PROFESSIONALLY MONITORED ALARM SYSTEM? Home security is very important to you because you want to keep your family safe and secure.  Installing a security system is one of the best ways to deter intruders but with so many types of systems available, it can be difficult to choose which […]


VOICE-ACTIVATE YOUR ALARM SYSTEM

VOICE-ACTIVATE YOUR ALARM SYSTEM

NOW, VOICE-ACTIVATE YOUR ALARM SYSTEM WITH AMAZON ECHO New this year, for our Alarm.com customers, the integrated cloud-based connected-home platform has added support for the Amazon Echo and its voice-activated digital assistant Alexa for a voice controlled, connected home. “With Amazon Echo and its cloud-based voice service named Alexa,” says the company, “a simple spoken command […]


Christmas safety tips

Christmas Safety Tips for a Happy Holiday

As you decorate for the holidays this year, think about safety. While it is easy to get distracted and cause an accident or fire, following these Christmas Safety tips can ensure a safe and healthy holiday season. CHRISTMAS TREE SAFETY Choose a tree with fresh, green needles that do not fall off when touched.  Water live trees daily. […]


Independent Alarm

Home Security System – A Wise Investment

WHY SHOULD I GET A HOME SECURITY SYSTEM? Home burglaries occur more often than you think…about one every 15 seconds.  That equates to more than 2 million per year in the United States.  According to a STUDY put out by Rutgers University in New Jersey, it was scientifically determined that a residential home security system DOES decrease the chances […]


Thanksgiving Kitchen Safety, Independent Alarm

KITCHEN SAFETY for THANKSGIVING

THANKSGIVING KITCHEN SAFETY  With the holiday season quickly approaching, it’s important to observe some fire safety rules for staying safe in the kitchen.  More fires start in the kitchen than anywhere else in the house and on Thanksgiving there are three times more house fires than any other day of the year, according to the […]