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Santa’s Workshop Monitored by Protection 1

Santa’s Workshop Monitored by Protection 1

Earlier this month Protection 1 had quite the visitor at our Wichita Call Center. Santa came by to tell us that Protection 1 was on his nice list this year! He was so impressed that we took our customer satisfaction rating from a 95.6% to a 97.3% and that we ... Read More »

Back to School Coloring Page

Back to School Coloring Page

Going Back to School is always a fun time for kids! We’ve heard a few stories on Facebook about children wanting to go to school on the weekends. They just love going to school that much! Instead of disappointing them and breaking the horrible news. Let them know you have a coloring ... Read More »

What Technology Is Inside My Home Automation?

What Technology Is Inside My Home Automation?

With the myriad of “smart” home automation products coming out lately, it can be confusing to find out exactly what technology is in the home automation product you’re using and what it does. Reviewing all of P1’s home automation products in depth would take pages to write and forever to ... Read More »

Fix Mistakes You Might be Making with Your Home Alarm System

Fix Mistakes You Might be Making with Your Home Alarm System

Installing an alarm system is one giant step towards better home security and safety, but there are a lot of mistakes that are commonly made, even after an alarm is installed. Check this list to make sure you’re not guilty of any of the following safety-compromising behaviors! 1)      Installing the ... Read More »

Sunglasses Coloring Page for the Kids!

Sunglasses Coloring Page for the Kids!

Start teaching your kids about the dangers of the sun early with this coloring page. Click download below and print this page. If your child happens to be wearing sunglasses while they color in this page, please send us a picture!        Email this to a Friend! Link ... Read More »

Grilling Month Coloring Page for the Kids!

Grilling Month Coloring Page for the Kids!

Here is a great way to keep your kids occupied while you are preparing your food to grill. Let your kid’s inner chef come alive on this month’s grilling coloring page. Download and print for the kids and share the results with us!  Post their projects in the comments section ... Read More »

Firework Safety Graphics

Firework Safety Graphics

Fireworks are one of the most highly anticipated parts of Independence Day celebrations. The gorgeous displays they create and the time spent watching with family and friends are certainly things to look forward to. Fireworks have their risks, but if you know how to act safely around them, it’s easy ... Read More »

Stacy Greenberg’s Safety Secrets: Meeting Protection 1’s CEO

Stacy Greenberg’s Safety Secrets: Meeting Protection 1’s CEO

I have to admit that as a self-proclaimed safety enthusiast, I find Protection 1 a very interesting company. Recently, I was able to meet their CEO, Tim Whall, and I found the experience enlightening and educational. And not just because he is the most informed Michigan State fan in the ... Read More »

June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month

During the month of June, the National Safety Council encourages organizations to participate in National Safety Month. This is an annual observation to not only educate but also influence behaviors and bring attention to key safety issues. Protection 1 loves protecting our customers as well as providing them with safety tips year round. We always share graphics ... Read More »

Stacy Greenberg’s Safety Secrets: How to Travel Smart

Stacy Greenberg’s Safety Secrets: How to Travel Smart

One important thing that I’ve realized over the years is that traveling with kids is different than traveling by yourself. It’s important to be prepared with things like a travel sized cleaning kit, and to be cautious when selecting your carry-on bags. I tend to be more protective when I’m with my ... Read More »

Stacy Greenberg’s Safety Secrets: How Video Cameras Enhance a Home Security System

Stacy Greenberg’s Safety Secrets: How Video Cameras Enhance a Home Security System

I didn’t expect this: my video cameras changed everything. Just having access to the videos adds a dimension of convenience to my security and lets me go the extra mile in keeping an eye on things. It’s easy to think “Oh, the cameras just record things if there’s a problem.” ... Read More »

Did You Know You Could Get an Insurance Discount with a P1 System?

Did You Know You Could Get an Insurance Discount with a P1 System?

Did you know you may qualify for insurance discounts by installing a Protection 1 home security system? Insurance companies are well aware of the difference a security system can make on keeping your home secure. Some homeowners insurance companies provide premium discounts† for homes with monitored systems. Protection 1 also ... Read More »

A Look Into the History of Home Security

A Look Into the History of Home Security

With modern alarm systems, if a burglar makes way into your home or business a motion detector can be used to alert you and your monitoring center of the intrusion. This is what we now refer to as an “interior” alarm. Although this is a modern invention, criminal influences have been around since the dawn ... Read More »

What Powers My Alarm System?

What Powers My Alarm System?

As a Customer Service Representative for Protection 1, I receive many questions from customers on how their alarm system is powered. I would like to take this opportunity to share my knowledge and experiences to help give a better understanding on why you shouldn’t have to worry about your alarm system losing power. Your ... Read More »

5 Things to Remember About Security System Maintenance

5 Things to Remember About Security System Maintenance

Having a home alarm system gives millions of us peace of mind that our homes are safe and secure whether we are at home or away. Like all home appliances they require occasional maintenance to make sure they are running perfectly through the weeks, months, and years. To help, we’ve ... Read More »

What You Didn’t Know About Severe Weather Survival

What You Didn’t Know About Severe Weather Survival

The sky starts to darken. Clouds are moving faster. Thunder begins to rumble and soon lightning is streaking across the sky. Severe weather is an all too common—and sometimes frightening—occurrence. For some it can mean loss of power for hours on end and a yard strewn with downed tree limbs ... Read More »

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