Category: Alarm Concept

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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How to Properly Dispose of Electronics

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You’re reading this blog right now from your computer, phone, or tablet, and chances are that your current electronic device replaced an older one that was obsolete or broken. What did you do with that older device? You probably threw it away. In 2009, Americans threw away an estimated 2.37 million tons worth of electronics,…

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