4 Reasons You Need a Home Security System This Summer

What’s not to love about summer? Kids are off school, the sun stays out later, family trips are taken, neighborhoods are abuzz, and people just seem happier. But amidst the fun, summer brings an increased threat of home burglaries. Studies show break-ins are most commonly reported during July and August. To help you take your […]

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90th Birthday Special: $90 Home Security System Install

Celebrating 90 years serving Iowans in home and commercial security systems

Celebrate 90 Years with a $90 Home Security Install We’re celebrating 90 years in business this year by offering you a $90 home security install. Hurry, though, because this offer is only good from May 1st-July 31st!   Alarm System Features System includes master control panel, 3 wireless door contacts, 1 wireless motion detector, and a […]

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The Arlo Pro Wire-Free HD Security Camera

Weatherproof Arlo Pro Home Security Camera

Completely Wireless – Weatherproof – Full HD – 2-Way Audio – Cloud & Expandable Storage Wireless, Place the Arlo Pro Anywhere! Arlo Go supports 3G & 4G-LTE cellular communication and will work anywhere nationwide that has LTE coverage.   Weatherproof The Arlo Go is made for outdoors and indoors. With operating temps of -4° to […]

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Forget to Close the Garage Door? Get a Tilt Sensor

Your garage door is big and hard to forget to close. But when you do forget, there’s a chance all those valuable tools, bikes, skis, and whatever else that isn’t bolted down, won’t be there by the time you realize you forgot to close it. The Tilt Sensor lets you know if the garage door […]

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SkyBell Video Doorbell: Always Know Who’s at Your Door

HD Video Doorbell available at Strauss Security Solutions

Always know who’s at your door, whether you are home, across town, or in another state, with the SkyBell HD Video Doorbell. How SkyBell Works Whenever someone rings your doorbell, SkyBell will instantly send you a notification letting you know someone is at your door. You then have the chance to accept or deny contact […]

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What Does a Locksmith Do?

Des Moines Locksmith Strauss Security Solution - Key Cutting

When people think of locksmith services, they typically think of picking locks to get back into the house or replacing the locks after moving into a new place. Truthfully, locksmiths can do much more than their name suggests.   24-Hour Emergency Locksmith Services When people search for locksmiths in Des Moines, usually they need help […]

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8 Questions to Ask Your Security Company

Even more important than choosing the right security or emergency detection system is choosing the right company to provide security and monitoring services. If you are looking for a security company to install a new security system for your home or business in Des Moines or the state of Iowa, make sure you ask these […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Security Tips for Iowans

Family enjoying thanksgiving meal

With Thanksgiving quickly approaching, the holiday season is in full swing, which means you’ll likely be traveling. Some of the highest volume of burglary crimes are reported around the holidays. Whether you’re traveling across Des Moines for a day or across the country for a week, there are steps you can take to make sure […]

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Did You Know Strauss Secures Homes, Businesses in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Too?

Iowa City - Strauss Security Solutions service area

Strauss Security Solutions has been securing homes and businesses in Des Moines for over 85 years with the latest technology and alarm systems. What some people may not know, however, is that our services aren’t limited to the Des Moines Metro area. Strauss provides security systems and services across Iowa—including Cedar Rapids and Iowa City. […]

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Don’t Let Locksmith Scams Leave You With Picked Locks and Picked Pockets

Beware of pickpockets

You just moved into a brand new neighborhood out of state. You decide to enjoy the beautiful weather and go out on a walk with your significant other. You each think the other has the house key to get back inside. When you return, you realize you’re locked out. You don’t have family or friends […]

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