Is your smoke detector being monitored?

The only way an unmonitored smoke detector will notify you of a fire is by loud, audible beeping. This works perfectly, if you happen to be on the property as the fire ignites. An unmonitored smoke detector does not notify the local fire department. Meaning that if a fire breaks out, the smoke detector is practically useless. By the time the neighbors see smoke coming from your home, it may be too late to salvage your valuables.

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Welcome Summer with these Home Safety Tips!

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Going on vacation this summer? Keep these helpful tips in mind while away from home during your summer trip!

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Reduce the appearance of an unoccupied home: If you’re going away for summer vacation, make sure your home looks occupied and keep your home well-lit to give the illusion of an occupied home – installed porch lights or motion detection lights help discourage burglars from approaching your home. Home automation services can also help make your home look occupied. With home automation, customers can set their home’s lights to turn on/off throughout the day, making it seem like someone is home!
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6 Ways an Interactive Security System Can Help

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A security system is an important way to keep a building safe. But with many different options, an interactive security system may be more appropriate for you. Here are 5 reasons why having an interactive security system can be useful:

  1.  Email/text notification can be sent to you for events such as: system arming/disarming, low battery, power outage, and system alarm events. This feature allows for almost immediate notification in addition to the normal voice calls by a monitoring station.
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Holiday Safety

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Here at PVS, we care about the safety of our customers first and foremost!

Below are useful tips on keeping it safe this holiday season:

  • Going on vacation for the holidays?

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