Custom Alarm Blog

Summertime & Holiday Safety

Posted by Custom Alarm on Jun 27, 2018 9:23:00 AM

There are many things about summertime that give you a burst of energy, after all with the long Minnesota winter, you have to take advantage of every bit of summertime. The grilling, lake time, bonfires, fireworks, camping, traveling and family fun are just a few of the benefits of summertime.

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Tags: Fire Safety, Family Activities, family, Holiday, Home Automation, Home Safety Tips, Minnesota, Pets, Safety and Security Tips, Safety Tips, Summer Safety

CAUTION: Door Knocker Season is Here

Posted by Custom Alarm on May 21, 2018 9:30:00 AM

Each summer, out of town alarm companies send out people to communities across the country to go door-to-door and persuade homeowners into purchasing a new alarm system. These people, while appearing friendly, have been found to use deceptive sales tactics and often misrepresent themselves and the companies they work for.

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Tags: Security Tips, Security, Safety Tips, Safety and Security Tips, peace of mind, Home Security Tips, Home Security Rochester, Home Safety Tips, Home Security Systems, Home Automation

Spring Cleaning Home Safety

Posted by Custom Alarm on Apr 23, 2018 10:26:43 AM

The days are longer, the snow is FINALLY melting, birds are chirping, and the temperature is warming (hopefully to stay). It gives you this boost of energy to open the windows, air out the house and start cleaning! All great things to do in the spring time, but here are some things you might not think of when you’re busy sweeping, dusting and rearranging.

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Tags: Spring Cleaning, Spring Home Safety, Safety and Security Tips, Home Security Rochester, Home Security

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 Invasion, Home Security, peace of mind, Protecting valuables, Safety and Security Tips, security system, 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: Business Security, Interactive, Safety and Security Tips, Uncategorized, Video Surveillance

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: Business Security, Holiday, Home Security, New Year Resolution, Safety and Security Tips, Security, 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, Fire Safety, Holiday, Holiday Home Security, Home Automation, Home Security, Packages, Safety and Security Tips, 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, Holiday Shopping, Home Security, Safety and Security Tips, Security, 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 Safety Tips, Home Security, Maintenance, Minnesota, Safety and Security Tips, Uncategorized, Winter

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, Halloween Safety, Home Security, Safety and Security Tips, Security Tips, Uncategorized