Four Tips for Preventing False Alarms

According to Annapolis, MD Chief of Police Michael Pristoop, from January to November of 2008, the Police Department responded to 3,566 alarm calls, but only 16 of those generated a founded complaint. During the same period, 390 man-hours were used to respond to false alarm calls, and 331 addresses accounted for more than 2,300 of […]


Will Your Alarm Work if the Power Goes Out?

A home alarm system cannot work without a power supply. It is what gives the system juice. An alarm power supply is basically a source of electrical power that supplies the energy that an alarm system needs to operate and to protect your home. Here at Petitbon Alarm, our systems are powered by your home’s […]


Why Install a Carbon Monoxide Detector

The presence of carbon monoxide (CO) in our homes is dangerous. So, how can you protect your family from carbon monoxide? How do you choose the right CO detector for your home? The first step is to make sure that carbon monoxide never enters your home. The second step is to install at least one […]


Installing Smoke and Heat Detection Systems

When you install a residential alarm system, you should consider including an integrated smoke and heat detection system. According to 2009 data from the National Fire Protection Association, on average, a fire department responds to a fire every 23 seconds in the United States and a residential fire occurs every 84 seconds. Every year in […]


5 Things to Consider When Designing Your Home Theater

The addition of a home theater creates a fun place for family and friends to gather and can add value to your home. There are a wide range of options to choose from when selecting equipment and furnishings for your home theater and these, along with other factors, will have an impact on your budget […]