Security Checklist When Moving to a New Home

Moving into a new home can be stressful, so it’s not surprising that some things (like home security) can get forgotten. Whether you’re living in Des Moines or the suburbs, it’s always important to make sure your home is secure. That’s why we’ve compiled a security to-do list for new homeowners.   Change Your Locks […]

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Keeping Holiday Packages Safe on Your Doorstep

In 2016, about 11 million packages were stolen from front steps, porches, and decks of homes. Approximately 70% of homeowners will be expecting packages delivered in the coming weeks, gearing up for the holiday season. Of that 70%, 61% will have more packages delivered than they would typically. Unless you plan on staying home all […]

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Reasons to Invest in a Home Security System

Home burglary is something that continues to happen, even though there are numerous ways to prevent it. By truly understanding how easy it is take preventative steps, you can take steps to protect your family, your valuables, and your sanity.   Home Security Means Peace of Mind According to a study from the University of […]

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Home Security Tips

There are so many ways to protect your home now, from security alarms to cameras. However, there’s always room for improvement when it comes to your own personal home protection plan. Take a look at the details often forgotten by homeowners when thinking about strengthening their security. Keep Valuables Out of Sight Take a stroll […]

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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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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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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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