How to Flood Proof Your Home

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For the past few weeks, we’ve discussed the importance of being prepared for a disaster situation, especially floods. We’ve offered tips on how to prepare and how to put together a disaster kit. But there’s one thing we haven’t discussed yet: proactive and preventative measures. Being prepared and disaster kits are important, but they are…

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Minimizing False Alarms for Pet Owners

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In last Friday’s post, we discussed false alarms and the frustrating issues that they can pose for consumers, home security companies, and emergency responders. We also discussed some of the most common causes of false alarms. One of the most common causes, as we mentioned last week, is pets. Pet-Caused False Alarms Sometimes, we forget…

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Prepare for the Flood Season with the Water and Flood Sensor

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As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. And while this holds true, April also brings something more dangerous: flood season. The heavy rainfall and melting snow contribute toward making floods a real threat to many people across the entire country. In fact, floods are the most common natural disaster in the US…

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Customer Questions Answered: Do-It-Yourself Edition

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Last month, we introduced the first post in our new Customer Questions blog series, where we answer some of the most common questions customers have about FrontPoint. In that edition, we answered questions about cellular technology in security systems. This month, we’re tackling a different set of questions, this time centered on the concept of…

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Common False Alarms: What You Should Know

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False alarms are the bane of the home alarm industry. They’re a pain for companies to handle, they annoy homeowners, and they waste the time and resources of emergency responders. In Rockland County, New York, the Nanuet Patch reported that fire false alarms have become such a nuisance that the Fire Chiefs Association and Office…

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