Block residential kick-in burglaries

The best approach to Home Security is to add as many “layers” as possible to make your community, street and home as challenging a target as possible. For every degree of difficultly and risk you add to the burglar’s task, the more likely your home is to be passed by for an easier target. Key […]



Guard Dog vs. Home Alarm System – Alarm System Wins!

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 […]



Convicted Burglars Say Alarm Systems Deter Break-ins

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. […]





8 Benefits of Access Control Systems

Before listing the reasons to have an Access Control System, let Holder’s Total Security first explain what one is and how it works. The term Access Control is simply 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 […]



8 Advantages of Video Surveillance in Business

You’ve probably noticed that video surveillance cameras are widely used in businesses everywhere. Fast food restaurants, clothing stores, banks, parking lots, and tons of other public places all seem to use video surveillance to help safeguard property. These days, simply locking the doors at a business is not enough to protect everything. If you’ve been […]



Boost Security with a Commercial Safe

With over 50 plus years in the security business, Holder’s Total Security not only knows what it takes to properly secure your business with alarm systems, door locks, and surveillance systems; we also offer a variety of Commercial Safes to protect your cash and valuables. Our Commercial Safes provide the ability to effectively secure and […]



Improve Your Home’s Security with Deadbolt Locks

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 […]



Protect your Home During your Holiday Vacation

With the holiday season rapidly approaching, many of us are preparing to travel to be closer to our loved ones and celebrate the season with them. When Burglaries are at their peak during the season, it causes apprehension within all of us. Here are some helpful tips to protect your home while you and your family are […]



Causes of Christmas Tree Fires and How to Prevent it From Happening to You

As the Holiday Season approaches, everyone wants to have the most prestigious christmas tree in their home. Surprisingly, Christmas trees start about 200 house fires in the United States annually. Even though it’s uncommon, Christmas trees can still be hazardous and it is best to take precautions. Here are some of the causes and preventive […]