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Who Installs the Best Home Security Systems with Cameras in Myrtle Beach?

Do you already have a home security system with cameras? Do you live in the Myrtle Beach, Grand Strand area?

Then this might be an article you want to skip! ūüėČ

We are going to talk about who installs the best home security systems with cameras in Myrtle Beach and while you might already guess the answer to be ‘Strand Security’, were are going to give you enough reasons to agree with us! Sound fair? Read on.

Why Choose Strand Security for your Home Security System?

We want to to feel good about choosing us as your service provider. We work closely with our clients so they can be sure to get what they want and need to protect their home, their assets and more importantly, their families.

Choose us because we use the same systems we install to protect our own loved ones. We only recommend brands and technology we have in our own homes! What is good enough for us, is good enough for our clients. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

Make the choice to go with us because we care about your safety and security. That is it.

Trust us with what is most dear to you and we will pull through.

Your security. Our business!

Why Choose Us for your Home Security System with Cameras?

We install not just home security system cameras, but all different type of cameras. While we provide services for homeowners on the Grand Strand, we also have a huge commercial division where we install security cameras of all sorts and types each and every day!

Chances are that whatever you think we need, we can provide along with advice and what we recommend you instal. We do keep up with the latest technology, the best brands and newest trends in our industry!

Why Choose Strand Security for Installation when you Live in Myrtle Beach?

We work where we live, we live where we work.

Locally owned and locally operated, we are your first choice of local home security systems providers. We’ve been on the Grand Strand for many years and provide excellent service. (don’t take our word for it, read the Google reviews!)

If you need us, we answer the phone.

If a problem arises, we will be there.

If you want to upgrade, we can do that!

What Makes Strand Security Your Best Choice for Home Security Systems Installation?

We have many years of home security systems experience.

We sell home security systems.

We install install home security cameras.

We maintain your home security system if you live within our area of work, anywhere in Horry County or Georgetown County South Carolina.

We offer the best service, at the most competitive pricing and we are a locally owned and locally operated small business. We live where we work!

For Home Security Systems with Cameras in Myrtle Beach, Connect With us!

We can’t wait to welcome you into the fold of Strand Security customers. It is as simple as picking up the phone. We are ready for your calls.

Call Strand Security in Myrtle Beach at 843-318-6392

 

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What Brands Give the Best Overall Value for a Home Security System?

The Best Brands for Home Security Systems

What do you value in a brand?

Is it

  • longevity
  • durability
  • customer service
  • innovation
  • integration

When it comes to home security, we at Strand Security believe that ALL of these are important! When it comes to our own family, and our customers, we want the best systems for the best pricing. We want you to have access to the latest technology and we want it to be affordable.

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Here are 3 Home Security Brands that Provide Excellent Overall Value!

1 Honeywell Total Connect

We love Honeywell Total Connect! Many of our customers have a home security system that allows them operated their smarthome and to check in from afar using the Honeywell Total Connect app.

As we live in a hurricane prone zone – the coast of South Carolina – having a remote app to check in on our home when we can’t be there provides peace of mind during a stressful time like a mandatory evacuation during a hurricane.

Honeywell is a reliable brand, integrates well with other products and has been around for a long, long time.

We stand by these products.

2 Alarm.com

Newer to our Strand Security family is the brand Alarm.com.

Much like us here at Strand security, the folks at Alarm.com protect and trust their own family with the brand Alarm.com.

We think differently at Alarm.com. For more than 20 years, we‚Äôve been pioneering smarter solutions that deliver total protection for millions of homes, businesses, and families ‚Äď including our own. What‚Äôs the difference? Get to know us and some of our customers here.

Whether you need to secure your family, your home, your business, your assets like boats, commercial real estate or motorcycles, trust Alarm.com to be there when you need them!

3 URC Smarthome Automation

What’s NOT to love about URC Smarthome automation?

The URC company is on the cutting edge of technology, adding more and more of the latest and great tech innovation to their products. They have become a trusted brand for us at Strand Security, not just on the Home Security side, but on the Commercial Security side as well. Check out this story of a commercial install in North Myrtle Beach, using URC!

For your home, URC will change automation once and forever.

Do you think that voice commands to change the setting on your thermostat is exciting?

Wait until you learn more about window shade automation! If you dream it, you can automate it.

Local Security Company + Premium Brands = Perfect match Up

No matter what your home or business needs, trust Strand Security to help guide you to the right system and the right brand for your budget and needs!

Give us a call to get started.

Call Strand Security in Myrtle Beach at 843-318-6392

 

 

 

 

 

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How to Get the Best Home Security Systems Pricing

Do You Want The Best Pricing on Home Security Systems?

If you want a home security system but you think you simply can’t afford it, think again.

Home security systems come in many sizes, options, and brands. No matter where you live or work, there is a solution for your problem: whether you own a home, a business or rent a place.

If you have family members, pets, assets or a business to protect, you’ve come to the right place. We are here to help guide our customers in Horry County and Georgetown County, South Carolina and you as well, to help you find the best pricing on home security systems.

Let’s talk how you too can get the best home security systems pricing.

Home Security Systems Pricing

 

Who Can Afford a Home Security System?

Almost anyone can. Home security systems come in so many different packages, brands and pricing structures. Whether you rent or own a home, having a home security system will give you peace of mind.

The cheapest home security system is A DIY systems; one you install on your own. Ring cameras are a great place to start.

Once you own a home, and you have more assets to protect, and  larger property, we suggest looking at a monitored system. We highly recommend Honeywell Total Connect and Alarm.com as two security systems that work for you and with your needs! Both are affordable systems for busy homeowners.

Who Needs a Home Security System Most?

Anyone who has the following people and assets to protect:

  • spouse or partner
  • children
  • additional family members
  • elderly parent(s)
  • home
  • boat
  • car
  • motorcycle
  • business assets

How Can You Get the Best Home Security Systems Pricing?

Here are some tips to get your started:

  • Know what you are looking for
  • Shop around
  • Research the brands you want
  • Set a budget: what are you willing and able to spend
  • Bundle systems
  • Plan ahead for upgrades and replacement parts
  • Ask for a locals discount: some companies will be able to accomodate you!

The Best Home Security Systems Pricing on the Grand Strand

Cheap isn’t always best!

What might seem affordable initially, might have additional, hidden cost later on in the buying process. When working with a Security Company, ask for transparency up front. Find out what it will cost to buy, install and monitor your system long term. Ask about replacement timing and cost, as well as upgrades.

An honest company will be happy to provide you with all the information you are asking for!

As always, we are here to inform and educate you, our most favorite customers and friends!

Call Strand Security in Myrtle Beach at 843-318-6392

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How To Get Ready for 2022 With Our Best Home Security Tips

2022 Is Almost Here! How Will You Protect and Secure Those You Love?

In just a few weeks, the calendar will turn to 2022.

Are you ready?

Protecting the ones you love should be your number one priority, followed by protecting your hard-earned possession. Strand Security partners with individuals, families and businesses to do just that!

Your security is our business!

As we close out 2021 with Strand Strand Security’ s last blog article in 2021, let’s look ahead to how you can get ready for the most amazing year (2022!) with our Best Home Security Tips!

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Activate Your Alarm System – When You Leave and When You Arrive!

Why not use it if you got it?

We continue to be surprised to find that the majority of home security system owners only activate their alarms when they are not home! Right, we mean that people will arm the system and set it to ‘away’ when they leave, but fail to arm the system when they are home.

Wait?! Yep!

TIP: You should use the system when you are home! Really!!! Protect yourself and those you love against a home invasion, possible burglary or worse.

You got? Use it!

Keep Your Yard Trimmed and Cleaned Up

You want to tell the world you care about your property. Tell them you care enough to landscape, trim hedges and bushes and you are aware of changes happening in your yard.

This signals to a potential burglar on a stakeout to skip your home! They do not want to meet a homeowner – burglars want to enter your home undetected and want to leave before anyone notices they are there. Install Motion-Detecting Flood Lights Around Your Home and Office

Lights deter. But leaving lights on all night is not a great option. While you could use timers to turn lights on and off, why not use motion-detecting lights to flood the doorways, windows and parking lots when people approach your building!

Crime can happen during the day. However, the cover of darkness makes sneaking in and out of a building much easier. Don’t make it easy for a criminal. use light to deter them.

Test your System Periodically

We at Strand Security help our customers test their systems. We want to make sure that during an emergency situation – home fire, carbon monoxide, medical emergency, hurricane, flood etc – your system will alert the proper authorities!

Testing should be part of your standard maintenance list done on your home!

Upgrade Your Security Cameras

The newest, latest security camera technology is amazing. No more grainy pictures, no more guessing who is trying to break in. Clear images and wireless options, wired or wireless, there are many options and each year they get better and better with advanced technology. If you’ve not updated your cameras in a long time, come talk to us.

We’d be happy to give you a quote to upgrade your current system!

Keep an Eye On Crime Stats in Your Neighborhood

Last but not least, keep an eye on the crime stats for your neighborhood, your town, your county. Not all crimes make the paper or the news, but there are places you ca find real data on crime.

We don’t recommend you get obsessed with numbers, but a forewarned person can action to prevent certain crimes from happening. Why not be prepared?

If crime in your area is in on the rise, read this.

Strand Security: Serving Horry County and Georgetown County

We are here when you need us, but we prefer to help you before you really need us aka you’ve been a victim of crime! ūüėČ

Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from all of us at Strand Security. May your 2022 be filled with joy, happiness and and may you always feel safe and protected!

Call Chuck at Strand Security with all your Security questions in Myrtle Beach! 843-318-6392

 

 

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How To Select The Best Door Alarm To Keep My Assets Safe

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Most Break-ins Happen Through Unlocked Doors!

Did you know that?

Most break-ins happen through unlocked doors and happen during the daytime hours of 10 AM – 2 PM.

Yes, that’s right! Daytime break-ins happen more than at any other time day or night, with easy access, because¬†people don’t use their¬†locks. We make it really easy for thieves to have access to our valuables this way.

We can do better than that, can’t we?

Let’s start with something you can do right now that will make it just a bit harder for someone to break into your home.

Make It A Habit To Always Lock Doors Behind You

Sounds simple enough, but it is a habit you need to create by doing it each and every time.

Start off by reading about evening routines to keep your family and your assets safe. You can apply some of these same¬†principles to a daytime routine when you leave your home to go to work, to go shopping¬†or even just going for a walk with your dog. Don’t ever assume that thieves come during the night in a black mask. Often, they come during the day, they might greet your neighbors and walk out with your valuables without anyone suspecting what they are doing.

Locking your doors is the first step.

So what is step two to prevent break-ins?

Research The Best Door Alarm To Purchase

Can we assume you always do due diligence on new purchases like homes, cars, refrigerators, and HVAC systems? You need to do due diligence on door alarms the same way.

This includes learning more about door alarms before talking to a dealer about purchasing a system.

Consider

  • price point/budget
  • size of your home
  • number of access doors and windows
  • stories of your home
  • current technology in your home
  • remote access

Once you have this information on a list, then pick up the phone and call your nearest local security dealer at 843-318-6392

Your Security Company Can Tell You More About What Brands They Prefer

Each security dealership has preferred vendors and brands they work with.

The best door alarms are those your security company uses the most, and those they trust to keep their customers and their family safe.

Why don’t you ask this:

“What door alarm do you have¬†installed in your home?”

This should give you an answer to the question; ‘what is the best door alarm to keep my family safe?’

Go ahead and ask us today.

Then once you have a system installed, make it a habit to active your system whenever you leave your home! 

Call Chuck at Strand Security with all your Security questions in Myrtle Beach! 843-318-6392

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What is the Best Home Security System?

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Are You In The Market For A New Home Security System?

Are you a new homeowner? Have you recently moved to the Myrtle Beach area? Are you unhappy with your current home security system? If you fall in any of these three categories you might be looking for the best home security system available to you!

We want you to know we’ve got you covered!

Strand Security is a locally owned and locally operated security company. We provide both residential security systems as well as commercial security systems. If you need to protect those you love, we can help you get started with the best home security system your money can buy!

What Makes A Security System The Best Home Security System?

If you were to talk to 20 experts, you might find 20 different opinions about what the best home security system might be. That doesn’t¬†make it any easier to decide, does it?¬†I bet you’ve called around, looked on the internet, maybe you’ve¬†asked your friends yet you still aren’t’ sure what defines ‘the best home security system’. There are so many bells, whistles, brands, companies, options to choose from!

Help is on the way!

We have identified five important markers for you to check to find the best home security system for your home and family.

That is exactly what you need to start with:

 identify your personal needs, goals and wants in a home security system in order to find the best home security system available to you

Here are the five questions you need to ask yourself!

Grab a piece of paper and start writing down answers, then give us a call!

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1) What is The Best Home Security System For The Size and Location of Your Home?

What type of system you need, and want, depends on your home; the size, layout, and location.

Here are some factors to consider.

  • Do you own your home?
  • Are you renting?
  • Are you in an apartment or condo?
  • Do you live in a city, neighborhood, or in a rural community?
  • How old is your home?
  • What is the square footage of your home?
  • How many exit¬†doors?
  • How many floors do you have?
  • How many bedrooms?
  • Do you have a garage?
  • Is it detached or attached?

Next, let’s talk money!

2) What is The Best Home Security System That Fits Your Financial Budget?

As we can’t look in your pocketbook, or checkbook for that matter. Therefore, you should find a price point you are happy with before contacting a security company. It will help them, and you, decide on what you can afford at this time. If your financial situation changes, you can add additional features and services! If you have to go ‘bare-bones’ to start with, go for it, but make sure to make that a clear objective when searching for the best home security system.

Next, let’s talk functionality!

3) What is The Best Home Security System For Your Intended Usage?

Not everyone likes bells and whistles. Not everyone needs or wants all the latest technology or the highest ranked equipment. It is important, however, that your system performs the tasks you need it to perform!

Answer these questions.

Once you have an idea about functionality, it’s time to talk integration.

4) What is The Best Home Security System To Integrate With Your Current Installed Technology?

If you bought a new home with security system equipment installed, your (new) provider needs to know what system and what equipment is currently in your home. Sometimes this equipment can be reused or repurposed; this will depend on what brands your provider works with and the age of the system and equipment. If you already own home automation hardware and software and you want to integrate a new security system with it, your security provider needs to know this as well. It is important to make a list of all technology in your home.

5) What is The Best Home Security System To Compliment Your Family’s Needs?

There is a difference between what your intended usage is and what your family’s needs are. Talking to your security provider is a great place to start. Tell them who lives in your home, who might need access to your system,¬†whether you travel, if you also own a business which needs security and more.


Answering these questions after having answered the four previous questions will help your provider give you options for the best home security system for your current home.

We welcome any and all inquiries about security systems. We are here to help protect those you love.

We invite you to check out Honeywell Total Connect.

Give us at Strand Security a call today!

Call Strand Security in Myrtle Beach at 843-318-6392

 

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