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Lighting Can Protect Your Home From Break Ins

December 9th, 2022

Some lighting upgrades can improve your home security.

Lighting can help improve your home security.

December 9th, 2022

Lighting can help improve your home security. Lighting provides awareness of one's surroundings. Make sure lights are...

Tips for Video Surveillance Installation

February 19th, 2021

Video surveillance is one of the most effective home security solutions used to prevent and help solve crimes. With a video surveillance system, homeowners have the ability to view their property at anytime from any location through their mobile device.


June 1st, 2020

Since their inception, a certain DIY alarm company has chosen to take shots at traditional alarm dealers while exaggerating their own products and services. Those with knowledge of the industry understand the differences between what is claimed and what is real, but for the average consumer it can be difficult to separate fact from fiction. We are happy to see that the BBB investigated their misleading advertising and took steps to correct them.

A New NJ Law Requires Silent Alarms in Schools

April 7th, 2020

On Wednesday, February 6th, 2019, Governor Murphy signed ALYSSA’S LAW into effect that requires all public schools buildings in NJ to install emergency light and panic alarms linked to local law enforcement.

Home Security Systems - A Wise Investment

April 7th, 2020

Home burglaries occur more often than you think…about one every 15 seconds. That equates to more than 2 million per year in the United States. According to a STUDY put out by Rutgers University in New Jersey, it was scientifically determined that a residential home security system DOES decrease the chances that a home will be targeted and broken into.

Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

April 7th, 2020

The National Fire Prevention Association recommends that you replace your fire alarms every 10 years. To find out how old a smoke alarm is, look at the date of manufacture on the back of the alarm. To help you follow property smoke alarm safety, the following are recommendations on keeping your family safe with smoke alarms.

Smart Alarm Systems for Your Small Business

April 2nd, 2020

You can better manage your business from a remote location, anytime, anywhere! So take control today and let Independent Alarm give you the peace of mind we have been providing our customers since 1978. Now, no matter how small your business, you too can enjoy facility automation like the larger companies. You work hard to run your business…we can show you how your alarm system can work hard for you! Now you can automate the tasks you do every day, leaving you free to concentrate on growing your business!

Fight the Winter Blues with a Smart Alarm System

April 2nd, 2020

Winter can be challenging, especially when the weather does not cooperate. While some might think home security is just about preventing break-ins, a smart home alarm system can keep you aware and in control of a whole range of cold weather situations.

Professionally Monitored Alarm Sytems

April 1st, 2020

Security is very important to you because you want to keep your family or business safe and secure. Installing a security system is one of the best ways to deter intruders but with so many types of systems available, it can be difficult to choose which options are best for you. A professionally monitored alarm system gives you around-the-clock live monitoring that is always there for you.