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No one wants to come home and find their house burglarized, or even worse, have it happen while at home. Finding out a stranger was in your home going through your possessions is a traumatic experience and leaves you feeling exposed and vulnerable…
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    5 Ways to Protect Your Online Shopping Deliveries
    February 9, 2017
    Share this Post Online shopping is poised to make our lives easier than ever; what’s simpler than having the exact item you need delivered to your doorstep? It seems like...
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    Why Home Automation Is the Future of Home Security
    February 6, 2017
    Share this Post These days, it seems like practically everything can connect to your smart phone. Whether you use this technology to stay on top of your banking or simply...
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    6 Hilarious Videos of What Your Pets Really Do When You're Away
    February 2, 2017
    Share this Post You miss your pet when you’re away from home. Still, do you ever wonder what they do to pass the time while you’re gone? Your home security...
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    The 4 Most Common Causes of House Fires
    January 26, 2017
    Share this Post Fire. It’s one of the scariest dangers for any homeowner, and while the number of house fires in the United States has steadily declined in recent years,...
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    6 Ways to Be Proactive About Home Security
    January 24, 2017
    Share this Post American culture emphasizes the importance of being “proactive,” as opposed to “reactive.” For example, dentists often ask their patients to floss to protect against cavities. From dental...
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    3 Home Security Hacks Burglars Don’t Want You to Know About
    January 19, 2017
    Share this Post When it comes to keeping your home and family safe, just about everyone understands how a burglar alarm can make a big difference. As useful as these...
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    Getting the Help You Need at Alder
    January 18, 2017
    Share this Post Alder is deeply invested in serving our customers and meeting their needs. With this in mind, we recently asked some of our Call Center staff how customers...
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    Wrestling Poverty
    January 3, 2017
    Share this Post Written by: Coach Moysh When I started as the head wrestling coach at Gunnison High School, they had 7 kids in the program. They didn’t have enough uniforms...
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    I’ve Walked In Their Shoes, Have You?
    November 17, 2016
    Written By: Amanda Moncur Share this Post (Knock, knock, knock). “Oh no! It’s one of those door to door salesmen again!” (Ding Dong). “Maybe if I turn off my lights, shut...
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    Alder wins again for best growth in Utah
    October 27, 2016
    Share this Post At a recent Mountain West Capital Network awards luncheon, 100 of the fastest growing companies in Utah were honored. Alder, a privately-owned residential alarm security company was...
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    Gephardt Approved
    September 29, 2016
    Share this Post Success is built on trust. This is true for individuals just as it is for large companies. If  you don't trust an individual, you won't do business...
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    Alder Leads in Customer Satisfaction
    September 12, 2016
      Share this Post ALDER HOLDINGS, LLC FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ALDER LEADS IN CUSTOMER SATISFACTION Alder successfully serves and protects its tens of thousands of customers and has been doing so for nearly a...
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    Alder - 11th Fastest Growing Company in Utah
    August 26, 2016
    Share this Post It is no small feat to stand out in a crowd. In an industry over-saturated with competition, it takes an extraordinary company to have the vision to...
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    Keep your vacation home safe with 6 easy tips
    August 2, 2016
    Share this Post A vacation home should be a relaxing place, a place where you can go to unwind and well, vacation. That's the point of buying it, so you...
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    Smart Door Locks Provide Security and Convenience
    July 13, 2016
    Share this Post Convenience and security rarely go hand in hand. Think of the long lines to get through security at the airport for a vivid image of how inconvenient...
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    Smart Smoke Detectors Make a World of Difference
    July 5, 2016
    Share this Post When customers begin to look into home automation and upgrading to a smart home, one component that is often overlooked is the smoke detector. People ask about...
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    Security for Father's Day
    June 17, 2016
    Share this Post When I asked my husband what he wanted for Father's Day I was surprised at his answer: “I want people to be more conscientious.” I guess my...
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    DIY Smart Home Theater - Pick your projector
    June 15, 2016
    Share this Post Making the decision to do your home theater requires a bit of research and is somewhat more intimidating than many other home improvement projects. That being said,...
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    Alder Security Defeats ADT In Lawsuit Over Trademark Use
    March 31, 2016
    About a year ago I reported about how happy I was that the American dream was alive and well after we beat ADT in a frivolous lawsuit they brought...
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    Protect Your Home By Knowing Your Neighbors
    December 1, 2015
    When it comes to protecting your home, there are a lot of different tactics you can use: better locks, security systems, a guard dog, etc. All of them are...
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    Simple Security: Changing the Locks
    October 31, 2015
    Sometimes the best security is the simplest: the locks on your doors. Burglars are inherently lazy. That's why they strike when no one's home. The more roadblocks you can put...
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    Where to Put Security Cameras
    October 1, 2015
    Security cameras can do you a lot of good. They give peace of mind, since you can check up on your home at any time through your phone or...
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    Unconventional Uses for Security Systems
    September 25, 2015
    The best things in life are like chocolate: they can do more than one thing well. Chocolate (also known as The Best Thing Ever) works well as a drink or...
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    How to Protect Your Home While on Vacation
    August 31, 2015
    Remember Home Alone? It was only the biggest movie of 1990. It may be a beloved comedic classic these days, but it also embodies the fear we all have:...

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