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Why Your Business Needs A Commercial Intercom

Commercial intercoms are an important part of a business’ security system, especially if you own or manage an office building, apartment complex, school, car dealership or catering hall. Many businesses see high levels of traffic and lack the security measures to protect customers, tenants, school children and employees. Regardless of the business type you own, … Continue reading

Restructuring Your School’s Security Before The New School Year

As a school administrator, the security of your school is one of your top priorities. However, during the school year it can be difficult to take the time to fix or upgrade your school security systems. This summer is the ideal time to do this. The kids are out of school, there is minimal staff … Continue reading

Why A Security System Is Necessary For Your Long Island, NYC or New Jersey Firehouse

If you are the responsible party for a Firehouse located on Long Island, New York City or New Jersey, there are many reasons why having a security system is necessary. The first and most important reason is to protect the first responders in your station. You’ll also want to protect your equipment and ensure that … Continue reading

Why A Security System Is Needed To Protect Your Guests In Your Hotel Or Motel

If you are the owner of a hotel or motel on Long Island, New York City or New Jersey, there are many important aspects of your business that are on your mind daily. How your business is going, if customer service is up to par, are rooms being turned over in a timely fashion, is … Continue reading

The Unique Security Needs Of Your Car Dealership

As an owner of a car dealership, you are dealing with high value inventory that can be damaged or stolen which can have a tremendous negative impact on your business. If you are the owner of a car dealership on Long Island, New York City or New Jersey, there are many important security measures you … Continue reading

How Security Systems Protect Your Bagel Store Business

While there is no shortage of bagel stores across Long Island, New York City and New Jersey, many of them do not have adequate security measures in place to protect their business and employees. Bagel stores typically see high volumes of customers and have quick product turnover making it easy for employees to not ring … Continue reading

How Security Systems Create A Safer Environment for Library Patrons and Employees

Public libraries tend to have an open-door policy, welcoming and encouraging people to patronize their buildings, spend time in them and bring along their families. However, this open environment can make them an easy target for theft and even potentially dangerous or hostile attacks. This is true for libraries all over, and those located on … Continue reading

How To Convert From An Audio Intercom To A Video Intercom In Your NYC Building Using Existing Wire

Do you own an apartment building on Long Island, New York City or New Jersey, and want to upgrade your old apartment building’s audio intercom to a new video intercom system? In many cases Total Security can upgrade your current audio intercom system for a video system using your existing wire. Total Security often uses … Continue reading

How A Security System Can Help Business Owners Create A Safer Environment At Gas Stations

Gas station on Long Island, New York City or New Jersey, have a unique situation compared to many commercial businesses. They are often open late hours, are minimally staffed and see a very high traffic of both cars and foot traffic in their mini-marts. Surveillance and security systems can help monitor for theft, protect employees … Continue reading

How Security Systems Create Safer Liquor Stores

Liquor stores are an easy and often common target for petty theft. Liquor stores are often targeted because they are believed to have large amounts of cash in their registers or safe, have few employees on hand and are open late hours. As potential thieves often “case” a location prior to attempting a robbery, having … Continue reading