Posts by JVanGenderen@permarsecurity.com

Locked Out of Your House? Here’s What to Do

Locked Out of Your House? Here’s What to Do Almost everyone has felt the feeling in the pit of their stomach when they realized they were locked outside their house. It always takes a few seconds to admit to yourself what happened as you pat your pockets, retraces your steps, and think, though improbable, that…

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The Top Places Burglars Know You Hide Your Keys

It’s common practice for Bloomington homeowners to leave a spare key hidden somewhere on their property. This gives them the benefit of still gaining access to their home when they’ve forgotten their normal key or have accidentally locked themselves outside. In some cases, it also provides entry to the home to non-residents who still need…

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How Do Wireless Security Cameras Work?

It’s essential to feel safe in your own home. One of the best ways to achieve this feeling of safety is by employing home security systems. A necessary component of these systems is wireless security cameras.  Once considered expensive or too unwieldy for commonplace use in residential settings, modern technological developments have led to smaller,…

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5 Signs Your Home is an Easy Target for Burglars

5 Signs Your Home is an Easy Target for Burglars Safety is best described as a habit. When you instinctively look both ways before crossing the street or, without thought, plug in your seatbelt before driving, you’re engaging in the type of repeatable behaviors that increase your safety.  Far too often, though, our habits can…

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5 Sign Your Home Security System Needs an Update

5 Sign Your Home Security System Needs an Update When it comes to home security systems, technology is progressing at a rate that could make some people feel left behind. Between smart systems, wireless technology, and high-definition home security cameras, you may find yourself wondering when to upgrade your dated system. But knowing there is…

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7 Easy Ways to Secure Your Construction Site

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7 Easy Ways to Secure Your Construction Site Construction sites are an obvious mark for thieves. These sites are accessible, contain valuable equipment, and are abandoned at night. For all of these reasons and more, reports of heavy equipment thefts are on the rise. As thieves take equipment with a plan in place to re-sell…

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7 Effective Commercial Security System Options to Protect Your Business

Keeping your business healthy means protecting its assets from theft. We’re not just talking about cash stored in registers. Customer data, financial records, computers, and product inventory all have significant value. Whether you run a small business or a large corporation with multiple store locations, security should be a top priority. Here are seven essential…

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Minneapolis Grain Exchange

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The Minneapolis Grain Exchange was founded in 1881 and served as a centralized hub for grain brokers on the trading floor. There are three buildings that collectively form the Grain Exchange. These buildings are considered historic because they gracefully continue retaining their old-world charm. This also provides an appealing rental space for offices. With the help of Floyd Total…

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How Much Does a Home Security System Cost?

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Studies show that a home security system helps deter would-be burglars, keeping your home and family safe and secure. When considering new security for your home, there are a variety of options, from equipment with all of the bells and whistles and monitoring to contract length and industry experience factors to consider. Do you want…

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Choosing the Right Surveillance System for Your Home

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Modern technology is transforming home monitoring capabilities in so many ways. Residential security systems make it possible to stay informed about both expected and unexpected activity at your house. Here are several things you should keep in mind as you prepare to select your video surveillance systems. Security Needs The first thing you should pinpoint…

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Three Rivers Park District

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With more than 27,000 acres of parks and trails, Three Rivers Park District in Minnesota is a hub for lovers of outdoor recreation. However, with such a large footprint, it was getting increasingly difficult to manage the security needs of the land and buildings accessed by employees and visitors alike. Floyd Total Security was brought…

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Security Camera Systems for Small Business Owners to Invest In

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Few fields have advanced with technology as quickly as the world of video surveillance &  small business security. The security camera systems can capture more detail from more perspectives than ever before. Monitoring your facility remotely with your smartphone or laptop has never been easier. Business owners have more options for communications and data storage than…

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7 Shocking U.S. Crime Statistics

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Crime is one of the hottest news topics. On practically any local or national news report, there could be 10 or more reports of theft, homicide, or property damage. President Trump made fighting crime a key element of his campaign, mentioning crime in his inaugural address. But what are the facts? Are the U.S. crime…

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Choosing the Right Home Security Company

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Home Security Monthly Cost We understand that searching for a home security system can be stressful when it comes to Cost of a Home Security System. Might even be confusing, but that is why we are here! There are so many different home security companies you could choose to go with but how do you…

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How to Arm Your Lynx Security Panel Stay

Arm your security system, even if you are not home   Arming your LYNX panel to stay is useful when you are home or if you have pets that could possibly set off the motion detectors. Arming your panel “stay” activates glass breaks and protected doors and windows. If any of these sensors are triggered…

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Are You Committing These Bad Security Habits?

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Just having the necessary security equipment doesn’t mean your home is protected. You actually have to use the equipment for it to do its job. An automated Security Systems are a great solution to these common bad security habits that can make your home more vulnerable. Forgetting to Arm Your Security System Whether you’re in…

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Choose Floyd Total Security to Protect Your Business

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Businesses generally have a lot to lose.  Most people resort to a security system after something happens. If you want to significantly lower the chance of losing valuables, Floyd recommends having a professionally installed and monitored security system within your building of operations. The security system can be set up for individual users to have their…

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How to use the bypass feature on your lynx panel

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Use the bypass feature to leave a window open on pleasant summer nights and still arm your security system Minnesota winters can be a little rugged but our summers are normally pretty pleasant. Those pleasant summer days allow for you to turn off the air conditioner and open up some windows.  That being said your security system will…

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As part of the Per Mar Security Services team, we will continue to provide the same quality service with the same quality people we always have. We thank you for your partnership with Floyd Total Security and look forward to continuing to work with you. Please reach out to our team with any questions by calling (952) 881-5625.

Best regards,
Robert Gibson - General Manager