Security Industry Information Blog Posts 2016-11-11T17:26:38+00:00
506, 2018

Access Control YOU can Understand

June 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Supreme Security knows that when it comes to card access, you don’t have the time to constantly ask your provider for help to change or alter your requirements as your business grows and expands. We searched for a great solution that every business owner will love! CDVI - Atrium Access Control The ATRIUM access control system [...]

2205, 2018

Interlogix Ultra Sync

May 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

One of the great things about offering different solutions for residential homes is new things to play with. Interlogix stayed ahead of the industry curve with their new product: UltraSync™ a self-contained hub. Their system uses preset schedules, Geo location and remote system management to help users manage energy consumption. The UltraSync Self-Contained Hub comes standard with [...]

2404, 2018

Why your Garage should have Protection

April 24th, 2018|Home Safety, Home Tips|

Your garage is a very important part of your home; holds your vehicles, boats, ATV’s, Dirt Bikes, Tools, it can be your man cave, your workplace, your storage. With all of these valuable items in your garage, why is it so commonly overlooked when considering security? It costs too much money: In the last few years, a lot of [...]

1004, 2018

The Value of Security

April 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

There are hundreds of companies out there selling, installing, and monitoring security systems for home and businesses, and it can be hard to determine what one is the best for you! Before you start making calls, you should ask yourself a few questions first: Why do I want a security system? What do I want the security system to [...]

2703, 2018

No Such Thing as a “Safe” community in Calgary

March 27th, 2018|Home Safety, Home Tips|

Gone are the days of leaving your house unlocked, or your car running while you grab something you forgot in your home. Unfortunately, Calgary and the surrounding areas are noticing that no community is a safe community any more. The crime rates are increasing every year for Calgary and the surrounding rural areas. In August 2017, Avenue magazine [...]

1303, 2018

Welcome to our Monitoring Station

March 13th, 2018|Commercial Safety Tips, Home Safety, Home Tips|

We searched across Canada to find the perfect monitoring station to keep our customers protected, because behind every great Security System provider is a great monitoring station. You put your trust in us to provide the best service, at the right prices, and we take that seriously. We pride ourselves on being a Canadian company, and our monitoring [...]

2702, 2018

Out of Town? On an Acreage? Why a Cellular Backup Module could be best for you.

February 27th, 2018|Home Safety, Home Tips|

Sick and tired of service calls because your internet went down? Or maybe your landline provider doesn’t keep up with proper maintenance on your line? When it comes to rural areas you might worry that protecting your home or business may be a bit of a challenge. Supreme Security recommends our out of town customers have a GSM/Cellular [...]

1302, 2018

Have Pets? We know how to protect!

February 13th, 2018|Home Safety, Home Tips|

They come in all shapes and sizes, be it be fluffy, feathered or scaled. No matter what they’ve captured a piece of your heart and they have your love. Pets are a part of your family, and we know how much they mean to you. Supreme Security understands that your pets deserve just as much protection as the rest [...]

1601, 2018

The Value of an Honest Online Review

January 16th, 2018|Commercial Security Tips|

When it comes to online reviews, we understand that a single bad review feels equivalent to having a brick thrown through your store window. Small, medium and large business are all affected by online reviews. If you’ve ever written or read a review, then you already know the value of getting other people’s honest comments about their experience with [...]

201, 2018

New Year, New You, New Key Holders

January 2nd, 2018|Home Safety, Home Tips|

We all love the security systems where you can set it, and forget it, but when it comes to security there is a bit of maintenance that is required. Update your Key Holders! Remember to update your key holders whenever there is a change. We know that people move, change cell phone numbers, or get rid of [...]

2111, 2017

Introducing the new Honeywell’s Lyric™ Family

November 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Supreme security is at it again, bringing you the best in home security that works with your lifestyle. Introducing the new Honeywell's Lyric™ family, with SiX Series Sensors which is an important upgrade to secure encryption capabilities. These Sensors report their supervised signals back to a supported alarm control panel such as the Lyric Controller by introducing secure 128 bit [...]

711, 2017

Tis’ the Season for Better Security

November 7th, 2017|Home Safety, Home Tips|

Here at Supreme Security we know how Christmas can sometimes bring out the worst in some people. Unfortunately we noticed a huge crime increase in 2016 during this season, and this year it isn’t looking much better. ________________ In the last few weeks our monitoring station has reported more residential homes being broken into, then the months [...]

310, 2017

Tails from our Team

October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

False alarms may happen, and after 30+ years of business we have some stories for you. Here are a few tales from our designers about what made a motion detector cause a false alarm. After an installation at a residence, the home owners decided to get two kittens. They had 80lb pet immune motion detectors, so no one [...]

1909, 2017

New Home Checklist

September 19th, 2017|Home Building Tips, Home Safety|

Before you sign on the dotted line, there are a few things you should consider before you rent or buy your next home. __________________ Review the Crime Rate Calgary police services have a great map to check what kind of crimes, and how many have happened all over the city. Before you decide on your next home, [...]

509, 2017

Peace of mind is Priceless

September 5th, 2017|Home Safety, Home Tips|

SUPREME SECURITY is excited to welcome the Honeywell Lyric family to our new line of products! ______________________ A Home security system that adapts to you, and your schedule. “Lyric works with special sensors featuring Honeywell SiX™ Two-way Wireless Technology - enhancing the effectiveness of your security system and providing you with complete, whole-house protection.” The wireless 7” [...]

2208, 2017

Smart Phone, Smart Home

August 22nd, 2017|Home Building Tips, Home Safety|

We all know smart phones make life easier, but are you using yours to its fullest capabilities? Does it allow you to have full control? Cell phones today are used for more than calling and texting - they are designed to help our lives in almost every way possible. If you think your cell phone can do more, it [...]

108, 2017

Reducing Internal Theft

August 1st, 2017|Commercial Safety Tips, Commercial Security Tips|

Every business owner knows the importance of protecting themselves against criminal customers, but over 33% of theft is committed by employees. To lower your attrition rate, and possibly save you hundreds of thousands of dollars, SUPREME SECURITY has come up with a few pointers to help you - the business owner out. _________________ Surveillance System When customers and [...]

1807, 2017

Are You Vacation Ready this Summer?

July 18th, 2017|Home Safety|

Statistics have shown that homes without a security system are more likely to be broken into by 300%. Intruders will usually try to determine if a home is protected or not, and around 60% said that they would look for another home if they realize that their first target has an active alarm system. Installing cameras can add even [...]

407, 2017

Are You Vacation Ready this Summer?

July 4th, 2017|Home Safety, Home Tips|

  Statistics have shown that homes without a security system are more likely to be broken into by 300%. Intruders will usually try to determine if a home is protected or not, and around 60% said that they would look for another home if they realize that their first target has an active alarm system. Installing cameras can add [...]

2305, 2017

Increased Door Scammers – Beware

May 23rd, 2017|Home Building Tips, Home Safety, Home Tips|

These days it can be hard to know who you can, and cannot trust. Unfortunately, when it comes to security companies, it’s no different. We have heard many stories of door knockers, or calls from people posing as a reliable company, but in reality they are trying to enter your home to scope out your belongings. Other stories we have heard [...]

2504, 2017

The Right Person For The Right Room

April 25th, 2017|Commercial Safety Tips, Commercial Security Tips|

Access control systems can provide you with more control over what goes on inside your business. These systems are a great way to provide authorized personal safe entry and exit through different parts of your business all the while keeping other unauthorized people out. You no longer need to worry about lost or stolen keys, or having to change [...]

2803, 2017

Who’s that at my door?

March 28th, 2017|Home Safety, Home Tips|

The need to look through your window, peep hole, or open the door to know who is there can now be replaced with a simple, easy to install, Skybell Video Doorbell Camera. This chic looking doorbell not only rings in your home, but on your smart device; no matter where you are, you know who is at your door. [...]

1403, 2017

Statistics Canada reports that there has been a 10% crime increase in Alberta

March 14th, 2017|Commercial Safety Tips, Commercial Security Tips, Home Safety, Home Tips|

It seems like no matter where you live, crime is on the rise. Statistics Canada reported that there has been a 10% increase in crime in rural parts of Alberta back in 2015, and it has only gone up from there. Unfortunately, this is putting more of a strain onto communities as they do not have easy access to [...]

2802, 2017

Stay Close to your Loved Ones with Home Security

February 28th, 2017|Home Safety, Home Tips|

One of our customers was having a hard time with their elderly parents, so they called Supreme Security to help them out in their time of need. Their parents were getting to an age where they needed more attention, but not enough for a senior home or staff to attend on a daily basis. They work full time and [...]

1502, 2017

Who’s That Lurking Around My Home?

February 15th, 2017|Home Safety|

It’s about that time again; time for door to door sales reps making their way around your neighborhood trying to sell whatever they can to you.. We want you to stay safe and be aware of your rights when sales reps make their way to your door. Never answer a door to someone you don’t know. Unless you [...]

202, 2017

Watch out – That Company might not be REAL

February 2nd, 2017|Home Safety, Home Tips|

These days it can be hard to know who you can, and cannot trust. Unfortunately, when it comes to security companies, it’s no different. We have heard many stories of door knockers, or calls from people posing as a reliable company, but in reality they are trying to enter your home to scope out your belongings. Other stories we have heard [...]

1001, 2017

The Boss is ALWAYS In

January 10th, 2017|Commercial Safety Tips, Commercial Security Tips|

With ever changing technology advancements, it’s now easier than ever before to manage your business. We have come a long way from word of mouth and constant management attention. We are now entering an age where business owners don't need to step foot inside the office to know what is going on. Between computers, internet, and cameras available, technology has stream lined and [...]

712, 2016

The Silent Witness: Surveillance System

December 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Sometimes, it takes a big event for a business to review it’s current security. For the Calgary nightclub Marquis, this is exactly what happened just recently. A Calgary Stampeder, Mylan Hicks, was shot to death after an altercation at the nightclub. The bar is now fully reviewing its security measures to protect it’s staff and patrons as best as they [...]

2411, 2016

Vacationing and your Security Part 2

November 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|

It's that time of year again, when Calgarians escape from the cold, long winter! Although you should be worry free while on your time off, you could have the added stress of the safety of your home. Here are a few simple tips, that will help deter the intruders from targeting your household while you are enjoying your vacation. [...]

411, 2016

Vacationing and your Security Part 1

November 4th, 2016|Home Safety, Home Tips, Uncategorized|

With your winter vacation around the corner, questions about how to keep your home safe and secure without breaking the bank can come to mind. At SUPREME SECURITY, we offer a variety of ways to keep your house protected, while you are away. A home security system is no longer limited to a keypad with a few door and [...]

2410, 2016

Tips to Winterize your Home

October 24th, 2016|Home Safety, Winterization|

The snow is starting to fall, winter is here again. Besides complaining about the weather, we should also be taking steps to prepare our household against the change in temperature. Not only will you save money on your energy bill with a few of these tips, but you will also protect your home from future damages that could be [...]

2209, 2016

A new home, new technology and a new beginning. PART 2

September 22nd, 2016|Home Safety|

Total Connect is completely compatible with all Honeywell Doorbell and IP cameras. Now you can view exactly who is at your front door or the suspicious character loitering around your garage. Total Connect allows you to connect up to 6 surveillance cameras, and has the ability to view them all at once. With a state of the art camera within [...]

1009, 2016

A new home, new technology and a new beginning. PART 1

September 10th, 2016|Home Safety|

The summer months are a vital time for many people moving into new homes. With any change in lifestyle, new questions arise. Does your home have everything your lifestyle requires? Is there new technology that will improve your lifestyle? And most importantly, Does this home protect your family? Your new home has given you the opportunity to advance your lifestyle. [...]

3008, 2016

What is a Flood/Water Sensor Anyways?

August 30th, 2016|Commercial Safety Tips, Home Safety, Home Tips|

A flood/water sensor is a small discreet device that is mounted to a baseboard or wall that has two contact points. These contact points will trigger an alarm if both sensors are touched by water. SURPEME SECURITY offers flood/water sensors with a Built-In Low Temperature Detector, for added protection. These handy little devices will inform your monitoring station (which will [...]

1808, 2016

Easy Checklist: FIRE & GAS Safety

August 18th, 2016|Home Safety, Home Tips|

Everyone is taught the basic safety tips for fire and Carbon Monoxide in school, but did they cover all of the aspects? Below is a check list to make sure that you and your family know the tips and tricks to stay safe.   Carbon Monoxide: This “Invisible Killer” is odourless and colourless. It is a highly dangerous gas that [...]

1608, 2016

The Benefits of Monitored Fire/CO Detection

August 16th, 2016|Home Safety, Home Tips|

LOCAL Smoke and CO (Carbon Monoxide) Detectors are mandatory in every home, on every floor (New Building Code), and for good reason; to get your family out of the house!  All detectors are either hard wired or are wireless and powered by a battery. These batteries are required to be replaced every year to avoid any malfunctions. When the detector [...]

708, 2016

Security Tips for Your Community

August 7th, 2016|Home Safety|

We remember the days when children would go out and play, neighbors knew each other by name, and everyone looked out for one another. A time when people would come together to discuss any issues or concerns, help out one another, and share in joyful occasions! It’s time we go back to the basics! Community Watch Programs are a [...]

2907, 2016

What Surveillance System Do I Need?

July 29th, 2016|Commercial Safety Tips, Commercial Security Tips, Home Safety|

Surveillance cameras can be a great deterrent for criminals, and can allow you keep up with activity in your area. They are also capable of taking more than just take a picture, stream a video or help police track down an intruder. You can get more from your surveillance system than just monitoring for intruders. If you are thinking of [...]

2906, 2016

Calgary Police Reports – Check your neighborhood today!

June 29th, 2016|Home Safety, Home Tips|

Blog Post – June 2016 The Calgary’s Police Service has noted a significant increase in break-ins around the Calgary area. Criminals are not only targeting your home, but they are also targeting your property and vehicles! Here at SUPREME SECURITY we do not take these violations lightly. For the past 30+ years, this has been our home as well. [...]

2906, 2016

SUPREME SECURITY Customers “Beware”

June 29th, 2016|Home Safety, Home Tips|

Blog Post – June/2016 As the weather heats up across Canada, you will start to notice that there are more sales people going door-to-door to sell home alarm systems. Unfortunately most of these “door knockers” are using high-pressure scare tactics in their pitches to make a sale. Some of our consumers have reported door-to-door knockers say that: They falsely [...]

2311, 2014

Tips for controlling your heating costs

November 23rd, 2014|Home Tips|

In the recent cold snap that Calgary has been faced with, our customers have been asking us about how to better control their heating costs in their commercial buildings and how to be more proactive for future drops in temperature. The one tool that we always remind our customers about is the automated thermostat. It is such a simple, but [...]

2309, 2014

Are You Prepared for Flood Season?

September 23rd, 2014|Commercial Safety Tips, Commercial Security Tips|

Last summer, Calgary and surrounding areas saw one of the most devastating floods to ever reach Southern Alberta. The flood of 2013, began in Southern Alberta on June 20th – leading to five deaths, billions of dollars in damage, and more than 100,000 people fleeing their homes in order to escape the raging rivers. The total damage of the flood [...]

2307, 2014

6 Security Tips to Help Protect Your Business

July 23rd, 2014|Commercial Security Tips|

What are you doing to protect the critical data, private records, expensive equipment, and people that keep your organization running? So many organizations make the mistake of not adapting the proper policies and security measures to help ensure that their business and the people that work for them are being kept protected. The contents of your business is valuable – [...]

2305, 2014

Top 5 tips for Home Safety

May 23rd, 2014|Home Safety|

Protecting your home is our top priority - and we want to make sure that you are educated in how to best ensure that your home is safe. Here are some of our top home safety tips: 1. Test all home smoke alarms, and do so monthly to help ensure home safety. Create and practice an emergency fire escape plan with [...]