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...

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...

Why Alarm Monitoring is Important

Each year, more than 2.5 million home intrusions are reported in the United States, making us the leader in the world in burglary occurrences. That is about four break-ins every minute. This startling statistic proves that just having a home alarm system is not enough. Having alarm monitoring by a professional company is your first line of defense against intruders.Anybody...

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...

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...

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.Protect Your Home and Family from Intruders Protect Your Home and Family from Fires Protect Your Family from Carbon Monoxide...

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....

Burglar Myths You Need To Know

Don’t believe these 4 burglar myths.Otherwise, you’ll underestimate how clever burglars can be and misunderstand how they actually work... Burglar Myth 1: Burglars are all impulsive and stupid "Most burglars are like the bumbling duo from Home Alone. A simple fake security camera could fool them."Actually...The reality: Many burglars skillfully analyze a home before striking.According to a study, 12% of burglars planned...