Safety Articles

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Be Aware of Door-To-Door Security Sales Scams

This summer, thousands of door-to-door security salesmen will prey on neighborhoods across America. Their goal is to earn their commission by getting you to sign a long-term contract using door-to-door sales tactics. They try to get you to switch to another home security provider, often through sales scams that may leave you stuck with unexpected expenses or a long-term contract.Notice...

Home Fires

In just 2 minutes, home fires can become life-threatening. In 5 minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames.Fire is FAST! In less than 30 seconds a small flame can turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes for the thick black smoke to fill a house or for it to be engulfed in flames. Fire is HOT! Heat...

Keep Your Security Information Up to Date

As always, we at Simpson Security value your safety and will do whatever it takes to help you protect what matters most. We need our customers to understand how vital it is to update their Residential and Commercial accounts.  Knowing that your Central Monitoring Station has all of the correct information in the event of an emergency can help...

How to Avoid Door-to-Door Scams

This summer, thousands of ‘doorknockers’ will prey on neighborhoods across America. Their goal is to trick you by using a door-to-door scam tactic. They try to get you to switch to another home security provider, often through deceptive practices that may leave you stuck with unexpected expenses or contract. We’ve found this adorable castle-themed guide in order to help you stay...

4th of July Safety Tips

The 4th of July has always been a very exciting time of year.  Not only do we get to celebrate the birth of our great nation, we also get to purchase and use fireworks. We also get to enjoy exciting firework displays and not to mention all of the wonderful BBQ parties. Check out our previous article on BBQ...

Barbecue Safety Tips

It’s that time of year again, when people get their barbecue equipment out of storage and get to grilling.   Finally it is warm enough to polish the patio furniture or purchase a new set and invite the Cooley’s over who just moved into the neighborhood.  We at Simpson Security want you to be safe and knowledgeable so the end...

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Although Christmas tree fires are not common, they are more likely to be very serious when they occur. Follow these Christmas tree safety tips to make sure your holidays stay merry. Picking a TreeChoose a tree with fresh green needles that do not fall of when touched.Placing the TreeBefore placing the tree in the stand, cut 2" form the...

Halloween Safety Tips and Tricks

Halloween safety isn't something people put a lot of thought into but its pretty important. If you the place you trick or treat is anything like my parents neighborhood, there are kids running around everywhere, cars lined up and down the street, and even people on four wheelers and side by sides. It can get crazy at times so...

15 Security Mistakes Most People Make

Mistakes. We all make them, right? Some mistakes like, overcooking dinner, forgetting to set your alarm clock, aren’t a big deal in the grand scheme of things. But home security mistakes are another story. Burglaries are more common than you think.One burglary happens every 15 seconds in this country, and a shocking 30 percent of burglaries don’t require the...