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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

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 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

My life is too busy to worry about...

Posted by Marketing on Aug 30, 2017 10:29:25 AM

Locking my doors, shutting my garage door, putting the bikes away, rolling up my car windows, locking my car doors outside, leaving packages on the front step... and so on. Does this sound like something YOU would say?  The good news is, you are NOT alone, the bad news is, you are NOT alone.

In today's fast-paced, always-on-the-go world we all live in, and some of us thrive in, we often overlook the simple things in our lives that can help keep us, our family, our valuables, and homes safe and secure. What can you do about it? A LOT!

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Tags: Community News, Home Security, Interactive, Safety and Security Tips, CCi in the News, Uncategorized

Want 85% Faster Response Times to Alarms?

Posted by Marketing on May 15, 2017 8:00:22 AM

Video Verification Technology

Video verification is a massive technological breakthrough in the security world. In the event of an emergency, you can use this tool to:

  • Get law enforcement to your house faster
  • Prevent false alarms
  • Make your family more secure
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Tags: Home Security, Interactive

5 Easy Steps to a Custom Security System

Posted by Marketing on Apr 24, 2017 8:00:10 AM

Have you been stressing over what security company to pick to protect your family? We know this is a tough decision and one you shouldn't take lightly. So we are here to help you, we have created 5 simple steps to smarter security.

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Tags: Home Security, Interactive

The Smartest Doorbell You've Ever Seen

Posted by Marketing on Apr 10, 2017 8:00:08 AM

Have you ever had your voicemail fill up to its storage capacity? No one can leave a message. All of a sudden, you don’t know who’s called, when they were trying to talk with you, or what they wanted.

Not having SkyBell at your front door is kind of like having a full voicemail. With a traditional doorbell, you have no idea who is at your front door when you’re not home. You don’t know when they arrived or why they came to visit.

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Tags: Home Security, Interactive

Save Money with a Smart Thermostat

Posted by Custom Alarm on Mar 20, 2017 9:34:12 AM

Have you been looking for ways to save money on home energy costs? Did you know that heating and cooling account for nearly 50% of your home's energy costs? A smart thermostat offers smart home automation and will help you control your energy bill. Here are 5 ways that a smart thermostat can benefit YOU!

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Tags: Home Security, Interactive

Special Offer

Posted by Custom Alarm on Feb 20, 2017 8:00:53 AM

Are you looking to make your home a smart home? Take advantage of our free camera offer with any new security system.

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Tags: Home Security, Interactive

Taking Advantage of Snapchat’s QR code reader

Posted by Custom Alarm on Jan 2, 2017 8:00:41 AM

We’ve all seen QR codes, those Rorschach-like next gen barcodes.  If you’re like me, you’ve never paid them a second thought.  But they are powerful tools, packing a ton of information into a tiny amount of space, allowing websites to be scanned, linked and shared instantly with a smart phone, provided you have a QR code reader.  And almost everyone does, but they don’t realize it.

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Tags: Interactive, Snapchat, Technology

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