Denalect Alarm Turns 50

Have you heard the word? Denalect is 50 years old this year. In honor of our golden birthday, we want to thank our loyal customers and the community for your support and partnership over the years. THANK YOU. We couldn’t have reached this momentous occasion without you!

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Preventing False Alarms

False alarms – when you or someone else accidentally sets off a security system – can have a serious impact. A noisy nuisance, false alarms may also take police away from real emergencies and life-threatening situations. And multiple false alarms can cost hundreds of dollars in fees, making you or the rest of the household reluctant to use your system. How can you prevent false alarms? See our security tips below.


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What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide

iStock_000009625134SmallIs your home or business equipped with a carbon monoxide (CO) detector? Odorless and colorless, CO is a poisonous gas that’s made whenever fuels, including gas, oil, kerosene, wood or charcoal, are burned. So how do they appear in a home or office? Idling cars, heaters, stoves, fireplaces and furnaces – all put out CO.

Though these fuel-burning appliances and vehicles produce CO, when well-maintained and ...

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How to Test & Maintain Your Alarm System

Spring has arrived in the Bay Area and at Denalect, it’s that time of year when we encourage folks to think about annual security system maintenance. Without routine maintenance, even the best system can fail, exposing you and your family to theft. Whether you prefer to have a technician come out or to do the work yourself, here’s an easy checklist on how to keep everything running smoothly for years to come.

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Tips for Starting a Neighborhood Watch Program

Today we’d like to discuss one of the most effective – and inexpensive – ways to deter crime in any community. This is with a neighborhood watch. Also known as a block watch, town watch, apartment watch, and/or a crime watch, these neighborhood associations look out for each other’s homes, families, businesses and community buildings and alert the police to any suspicious activities or crimes in progress.

A watch can have other benefits too, including revitalizing neighborhoods and making your community ...

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How to Silence a Beeping Alarm System

iStock_000010688331SmallIf you’ve ever tried to stop the shrill, continuous chirping of a security or smoke alarm, then you know there are few things more frustrating to deal with, especially at night.

And since there are a variety of reasons as for why an alarm is beeping – safety risk, power outage, bad batteries, faulty sensors being among them – we’ve put together some general tips and strategies to help you silence it as ...

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Are you a Denalect Fire Alarm Customer Changing Your Phone System? Let Us Know!

With other telephone service providers becoming more popular and affordable, some of our fire alarm customers are switching from standard AT&T land lines to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) systems (such as Vonage) or disconnecting their telephone line and relying solely on a cell phone.

House AlarmHowever, depending on the type of fire alarm installed in your home or business, it may not ...

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Mobile Apps for Home Security Systems 101

Each week at Denalect we answer dozens of customer questions about the latest innovation in home security system technology – mobile apps.

With a home security app on your device, you can arm and disarm your system with just the swipe (or tap) of a finger and keying in of your PIN. But how do these apps work and how they can enhance your system?

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