ARE THERE GAPS IN YOUR HOME SECURITY? Keeping your family safe is your number one priority, so you’ve installed a home security system. Unfortunately, even the most sophisticated security system won’t be as effective if there are gaps that can be exploited by criminals. Forgetting to lock doors and windows. Burglars want to get
WILDFIRE DANGERS IN THE TRI-STATE AREA
WILDFIRE DANGERS IN THE TRI-STATE AREA While many people think major wildfires are a problem only in the western United States, most wildfires actually occur east of the Mississippi. In the eastern U.S., wildfire danger peaks during the spring months of March, April, and May, as well as in October and November, according to
Thieves Posing as Technicians from another Alarm Company
Delco Alarm Company is warning its customers to be on the lookout for thieves posing as technicians from another alarm company. Last week, a person claiming to be a representative of another alarm company, stopped by a home protected by Delco Alarm Systems. The person lied to the homeowner, saying Delco Alarm Systems had
Smoke detectors are a critical part of any fire protection system
Smoke detectors are a critical part of any fire protection system. Unfortunately, traditional smoke detectors can be activated by dust, insects or cooking smoke. When this occurs, some system owners disconnect a “too sensitive” smoke detector, leaving the premise unprotected. In researching new and advanced products, Delco Alarm System is now able to provide a
HIRING A CONTRACTOR FOR HOME RENOVATIONS
With spring right around the corner, many of us are thinking about sprucing up our homes and yards. If you are looking for a professional to help with your projects, be sure to take appropriate steps to hire a trustworthy and competent contractor. What to look for in a contractor Whether it be a
Be Safe When Parking
Be Safe When Parking Robberies, car jackings, kidnapping and assaults in or around parked vehicles are becoming increasingly common. Whether you work late nights or simply park in a mall’s garage, getting in and out of your vehicle safely can be dangerous. Delco Alarm Systems has a few tips to help you stay safe in
HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY
HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY While chocolates and flowers are always welcome, why not try something different this St. Valentine’s Day. Show your loved ones how much you care by making sure your home is secure and protected. It doesn’t take long to check your smoke detectors, make sure your door and window contacts are in place
ARE YOU PROTECTING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS WITH SECURITY CAMERAS?
ARE YOU PROTECTING YOUR SMALL BUSINESS WITH SECURITY CAMERAS? As a business owner, you are probably familiar with fire and burglary systems. Today, though, there is a much better level of protection available. Camera systems should be an integral part of any commercial security system. While they differ in complexity and cost, there is
IS IT TIME TO UPGRADE YOUR SECURITY SYSTEM?
IS IT TIME TO UPGRADE YOUR SECURITY SYSTEM? If your current system was installed or replaced years ago, perhaps it’s time to consider updates. Security systems are always being improved upon. New features and equipment can upgrade your existing system, providing years of additional use. SIMPLE UPDATES Keypads are easy to update. Touch screen
Fireplace Safety During the cold, dark days of winter, cozying up to the warm glow of a log in a fireplace is definitely one of life’s simplest pleasures. You have that cord of wood stacked outside and enough kindling to last a while. But before you light a match, do a little prep work first.
Holiday Safety Tips from Delco Alarm Systems
Holiday Safety Tips from Delco Alarm Systems The 2022 holiday season is in full swing. Cookies are in the oven, friends and relatives are stopping by and many of us are decorating our homes in the holiday spirit. Keep your family safe this holiday season. Take the time to understand fire hazards, identify potential