Prevent water damage with water sensors from Heartland Security

Water leaks cost homeowners and insurance companies billions of dollars every year. But you can avoid potentially costly repairs by adding a simple water sensor to your security system. Water sensors are placed on or near the floor in a place where a leak or flooding might occur, such as near a sink or near […]

Should you have a service plan?

A service plan from Heartland Security can keep your security system running and help you avoid unforeseen costs. This affordable option is a terrific value. This plan covers some or all the costs accrued during a service call including the trip charge, parts, and labor. It also means a professionally trained security technician will fix […]

Have peace of mind while you are away

If you are planning a vacation or trip, a home security system can keep your home safe and give you peace of mind. Here are some tips to keep your home safe while you are traveling. 24/7 security monitoring Heartland Security systems are monitored 24/7 to ensure your alarms are quickly resolved and properly routed […]

Have you tested your security system recently?

Your security system is meant to protect your home or business and give you peace of mind. It is only able to do so if it is working properly. Test your security system monthly to avoid a system failure when you need it most. Use these steps to test your security system: Additional testing is […]

Maintain independence with a Heartland Security medical alert

A medical alert from Heartland Security can help you or your loved ones maintain independence, while providing peace of mind as it quickly alerts emergency personnel of a medical situation. Our on-the-go medical alert solution is powered by the Verizon 4G LTE and Wi-Fi location services, allowing you to go almost anywhere and be confident […]

Employee Spotlight – Niki Hill

Today, we’re shining a spotlight on one of our newest medical alarm installation technicians. This week’s Employee Spotlight features Niki Hill, a medical alert technician in the Cresco, IA area. 1. What is your job title? Medical Alarm Installation Technician 2. What do you do at Heartland Security? I install and service customer’s medical alert equipment. 3. […]

Environmental Sensors: Temperature Sensors and Smoke Detectors

Temperature Sensors When you’re away from your home, you want to have peace of mind that your place will be fine. But what if the furnace stops working at the cabin during winter? Temperature sensors can alert you to extreme conditions and keep you from costly damages and loss. The first kind of temperature sensors […]

Problems with a Security System: Beeping

One of our employees recently attended a meeting at the building of a non-profit and noticed something a little strange while they were there. The building had just been opened and the alarm system disarmed for the meeting. But the alarm system kept beeping. Three beeps every minute for an hour. We asked “Why is […]

DIY Cameras vs. Professionally Installed Cameras

With so many different security camera options on the market, it can be hard to know what kind is right for you. Should you try to install cameras yourself or have a professional security company install cameras? We’ll list below the pros and cons of do-it-yourself (DIY) cameras versus professionally installed cameras. DIY Cameras Pros: […]

Employee Spotlight – Josh Taylor

Today, we’re shining a spotlight on an employee to help you get to know us better. This week’s Employee Spotlight features one of newer security technicians, Josh Taylor. 1. What is your job title? Security Technician 2. What do you do at Heartland Security? I install service panels and sensors, 3G to 4G LTE cell upgrades, pull […]