Security Articles

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How do I operate my new security system?
The technicians have left and you’re left standing looking at an unfamiliar keypad.  Now, you have a million questions you couldn’t think to ask when the technicians were installing your system. Did they leave the instruction manual? How do I arm my alarm to leave for work in the morning?  I am […]

A salesman is using door knocking security sales tactics to pressure a lady in to singing a long-term contract.

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 […]


Fire Prevention Week: How to Make a Fire Escape Plan

October 8th – 14th 2017 is Fire Prevention Week
In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy.
That’s why this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” is so important. It reinforces why everyone needs to have […]


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 […]

A person using a lock pick to breach someones home security lock.

Video: Home Security Tips

Tyler Grey (former Army Delta Operator) has started a new series called Greyman. In this series you’ll gain new knowledge, new tools, and new skills to be able to better protect yourself, your family and your friends.  In this first episode Tyler hooks up with a professional in lock picking and other physical security areas. They expose the vulnerabilities […]

A salesman is using door knocking security sales tactics to pressure a lady in to singing a long-term contract.

Door Knocking Security Sales High Pressure Tactics

It’s that time of year again. The time of the year when salesmen walk the streets and pressure people into buying home security systems using door knocking security sales tactics.
The Federal Trade Commission recently issued a harsh report on “unscrupulous door-to-door sales agents”. The report accused these sales agents of “high-pressure/deceptive sales tactics to get potential customers to buy […]

Burglars are good at finding your spare key. Don't make it easy for them!

Spare Key Best (And Worst) Hiding Places

It’s convenient to keep a spare key in case you lose your regular keys. But is your spare key hiding place too convenient? Convenient enough for a burglar to easily find it?
Please don’t sacrifice security for convenience!
The last thing you want is a burglar to find the spare and have an easy entryway into your home.. Especially if you […]

4 out of 5 burglars use social media to plan their burglaries. Don't make these security mistakes.

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 […]

There are many reasons to get a security system. Here are the top 10.

Top 10 Reasons to Get a Security System

Installing a home security system can be costly, but not installing one could cost you even more. Below we will take a look at the top ten reasons to install a home security system or upgrade your existing system.

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A burglar in a mask using a flashlight and lock pick to compromise a homes security.

5 Ways to Enhance Home Security

Home Security is something that some people don’t put much thought into. Thousands of burglaries occur every day in the United States. The majority of people think the majority of home burglaries occur during the night. Most of you would probably agree, right? Well you would be wrong! Most burglaries occur between the times of 10 am and 3 pm. […]