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Winter Storms: 7 Tips to Prepare

Winter storms can sometimes cause power outages lasting several hours or even days; be sure that you and your family are ready. Here are 7 tips to help you get prepared: Make sure you have enough medicine for at least three days. Have enough bottled water three days, planning at least a gallon per person per […]

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3 Resolutions for a More Secure New Year

Recommit to Your Resolutions We are nearing the end of January, and many people’s resolutions have fallen by the wayside.  Why not make a resolution to practice better home security?  Here are three easy resolutions to get started. Resolve to always lock your doors and arm your security system If you leave your doors unlocked […]

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Look to the Cloud!

Cloud based security is here and it’s here to stay.  Almost every product or service that the security industry provides can now be linked to the cloud in some way. It can be used to provide benefits to the end-user, as well as the integrator. Security systems can now report data to cloud based servers […]

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6 Tips to Stay Safe this Holiday Season

The holidays are a special time to celebrate with family and friends.  But they can also provide opportunities for burglars. Here are six tips to keep you safe. Home Security Christmas Holidays by Chris E McGoey, CPP, CSP, CAM Christmas holidays are a special time when families and friends come together to celebrate the season. It is […]

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Into The Sunset

“Sunsetting” is a term being used in various industries to describe when a product is being phased out. While being a lovely word, which brings to mind a beautiful postcard picture, in reality it means that a system or component of a system will stop working after its “sunset” or expiration date. Currently we have […]

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October is Fire Prevention Month!

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign runs from October 9 – 15, 2016 “Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years” Smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years. Make sure you know how old all the smoke alarms are in your home. To find out how old a smoke alarm […]

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Advent Thanks Two Dedicated Employees

Advent Security would like to thank two employees for 30 years of service.  Cyndi Miller, our General Manager, recently celebrated 30 years of working at Advent. Cyndi keeps the company running smoothly.  Under her guidance, Advent has been named the “Best of Bucks/Mont” in home security since 2008. Steve Hoelzle, our Operations Manager, will also […]

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Back to School Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again.  Children are returning to school, and back to school safety and security is on our minds. Here are three areas of concern, and advice on keeping your children safe. Getting to School If your children take a bus, make sure that they know proper safety at the bus stop.  […]

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See Who is There Even When You’re Not

The highly anticipated release of the Alarm.com compatible SkyBell HD video doorbell is finally upon us.  By replacing the exterior button of your door bell, you can now have high definition video images sent directly to a smart phone.  You can also have live two-way communications with whomever is at the door.  The built in motion […]

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What is Smarter Home Security?

What makes a security system powered by Alarm.com “smarter”?  It has its own app, for sure, but so do toothbrushes nowadays. So what’s the big deal about smarter home security – and why should you consider it for your home? It’s built smarter A security system keeps you safe by signaling for help in an emergency. Unlike […]

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