Choosing the Right Security Cameras

A study conducted by the University of North Carolina found that mere indicators of increased security at a home or office, such as security cameras and video surveillance equipment, can deter burglars. Video surveillance enhances security systems in many ways, as they allow you to monitor multiple rooms in your home or office in...
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Fire Protection: The Types of Commercial Fire Alarm Systems

As a business owner, you need to be aware of all aspects of your fire protection system in your building. Whether you’re upgrading an existing system or need to have new fire alarms installed, it is important that you understand the different types of fire alarms that are available. There are two different categories of fire...
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Security Systems: DIY or Professionally Installed Security Cameras?

There are quite a few different options available when it comes to purchasing security cameras. While some can be bought relatively inexpensively as part of a do-it-yourself security system, does that mean they are any good? How do you really know what to buy? At A Total Solution, Inc., we don’t want you to buy fancy...
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Access Control Systems: What to Consider

What do you need to consider before having an access control system installed? You must analyze the individual needs of your business so that you can maximize security levels while also keeping within other factors, such as industry regulations. Remember to take the following questions into consideration when making your access Read more

The Many Types of Fire Extinguishers

  There are many different kinds of fires that have the potential to destroy your company, so it is only fitting that there are multiple kinds of fire extinguishers to combat the flames. As a business owner, it is important that you know which kind of extinguisher(s) that you should have in your office in the...
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How Long Do Fire Extinguishers Last?

Fire extinguishers are arguably one of the most important pieces of fire safety equipment - and they are frequently ignored. Just like every other part of a fire protection system, fire extinguishers must be maintained, fixed, and replaced when necessary. Otherwise, you could be putting your employees and...
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Commercial Fire Protection Dos and Don’ts

Mistakes are never an option when it comes to commercial fire protection. Should an error be made in these systems, irreparable damage could occur to the building itself and all of the contents within it – even costing human life. In order to keep your commercial building safe and sound at all times, it...
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Fire Protection: Identifying Workplace Fire Hazards

From the last employee to turn the lights off in the office to the one to unlock the door in the morning, fire protection and safety should be considered every employee’s responsibility. While hazards obviously differ from workplace to workplace, there are common issues that should be identified no matter where your location. Finding these...
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