You can’t go anywhere today without being bombarded with slick advertisements for do-it-yourself security systems. They sound great. Order one online or in a big box store, plug it in and your set. A would-be burglar approaches your home and bam! You are notified and easily scare away the bad guys without a stern warning.
Daylight Saving Time, which begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 11, is the perfect opportunity to begin checking off all of those items on your springtime “to-do list.” TEST YOUR ALARMS First and foremost, check the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and vacuum the interior to remove any dust or cobwebs. Test
“How do I stop that beeping” and other frequently asked questions” If you’ve been considering having a home alarm system installed, you probably have several questions you need answered before making your decision. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we field here at Delco Alarm Systems. How long has Delco Alarm Systems
Smart home devices are becoming increasingly popular and affordable. But before purchasing a smart home product, consumers should familiarize themselves with their benefits and shortcomings. One size doesn’t fit all Some homeowners are only interested in a doorbell camera. They’ve seen them advertised as a relatively simple and inexpensive security feature. Using a doorbell camera
IP security cameras, sold by big box stores and on the Internet, are the hottest trend in DIY security. Popular with business owners, soccer moms and even pet owners who want to see how Fido or Fluffy spend their day, these webcams and home automation devices are popping up everywhere. While the lower cost of IP
Many older people are choosing to stay in their homes as they age. Aging in place and being in familiar surroundings has major benefits for seniors. But there are also drawbacks. Delco Alarm Systems can help you keep your elderly relatives safe, secure and protected in their homes. “WHAT IS THAT BEEPING I KEEP
Happy holidays from the folks at Delco Alarm Systems Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or simply the Winter Solstice, we hope you enjoy spending the holidays with friends and loved ones. If you are traveling during the holidays, we offer you a few suggestions to make sure your return home is free of unwanted
Over the past few years, the market for do-it-yourself security systems has exploded. Most DIY systems are self-monitored – meaning there is no professional monitoring service to respond to an emergency. Instead, you receive a text message or email alerting you to an alarm condition. It’s up to you to determine what action is needed.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – especially for scoundrels known as “porch pirates.” These opportunistic porch thieves take advantage of people everywhere. They steal packages from doorsteps across America, leaving thousands empty-handed. Whether you live in the suburbs, a rural community or a big city, you can easily become the target of these
SUNDAY NOV. 5 MARKS THE END OF DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME Time to fall back and hopefully get an extra hour of sleep. The folks at Delco Alarm Systems remind you to also check your smoke detectors to make sure they are in working order. SMOKE DETECTORS SAVE LIVES Last year, 2,560 people died in structure