Security Blog

The “Trick” To Halloween Security At Home

Halloween creates the need for you to alter your security measures for the evening since it’s less than ideal to have to constantly turn your home alarm system on and off all night. Altering your security for the night, doesn’t mean you have to leave your family or home at risk. All it means is … Continue reading

Keeping Your Business Safe During A Relocation

If you are planning to move your Long Island, New York City or New Jersey business to a new location there are some various security tips to consider to keep your business safe during the relocation. Total Security has over 15 years of experience keeping businesses safe by installing video surveillance and security alarm systems, … Continue reading

Safety Tips For AirBnB Hosts

With the increasing popularity in renting out your home on sites like AirBnB, it is important that you understand how to keep your home safe while renting your property. There are many risks involved in allowing strangers to use your home, and there is also the need to ensure those who rent it feel safe … Continue reading

After School Security Tips To Teach Your Kids

While all children should always be supervised by an adult, we recognize that there are times, especially when kids reach the high school age, from 13 through 17 years old, that it is more common for them to be home alone while parents are at work. If you are a parent with children who spend … Continue reading

Security Tips for Schools And Colleges With Open Campuses

Many high schools and colleges on Long Island, New York City and New Jersey have open campuses allowing for students, faculty and staff to come and go as they please. While this may be ideal for those who attend such schools, it creates a security challenge for those in administrative positions. If your school already … Continue reading

Common Home Security Alarm Problems And How To Fix Them

Many people are hesitant to get a home security system because they have heard reports of them having issues or experienced these issues themselves. There is also a thought that your home alarm system has to be expensive to function properly. However, the reality is, it doesn’t matter how expensive or inexpensive your home security … Continue reading

5 Ways To Monitor Your Business’ Entrance

Business security starts at your business’ entrance. Whether it be an alarm system or a video surveillance system, having a monitored front entrance is the best way to safeguard your business. Total Security understands this and has been helping companies across Long Island, New York City and New Jersey to keep their buildings and stores … Continue reading

Security Tips for Securing Your Restaurant’s Patio

Regardless of whether your restaurant is located on Long Island, New York City or New Jersey, offering outdoor seating to your diners is a smart business move for restaurant owners. People love to enjoy the nice weather while their meal. What isn’t a smart business move however, is not taking the necessary steps to make … Continue reading

How Real Estate Agents Can Keep Properties Safe During A Sale

As a Real Estate Agent on Long Island, New York City or New Jersey, your job also requires you to keep the properties you are selling safe. Whether the homeowners are still residing in the home, or if the home is empty, the security of the property is a top priority. In fact, it is … Continue reading

Why Your Business Needs A Commercial Alarm System

If you own a business, you should install a commercial alarm system. Without one, you are leaving your livelihood at risk for theft, vandalism and even risk your own personal financial security. Commercial alarm systems are the first line of defense against intruders and offers around the clock, 24/7 protection. Total Security has over 15 … Continue reading