Silco Fire & Security NAMED 2016 ANSUL DIAMOND DISTRIBUTOR

Silco Fire & Security of Cincinnati, OH has received the honor of being named an ANSUL “Double Diamond” Distributor as part of the ANSUL Alliance Rewards Program. This level of distinction is a testament to the hard work put forth by the organization over the past year. Diamond Distributor distinction is based on achieving measurable […]

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Home Security System and how it works

Security systems are designed either for residential homes or for businesses, in order to keep them safe and protected from intruders or burglars. Considering a quality security system at home, it’s essential not only for saving your valuables, but also in protecting your loved ones. Home Security systems have Security Alarms that create signals to […]

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Top Smart Ways for your Home’s Improvement and Security

There is a wide range of smart devices that focus on offering convenience, protection, and safety for residential homes and for any type of Industry. For many years, the success of digital smart devices has been really quite incredible, and they’re becoming more and more useful and smarter than ever. Smart Thermostats, Intercom systems, Video […]

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Restaurant Fire Systems

Restaurant Fire Systems Everything You Need To Know About UL 300 I hope you were able to ready the article “6 Tips to Improve Fire Safety and Reduce Cost”. The 6th tip was to upgrade your fire suppression system to the UL 300 Standard if you have not already. We will examine this topic in […]

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How to ensure Fire Safety at Home

The top major causes of home fires are unattended cooking, candles, overloaded electrical systems, and cigarette smoking. Due to negligence, the consequences lead to injuries, property damages, and in some cases death. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) report recently, an average of seven people die in the USA every day, due to […]

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Halon Alternatives for Protecting Mission Critical Spaces

Most people have heard of Halon fire suppression systems. Halon systems were widely used to protect high value assets from fire, such as server rooms, telephone rooms, electrical rooms, museums, aircraft engines, etc. Halon quickly extinguished a fire, was electrically non conductive, and left no residue to clean up. Halon was a gas that depleted […]

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Video Surveillance Advancements & Common Uses

Not only to catch burglars anymore… Modern camera systems are now being used for a much wider range of functions. The quality and ease of navigation has come a long way since the old VCR’s and searching with a fast forward button. Modern cameras are easily searched to find an exact point in time. Most […]

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Simple Way to Save $1,000 Per Year & Improve Your Protection

For decades Fire Alarms and Security Alarm Systems have relied on copper phone lines (POTS lines) for reporting signals to the monitoring center. Like most other industries, times have changed and there are new technologies available. In the telephone industry, POTS phone lines are becoming scarce. For voice, just about everyone is using some form […]

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Server Room Fire Protection

Imagine this scenario… It’s Sunday morning 2am, and your server room has a circuit board short and overheat causing a fire to break out. The sprinkler system will activate only when the temperature at the head reaches a level that is beyond “contained”, and your equipment and data are completely destroyed. Your sprinkler system will […]

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“Active” Smoke Detection vs. “Passive” Smoke Detection

An “Active” smoke (and gas) detection system constantly draws in and samples the air in a space. These systems detect fire or toxic gasses much earlier than traditional “Passive” smoke detection which waits for the smoke to reach a detector. These precious minutes can make a huge difference when protecting spaces that contain business critical [...]
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