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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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Thinking Smart Home? Here’s What Everyone is Doing

Thinking Smart Home? Here’s What Everyone is Doing

As you start researching smart home products, you’ll quickly realize there is one main decision to make: Do you DIY with standalone devices or hire a professional to install connected devices? This summer Alarm.com conducted a survey of U.S. homeowners and the results...

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QEI Team is Attending CEDIA 2016

QEI Team is Attending CEDIA 2016

The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) is hosting their annual expo from September 13-17, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. It’s one of the largest home technology events in the nation and QEI Security & Technology will be there to check out the latest...

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FREE Self-Defense Class for Sales Agents

FREE Self-Defense Class for Sales Agents

As a new home sales agent, you spend a lot of time in an unlocked model home. QEI Security & Technology knows Confidence is Everything, and we think a free self-defense class will give agents a boost of confidence. We’ve teamed up with Charleston Krav Maga & MMA to...

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STOP! Read This Before Changing Your Router Password

STOP! Read This Before Changing Your Router Password

In today’s connected world, many devices in your home are dependent on your wireless network. That means that if you get a new wireless router or change your router password, some devices will stop working until you are able to update them. Before getting a new router...

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5 Inventive Ways to Use Security Window Sensors

5 Inventive Ways to Use Security Window Sensors

Security sensors are often called window/door contacts, but they’re so much more! A sensor is two devices that fit together. When those devices are lined up together, usually that means a door/window is closed and a signal is sent to your security system panel. When...

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