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Summer Security Tips

Now that summer is in full swing, here are some tips we’ve shared before about Summer Security. If there is a downside to summer, it’s that homes are more at risk of being burglarized than any other time of year. Enjoying the warm, fresh air, family members can become lax about leaving doors, windows and blinds […]

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Important Notice Regarding Your Invoice

To provide a new, improved billing experience, we have converted to a new billing software system.  As part of this new system you will see some changes on your invoice. You will now have a Customer Number.  You will still see your alarm account number(s), which will apply to the individual systems, in the detail […]

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Thanks to Rich Sheppard

This month Advent celebrated another milestone with one of our treasured employees.  Rich Sheppard has been a security consultant with Advent Security for 30 years as of April 6th, 2017.  Wow 30 years!  Rich has dedicated his life to giving our customers, his customers, the customer service that they need and deserve when it comes […]

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What to”Monitor”?

A burglary attempt? A smoldering fire? A panic situation in your home or business? These three situations are the age-old circumstances where your security system can provide a critical alert. It is worthwhile to know and appreciate the fact that environmental emergencies can also be detected, reported, and acted on in the event of an […]

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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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