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Leveraging Video Surveillance to Reduce Workplace Violence in New York

By Wayne Wahrsager | August 16, 2022
Leveraging Video Surveillance to Reduce Workplace Violence in New York

In one of New York’s most prominent public health systems, many staff members are on high alert about workplace violence. Furthermore, healthcare is not the only sector where workplace violence is occurring in New York. Here’s more information on recently reported incidents of workplace violence, and how video surveillance can be leveraged to mitigate this problem. 

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Environmental Monitoring for Summer Weather Extremes

By Wayne Wahrsager | August 2, 2022

Summer is historically a time of weather extremes in New York — from the notorious power outages of 2010, to  Hurricane Sandy in 2012, to the Long Island storm delivering more than 12 inches of rain in 2014. These events can cause untold damage to business, which is probably why more property owners file insurance claims for damage caused by temperature extremes than damage caused by burglary and fire. 

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Home Security Tips for Vacation Season

By Wayne Wahrsager | July 19, 2022

With summer travel in full swing, it’s time to revisit the home security steps you can take to keep your property protected while you’re away. You can align vacation season with your home security goals no matter where your family is headed this summer. Here are some ways to do that. 

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Commercial Fire Safety in New York

By Wayne Wahrsager | June 28, 2022
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Fire safety should be a prime concern for New York business owners, from those with sprawling properties far outside the city to high rise building owners in Manhattan. If you’re one of those business owners, Commercial Fire & Security has commercial fire safety solutions for you. 

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Video Surveillance to Reduce Loitering in Long Island

By Wayne Wahrsager | June 22, 2022

Loitering is a reality in all parts of New York, including the four counties that make up Long Island. While the legal definition of loitering in New York may not apply to the loitering-like incidents that Long Island business owners endure on a regular basis, there are still ways to discourage these activities. By having cameras monitoring the premises, you can fight loitering-like behaviors on your property before they begin to cost you business — or, before they lead to violent crime. 

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3 Lessons on the Value of Video Surveillance

By Wayne Wahrsager | June 1, 2022
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The current crime wave sweeping New York City has taught business owners many lessons. One of the most critical is this: Don’t be caught without cameras installed, both inside and out. In addition, the crime epidemic has shed light on the value of video surveillance with these important lessons. 

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Better Business Security Systems Needed this Summer

By Wayne Wahrsager | May 31, 2022
Better business security

Law enforcement departments are already predicting another violent crime wave for summer 2022. To get prepared, New York establishments are encouraged to have high quality business security systems this summer. Here are the rising crimes that retailers, wholesalers, restaurants and other types of businesses need protection from — and how our business security systems may…

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Investing Your Tax Refund in Home Security

By Wayne Wahrsager | April 26, 2022

Reportedly, the average tax refund in 2022 is $3,226. When you consider how much can be accomplished with more than $3,000, it’s no wonder the month of April marks the kickoff of home improvement season every year. Whether it’s a small kitchen remodel or a backyard deck, your tax refund can go a long way if it’s near that $3,000 mark. 

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New Home, New Alarm System for New York Residents

By Wayne Wahrsager | March 31, 2022

Some of our services areas are among the most popular destinations for New York City residents who move out of the city. They include Nassau County, Suffolk County and the Hudson Valley, all of which are popular moving destinations for New Yorkers, according to a report in the Daily Voice. All things considered, these homeowners will need new alarm systems for their recently purchased properties. Here’s why interstate movers throughout New York can trust us to do the job of installing, integrating and monitoring them. 

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More Features in a Smart Home Automation Thermostat

By Wayne Wahrsager | March 14, 2022

Coming home to a dry, comfortable house is the reward you get for braving the weather all day in the middle of the rainy spring season. Rather than leaving the house cold all day, adjusting the thermostat when you get home, then waiting up to an hour for the house to reach a comfortable temperature, you can do things a smarter way. The device that provides the way is a smart thermostat, part of our home automation systems. 

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