Video Verification for Your Alarm System in Washington State

Video Verification for Your Alarm System in Washington State

An alarm system may be the cornerstone of your security strategy, but there’s one more thing it needs to be as effective as possible: video verification, which can be added to an existing alarm system so that live video will be sent to our monitoring center in real time when your alarm signal is activated. Here are the ways adding video verification to your security can maximize the effectiveness of your alarm system. 

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Preventing Business Theft & Vandalism at Halloween

Preventing Business Theft & Vandalism at Halloween

Every year, insurance companies see an increase in claims in the days following Halloween, due to the theft and vandalism that tends to happen around the holiday. Travelers Insurance notes a 68% increase in vandalism claims around Halloween compared to all other days of the year. They also note a Halloween uptick in crimes like theft (8%) and mysterious disappearance of items (5%). Here are some ways you can minimize your Halloween related risks as a business owner. 

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Video Surveillance to Protect Pacific Northwest Retailers from Slip and Fall Fraud

Slip and fall liability claims are nothing new, but data from the National Insurance Crime Bureau shows there is an increase in potentially fraudulent slip and fall claims since the onset of the pandemic. Now more than ever, quality video surveillance can help protect Pacific Northwest businesses from suspicious slip and fall claims. Here’s what you need to know, and how proper video surveillance coverage can protect retailers. 

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Fire Alarm Inspections in Washington State

Fire Alarm Inspections in Washington State

The requirements for fire alarm inspections in Washington State are strict for both commercial and government buildings. Fortunately, staying in compliance and up to code is easy with Guardian Security as your trusted resource. We’re more than an alarm monitoring provider; we’re also certified for fire alarm and building inspections per NFPA Standard 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code. 

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Bellingham Branch Manager Gives Home Security How-to Tips on Local Radio

Home Security How-to Tips

With the increase of home break-ins and property crimes nationally and locally, homeowners have a variety of specific home security concerns right now. To address some of the most pressing issues on their minds, our Bellingham branch operations manager, Konrad Kocsis, stopped by the Whatcom Report program on KGMI News with host Mary Kay Robinson. Here are some of the topics they discussed.

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A Guide to Washington Wildfire Season

Last year’s wildfire season in Washington state began early in March, and it was a devastating one. By this time last year, 630 wildfires had already happened in the state. By the time the 2021 season ended in October, there were 1,900 fires in Washington that had burned 674,249 acres. 

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Business Security Technology for Your Busy Season

Throughout the Pacific Northwest, the pleasant weather gives way to a busy season where tourists and locals flood businesses with their patronage. It’s a profitable time, but it’s also a time of heightened security concerns. If you operate a business that benefits from an influx of customers in the summer, Guardian Security has you covered. Here’s what we encourage businesses to leverage during the busy summer season. 

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