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Graphic Touchscreen Keypad

7800 keypadsTouch screen keypads have been around for several years, however most of them were not very user friendly.  Our new Touchscreen Keypad is impressive, thin, elegant, and most important, easy to use.

I love the home, sleep and away arming options.  This makes it really easy for customers to learn how to arm the system and what each arming option is used for. They also resemble what’s on the smartphone app which makes it easy to go from one to the other without any confusion.
My favorite feature is in the Z-Wave control screens. I can see the status and control all of my lights, locks and thermostats right from the keypad. In the “favorites” screen you can activate “scenes” in your home. With one touch you can control several different Z-Wave devices. I have a favorite for “Movies” that dims the lights and sets the thermostat to 68 as well as locks all the doors.
With the cost of energy increasing, it’s important to stay on top of my heating and cooling systems. DMP makes it easy to control Z-Wave compatible thermostats right from the touchscreen keypad, iPhone or Android app. The system can be easily programmed to adjust the thermostat when you arm the system in the “Away” mode and when you return home.
Our graphic touchscreen truly integrates home security with home automation and energy management. It is simple. It is elegant. It is easy to use. I can’t wait to see what comes out with next and the features we will offer our customers.
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Mid-Minnesota Builders Association Home Show

 

See us at the MMBA Home Show

Spring is here and the Mid-Minnesota Builders Association 2012 Home Show is coming March 30th through April 1st at the Brainerd Civic Center. Once again Midwest Security & Fire will be exhibiting our latest security products and services for home and business. We will be located in booth space #92. Our staff will be there to demonstrate the latest features and services we have to offer. We are excited to show off our new Home Control features including thermostats, lighting, and locks. We can help you monitor and control your home from any cell phone using our MyAccess text control or Virtual Keypad application. Come see us at the show to find out more information and enter for a chance to win a Custom Installed Security System.

 
Midwest Security & Fire, Inc. is a local family owned security company since 1978. We specialize in security systems, fire alarms, surveillance system, and access control. We provide UL listed monitoring for all systems. Find our more by clicking http://www.midwestsecurityandfire.com/ or calling 218-825-8844  for a free security review.
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Security System, Fire Alarm, Access, and Surveillance Installations and Service- MN

Prompt and Professional Installation and Service

Midwest Security & Fire, Inc. is a local family owned and operated security and fire alarm system contractor. We specialize in security systems, fire alarm systems, access control, card access systems, and surveillance camera systems. Our family has been a leader in the industry for over 33 years throughout Central Minnesota. In addition to service throughout Central Minnesota, we serve the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul.

We service all makes and models of security and fire alarm systems and are an exclusive dealer for several manufactures of security systems and fire alarms for our territory.

Midwest Security & Fire, Inc. has been featured in several publications for our design, installation, and customer service. We have received several national awards over the years including GE Security Pro Dealer of the Year, Residential System Integration Award,   and the Security is a Family Matter Award. You can count on us for prompt, professional installation and service.

To find out more about Midwest Security & Fire, Inc. you may contact us at 218-825-8844 or click www.midwestsecurityandfire.

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Security Tip of The Week- Email security

This morning I recieved an email from a customer explaining that they were on vacation with  family in England. She explained that her purse was stolen and all her money, credit cards, and passport. She continued to ask if we could help her by sending money. The email looked very authentic and had the actual email address.

This email was a scam. Someone hacked the email account and is now sending a scam to  the contacts in the computer. The computer used has probably been given a virus that will continue to create problems. I did not respond to the email and deleted it immediately. If I had responded, I could have been hacked or given a virus.

I called the customer and guess what, she was not in England, she was sitting at her desk in Brainerd Minnesota. I was right. Imagine that.

If you recieve email from anyone asking for money, credit card, wire information, paypal, Western Union, etc… dont open the email and delete it immediately. Your real freinds or relatives are not going to send you an email from England pleading for help-  they will call. Once you give these scammers your information, the money is gone and your problems have just begun. If you suspect your computer or email account has been compromised, call your IT person immediately and stop using the PC. Continued use will only make the problem worse. If your email account has been compromised, change  passwords and contact your IT person, Administrator, or Internet Srevice Provider.  If this is a work PC, report all issues to your employer so that they can protect other PC’s in the workplace.

About Midwest Security & Fire

Midwest Security & Fire is an authorized Security Pro Dealer and is a licensed, bonded, and insured Technology Systems Contractor. We are a local family owned business since 1978 and proudly support the communities we serve. We have been featured in several publications for our design and installation experience.

In recent years, we were selected by General Electric as the award winner for the Best Integrated System and Security Pro Dealer of the Year. We are excited about these achievements and look forward to putting our experience to work for your family.

 You may find out more about our company and the products and services we provide by visiting our website at www.midwestsecurityandfire.com.

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Residential Security Systems in Crosslake and Nisswa MN

Call Today for our special offers.

Midwest Security & Fire has been installing residential security systems for over 32 years now. Security systems provide much more than just door and window sensors. We offer security, fire detection, water and temperature detection, surveillance and more. Our new systems offer harwired and wireless sensors and no phone line is needed for our systems.

We install Security Systems, Fire Alarms, Surveillance and Camera Systems, Access and Card Access Systems throughout Minnesota.From  Brainerd to St Paul and St. Cloud, Nisswa, Crosslake, Park Rapids, Wadena, Little Falls, Pillager, Aitkin, and most areas in between we have coverage.  Call today for your free security review at 1-800-525-1203 or visit us on the web at www.midwestsecurityandfire.com

About us

Midwest Security & Fire is an authorized Security Pro Dealer and is a licensed, bonded, and insured Technology Systems Contractor. We are a local family owned business since 1978 and proudly support the communities we serve. We have been featured in several publications for our design and installation experience. In recent years, we were selected by General Electric as the award winner for the Best Integrated System and Security Pro Dealer of the Year. We are excited about these achievements and look forward to putting our experience to work for your family.

You may find out more about our company and the products and services we provide by visiting our website at www.midwestsecurityandfire.com.

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