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Canadian Leader in Electronic Security. Incorporated in 1988 and headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Reliance Protectron Security Services is one of Canada’s largest security monitoring and installation companies. It employs over 900 qualified professionals who specialize in the selling, installing, servicing and monitoring of electronic security systems for 340,000 residential, commercial,...

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Taking control of your home security

Feb 25, 2013 by Reliance Protectron

Full interactive security systems have arrived You arrive at the airport for your weeklong vacation and your heart drops as you realize in a panic that you forgot to activate your alarm system. Wouldn’t it be ideal if you could arm it from a distance somehow? Maybe someday in the future you sigh.

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Protect your home from the deep freeze

Jan 09, 2013

Extreme temperature, flood sensors offer peace of mind It’s that time of year again where strong winds, snow, ice and extreme cold weather sweeps across the country leaving many Canadians scurrying for the protection and comfort of their warm cozy homes. What many homeowners are now realizing is that it’s also crucial to protect their homes from nature’s elements and the potential problems caused by winters’ deep freeze.

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Securing Sliding Glass Doors

Feb 14, 2008 by Your Home Security

Check your sliding glass door to see if it has an actual lock on it. Sliding glass doors usually do not have locks on them, only latches. These latches are usually made from soft aluminum or cast metal, and quite often become worn or out of adjustment. Because of their location (usually at the rear of the home) and the many inadequate latching mechanisms on the market, sliding glass doors usually offer little resistance against physical attack. This, combined with the wear …

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What Type of Safe Will Fit Your Needs?

Sep 18, 2012 by Gun Safe Pros

A safe is by far one of the most important purchases you will ever make. That being said, if you have already started comparison shopping, you have probably found yourself overwhelmed at the variety that is available. If you are like most others, you likely were not expecting to make so many decisions. If you are just now starting the shopping process, you will want to have a clear-cut idea of what your needs are before you start browsing. Contrary to what you may think, all safes are not the same.

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Wants Outweighing Security Needs

Feb 14, 2008 by Your Home Security

Good security should be an essential factor when purchasing your new home. Buying decisions are quite often made based on the size of a kitchen or bathroom, with little consideration given to the importance of a good home security package. As a security consultant, it’s hard for me to comprehend that homebuyers are more interested in crown mouldings than a practical home security system. Priorities need to be reassessed by new home purchasers to keep them and their …

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Before Buying A Safe, Decide On A Lock

Jul 16, 2012 by Gun Safe Pros

Every home or workplace should have a safe. At home, important documents such as titles or deeds; birth certificates; social security cards; and even handguns should be kept locked up in a fireproof safe. At work, money, documents and spare keys are often kept in a safe. But there are many types of safes with varying locking mechanisms. So, how can a person choose what type of safe lock is best?

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Every Gun Should Be Kept In A Gun Safe

Jul 03, 2012 by Gun Safe Pros

Gun ownership may be a passion or a profession, but in either case, it is a loaded area as safety concerns surround every aspect of owning a firearm. Whether you own a gun because you're a law enforcement official, military personnel, hunter, or gun enthusiast, that piece of property must cared for in order for it to work properly. Many owners of firearms clean their weapons, taking them apart with care and gently putting them back together. But when it comes time to stow the firearm, not everyone is putting their guns in a gun safe. Not only is this a huge lapse in judgment, but it can be a deadly decision.

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Wall Safes – This May Be What You Need

Jun 04, 2012 by Gun Safe Pros

Many people think of wall safes and immediately imagine a palace or castle, like they have seen in the movies. They are always tucked away behind a fine piece of art and filled to the rim with money, guns and expensive jewels. While the description may be correct, you certainly do not have to be a millionaire to have one. In fact, you do not even need to store items of monetary value in them.

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Top 5 Types of Safes to Protect You and Your Valuables

Apr 27, 2012 by Gun Safe Pros

A safe is one of the single most important things that you can have in your home or business. Some people assume that they don’t need a safe because they don’t keep a lot of money around the house or have expensive jewelry, but everyone has something of value. Valuable items are not necessarily expensive, they can be things that have sentimental value, and that you would miss if you were a victim of disaster. Here at Gun Safe Pros, we offer a wide range of products to suit the needs and budget of anyone.

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Home safety checklist for cottage goers

Mar 05, 2012 by Reliance Protectron

When you're going away on your annual cottage vacation you want to rest - and rest easy too. You want peace of mind that your home is as safe as it can be from burglary or other damage.

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Is your home at risk for floods?

Jun 03, 2011 by Reliance Protectron

Security systems protect against burglary, fire and floods, too. Over the years most homeowners can expect to experience at least one form of water damage to their home. It could be their washing machine hose that splits, their pipes that freeze and burst, the dishwasher that leaks, toilet that overflows, or water heater that fails.

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Don't let a break-in ruin your summer vacation

Jun 02, 2011 by Reliance Protectron

By far, the most common threat to our home while we are away on summer holidays is burglary. Burglary, by definition, is a non-confrontational crime but being victimized can leave a family feeling vulnerable and violated.

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Beware of the "silent killer" in your home

May 31, 2011 by Reliance Protectron

You can’t see it smell it or taste it. It may be lurking in your home and, if not guarded against, can kill you and your loved ones while you sleep. Known as the “silent killer” carbon monoxide takes the life of hundreds of North Americans every year. It is actually the leading cause of fatal poisonings in North America.

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Quiz: How Secure is Your Home?

Mar 18, 2010 by Today's Parent

Do you wonder whether your property has what it takes to thwart a break-in – or if it’s a burglar’s best friend? Take our quiz to find out

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