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Securing Your Apartment Complex With Video Intercom Systems

Apartment buildings, townhouses, condominiums, cooperative housing units, and other residential complexes house a multitude of families. They also commonly see with a high turnover rate in residents, which means it is common for neighbors to be unfamiliar with one another and visitors to be unrecognizable. This can cause residents to be more cautious and require … Continue reading

Getting Married? Why A Home Security System Should Be Involved In Your Wedding Planning

Getting married is a fun and exciting process that involves lots of planning as you approach the big day. Many couples plan for the wedding day itself, their honeymoon, and where they will live together. As you get ready to settle into your new life and home together you should also consider the importance of … Continue reading

Tips for Keeping Hospital Patients and Visitors Safe

Every day hospitals see high numbers of people passing through. Between medical staff, administrators, personnel, patients, and visitors the number of people accessing the building day can be in the thousands. If you are a director or on the board of a hospital or large scale medical facility, not only do you need to be … Continue reading

A Complete Security Checklist Before Going Away On Vacation

The times you are away on vacation is the ideal time for a burglar to target your home for theft. This is because no one is around to notice suspicious activity or report a break-in. Total Security has over 15 years of experience in providing residential security services to homes across  Long Island, New York … Continue reading

Signs To Help You Recognize A Shoplifter

As the manager or owner of a retail store, you need to be able to recognize what a shoplifter looks like. Even if you have a security system and surveillance cameras in place, or a security guard in your store, it’s important to be able to recognize the signs yourself. If you are aware of … Continue reading

Preventing Pets from Triggering Home Alarm Systems

As a homeowner or the owner of an apartment building, or condominium complex it’s important to ensure that pets don’t trigger alarm systems. Security systems are meant to protect your family or tenants, which is why it’s important that they work properly at all times. The reality is however, it’s not uncommon for pets to … Continue reading

Three Security Tips For The Private Business Owner

As an owner of a private practice, you likely find yourself needing to take on multiple roles within your business. You need to be thinking about running your business efficiently, increasing sales and improving your overall business. Additionally, whether your business is a medical or law office, if you run a small business or manage … Continue reading

Why Bergen County, NJ Residents Need To Install Outdoor Security Cameras

According to Wikipedia [source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bergen_County,_New_Jersey], Bergen County has 43,010 residents and many many homes. Despite being a relatively safe area to live, Bergen County has a property crime rate of 28.5, which is higher than the overall average of 19.7 for property crime in New Jersey. Therefore, security measures should be taken proactively. In fact, according … Continue reading

Winter Security Tips You May Be Overlooking

Studies have found that home thefts have a tendency to increase in the winter months,  which is why taking a few minutes to re-evaluate your home security and ensure your home is safe is especially important this time of year. Total Security has over 15 years of experience keeping homes safe on Long Island, New … Continue reading

Protecting Your Business Over Long Weekends & Holidays

The holiday parties are over, gifts and bonuses have been distributed and now you are rewarded with a few days away from the office.  Before you close up the shop, whether it’s for a few days or week, here are some security precautions any business owners on Long Island, New York City or New Jersey … Continue reading