When you think about security systems, what kind of companies come to mind? Many people can name at least one national company, and possibly a few smaller companies. These companies probably include cable, phone, or Internet providers, or other companies who have added on security as part of their varied services. Heartland Security is different […]
How Much Does a Standard Security System Cost and What’s Included?
What’s in a standard security system? How much does a security system cost? We’ve written before about how there is no standard price for a security system, but we will give you an idea of what a basic security system package includes and how much it might cost you. 1. What’s in a standard security system? While there isn’t […]
How Much Will A Security System Really Cost Me?
When you make a major purchase, such as a car, it’s hard to know what additional expenses may come up. The car you saw for $12,000 may end up costing you more around $15,000 after all is said and done. At Heartland Security, we want your security system buying experience to be easy and the […]
Why There’s No “Standard” Price for a Security System
One of the first questions we encounter is “How much will a security system cost?”. Based on the price, is a security system worth the investment? Will it break the bank? Our customers have been very vocal about how affordable our systems are. While there’s no magic answer for exactly how much a security system will cost, […]
2017 Home Shows in Minnesota and Iowa
It’s home show time! Every year, we have booths at several home shows in our coverage area of central, western, and southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. If you’re interested in learning more about smart home technology, video surveillance, or monitored security systems, please stop out and chat with us at any of our 2017 home shows! February 10, […]
Is a Security System Right for You?
If you’ve been thinking about a security system for a while, but you’re just not sure, answer these questions and see if an alarm system could be the right fit for you. 1. Do you worry about break-ins? According to the FBI, there were more than 1.5 million burglaries in 2015, and 71% of those were residential […]
2016 Home Shows in Minnesota and Iowa
It’s home show time! Every year, we have booths at several home shows in our coverage area of central, western, and southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. It’s our goal to help homeowners learn how they can best protect their home and family with a security system. If you’re interested in learning more about smart home technology, video surveillance, […]
4 Tips on How to Prevent Security System False Alarms
Many people shy away from getting a security system because they’re afraid of the false alarms. And it’s true, false alarms do happen. So how do you prevent false alarms in a security system? We’ve got 4 strategies. 1. Check your doors Your door sensors may trigger a false alarm if a door does not […]
Pros and Cons of a Security System
When you’re doing your research and trying to decide if you should get a security system, it can help to make a list and weigh the pros and cons. We’ve tried to help you out with that below. Of course, since we sell security systems, we know we’ll appear a little biased, but with this […]
Is a Security System Worth the Money? 3 Things You Should Consider
When you’re considering getting a security system, you need to consider why you want it. Are you looking for protection from intrusion or from fires, carbon monoxide, or flooding? Are you looking for home automation? Do you want a security system so you can have peace of mind? Once you’ve figured out why you want […]