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QEI Security Has a Bold New Look

QEI Security Has a Bold New Look

QEI Security & Technology is introducing a bold new look that will be seen throughout South Carolina beginning August 1, 2017. "We stay on the cutting edge of home security and technology and we wanted our logo to be more modern and reflect our leadership in this...

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What to Look for in a Home Automation System

What to Look for in a Home Automation System

Smart home automation has become more affordable than ever - and it can be added during the build of a home or after the home is complete. CONTACT: Learn more about your smart home system options. Here are four things to consider: 1. One touch, multiple actions....

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4 Things To Do Before Installing Security Cameras

4 Things To Do Before Installing Security Cameras

Security cameras are only as good as the internet in your home. Before you install security cameras, make sure your internet is up to par otherwise, your cameras will never work properly. If it is possible to hardwire your security cameras, you should. If you’re...

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Major Insurance Companies Offer Smart Home Discounts

Major Insurance Companies Offer Smart Home Discounts

Smart home products make your life easier, keep your home safer and now can save you even more money. Several major insurance companies are offering discounts when policyholders have smart home products like smart thermostats and lighting control. According to an...

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Hurricane Matthew: Security Cameras Catch Burglars

Hurricane Matthew: Security Cameras Catch Burglars

Security cameras are the most popular addition to a QEI Security & Technology system. During Hurricane Matthew security cameras proved to be invaluable for families who evacuated. A widely publicized evacuation can be a field day for thieves to run wild in...

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Troubleshooting: Loss of Power to Your QEI Security Panel

Troubleshooting: Loss of Power to Your QEI Security Panel

Power outages are very common during strong storms. All QEI Security & Technology systems have a backup battery that will power your system for four to six hours. During that time, your system will report to our monitoring station, which is staffed 24/7. Once your...

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Hurricanes and Your Security System

Hurricanes and Your Security System

When a hurricane or severe storm is approaching, there are a lot of things to worry about. Don't let your security system be one of them. READ: Weather Emergency: How a Security System Provides Peace of Mind Here’s what you need to know about your home security system...

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DIY Security: 5 Reasons to Reconsider

DIY Security: 5 Reasons to Reconsider

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) security is tempting. Having DIY security is better than nothing, right? Not always. If your DIY security system doesn’t work right or isn’t installed right, it will be more of a pain than it is worth. Below are five reasons to go with...

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Home Security Tips

Home Security Tips

There are tons of statistics about home burglaries, but the bottom line is that your home is as safe as you make it. Obviously, having a home security system is a huge deterrent to burglars, but don’t stop there. READ: 3 Ways a Home Security System Saves You Money...

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