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How Much Does The Monitoring Center Really Cost?

You may hear a radio commercial for The Monitoring Center on the radio and are tempted to get a home alarm system from them. They talk about their $9.99/month pricing in every ad, which sounds like a great deal. The truth is that the costs, both upfront and ongoing,...

How Does Smart Home Technology Help Realtors?

Smart home technology is the newest thing in home security, allowing the homeowner to control various parts of their home through their smartphone or tablet. Things like opening door locks, control a thermostat and adjusting lights can all be done through smart home...

Think Protection CEO Joel Matlin On BNN

On Tuesday, June 2nd Joel Matlin, Think Protection CEO, was on BNN discussing the launch of the company and the future of home security. Joel talked about how a Think Protection home security systems are affordable and only $12.99/month for monitoring - far lower than...

Don’t Trust Rogers Smart Home Monitoring Commercials

If you live in Canada then there's a good chance you've seen Rogers Smart Home Monitoring television commercials. These commercials show the Rogers Smart Home Monitoring system, with their touchscreen keypad and video cameras, along with certain home automation...

Toronto Police Begin Using Bodycams

Starting Monday, May 18th, 2015, a small test group of Toronto Police will begin using bodycams. These small cameras will be situated on the police officers and will be turned on throughout the day, whenever the police officer is in contact with a civilian. Cameras...

What’s Better: Owning Or Leasing Your Home Alarm System?

You're thinking of getting a home alarm system. You've looked at various companies and compared the systems and the different kind of monitoring. You're close to making your decision, but one question needs to be answered: is it better to own or lease your home alarm...

Two Wanted In Break & Enter, Police Chase In Burlington

Two criminals are being sought in a break-in and police chase that happened in Burlington, Ontario. Halton Police are looking for a man and woman who are responsible for this Toronto crime. The couple broke into a home, where they were confronted by the homeowner. The...

Who Is Grand Alarms And What Do They Offer?

Grand Alarms is a home company based in Toronto, Ontario that services the Southern Ontario area. This Toronto home alarm company has been in business for over 10 years. Grand Alarms offers a traditional home alarm offering, installed by their company with prices...

Pet Safety: How Can I Protect My Pets?

If you have pets in your home, they become a part of your family.  Whether you have a large dog, a small cat or a drove of potbellied pigs in your home, pet safety is key and you want to make sure that they stay as safe as every other member of your family. ...

AlarmForce: 3rd CEO In 2 Years – Security Systems News

A new article was posted in Security Systems News, focusing on AlarmForce bringing in their new CEO, Graham Badun. According to the article, Badun was hired as a result of an executive search and takes over from departing CEO, Anthony Pizzonia. Badun says how the...

Is A Home Alarm Lawn Sign Important?

You just signed up for an alarm system. You're excited since you know your home now has an extra level of protection. You have video, cellular backup, and home automation, you're fully protected, right? You've decided though against putting up a lawn sign in front of...

AlarmForce Announces New CEO, Pizzonia Steps Down

Anthony Pizzonia, former President and CEO of AlarmForce, has stepped down from his position. New AlarmForce President and CEO Graham Badun, steps in as of today, Monday, May 4th, 2015. Anthony Pizzonia was at AlarmForce for 23 years. In the 2013 AlarmForce annual...

What’s Better: Monitored Or Self-Monitored Alarm?

You're thinking about getting a home alarm system. You've looked at a few options and are wondering to yourself what kind should you get: one that comes with professional monitoring or a self-monitored system, where only you and a select contact list are notified if...

AlarmForce Service Falls Short Edmonton Couple Says

A new article done by Edmonton CBC News focuses on an Edmonton couple that claims AlarmForce didn't live up to the service it supposedly offered through their marketing efforts. The couple claims the response to their alarm was subpar and because of unfulfilled...

4 Ways To Burglar-Proof Your Car

The Toronto Star recently published an article focused on a string of recent car thefts around the city of Toronto. High-end cars like Lexus and Mercedes are being targeted throughout the city. While you can never 100% protect yourself from theft, there are certain...