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Can a Gas Fireplace Cause Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

Published 11/24/2020 by General Security

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in October 2018 and has been revised to reflect industry updates. Carbon monoxide poisoning can severely damage the human nervous and respiratory systems, as well ...

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What Is a Flood Sensor?

Published 11/18/2020 by General Security

Flood sensors provide your home and property with critical protection from leaks and potential flooding sustained from interior or exterior sources, via immediate alerts that can help prevent costly water damage.

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Is Your Carbon Monoxide Detector Beeping?

Published 10/29/2020 by General Security

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in October 2018 and has been revised to reflect industry updates.   Installing a carbon monoxide (CO) detector in commercial and residential buildings is extremely ...

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How Do Contact Sensors Work?

Published 10/22/2020 by General Security

Contact sensors adhere to doors and windows and alert homeowners of intrusions or break-ins. Available in wired or wireless interfaces, they activate when separated from their sensors—triggering everything from alerts ...

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10 Benefits of Smart Home Technology

Published 10/07/2020 by General Security

Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published in January 2019 and has been revised to reflect industry updates. Smart home technology is being utilized more and more within homes, for various reasons. Whether ...

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How to Choose a Front Door Security Camera

Published 09/30/2020 by General Security

Front door cameras operate as your eyes and ears when you can’t be home or at your workplace. Aside from safeguarding and protecting your home, property, and loved ones, they facilitate check-ins with family members, ...

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How to Choose the Best Two-Way Audio Security Camera

Published 09/16/2020 by General Security

Whether you’re home, away, or at your workplace, two-way audio security cameras grant peace of mind—from checking in on elderly loved ones, children, and pets, to alerting users and authorities of unwelcome intruders. ...

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5 Advantages of a Keycard Entry System

Published 09/02/2020 by General Security

Keycard entry systems are instrumental in securing your commercial facility’s employees, inventory, and property. This includes corporate offices, healthcare facilities, retailers, fitness centers, warehouses, and more. 

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General Security Extends Community Outreach During COVID-19 Pandemic

Published 08/20/2020 by General Security

Since its inception more than 30 years ago, General Security has always given back to the community and people it serves.

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How Much Does A Home Security System Cost?

Published 08/13/2020 by General Security

When purchasing a home security system, price and budget will always be top of mind. Deciding whether to add accompanying technologies beyond a basic alarm system is yet another factor. These could include central ...

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