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At Mesa Alarm Systems, we take pride in providing unparalleled security solutions for families and businesses owners, but we also strive to offer a wealth of security information to further protect your loved ones. Our blog does just that by showcasing a wide variety of interesting topics and discussions that are relevant to you and your family’s life.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Different Types of Security Cameras

As our world has become increasingly interconnected with the watchful gaze of technology, security cameras have become an integral part of our lives. They offer us peace of mind by letting us know our belongings and loved ones are safe and protected. With a wide range of options available, understanding the different types of security … Continue reading “A Comprehensive Guide to Different Types of Security Cameras”

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How Long Do Security Cameras Keep Footage?

Security cameras have become an integral part of our modern lives. Whether by protecting our homes, businesses, or public spaces, these surveillance systems provide valuable information and evidence for investigations. However, have you ever asked yourself, how long do security cameras keep footage? Understanding the footage retention periods for these cameras is essential for those … Continue reading “How Long Do Security Cameras Keep Footage?”

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How Cash Register Cameras Revolutionize Store Security

Store security stands as a paramount concern for businesses. Protecting assets and combating theft and fraud are constant challenges. The emergence of cash register cameras has sparked a revolution in-store security. Deterring criminal activities, promoting accountability, and providing valuable insights into store operations, this new type of security camera has become a game-changer in the … Continue reading “How Cash Register Cameras Revolutionize Store Security”

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How Often to Replace Fire Alarms

A functioning fire alarm system is essential to home safety, but they’re often overlooked. The National Fire Protection Association reported that nearly half of all house fire-related deaths could have been prevented if the smoke detectors in the homes affected had been functioning properly or installed correctly. Having a working smoke detector is also a … Continue reading “How Often to Replace Fire Alarms”

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Where to Place Security Cameras in a Business

Security cameras have become a crucial tool for businesses of all sizes, helping to protect people, property, and assets. But with so many different types of cameras available, it takes time to determine the proper placement strategy.  But where should security cameras be placed in a business? As security experts who have worked in the … Continue reading “Where to Place Security Cameras in a Business”

Does Leaving Outside Lights On Really Deter Burglars

Does Leaving Outside Lights On Really Deter Burglars?

Have you had a worried parent, friend, or neighbor tell you to turn on your porch lights? It’s a fairly common home security tip that is passed around, but you may be wondering if leaving the outside lights on deters burglars.  The truth is that it helps a small portion of potential burglaries, but overall, … Continue reading “Does Leaving Outside Lights On Really Deter Burglars?”

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How to Select Security Cameras

Home is where you should feel safest, and security cameras are a valuable addition to protect your loved ones. Similarly, a business is a big investment, and you need to protect your livelihood, employees, and customers. However, there are so many options to choose from, and finding out where to get started can quickly get … Continue reading “How to Select Security Cameras”

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What to Do with Your Old Security System

One of the many things property owners must take care of regularly is their security system, ensuring it is functioning properly and being updated as needed. If you’re wondering how often you should update your system, there is no particular right or wrong answer. What you should do with your system will depend on what … Continue reading “What to Do with Your Old Security System”

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How to Maximize Home Invasion Prevention Products

Forbes gathered some surprising information about home burglaries—over one million burglaries occur in the U.S. every year; 75% of homeowners don’t have a home security system installed, and 51% of home burglaries are repeated within six weeks. Protecting your home is all about taking precautions and using the resources you have available.  Mesa Alarms Systems … Continue reading “How to Maximize Home Invasion Prevention Products”

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Are Fire Alarms and Smoke Alarms the Same?

Fire alarm and smoke alarm systems are valuable equipment to protect your property, and most importantly, many people often ask, “Are fire alarms and smoke alarms the same?”  This is a common question for those determining the best protective measures for their home or business. While both alarm systems function to alert occupants to danger, … Continue reading “Are Fire Alarms and Smoke Alarms the Same?”