Author: Metro Guard Inc

How Safe is Safe? And How Much Does It Really Cost?

How Safe is Safe? And How Much Does It Really Cost?

Security, like almost everything else, is a function of money. The more you spend, the safer you are right? The answer is simpler than you might imagine. You must first ask yourself these questions: Am I concerned about “things” such as houses, businesses, cars, etc.? Am I concerned about myself and my family, or am… Read more »

The Neighborhood – Circa 2016

When I was growing up we knew our neighbors. The Gilberts lived across the street, as did the Smolens. Next door was the Cubers on one side the Limeaus on the other. We knew them, knew the the parents, knew the kids, had picnics and watched out for each other. Today we just have “other… Read more »

THE GOLDEN TRIANGLE OF SECURITY

We’re not talking mathematics, 20th century art, or even pentagrams. Here we’re talking about security – your security. Most people have a Burglar Alarm System.They also have an Alarm Company and/or a Central Monitoring Station that receives the signals when it activates.These are things they have some control over. Think of them as two legs… Read more »

“Badges, Badges? We Don’t Need no Stinking Badges”!

“Badges, Badges? We Don’t Need no Stinking Badges”!

Remember Bogart in The Treasure of Sierra Madre and Mel Brook’s Blazing Saddles. Sorta turns out we really do-but not always. The typical residential Security Alarm Systems of today are easy to use and provide a valuable function. But, there are still a significant number of false alarms. Some are caused by careless operation, by… Read more »

These are Crazy Times So What’s Your Town’s Emergency Response Plan?

In this day and age, it is important for each of us to make a commitment to be proactive in the safety of ourselves, loved ones and assets.  Catastrophes, both man-made and provided by nature,  seem to headline the news daily.  To aid you in finding out what Your town is doing, we are providing… Read more »

Hit a deer or other wild animal? Now What?

There are over a million car accidents that are caused by hitting wildlife.  So there’s a good chance you might spot some type of wildlife in distress- Call your local Animal Control Officer, Police Department or DEEP Dispatch (860-424-3333) immediately to get assistance. http://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?A=2723&Q=326228 Drive safely and enjoy the summer.

5 Suprising Home Security Statistics

Everyone knows that crimes occur, but many people don’t realize how much danger they, their homes and their businesses are actually in. According to such reputable sources as the FBI, the Alarm Industry Research & Educational Foundation and the National Fire Protection Association, there are some pretty sobering statistics to consider. Let’s take a look… Read more »

Benefits of Mobile Video Monitoring

In today’s digital age, managing the security of your home or business has never been easier or more efficient. With mobile video monitoring, you can have eyes on your property at all times and trained, qualified and alert security personal available at the ready should an incident occur. As an added bonus, with video monitoring,… Read more »

Tips for Protecting Your Business from Security Risks

As a business owner, you’ve got a lot on your plate. You need to make sure your customers are satisfied, your employees are working as they should and your business is being run successfully. You also must take measures to protect your property, your workers and your clientele. It’s no secret that criminals target businesses,… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Security Company

When it comes to hiring a security company, you have plenty of choices. Not all of them are created equal, however, and some are much better than others. Before investing your hard earned money, you want to make sure the company you choose is of the highest quality and will best suit your specific needs…. Read more »