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Keeping Your North Carolina Business Safe

Posted by Sentry Watch on June 25, 2017

Small and large businesses need to take specific steps to ensure security is handled. One small lapse in security and your business could be under attack when you least expected it. It may not even be an outsider that causes the issue. Sometimes, your employees are the largest risk to your security.

There are several things you need to protect from the actual premises of your business to the assets you own. Full business security is vital to the success of your small or large business. This should include the right technology and elements to ensure no holes can be found ...

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Prep Your Home for Vacation

Posted by Sentry Watch on June 15, 2017

Vacation time should be relaxing and fun. You shouldn’t have to worry about home security while you’re gone and with the right home security system and the right preparation, you won’t need to worry.

The last thing you want to deal with while you’re on vacation is a phone call to let you know your home has been broken into. Even worse, what if you came home to discover the issue yourself? With proper burglary prevention and home preparation, you can rest easy as you enjoy your vacation.

Steps for Preparing Your Home for Vacation

Before you get ready to go on vacation, ...

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Protect Your Store from Smash and Grab

Posted by Sentry Watch on May 25, 2017

Installing business security systems and using safes are only a start when it comes to protecting your store from smash and grab burglaries. This type of crime happens so fast that police have no chance of catching the criminal in the act. It’s very difficult for storefronts to protect themselves from smash and grab crimes without the right security measures.

Throughout North Carolina and in other areas of the country, smash and grab crimes are on the rise. This style of robbery isn’t very sophisticated, but it’s fast and could cost you tens of thousands of dollars. Jeweler stores, gun shops, ...

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Steps You Can Take to Protect Your Home From Fire

Posted by Sentry Watch on May 15, 2017

About 80% of all deaths occur in the home. Some of these deaths are caused by fire and the number one fire found in Raleigh is a kitchen fire. Children under the age of 5 and adults over the age of 65 are the most likely to die in a fire.

The worst part about these few statistics, just about all home fires are preventable. With the right planning, fire safety tips and fire prevention help, you won’t have to worry about losing someone to a home fire.

Planning for a Possible Fire

While home fire prevention is very important, it’s also important ...

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Why Every Business Needs Access Control Technology

Posted by Sentry Watch on April 21, 2017
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Your business needs the right level of protection. No matter how big or small, business security has to be taken seriously. Whether protecting your computer systems from hackers or installing the right commercial security system for intruder protection, you need the right technology for full protection.

Access control technology makes it easier to protect your business from those you don’t want entering. Even if you just need to protect certain areas, you can use this type of technology to provide a better layer of protection for your business.

What is Access Control Technology?

Access Control or AC is a type of technology ...

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How Smart is a Smart Home?

Posted by Sentry Watch on April 7, 2017

How long does it take for you to start doubting whether you turned your lights off, locked your doors or set your security alarm? For many, it doesn’t take long after leaving your home for the nagging doubts to set in. You may even be worried that your kids are home from school and watching TV instead of doing their homework or the chores they were assigned.

All of these doubts can be put to rest with a smart home. Home automation allows the homeowner to check in on all of these things from a smartphone, tablet or other mobile device. ...

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How to Choose the Best Video System for Your Business

Posted by Sentry Watch on March 21, 2017

Businesses of all sizes need proper security. While larger businesses may not be affected in the same way as a smaller business, protecting your assets only makes sense. With the right video surveillance as a part of your business security, you can prevent theft and keep your business safe.

There are several things to consider when installing security cameras as a part of your business security system. Choosing the right video system may include hidden security cameras or cameras out in the open. Here are a few things to consider when looking for the best video surveillance system for your business.

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The Advantages of a Wireless Home Security System

Posted by Sentry Watch on March 7, 2017

In today’s world, cords are out and wireless is in. This is no different when it comes to home security and a wireless home security system comes with many advantages. From full mobility to the opportunity to control your entire system from a smart device, wireless security provides something you simply cannot get from a wired system.

Differences Between Wired and Wireless Home Security Systems
A wired home security system is the more traditional choice and has been around longer. It will provide sensors throughout the home on windows and doors, along with a central control panel. A wired system requires electricity ...

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Protecting Your Business From Fire

Posted by Sentry Watch on February 21, 2017

Your business is your livelihood and it needs to be fully protected. You cannot just protect your business from break-ins. When choosing a business security system, make sure you add full fire protection.

It may be difficult to imagine fire happening in your business. However, if you don’t protect your business from this possible disaster, you could be risking everything. Not only could your business go up in flames, literally, but it could also cause injury or even death to your employees.

As a business owner, you have a duty to protect your employees while they are working for you. Every work ...

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Top 10 Safest Places to Live in Raleigh, NC

Posted by Sentry Watch on February 7, 2017

Raleigh is one of the top cities found in the state of North Carolina. Even though the city is full of great parks, museums and other attractions, not every neighborhood is considered safe. When moving to any new city, safety should be one of the key concerns.

Choose a new neighborhood to call home means looking at what it offers for your family and safety is certainly an important aspect. Home security in North Carolina is very important and it starts with where you live. Of course, you can add an alarm system in Raleigh, NC to for added protection.

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