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On top of the exterior security systems we offer, our 24/7 monitoring and top-rated personnel makes Jade Alarm Company the right choice for your business. At Jade Alarm, we know the safety and security of your employees and facilities is of utmost importance. Jade Alarm understands your concerns and we can provide you peace of […]
VIDEO SURVEILLANCE IN KANSAS CITY Of all the alarm companies Kansas City, Jade Alarm (aka Jade Security) is the only full-service Central Station Kansas City Company. A full-service company is UL certified, does its own installation, service, and monitoring. Trained Jade Security employees provide unparalleled service to our valued customers. Others may sometimes ‘forget’ to […]
This is part of the recent article I posted about alarms, security and safes for the Missouri Jeweler’s Association: UL RATED SAFES:NOTE: Fire rate safes are NOT security safes they are easily compromised by thieves.There are YouTube videos showing cheap safes are easily compromised in under 2-minutes. GET A PROPER UL RATED SAFE! Security rated […]
Alarm contacts are one of the simplest forms of alarm sensor. This device detects a door (or window) being opened. Jade Alarm utilizes the new Magnasphere anti-tamper magnetic sensor. Other sensors are defeated with the introduction of an outside magnetic. Magnasphere sensors are impervious to this type of attempted defeat. Magnasphere contacts are identical in […]
Jade Alarm provides several different access control system types. Systems can be simple combination keypad or even a fully integrated system. Choose a system you administer, or have us remotely administer the system (*which 85% of our customers prefer us to provide this function). This includes the database from our secured Central Station Facility. Our […]
One of the values of a system is having the ‘announcement’ of a system. Alarm decals and our yard signs provide this. During the decal & yard sign design, the sign manufacture indicated they could now add an address placard to the sign. Signs could be customized for each home or business! A special 3M […]
ProSeries Motion Detectors – False Alarm Resistance: Unwanted alarms are the source of many alarm company’s headaches. This is the reason for Jade Alarm Co. to standardize on the ProSeries motion detector sensor. Early sensors were ultrasonic motion detectors. But, these would false trigger due to air movement and ultrasonic sirens or whistles. Several manufactures […]
CPTED’s (Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design) goal is to prevent crime by designing a physical environment that positively influences human behavior. The theory is based on four principles: natural access control, natural surveillance, territoriality, and maintenance. With the above in mind, evaluation of the premises or ‘target’ can include the following recommendations for the physical facility: INTERIOR […]
‘Open’ indicates the alarm is disarmed with the business being ‘open’ for the day. ‘Close’ indicates the alarm system is armed. Someone entering in must either disarm the system or the alarm system will be triggered. Authorities will be contacted for dispatch. If the person disarming the system is outside of pre-determined hour schedule, a […]
UL Certification of Fire Alarm Central Station vs Remote Station Service. The differences between them are: the level of service required by the alarm company to ensure the system is back in service. In the event of a fire the system must be operating. I have seen alarm keypads registering “TROUBLE CONDITION” within restaurants or […]
A message from Joe!NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK IS OCTOBER 7TH THROUGH THE 13TH FOR YOUR HOME, ARE ALL YOUR SMOKE DETECTORS & CARBON MONOXIDE SMOKE DETECTORS PROPERLY PLACED & HAVE YOU RECENTLY TESTED THEM? *NOTE: Carbon Monoxide Detectors/Sensors must be replaced every 3-5 years! In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed Fire Prevention Week a national […]
Tech information to help keep you safe! Hacking Risks: Is Your Home Security System Safe? In the past, alarm systems were just a tripwire tied to a bell and other primitive setups. However, thanks tomodern and innovative technology, you now have access to much more effective security devices to help keepyou safe. However, with this […]
THIS IS THE TIME OF YEAR DISPATCHERS ARE RECOGNIZED.THEIR CALM VOICE IN THE DARK OF NIGHT.THAT THIN GOLDEN GLUE THAT HOLDS IT ALL TOGETHERJADE ALARM THANKS ALL DISPATCHERS FOR BEING THERE Why Video Surveillance Is a Must Do you put a priority on workplace and home safety? If not, now is the time to do […]