Before you Drop your Landline

Entrance of a house at dusk in Vancouver, Canada.

Are you considering dropping your landline for a newer and less expensive service as those offered by your cellular or Internet provider? Not all communication services will work with your alarm system so before you make the switch, make sure that your alarm signal will still go through to our central station. The GSM cellular radio unit from All-Guard provides a flexible solution for residential and commercial customers as the unit can be used as a primary alarm communicator or

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Fire Escape Plan


Fires are by nature unpredictable and as time is rarely on your side in the event of a house fire, creating a fire escape plan can save the lives of everyone in your household. A fire escape plan should be easy enough for everyone to remember and act on, and the location of the outside meeting place should be easy to get to from your home but at a safe distance from flying embers. 1. Don’t Jump out of Bed

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Change your Clocks – Change your Batteries


On March 9, daylight savings time begins and it’s time to spring forward and change all your clocks! After you have successfully reset the time on your ovens and in your cars – with some help from the instruction manuals – it’s time to change the batteries in your non-monitored smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Across the US, over 2,500 people die in house fires each year and with most fires occurring at night time, your smoke detectors are no

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Protect Your Loved Ones – Even When You’re Not There


February is the month of love and romance and with Valentine’s Day falling on a Friday this year, many couples choose to go away for a romantic weekend or enjoy an extended romantic dinner at a restaurant. However, nothing spoils the romance more than worrying about your home, your children, or your pets while you’re away. With the camera feature from All-Guard’s All-Connect, you can watch live streaming video of everything that goes on inside and outside your home –

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Easy-to-Keep New Year Resolutions


New Year resolutions are easy to make but difficult to keep and usually by mid-January, we have all ‘forgotten’ most of them. Safety resolutions can often mean the difference between life and death but luckily, these are easier to keep than you think. Smoke Detectors Install smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors throughout your home; at a minimum place one on each floor of the house, covering all sleeping areas. Regardless of whether they’re battery-powered or hard-wired with a battery

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