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Tech Tip: Cat5e & Cat6 installation

“Category-5 enhanced” cable (or Cat5e) and cat6 are types of “Unshielded Twisted Pair” (or UTP) wire. In other words, there are 4 pairs or twisted wires. The magic of UTP is that the twists have noise immunity.   If you think about it, an antenna on your car or the...

Happy Halloween!

  Although Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights for kids all year, it is important to think about safety. We know your family’s safety is your primary concern. With that said it is also our main concern. Did you know that twice as many pedestrian...

Safety Tip: Doorbell

Fix your doorbell If your doorbell or buzzer is broken, how can you hear a thief posing as a solicitor at your door? What if you are upstairs or in the basement? Yes some burglars ring doorbells to see if anyone is home. Thieves, especially desperate ones who are...

Safety Tips: Trash

They pick trash… It might seem extreme but yes, potential burglars DO pick trough your trash. It might seem convenient, but taking your trash out the night before trash day gives the bad guys time to see what you bought last week. People love to flaunt what they...

Safety Tip: Home Automation Part 2

Last week we talked about how having light timers as part of your home automation can deter thieves. This week we take home automation one step forward and have some further suggestions for you. The same kind of timers you use on lights can also be used to turn radios...
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