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Melissa Villanti

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Why You'll Want a Video Doorbell

Jan 6, 2017 2:34:10 PM / by Melissa Villanti posted in Cameras, Home Automation, Home Security


You may have heard of the latest home automation and security device, which is trending throughout the world. Wi-Fi enabled video doorbells like Ring and SkyBell are the newest pieces of technology which allow you to answer your front door with your smart phone from anywhere in the world.

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Celebrate on New Year's Eve Safely

Dec 30, 2016 3:07:42 PM / by Melissa Villanti posted in Home Safety, Community


Whether 2016 is ending as your best or worst year yet, you most likely are going to end it New Year’s Eve celebration. As the Holiday season begins to wrap up, don’t forget to stay safe and alert as you ring in this New Year. Here are a few safety tips to remember while celebrating this evening:

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Ask the Experts: Smart Locks and Home Automation

Jul 26, 2016 10:50:58 AM / by Melissa Villanti posted in Home Automation, Ask the Expert, Access Control


A great home automation feature is the ability to control door locks from any location. You can allow access to your dog sitter when you’re on vacation without having to leave a key behind, or unlock the door for your kids should they forget their keys. This, coupled with the ability to remotely arm and disarm your security system, allows you complete control over your home’s accessibility no matter where you are. To learn more about this technology, we spoke with Security Expert Susan Clark.

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Ask the Experts: Managed Access Control

Jul 14, 2016 11:34:14 AM / by Melissa Villanti posted in Business, Access Control

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Many are familiar with the concept of access control, but the details of how these intricate systems work can be a little more challenging. To get a better idea of how these systems work and how they can help businesses small and large, we talked with Doyle Security Consultant Doug Lumb:

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Summertime Pool Safety

Jul 12, 2016 1:21:23 PM / by Melissa Villanti


When you think of summer, is swimming one of the first activities that comes to mind? Swimming is one of the most popular summer activities as it allows you to have a fun time while also being able to cool off from the hot summer sun. As fun as swimming can be, it is also very dangerous. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention drowning is the 5th leading cause of unintentional injury death in the United States.

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Ask the Experts: Home Automation Testimonial

Jul 7, 2016 10:29:18 AM / by Melissa Villanti posted in Home Maintenance, Home Automation, Ask the Expert


Home automation is the ability to remotely control and adjust certain appliances and systems in your home from the convenience of a smart device. This can be your computer, mobile phone or tablet. Whether you’re in your home, at work, at a friend’s house or any other location, you have complete control over every aspect of your house. To find out how easy and efficient these products are, we spoke with Doyle Security Customer Neil from Brighton, NY.

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4th of July Firework Safety

Jun 28, 2016 2:28:40 PM / by Melissa Villanti posted in Home Safety, Fire Safety


Fireworks and the 4th of July go hand-in-hand and Doyle Security wants to help make sure you stay safe this Independence Day.  The National Council on Firework Safety encourages consumers to follow the following safety tips before engaging in firework celebrations this Fourth of July:

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Ask the Expert: Fire and Carbon Monoxide Protection

Jun 23, 2016 10:53:39 AM / by Melissa Villanti posted in Home Safety, Fire Safety, Ask the Expert, Carbon Monoxide


A fire alarm system can detect the beginnings of a fire while it’s still smoldering in the critical moments before the flames erupt. This gives your family time to evacuate the premises quickly and safely, while our Emergency Response Center dispatches the fire department on your behalf. Whether you’re home or away, whether your system is armed or disarmed, Doyle Security Systems will be notified and act on the alarm in a matter of seconds. To learn more about which about Fire Detectors, we spoke with Doyle Security Business Development Manager, Jack Doyle.

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Ask the Experts: Security Cameras and Home Automation

Jun 8, 2016 2:56:08 PM / by Melissa Villanti posted in Video, Cameras, Ask the Expert



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Stopping the Silent Killer

Jun 1, 2016 4:13:36 PM / by Melissa Villanti posted in Home Safety, Carbon Monoxide



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