Why the Best Home Security is About More Than Just “Deals”

When you’re looking for a home security provider, price is a huge variable. There is a wide range for both installation and monthly monitoring. And if you already have home security, one of the factors that might convince you to change providers or drop the service is the monthly cost. While price is important, it isn’t the most important part of choosing and keeping a … Continue reading Why the Best Home Security is About More Than Just “Deals”

Guardian’s Monitoring Center Awarded Five Diamond Certification

The Monitoring Association (TMA) has announced that Guardian Protection Services’ Tempe, Arizona 24-hour monitoring center has obtained the prestigious “TMA Five Diamond Monitoring Center” designation. This is the second Five Diamond designation for Guardian. Its Warrendale, Pennsylvania monitoring center also holds the designation. Five Diamond is granted annually to monitoring centers that satisfy all requirements of the “five points of excellence”. These are related to … Continue reading Guardian’s Monitoring Center Awarded Five Diamond Certification

What To Do If You Get A Weather Alert on Your Keypad

Did you know that your security system keypad might have a weather alert feature? Just like you probably are notified of extreme weather on your smartphone, your security keypad may also offer you a similar notification. If it has this feature built-in, your keypad will emit a tone denoting that the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe weather warning in your area.  Becoming … Continue reading What To Do If You Get A Weather Alert on Your Keypad

Boost Your Home’s Security for the Holidays

During the holiday season there may be  areas of vulnerability in your home security. This is due to the likelihood that  you  have extra items in your house such as gifts and decorations and, like many families, you may spend part or all of the holiday season travelling. These combine to deliver new opportunities to potential burglars. Because these new opportunities  don’t exist all year … Continue reading Boost Your Home’s Security for the Holidays

Guardian’s Central Station Goes The Extra Mile

We talk a lot about our award-winning monitoring center, and there’s a reason why. At the heart of Guardian, is our ability to respond quickly in an emergency and notify authorities when necessary. Guardian takes that responsibility very seriously. You can see how much we focus on our monitoring center in our industry certifications. We are U.L. Certified which means that our facility has been … Continue reading Guardian’s Central Station Goes The Extra Mile

Guardian Files: A Storm Is Coming

Everyone in the house was sleeping soundly in Ciegi’s home, unaware that a storm was coming. But it wasn’t any old storm. It was a tornado travelling with 100+ mph winds and it was within 20 miles of their home. Ciegi’s family was awakened in plenty of time to move to the basement and improve their safety. But they weren’t alerted to this tornado in … Continue reading Guardian Files: A Storm Is Coming

Guardian Files: Heart Attack At Home

Natalie was just resting on the couch. Though she had a heart blockage and other health issues, she never expected to experience the most debilitating pain she’d ever felt. She couldn’t breathe or comprehend what was happening. It was a heart attack. Before attempting to call 911, she pressed her medical pendant. As she tried to talk to the 911 dispatcher through her suffering, the … Continue reading Guardian Files: Heart Attack At Home

Guardian Files: Fire When Home Alone

Imagine that your 14 year old daughter is home alone. She’s busily doing other stuff and is pretty oblivious to what else is happening in the house. Usually, that’s ok, but today the house was on fire. She didn’t have a clue. By the time the fire trucks arrived on scene, the whole side of the house was on fire! Luckily, Virgil’s daughter had gotten … Continue reading Guardian Files: Fire When Home Alone

Guardian Files: Burglar at the Door

It was getting late one night, a little after 11 p.m. and though all was quiet in the house, Marian’s dog was acting up. Though she was ready for bed, she decided to look out the window. She never expected what would happen next. There was a man’s face in the window looking at her! She was frozen in fear not knowing who this man … Continue reading Guardian Files: Burglar at the Door