Panic! Here’s the Attack.

Panic Alarms. Especially after all the crazy shootings, these alarms become more important than ever. They’re not solely for business and there are multiple ways they can be triggered, so it’s imperative that you, as well as your customers, know the process and how it works. As you, the dealers, know… These particular alarms come […]

When Your Customers Need….YOU!

Ok, let’s get real for a moment. Thanks to friendly, helpful operators, the Central Station has become a bit of a catch all. Don’t get us wrong, it actually makes sense. They’re the ones who call on your troubles, power outages, and alarms. They’re usually who your customers call to place accounts on test. In […]

Value In Vacation Notes

We all know that having a security system doesn’t guarantee a home doesn’t get broken into. Especially when the home owners are out of town. We also all know that you, the dealers, try to stress the importance of not announcing on social media or via answering machines or voicemails that they’re not home, and […]

In the Zone (5 Reasons Why Zone Lists Matter)

Zone lists are very important pieces of information to ensure responders are focusing their attention on the right places, and yet it’s amazing how often dispatches discover either no zone lists, or limited lists with very vague descriptions. Here are a few reasons why it’s important. When responding to a fire, panic alarm, or burglary, […]

4 Key Misses With Medical Alarms

  We all know there are the accidental medical alarm triggers. You know, the ones where customers are attempting to clear trouble signals from their alarms and push the triangle button instead, thereby triggering their medical alarms? While those are unfortunate, they’re not the alarms that concern the dispatch team (mostly because those people answer […]

5 Times to Test #SecurityEducation

As dealers, it’s important that your customers keep their equipment in tip-top shape. It helps if they know where to call if and when they need to put their accounts on test and when to do so. Monthly or Quarterly Alarm Test – Encourage your customers to call the central station to place their accounts […]

5 Negative Impacts of Obsolete Keyholder Lists

After a customer signs up for Alarm Service, they assume their part is over and, from an equipment install aspect, they’re mostly right. But there are things, life changes, where their lack of understanding or knowledge could be harmful without a team assist from you, their dealers. One of the biggest ways we can help […]

4 Most Underused & Important Signals

We really appreciate our installers and value their customers and the trust they put in us to keep them safe, along with their businesses. We guard them for Fire, Burglary, Medical, and Panic/Duress, but there are other things that we can monitor to help ensure our customers be safe and confident in our care… Non-Emergency […]

When Burglary Strikes…

When a customer’s home or business burglary alarm goes off, what can you expect of our Central Station Operators to protect your clients and their property? It actually depends on you and your instructions! If there are no special instructions, the steps are easy. Call 2 numbers to verify whether or not it’s an actual […]