Choosing A Security Company Online
If you are looking for a security company, security plan or specific security product to protect your home, office or business and you are using the internet to search providers in your area there are a few things you might want to consider. First, most reliable security companies have websites built to house a complete list of the services they provide and the products they carry. Second, the most reliable of these businesses include descriptive information about their individual services, experience, knowledge and credentials. Websites often have additional features that include valuable information about the individual security products they recommend and, in most cases, provide links to the manufacturers themselves for additional information. The most reputable security companies provide a list of the companies they do business with and should represent the most advanced manufacturers available. Certified, UL approved security devices that are commercial grade, and designed as state-of-the-art products. Full-service security companies not only sell products but design, install, repair and replace security equipment. Many homeowners believe that monitoring is the most important ingredient when choosing a security company. Local monitoring, staffed by highly trained and qualified operators is essential in providing security protection. Pricing is always a concern and well-defined security websites usually include a starting point for pricing, depending on the service. Commercial grade, high-end security companies have a diverse security portfolio that usually includes, modern intrusion systems utilizing cellular technology, fire alarms, burglar alarms, fire suppression systems, key less entry/access control systems, panic and silent alarms, gate operating devices, CCTV and video surveillance, perimeter security, motion detectors, cellular boosting, IP network and internet monitoring and local monitoring stations. Additionally, legitimate high-quality, first rate commercial security companies should always have a first (1st) page presence in the organic section of the search page. Searching by service and location is the best way to identify these security companies and the completeness of their individual websites is paramount to obtaining good information and identifying those companies who will provide service after the sale.
The Difference Between Commercial Grade Security Products and Low-end Security Devices
The internet is an amazing place to obtain information about security products or purchase security devices, but without experience, consumers are literally at the mercy of the companies who promote their products. Most, off-the-shelf security products or security devices sold online and in “big box stores” like Lowes, Home Depot and even Bed, Bath and Beyond are low-end security products with a limited shelf life and limited range of applications. For instance, CCTV’s are an effective way of identifying who is a friendly or who is an intruder. CCTV’s and video surveillance equipment is an excellent way of thwarting an intrusion or making it possible to identify who has breached a security system. But lower cost, non- commercial grade cameras have many flaws including clarity, range, focal length and even device life. The old saying, “you get what you pay for” is especially true when considering these types of security devices. Additionally, none of these stand-alone security devices comes with the most important “security shield” ingredient and that is a competent monitoring service. Individuals who purchase these products are left to monitoring the activities themselves which can be a cumbersome task. The buyer needs to be informed that “real security” is obtainable and often not pricy but left to oneself could lead to unnecessary costs and disappointing results.
What Makes ESI Your Number One Choice
For almost 40 years, the most trusted name in providing state-of-the-art security protection for high-end residential homes, businesses and offices in the North Central and North Florida area has been ESI, Emergency Systems Inc. ESI’s website, GetEsi.Com is full of insightful information about security product and security applications with descriptive text and easy to understand language. Creating the right security shield is not that difficult or expensive if you choose the right security provider. ESI is second to none in its desire to create effective security shields that are both reliable and affordable. Give us a call today at 904-388-3975 and have one of our highly trained and experienced security technicians give you a free security analysis. Visit our website at GetEsi.Com for a complete list of our products and credentials.
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