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Elderly Residents and Fire Hazards

Many of us worry about our parents, grandparents, and loved ones who continue to live on their own as they age. There are many hazards associated with elderly people living independently. One of the biggest hazards is fire. Older folks are more likely to unintentionally cause fires or create fire hazards in the kitchen and […]

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Keeping Your Children Safe

You purchase a security system to keep your family safe when you sleep at night and your home protected while you’re away, but what about when the kids are home alone? Your security system can help keep them safe during the day also. Of course, these options don’t replace proper childcare, but it is very […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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