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Understanding CCTV Components: The 4 Parts Every System Requires

Published 03/30/2020 by General Security

Installing any closed-circuit television (CCTV) security system requires four basic components: cameras, a recording system, a monitor, and video management software. A variety of supporting equipment is also necessary ...

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Security Camera Apps: A Guide To Popular Professional & DIY Solutions

Published 03/23/2020 by General Security

Security cameras help safeguard your loved ones, home, office, and property from intruders. Associated mobile apps provide 24/7 monitoring, with real-time updates and access to a wide range of features. These include:  ...

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A Message to our Valued General Security Customers on COVID-19

Published 03/17/2020 by General Security

General Security is actively and continuously monitoring the COVID‐19 Coronavirus outbreak, in line with local and national authorities and public health advice, along with WHO (World Health Organization) and CDC ...

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Can My Security System Be Hacked?

Published 03/04/2020 by General Security

Whether you currently own a home security system, or have decided to add one, your goal is safeguarding property and loved ones with the most advanced technology.  With this, however, comes increased risks for hacking ...

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General Security Named Best Smart Home Company on Long Island

Published 02/03/2020 by General Security

General Security, a nationally recognized security provider specializing in the design, installation and service of cutting-edge, state-of-the-art security systems for residential and commercial clientele, was named ...

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Can a Gas Fireplace Cause Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

Published 01/27/2020 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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Wired vs. Wireless Security Cameras: Pros & Cons

Published 12/27/2019 by General Security

Wired and wireless security cameras are designed to protect your property and loved ones, and each type possesses distinct characteristics better suited for specific environments and users than others. Examining both ...

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Bullet vs. Dome Cameras: Weighing the Benefits for Your Home & Office

Published 12/02/2019 by General Security

Security cameras provide surveillance, peace of mind, and protection for your home, business, and loved ones.  

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Purchasing Alarm Monitoring for an Existing Security System

Published 11/11/2019 by General Security

Whether you’re inheriting an alarm unit or you're unhappy with your current service, you should have no problem purchasing alarm monitoring for an existing security system.

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Do Smart Thermostats Save Money?

Published 10/23/2019 by General Security

Smart thermostats are becoming increasingly popular among tech enthusiasts and homeowners alike seeking to upgrade their homes and control its climate from their phones. These are often touted as money-savers as well, ...

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