Outdoor security: Six ways to secure outdoor assets, storage yards, and equipment.

November 7, 2016

    Six ways to protect outdoor assets and storage yards beyond just building a fence:  Hire an onsite guard.  The guard should have zero false alarms and can deter crime by just being there.  Cost and liability can be high if they are armed. Security cameras.  They can cover a wide area, no monthly cost. […]

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Harris County Fire Alarm Approval and Installation Steps

January 28, 2016

Fire Code Review Sheet Before Submitting Before an alarm company can submit fire alarm plans to be reviewed to the Harris County Fire Marshal, the business or property owner must have submitted a FCRS, or Fire Code Review Sheet to the Fire Marshals office and the alarm company must have a copy of that sheet […]

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TOP 5 THINGS EVERY GENERAL CONTRACTOR WANTS IN A SUBCONTRACTOR:

December 23, 2015

SUPPORT – The support that a company offers for the products they sell and install can be a determining factor when awarding a job. End users want to know that they will be able to use products regardless of the size of an install. I have been asked on numerous jobs how many hours of […]

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85MPG OMNI Car?

May 26, 2015

Clients who know me personally are aware that I tend to like to drive little “geeky” cars, such as the Corbin Sparrow, the Smart Car and even my Scion XB, which my employees referred to as “the box.” I’m always on the lookout for environmentally friendly vehicles, which is why I’m excited about the new […]

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Common mistakes: office security camera placement

May 11, 2015

Many business owners have come to realize that they need security cameras installed to safeguard their property, equipment and inventory, as well as to protect customers and employees. If you are getting ready to add security equipment at your company, it pays to be aware of some common mistakes business owners make with cameras and […]

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Is the existing alarm in your new home up to the task?

May 4, 2015

It’s great when you find a new home to move into that has some of the amenities you already wanted, such as a swimming pool or central air conditioning. When it comes to protecting your home, you may be concerned about whether the security system installed by the previous owner was any good. How old […]

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Who’s casing out your business?

April 29, 2015

  When you first launched your business, you likely put in a great deal of overtime, perhaps even occasionally sleeping on a couch in your office when it was crunch time. However, even the most devoted company owners can’t be on hand 24 hours a day to keep an eye on things. This is especially […]

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What your alarm company sales rep may not tell you!

April 20, 2015

As a homeowner or business owner, you sometimes have to rely on the expertise of professionals when it comes to making      improvements to your property. After all, you aren’t expected to know all the ins and outs of security systems. You may be  familiar with glass break detectors, though, as these devices often […]

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Do you know your neighbors?

February 9, 2015

How well do you know your neighbors? Are you on a first-name basis with the people living to your right and left or across the street? These days, it seems that many folks are “friends” with more people in online social media than they are with their actual neighbors. That’s a shame, because the more […]

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OMNI joins UCC Dealers Council

December 29, 2014

          In a ringing endorsement of the quality of our work, United Central Control (UCC), a Five-Diamond rated, wholesale alarm-monitoring center in San Antonio, Texas, has selected OMNI Fire and Security to its 10-member Dealers Council. As a member of the elite team OMNI will meet regularly with other top alarm […]

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