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Important Fire Safety Tips That You Should Know

Fire Prevention Canada reports that despite the fact that fewer fire losses are reported in Canada, on average eight Canadians die as a result of fire every week1. Read these tips to find out how you can protect yourself from such a tragedy. The following are fire safety tips we have put together...

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6 fire safety tips to protect your precious pets

When fire strikes, our furry friends are also at risk… of smoke inhalation, injury, even death. With just a little preparation you can help keep these important members of your family safe, too. Here are our 6 top pet fire safety tips. 1) Use collars Always keep collars on your pets. In case of...

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Fire monitoring helped save these pets’ lives

It was midday on New Year’s Eve in Flemington, New Jersey when a fire broke out in the home of John and Kathy Suchorsky who were away. Trapped inside were their three beloved pets; Riley, a golden retriever along with two cats; Cleo and Romeo. As the fire raged, a signal from the home’s security sys...

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Best employees going on vacation this summer?

When your best employees go on vacation, temporary employees are often brought on board to fill the gap. This can result in new security concerns. If your new hires don't know the location, function and procedures of your security system, they could trigger false alarms and incur fines for your co...

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Is your home flood proof?

Over the years most homeowners can expect to experience at least one form of water damage to their home. It could be the washing machine hose that splits, pipes that freeze and burst, the dishwasher that leaks, a toilet that overflows, or a water heater that fails. Any one of these events can lead...

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Security system checklist

Winter is finally coming to a close. As you get ready to open your doors and windows to welcome in the fresh air, it’s only natural your thoughts turn to spring cleaning and home maintenance. This is also the perfect time to think about sprucing up your home security. #1. Stickers It’s a fact th...

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Home fire escape plan

Every year in Canada, firefighters battle more than 50,000 residential fires1. As they put their lives at risk to save yours, you can also do your part by following a personal fire escape plan. When a fire starts in your home, there’s no time to waste - you need to get your family out, calmly and e...

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Fire monitoring for your business

Our business is to help keep you safe! Every year numerous fires in the workplace cause injury and property loss, leaving business owners devastated. If a fire should break out in your place of business, would you have a plan? Are you doing everything you can to help reduce the risk of fire and kee...

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Avoid carbon monoxide poisoning in your business

Learn more about this silent killer to help keep your employees and customers safe! A tragic winter story in Canada1… An employee of an architect firm, working on a Sunday, collapses and is taken to the hospital. He later dies from what appears to be a heart attack. When officials return to the p...

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Defend your business

No business is immune from the threat of theft. But ADT can help you keep thieves out! You work hard and invest in your business. Don't let break-ins, robbery, vandalism and retail theft steal what's yours. These helpful hints and strategic tips are the best line of burglary defense… Light up th...

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