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7 Things to Consider When Installing an Outdoor Camera System

Choosing the best outdoor camera system isn’t as straightforward as you might think. On top of thinking about your field of view, risk of vandalism, and the various camera types you need to consider for any security camera system, you also need to consider things like IP rating, IR and

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5 Reasons to Upgrade to a Modern Burglar Alarm

When you think of burglar alarms, you probably think of door and window sensors controlled by a blocky beige 10-button keypad. While you are technically correct – that is indeed an alarm system – it’s not the modern standard. By the calendar, those keypads are aging. With the technology available

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Every Business Security System in Concord Needs These 4 Parts

Concord California, our home base and one of the largest cities in the San Francisco Bay Area, calls itself a “five star retail destination” with a bustling commercial center and a vibrant downtown. With such a commercial focus, it’s up to Safe and Sound, Concord’s best local security company, to design, install, and maintain the business security Concord depends on.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Business Security

Commercial security systems are an invaluable part of any business. They guard your property, your sensitive information and data assets, and your reputation as a well-managed enterprise. Business security is not an afterthought. Depending on a number of different toolkits, like video surveillance systems and CCTV, access control systems, and burglar alarms, all of which require professional installation, business security systems need to be built from the ground up following a few very clear guidelines.

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4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Install a Wireless Intercom System

As California’s fastest-growing local security company, we get a lot of calls from prospective customers looking for specific products, installations, or custom services. While we certainly welcome those calls, we do get some slightly more problematic ones. Specifically, we get a remarkable number of people inquiring about installing a wireless intercom system in their home or business. The trouble is, a wireless intercom system isn’t really what most people are expecting, so we decided to put this blog post together to clear up a few common misconceptions.

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A Brief History of Video Surveillance

Video surveillance seems like such a modern concept. When we think of CCTV security footage, most of us have an image from the 80s or 90s of a black-and-white, grainy video feed, crested by the occasional refresh-rate artifact. And anyway, it can’t be that old, right? Weren’t personal video recorders, the giant black boxes we all remember from our childhood vacations to the Grand Canyon, a firmly 80s technology?

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5 Tips for Business Security Systems

Your business is your livelihood. You wouldn’t take a chance and walk away from an open flame, or leave the front door unlocked, so why would you take a chance on a cut-rate business security system? Your business deserves the best possible protection, with guaranteed installation and service, and industry-leading customer satisfaction. To those ends, we’ve put together this list of 5 things that your business security system needs, in order to ensure your commercial assets stay safe, sound, and secure.

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