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Home Invasions...Don't be the Next Target.

Posted by Marketing on Feb 12, 2018 3:11:49 PM

Steps to protect your valuables.

A burglary occurs approximately every 20 seconds in the United States. That adds up to almost 180 per hour and 4,320 a day. According to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting, in 2016 burglaries of residential properties accounted for 69.5 percent of all burglary offenses. These are alarming statistics and something you don’t want to spend time worrying about.

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Tags: Burglary, Home Security, peace of mind, Safety and Security Tips, Protecting valuables, security system, Home Invasion, Uncategorized

When to Know if Your Small Business Needs Security.

Posted by Marketing on Jan 16, 2018 12:10:30 PM

You may be thinking, I’m not a large business with multiple facilities or a large number of employees, why would I need to invest in video surveillance system? Well, don’t underestimate your business and the benefits a video surveillance system can have on success and safety of your business.

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Tags: Interactive, Safety and Security Tips, Video Surveillance, Business Security, Uncategorized

Security… A New Year's Resolution You Can Keep!

Posted by Marketing on Dec 28, 2017 8:14:41 AM

The new year is upon us and it’s that time where we make New Year’s Resolutions to live by but end up failing a week or a month later. Well, fail no longer! We have an idea you can and should stick with… home and/or business security!

Are you a homeowner or a business owner or maybe both? Are you protecting those assets from the unwanted mishaps? No worries, 2018 is the year for you and here’s how you can meet your 2018 resolution goal…

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Tags: Home Security, Safety and Security Tips, Security, Holiday, Business Security, New Year Resolution, Uncategorized

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Posted by Sample HubSpot User on Dec 26, 2017 11:01:14 PM
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Total Connect... Control your Home or Business in the Palm of your Hand.

Posted by Marketing on Dec 14, 2017 8:47:32 AM

Are you currently a Total Connect user? Have you noticed the recent updates? Total Connect is what allows customers to control their home and business security solutions through any mobile, tablet, or PC device with internet access. Custom Alarm Total Connect is a secure application which allows our valued customers the ability to arm/disarm, receive notifications, view cameras, control automation devices and many more aspects.

What are the Updates you ask?

The most noticeable update users see when using Total Connect is the new look. This new design features a simple layout and color scheme throughout. The menu structure and icons are more visually appealing for each of the features.

All Total Connect customers should have access to the update via www.totalconnect2.com or by downloading the new app in the app store on your mobile device. If you are having issues, please call Custom Alarm to help guide you through the update at 507.288.5522.

 

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Tags: Home Security, Interactive, Home Automation, Total Connect, Video Surveillance, Uncategorized

HO, HO, HOme Safety & Security for the Holidays

Posted by Marketing on Nov 28, 2017 4:30:17 PM

It’s the most wonderful time of the year full of holiday cheer and Christmas miracles; it all seems so magical, that’s what the cheesy holiday movies portray, right? But are you prepared for the unwanted visitors and mishaps? The holidays are one of the most likely times for a home break-in. Don’t let the unwanted happen to you, instead enjoy each moment worry-free by following a few security tips.

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Tags: family, Family Activities, Home Security, Packages, Safety and Security Tips, Fire Safety, Holiday, Holiday Home Security, Home Automation, Uncategorized

Holiday Shopping Online? Enjoy Worry-Free Home Deliveries!

Posted by Marketing on Nov 7, 2017 9:30:04 AM

If you are like me, you’ve already started your holiday shopping or at least created a list of what to buy. (Cue the holiday music) If you haven’t, that’s ok, like others you may be the last-minute shoppers. Either way, if you are shopping online this holiday season you will be receiving plenty of deliveries at your front door.

Are you always home for those deliveries or able to get to the door? No worries, here’s one thing you’ll want on your Christmas list, the Skybell Video Doorbell!

You may be thinking, “What’s that and why is it on my list?”

Custom Alarm uses Skybell doorbell technology to keep you and your family safe! Skybell’s unique technology allows you to see, hear and speak to any visitor at your door.

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Tags: Family Activities, Home Security, Safety and Security Tips, Security, Holiday Shopping, Uncategorized

Is your home ready for winter?

Posted by Marketing on Oct 30, 2017 4:27:06 PM

Fall and winter may mean shorter days and unbearable cold weather for most of us. But there's also something comforting about the need to hunker down and cozy-up by the fire.

At least, that's how it could or should be, provided you take some sensible precautions to protect your home and family from the challenges of the seasons. We've had a taste of the change in temperature and the fluffy snow we all love so much! If you haven't yet, don't forget to follow these steps. A proactive approach will be less costly than a reactive one.

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Tags: Home Security, Minnesota, Safety and Security Tips, Home Safety Tips, Maintenance, Winter, Uncategorized

Are you ready for a Spook-tacular Halloween?!

Posted by Marketing on Oct 23, 2017 10:00:39 AM

Halloween is right around the corner and for kids this is an exciting time full of treats, ghoulish games, cute costumes, glowing Jack O’ Lanterns and spookiness! For parents, all the fun and excitement can come with many safety concerns for your loved ones whether it be while you or your kids are out and about or at your home. Be sure to talk to your kids about safety and prepare your home or business from the true goblins hiding behind all the ghostly fun!

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Tags: family, Family Activities, Home Security, Safety and Security Tips, Security Tips, Halloween Safety, Uncategorized

Ever worry about a fire in your home or business?

Posted by Marketing on Oct 9, 2017 3:00:26 PM

October 8-14 is National Fire Prevention Week. Celebrated to bring awareness to the public about the importance of fire prevention and how you and your family can take steps to stay safe.

In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy.

This year’s theme is “Every Second Counts: ‘Plan 2 Ways Out!” This reinforces why everyone needs to have an escape plan.

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Tags: Community News, Family Activities, Home Security, Safety and Security Tips