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The Rising Tide of False Alarm Fines You Will be Charged

The Rising Tide of False Alarm Fines You Will be Charged

False alarm fines are lurking, waiting for your next alarm signal sent to your alarm monitoring company. The rising tide of false alarm fines and user fees are being increasingly levied on homeowners and alarm companies across the nation. Almost any alarm sent to your alarm company and reported to the police can be considered a false alarm. And for user fees it may not even matter if it is a false alarm or not. I break it all down for you in this post and video.

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The Danger Network

The Danger Network

Discover the modern alarm monitoring network. They’ve come a long way in the last few years from the old telephone line networks. And now you can even unchain yourself from the big proprietary networks. Find out here.

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Introducing the Video Series

Introducing the Video Series

The Alarm Professor is here to help you navigate the sometimes confusing and sometimes frustrating world of home security. Don’t let the big companies mislead you. I’m providing you with 45 years of industry experience as the Alarm Professor to help you make informed, cost effective decisions.

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Intro to Alarm Monitoring 4 of 4

Intro to Alarm Monitoring 4 of 4

Fourth in a series to help you understand home alarm monitoring. I introduce affordable home monitoring alternatives that are neighborhood based and put you in control.

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Intro to Alarm Monitoring 3 of 4

Intro to Alarm Monitoring 3 of 4

Third in a series to help you understand home alarm monitoring. The surprising reality of home security monitoring today that your cities and alarm companies don’t want you to know.

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Intro to Alarm Monitoring 2 of 4

Intro to Alarm Monitoring 2 of 4

Second in a series to help you understand home alarm monitoring. The surprising reality of failing police response and increasing false alarm fines. Are you getting what you pay for?

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Intro to Alarm Monitoring 1 of 4

Intro to Alarm Monitoring 1 of 4

First in a series to help you understand home alarm monitoring and central stations. The industry is changing dramatically, and we’ll go through the history and today’s conditions that affect your alarm monitoring.

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How to Feel Safe in Your Home

How to Feel Safe in Your Home

Burglary protection is important, but what about feeling safe while you are in your home? The Alarm Professor covers exactly how to protect yourself while you are at home using your home alarm system.

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Meet Russ VanDevanter

I built this website to help educate you about alarm systems from my 50+ years of experience in the industry. Including the dirty little secrets of how they make money, so you can save money.

Based in Seattle, WA, I also continue to install, service, and evaluations alarm systems thoughout NW Washington. Please feel free to call, e-mail or click HERE for a no obligation site survey or system evaluation.

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