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Per Mar Security Services Expands in Northern Wisconsin

August 9, 2022

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services, the largest family-owned, full-service security company in the Midwest, is pleased to announce it has acquired Dream System’s security division further expanding its customer base in Northern Wisconsin. For the past 22 years, Seth and Nicki Ferrin have owned and operated Dream Systems. In the announcement to their…

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The 5 Layers of Business Security

July 18, 2022

How can you holistically protect your business without going broke? Check out the top five layers recommended to prevent fire damage and theft, both internal and external. With systems that work together or independently, you’re able to customize solutions that work for your unique business needs.  Fire Alarms Most states require fully functioning fire alarms…

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Tax Breaks for Business Security & Fire Alarm Systems Through 2022

July 11, 2022

ICYMI: The U.S. tax code section 179 was expanded by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) to include property such as alarms, security systems, and fire protection (among other things) up to one million dollars. It went into effect in 2018 and 2022 is the last year to claim the 100% bonus depreciation!  …

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Catch Trespassers in Real-Time or Scare Them Off

July 5, 2022

Live Video Monitoring works, don’t just take our word for it.   If your assets were stolen, how much damage would it cause you? How big of a disruption to your business would it be? Would you go down for a day or two….more? The latest in technology says you don’t have to be a…

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Dory Retherford Retirement, Brad Dietz Promotion

June 28, 2022

Dory Retherford to Retire, Brad Dietz Promoted to Senior Manager of Customer Support   Per Mar Security Services, a leading provider of total security solutions for residential and commercial clients based in Davenport, IA, announced that Dory Retherford, Per Mar’s Monitoring Center Manager, has decided to retire as of July 1, 2022. Retherford has been…

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E-Hacking: Is Your DIY Home Security System Susceptible? 

June 27, 2022

Normally, ‘to jam’ is a good thing. Jamming to your favorite song or enjoying some homemade strawberry-rhubarb jam on toast. In this case, however, you want to avoid jam because it means your DIY home security system has been hacked.  What is Jamming? Intruders use a laptop, a portable radio frequency (RF) transceiver and the…

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