Over 42 years ago, Ned Hahn was living in Fairbanks and saw the need for an Alaska-grown security company. He sold his .357 Magnum for gas money, and drove to Anchorage in the middle of winter. After building a demonstration kit, he made his first business call from an Anchorage pay phone, and Guardian Security Read More
Fraudulent door-to-door sales reps are known to use scams to lure you away from or cancel your Guardian Security account with deceptive tactics, high pressure sales techniques, and unethical business practices. We want to provide you with a few tips to protect you from security fraud and help you spot door-to-door sales scams before they Read More
Most alarm systems are dependent on a working phone line. If a system goes into alarm, the signal is sent by phone line to Central Monitoring Station for action. If you’ve made changes to your phone service since your security alarm system was installed, it’s important to know these changes can affect the proper functioning Read More
Perhaps you’ve seen the advertisements in the Sunday paper for an alarm system. Perhaps you’ve seen a display at the local box store. The advertisements sound about the same: an intrusion alarm system, maybe even home automation, all for next-to-nothing prices. All you have to do is decide what you need, install it yourself, monitor Read More
Believe it or not, some security system outfits feel the best way to sell you their product is to show up at your home unannounced. A total stranger flashes some bit of identification, acting friendly, and asks to be let in your home. Now, what’s wrong with this picture? A stranger is at the door, Read More
Now that summer is on the way, we are sprucing up our yards, tuning up lawnmowers, and preparing for a summer of hiking, fishing, and enjoying the season of midnight sun. A break-in would ruin anyone’s day. Don’t let your home be a target. Security professionals have a term for a secured home. A “hardened Read More
Lock it. Unlock it. Raise it. Lower it. View it. Heat it. Cool it. Light it up. Provide access. Deny access. The current trending phrase in home security is home automation. In addition to security for your home or business and peace of mind while you are away, convenience is yet another reason so many Read More
The Municipality of Anchorage has enacted fines for false alarms which result in a police car or fire truck being sent out. For more information click to read this article in our April 2012 newsletter.
Be educated about the hard sell. Guardian provides local support, local dispatch, and local ongoing service. For more information click to read this article in our February 2012 newsletter.