Business Security Systems during COVID-19

As we find ourselves in a situation previously unlike anything most of us have experienced, we’re facing times of great uncertainty. It’s hard to know what next week or next month may look like. With that in mind, Heartland Security is trying to make it easier for business owners to get security systems when they […]

4 Important Safety Topics for Seniors

On Thursday, June 27, 2019, Heartland Security participated in the Douglas County Healthy & Active Senior Expo sponsored by Douglas County TRIAD. Seniors could visit vendor tables, listen to the keynote speaker, attend breakout sessions, get free lunch, and win door prizes. One of the breakout sessions was titled “Home Safety” with a talk given […]

4 Things You Should be Doing with Your Camera System DVR

You check your smoke alarm batteries twice a year, but do you ever check your DVR (digital video recorder)? Keeping your camera surveillance system in good working order is a must. If you’ve put in the investment for a video surveillance system, you’ll want to make sure you do the following to keep it in tip-top shape. […]

Local and Cooperative-Owned: What makes Heartland Security different

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 […]

Heartland Security Sponsors Farmhouse Coat Rack Youth Class

On Saturday, March 30, from 9am-12pm, along with the Central Minnesota Builders Association, Heartland Security sponsored a Community Education class in St. Cloud for K-6 students to build a farmhouse coat rack. We had 15 participants and everyone got pizza and cookies for lunch! Take a look through the pictures below to see how the project […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Make Sure Your House Stays Dry This Spring

If you’re like most people in the Midwest, you’re concerned about flooding when all this snow melts. How can you tell if your house will have water problems? What are some strategies to prevent water from getting inside your home? Spring rain, melting snow, and drains clogged by ice, snow, and debris can easily cause […]

Burglary Statistics from 2018

With the crime numbers in for 2018, if you rank each state from highest amount of crimes to lowest amount, Minnesota came in 36th highest and Iowa was 17th highest. While they are not in the top 10, it can still can be a cause for alarm. Minnesota Minnesota’s burglary rate in 2018 was 336.9 […]