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Per Mar Acquires Southlake Security

June 1, 2017

DAVENPORT, Iowa – Per Mar Security Services is pleased to announce it has acquired Southlake Security in Griffith, Indiana further expanding its security services and customer base in Northwest Indiana. Southlake Security was founded by Dan Barnes 39 years ago. Barnes focused on providing residential and small commercial alarm systems in Northwest Indiana and grew the…

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​Protect Your Home in the Social Media Age

May 18, 2017

Even though your relationship with your social media apps is often one of both love and hate, we understand that you aren’t willing to give them up yet. After all, you’ve been going pretty strong for years now! Instead, we have a few tips for you to keep in mind as you scroll your Facebook…

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Security Systems: DIY vs. Hiring Out

May 10, 2017

There are times when it makes sense to do-it-yourself (DIY) around the home or office. But does setting up your security system for the protection of what matters most – your family or employees – have any advantages? Or, does a professionally designed system using key placement techniques offer maximum protection? Let’s explore!   Questions…

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How to Appropriately Handle Employee Theft

April 24, 2017

Employee theft is an occupational hazard that no employer wants to encounter. Unfortunately, it’s a crime business owners cannot ignore, with an estimated global loss of $3.6 billion annually according to the ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners) 2020 Report to the Nations. Learn how to appropriately handle this crime before you are faced with it…

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Happy Earth Day from Per Mar Security Services!

April 22, 2017

Happy Earth Day from Per Mar Security Services! Earth Day is a great time to start saving energy and money at home. Here are three simple things you can start doing today. 1. Unplug your Chargers It is important to unplug your computer, tablet and cell phone chargers when you are not using them. If…

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The New Smart Video Doorbell

April 17, 2017

Smart home devices are all the rage. Smart video doorbells (also called “smart doorbells” or “door cameras”) bring the future to your front door, allowing you a new control of your home security, visitor interactions, and even your family’s schedule — from anywhere in the world. Curious about the benefits of using one? Here’s how they…

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