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At Guardian Security Solutions, we are serious about protecting your family and your home, and we know you are too. Read through our blog to find useful information on security systems including home security, business security and much more. If you have any questions or would like to schedule your installation in Calgary or Lethbridge, give us a call today!

  • Security Alarm Keypad With Person Disarming The System
    09/03/2021
    Why the Honeywell Total Connect system may be right for your business

    Honeywell’s Total Connect system is a remote, subscription-based service package intended to grant peace of mind to business owners by providing constant monitoring, remote access and control, customizable notifications and ongoing alerts. This is a service that’s available to owners of Honeywell security systems.

     

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  • Man Installing Motion Detector For Security System
    06/03/2021
    What Goes On During an Annual System Test?

     

    All alarm systems should be tested at least once a year. However, the specific procedures needed will vary by manufacturer and model and may be more or less involved, depending on the specific components of your system. However, here’s an overview of what you can expect.

     

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  • CCTV system security inside of restaurant
    06/03/2021
    4 Reasons Why 24/7 Monitoring Is a Must-Have

     

    As a business owner, you’re likely concerned with protecting your livelihood. Even if you’ve invested in a top-of-the-line security system, here are four reasons why you should ensure your property is monitored 24/7.

     

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  • Warehouse with variety of products surveillance
    06/03/2021
    How the Right Security System Can Help With Internal Loss Prevention

     

    Internal losses can add up quickly, which is why businesses that handle inventory should be equipped with a comprehensive and effective security system. Here’s how the right system can help.

     

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  • security system access on smartphone
    22/02/2021
    3 Problems That Can Cause Your Security System to Fail

     

    One of the worst times to discover that your security system isn’t up to snuff is when you really need it. Unfortunately, it doesn’t take a lot to cause a surveillance system to fail and many business owners realize this far too late.

     

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  • thermal imaging
    02/02/2021
    4 Facts About Thermal Imaging

     

    Using thermal imaging cameras as a fever detection tool is not new. However, there’s been a surge of interest in the technology as concerns about disease detection and transmission control rise in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • young woman wearing face mask
    25/01/2021
    5 Myths About Detecting COVID-19

     

    Whether you’re planning on installing a thermal imaging fever detection system or want to know how you can protect your staff and customers, cutting through misinformation is crucial.

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  • home security system
    21/01/2021
    Why the Dsc Powerseries Neo May Be Right for Your Business

     

    DSC’s PowerSeries Neo is a powerful and scalable hybrid commercial security solution.

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  • Covid 19 compliant business gathering
    07/08/2020
    Use access control to keep your business safe during COVID-19

     

    The COVID-19 global pandemic presents a number of serious challenges for business owners, not the least of which is ensuring that employees and clients can visit their establishments in a safe manner.

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  • security system
    07/08/2020
    How to improve your access control system

     

    Access control is the cornerstone of commercial security. Ensuring that only authorized people can reach sensitive areas and that you can monitor who goes where and when is crucial to the safety of your employees and customers.

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  • three different cameras
    08/07/2020
    5 Ways Security Cameras Can Help Your Business

     

    If you run a business, you may be wondering whether it’s worthwhile to have a surveillance system installed. Here are five key reasons why security cameras are a great investment for your company.

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  • thermal camera image
    08/07/2020
    5 Benefits of Thermal Cameras

     

    Thermal imaging cameras detect the temperature by capturing infrared light. While the COVID-19 pandemic has put them in the spotlight due to their potential fever detection applications, they’re an all-around great investment for companies who need an extra bit of security.

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  • thermal fever detection
    10/06/2020
    Can thermal temperature detection help control COVID-19 infections?

     

    The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred a wave of interest in thermal imaging cameras, especially those sensitive enough to detect small changes in body temperature, as they could be used to detect fever in sick people.

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  • security access systems
    10/06/2020
    How to Keep Your Business Safe and Secure During the Pandemic

     

    The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to rethink many aspects of our lives. For owner-operators of retail stores and other establishments, it means facing a higher risk of break-ins.

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  • saving money
    19/03/2020
    4 ways your security system can save you money

     

    There are a number of financial benefits that come with installing a security system on your commercial property. Of course, it’ll protect you from vandalism and theft, but it’ll also save you money in the following four ways.

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  • healthcare facility
    19/03/2020
    How to secure your healthcare facility

     

    Healthcare facilities of all types and sizes need to be serious about security. They typically keep a lot of medication on hand, some of which could have considerable value on the street and can be targeted by thieves. Here are the layers of security needed for your facility.

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  • security cameras
    19/03/2020
    Should your security cameras be hidden or visible?

     

    One of the first decisions you’ll have to make when installing a commercial surveillance system is whether you want your cameras to be visible or hidden. There are pros and cons to each, and here’s what you need to know to make an informed choice.

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  • security systems
    19/03/2020
    4 reasons security systems fail

     

    Having a security system is crucial to ensuring your business is secure and your employees are safe. However, these systems can fail. Here are four common reasons this happens.

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  • employee theft
    19/03/2020
    How to prevent employee theft

     

    According to the Retail Council of Canada, which represents over 45,000 stores across the country, employee theft costs businesses about $1.4 billion every year. Smaller businesses can struggle because of this, and that’s why it’s important to take steps to prevent it. Here’s what you can do.

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  • security system
    19/03/2020
    4 pillars of commercial and industrial security

     

    Regardless of the industry or sector you’re in, there are four basic areas of security that every business should cover. Here’s what you need to know about them.

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  • security camera
    19/03/2020
    5 big security camera mistakes to avoid

     

    Cameras are a key part of your business’s security system, but they won’t be much help if they’re poorly placed. Here are five common security camera mistakes it’s best to avoid.

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  • man breaking into the house
    19/03/2020
    What to do after a break-in at your business

     

    A break-in at your business can have devastating material, financial and psychological consequences. If your business has recently been targeted by thieves or vandals, or if you want to make sure you and your employees are prepared, here’s what to do following a break-in.

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  • Surveillance equipment and insurance
    13/08/2019
    Can surveillance equipment save you money on insurance?

    Surveillance equipment plays a big part in keeping your property secure. Not only does it deter criminals, but it can also provide evidence in the case of a crime, help you avoid trip-and-fall lawsuits and improve the productivity of your employees. These aren’t the only benefits of security systems and cameras, however. In certain cases, they can even help lower your insurance rates. Here’s what you should know.

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  • Home Burglary
    13/08/2019
    5 steps to take after a burglary

    Nobody wants to arrive home or at the office to find a broken window or other sign of a break-in. Unfortunately, burglaries take place every day, and while you may hope it never happens to you, if it does, it’s important to know how to respond. Here are the five steps you should take if your home or business gets burglarized.

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  • Commercial Security Habits
    13/08/2019
    How to foster good security habits with your employees

    No matter what type of business you run, or what the size your team is, every company — including yours — should have some sort of security policy in place. 


    While your ideal security solution will depend on the sort of work you do, it’s important that all of your employees work together to keep your business safe. Here’s how to foster a culture of security within your team.

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  • Commercial security system
    13/08/2019
    5 signs it’s time to upgrade your surveillance equipment

    Are you wondering if your security system is in need of an upgrade? If it’s been awhile, chances are the answer is yes. 

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  • Commercial Alarm System
    14/03/2019
    Why one-size-fits-all security solutions don’t work

    As a business owner, you should be wary of off-the-shelf security solutions. While universal remedies to security risks may make for good advertising copy, in reality, a one-size-fits-all approach is inadequate. Keep reading to learn why you should instead opt for a customized commercial security system or commercial alarm systems for your Calgary business.

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  • Indorr CCTV Calgary
    14/03/2019
    Keep Your Calgary Business Secure with Indoor CCTV

    Retail stores are an obvious target for thieves. With high-value merchandise and cash on premises, retail stores can provide easy opportunities for profit—at your expense. As a store owner, it’s essential that you have robust security in place, from intelligent alarm systems to commercial surveillance cameras (including both outdoor and indoor CCTV). Here are three of the most effective security measures for retailers to consider.

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  • Man installing a security camera on a brick wall
    06/04/2017
    The Interesting History of Home Security

    Home security has come a long way since the days of bloodhounds on the stoop and a musket at the door. 

    In fact, recent progress in home security technology approaches levels of sophistication only dreamed of in sci-fi movies!

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  • Smart Home security alarm system on a tablet
    17/03/2017
    How To Choose The Right Security System For Your Home

    For many homeowners in Calgary, installing reliable home security systems provides peace of mind knowing that their families are safe.


    At Guardian Security Solutions, we want to help you obtain the best security possible for your home. But before having security cameras installed in Calgary or Lethbridge, there are a few items to consider first.

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  • Security System
    03/03/2017
    How to Deal with Door-to-Door Security System Salespeople

    A security company's number one concern should be your peace of mind. And in the vast majority of instances, it is the case. Unfortunately, a tiny minority have not read the memo yet, and they tarnish an entire industry's reputation.


    Over the last few years, for example, an increasing number of alarm companies have resorted to door-to-door sales to bring in new customers. Though this might be a good way to inform people about new services, it has also led to a certain amount of unscrupulous activity. The BBB registered more than 3,000 complaints against alarm companies in 2009 alone!

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  • A person deactivating their alarm system by entering their pin code
    27/02/2017
    The Evolution of Alarm Systems

    After World War I, crime spiked throughout Canada and the US. As people became more sensitive to security needs, they began developing new ways of protecting themselves and their property.

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Location

CALGARY

4162 - 3961 52 Avenue NE
Calgary , AB
T3J 0J8


Phone: 403-233-7454

Fax: 403-265-2573 

Email: info@grdsec.ca

LETHBRIDGE

1513 3rd Ave S.Lethbridge, Alberta.

Phone: 403-320-0770
Fax: 403-320-0773

Email: info@grdsec.ca

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