Smart Security Tips to Lower Your Homeowner’s Insurance

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In the latest report by the Federal Investigative Bureau there were 7,993,630 property crimes across the United States in 2015, so it is only natural that home security continues to be an ongoing concern. Outside of the benefit of additional protection, did you know implementing certain home security features could save you money? You could save up to 20% in … Read More

Tip Tuesday: How to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

Tip Tuesday: How to Prevent Your Pipes from Freezing

Winter and the lower temperatures are coming and the last thing you want to be is unprepared. According to the Insurance Information Institute, water damage and freezing accounted for 33.7% of insurance losses in 2014 compared to 25.9% in 2013. The good news is that there are ways to prevent your pipes from freezing and causing damages by taking preventative … Read More

Parking Garage Safety

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Parking Garage Safety

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re the last one out the door at work when it’s dark out, closed down a mall or store and had to walk by yourself to your car? It’s an unnerving situation no one wants to be in but sometimes we can’t control it. Back in college during summer breaks I worked … Read More

We’ve got our schools covered!

Katelyn SmrecanskyArrests and apprehensions

We’ve got our schools covered!

Early Friday morning our operator received an alarm activation from an elementary school in Kirkland and could hear movement. The operator advised the on site security and then dispatched Kirkland Police. She continued to hear movement and a couple of faint voices. Someone with the onsite security called back to say they caught five teens on site! They were later … Read More

Three trespassers? We got ’em!

Katelyn SmrecanskyArrests and apprehensions

Two apprehensions in one day? No problem for Sonitrol Pacific!

It was in the middle of the day on Wednesday when our audio verification specialist received loud audio of what sounded like a bang. It was coming from a school in Tacoma. The specialist alerted the school patrol as well as the emergency contact. Two males and one female were on site, ages 14 and 15. All three were arrested … Read More

Know the Facts: Smoke Detector Safety

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Smoke Detector Safety Facts Infographic

Smoke detectors are the first line of defense in the event of a fire. When working properly, smoke alarms are very effective at alerting occupants that a fire is present and allowing enough time for escape. Since the introduction of the smoke detector to the U.S. markets in 1951, home fire deaths have dropped significantly. Unfortunately, there are still an … Read More