The Rescu App in a Hostage Situation

Gloria BirdFamily Safety, Home Safety and Security

burglar silhouette

“If you had a gun to your head…” is a saying we often light-heartedly use to ask family and friends silly ‘would you rather’ questions. But what if having a gun to your head was a real possibility? Do you have the resources to counteract a hostage situation? Imagine yourself sleeping soundly and comfortably, maybe you live alone, or maybe … Read More

Why Cellular Alarm Monitoring is the Most Reliable Form of Communication

Alarm RelayHome Safety and Security, Technology

disc phone and mobile phone

With technology advancing so rapidly, we’re all ditching our landline (or ditched it ages ago!). Most people primarily rely on their cell phone for communication. Why should it be any different when it comes to your alarm system?  Many burglars know they can cut your phone line to disrupt alarm communication. How can you avoid having your alarm monitoring service … Read More

11 Tips to Help During a Winter Power Outage

Alarm RelayFamily Safety, Home Safety and Security

mansard roof snow

Power outages often happen during severe winter storms. Homeowners can be without power for hours or even days, yikes! And, according to Munich Re., winter storms caused an estimated $1 billion in insured losses in just 2016. When temperatures drop and the power is out, this is how you keep your family safe. Never keep a generator in an enclosed … Read More

Use Your Alarm to Save on Home Insurance

Alarm RelayGeneral, Home Safety and Security

happy family near the window

  At Alarm Relay, we believe in maximizing your savings in all aspects of your life, it’s why we offer our alarm service for $8.95/month. According to the FBI, there were 7,919,035 property crimes in 2016 and the victims of these crimes suffered an estimated combined loss of 15.6 billion dollars. Having a home alarm system can save your life … Read More

Tips for Protecting Your Vacation Rental Property

Alarm RelayHome Safety and Security

Tips for Protecting Your Vacation Rental Property

If you have a vacation home that you only stay in during certain times of the year or have a property you rent out to others, it’s important to keep that investment protected, especially while you aren’t there. Using several security features, your home-away-from-home can be safeguarded against theft and damage. You can prepare your home and prepare your guests … Read More

5 Tips for Keeping Your Vacation Home Secure

Alarm RelayHome Safety and Security, Smart Home

keep your vacation home secure

Summer is in full swing, and with summer comes the long-awaited vacation. There are many people who find value in buying their own vacation home so they don’t have to rely on rentals or hotels, and they want a home that’s comfortable to them. If you’re one of these people, you probably worry about the security of your home while … Read More