Remember: Test Your Alarm System Monthly!

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Why test your alarm system?

Your alarm system can keep you safe from potential invaders. However, an alarm system is useless if it malfunctions. It’s important to test both your fire and burglar system consistently to ensure proper function. Here at PVS, we recommend that you test your alarm system(s) monthly. You should check to see if your system is communicating with the monitoring station.

Here’s how to test your alarm system:

Call your alarm company and tell them you will be testing the system for signals. This way, they know to disregard any signals received and don’t dispatch police. Here are the steps we guide our our customers through when testing an alarm system: (more…)

Early Detection for Fire and Water Damage – Fire Detection

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Fire detection is key part of a facility fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke will follow fast. Working fire detection with smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly.

Flooding happens. Whether through natural causes or faulty equipment, the result is often heartache and headache. Mold will start to form after 24 hours, and months of cleanup, financial burden, and negotiations with insurance companies will follow. Fortunately, PVS has implemented products to protect your facilities, and peace of mind. (more…)