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False Burglar Alarm Reduction Tips

Stay in regular contact with your alarm company! Make sure your emergency contact list is current and accurate. Call your alarm company if you: Have an unexplained false alarm Get a pet Begin a home improvement or renovation oroject Change your phone number, install dsl, or switch to a voip (internet
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City of Chicago Two Way Communication System

If you were unaware, the deadline of January 1, 2015 for installation of a City of Chicago Two Way Communication System in High-rise buildings is drawing near. Despite the rumors, there is currently no indication that the City of Chicago will delay the January 1,2015 deadline for installation of required
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B Series from Bosch

B Series Control Panels from Bosch Security Systems have won the Best in Intrusion Detection and Prevention Solutions award in the Security Industry Association’s 2013 New Product Showcase (NPS) program. This annual awards program recognizes Innovative products and solutions in electronic physical security. Designed to simplify installation and increase profits for
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LaMarCo Heads to the Sammy’s!

LaMarCo Systems is heading to Vegas! No, this is not a vacation, rather, we are heading to the Sammy Awards. This is the security industry’s award ceremony, short for Sales and Marketing awards, or the SaM, and the award trophies themselves are known as Sammy’s. The prestigious awards have a
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10 Tips to Protect Your Home This Holiday Season

Tis the season for securing your home and protecting your belongings! According to the FBI, nearly 400,000 burglaries occur in the U.S. during November and December each year. Here’s how you can protect your home over the Holidays: Close your shades and curtains to prevent outsiders from peering inside. Turn off Holiday
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Presbyterian Homes

A Different Kind of Social Security: LaMarCo Systems & Presbyterian Homes at Lake Forest Place The “Greatest Generation” just got even better.  LaMarCo Systems was chosen to install a complex security monitoring system at Lake Forest Place, a Retirement Community owned and operated by Presbyterian Homes.  Located on the North Shore,
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LaMarCo Systems Celebrates 15 year anniversary

Fifteen years ago, LaMarCo systems was a small company, with a few employees and a dream. The goal was to become Chicagoland’s premier business and personal security company.  Alex Ratner and Marat Sendenkov had met at while working for Siemens Building Technologies, a safety and infrastructure technology supplier.  They noticed
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