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Make Back-to-School Easy with Smart Security

Make Back-to-School Easy with Smart Security

Getting kids out of bed and ready to go by 7 a.m. is tough – especially when they’ve spent the past three months in their pajamas until noon. A smart security system can make your life much easier as you’re rushing out the door – or sitting at your office worrying...

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Reduce Summer Stress with a Home Automation System

Reduce Summer Stress with a Home Automation System

If your kids are home alone during the summer while you’re working, you might be stressing yourself out thinking of all the things that can go wrong. Home automation can save you some of that worry. All of the home automation items below can be achieved using your QEI...

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Pet Fire Safety: Protecting Fido and Felix

Pet Fire Safety: Protecting Fido and Felix

For nearly a decade, July 15 has been known as National Pet Fire Safety Day. 40,000 pets die each year in house fires and 1,000 pets start house fires each year according to the National Fire Protection Association. The very best way to protect your pet is by...

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Avoid the Summer Security Scam

Avoid the Summer Security Scam

As the temperature rises, so does the number of door-to-door security sales people and scammers. National security companies are predicting a record year of door-knocking deception. “We want our customers to know that we will never show up at their door without an...

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QEI is Third Largest South Carolina Security Company

QEI is Third Largest South Carolina Security Company

QEI Security & Technology is the third largest South Carolina-based security company.* That means you get the benefits a large company can offer, while keeping the feel of a third generation family-owned business. Free Equipment and Installation We’re able to offer...

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Spring Cleaning Includes Safety Checks

Spring Cleaning Includes Safety Checks

Spring cleaning doesn’t just apply to your baseboards, tile grout and linen closet. It’s also a great time for a quick check of your home security. Here are four safety checks that QEI Security & Technology recommends you do annually: 1. Check smoke detector...

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Pets: The Secret to Finding the Right Security System

Pets: The Secret to Finding the Right Security System

We hear it all the time – “I want a security system to protect my family, but I’m afraid my pets will trigger false alarms.” Sure, false alarms are possible, but we’ll let you in on the secret to minimizing them: It’s as simple as finding the right company and...

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5 Reasons to Get a Security System Before Spring Break

5 Reasons to Get a Security System Before Spring Break

At QEI Security & Technology, we believe confidence is everything. And confidence is knowing that your home is safe while you're enjoying spring break. Here are five reasons to install a security system before spring break: 1. Check your security camera remotely on...

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Tips to Ensure Security Camera Privacy

Tips to Ensure Security Camera Privacy

Nearly daily, a new article is written on the ease of hacking into IP security cameras - calling into question security camera privacy. Here are articles from Forbes, Network World and even Charleston’s NBC affiliate. READ: Learn the security behind QEI Security &...

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Are My Security Cameras Secure?

Are My Security Cameras Secure?

One of the most common questions we answer is “are my security cameras secure?” If you have a QEI Security & Technology system, the short answer is YES. READ: It's a camera, but is it really a security camera? Before we give you the long answer, please note that all...

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