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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

Security Tips When You’re Away For Holiday Travel

If you’re planning to travel this holiday season, as many people are, there are some important safety precautions you should take in regards to your home. Whether you’ll be gone for a night or a few days, these are good practices to maintain anytime you are going to be out of town or away from … Continue reading

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