Physical security concerns ▾ Restarting business with security in mind by David Ferbrache Health and safety — the first priority The CISO should ensure they’re looped into conversations between Human Resources, Facilities, Legal and IT to guarantee adequate consideration is given to security and privacy in the new ‘return to the office’ environment. As […]
At Holder’s we want everyone to be safe; both customers and employees. The global COVID-19 pandemic has required us to re-think safety at our business location. We are open regular hours but are currently only running service calls that are emergencies. Our storefront is open but we are limiting the number of people coming in […]
Protect your phone and family Secure and protect your smart home devices. What is a “smart” product? Examples: Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Wink Hub 2, Samsung SmartThings Hub, and more. Smart products let you: Control household appliances with your phone! The same applies to your security system, if it is in the smart category. So, […]
Has Specialized Knowledge A Holder’s locksmith has in-depth knowledge of locking/security systems, various manufacturers, and also using the correct tools to do the job. When you hire a pro, you gain the peace of mind of knowing that your home or business is secure. Faster Than Trying To Figure It Out Yourself If you are […]
To organize our ideas about security, let’s try “words that start with S.” This three-S security planning is just a way build safety with a structured approach: Sight: Your eyes are everywhere. Strength: Walls are too tough to break. Smart: You outfoxed the bad guys. Sight In what ways do you have eyes on your […]
Everyone wants security. Whether we are at work or at home, being safe is part of being happy. Knowing security systems are in place and doing their job helps us. We don’t have to constantly be on guard. Technology and DIY can spare us the trouble of constantly being vigilant. So, whether your system uses […]
Have you been thinking about getting a large dog to protect your home? Do you believe the dog you already have will protect your home? If so, you need to reconsider. Dogs are great for companionship but they are not a viable replacement for having a monitored home security system installed in your home. Not […]
As a homeowner, you might think a fast response time is the most effective measure in stopping a burglary. However, an alarm company cannot guarantee a quick response from police, but having an alarm system can be key to thwarting a burglary. The truth is, most security companies respond to alarms in approximately the same timeframe. […]
If you’ve purchased a new home, you’re one of many. This time of year can be a busy season for home sales. With the warmer weather and the kids out of school, it’s just the perfect time to pack up and move. But before you start a new life in your new home, Holder’s Total […]
Before listing the benefits of Access Control Systems, let us first explain what that is and how it works. “Access Control” is an electronic means of restricting access to a building or designated area, like a restricted room. It may include doors into a building, access to certain areas within a building, or even access […]
Who protects your business 24/7? The days of low-res video surveillance systems are over. The latest video cameras are smaller, provide better images, and are more affordable. A greater sense of security: Video surveillance system protects your property every day of the year. Tell Holders your budget, and we will help you select a prime […]
Why have Deadbolt Locks Installed? Having deadbolt locks installed on the exterior doors of your home is essential to lowering your chances of having a break-in. Over 60% of the homes burglarized each year in the United States involve a forced entry, where a door is forced or kicked open. A deadbolt lock provides a much […]
Buying locks where everyone else does could mean everyone else has keys to your home.
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In these situations, it’s better to change your locks than risk allowing a home invasion.