Ric Dela Cruz

Product Tip #2

A good alarm system should have some very basic capabilities. These include live alerts, remote locking and unlocking, event recording, and intrusion detection. If your alarm system is missing one or several of these, it’s time to make a change. Would you know if someone were in your home?

All Security Companies are not Alike

Midwest Integrated Solutions Team Members Standing as A Group In Front of a big brick building

All security companies are not alike. All security companies are not alike. Thousands of dollars yearly are spent on lackluster security systems with even less impressive service. If you need security, you need a professional company that not only has experience in selling systems but has real-world experience in the design and management of systems … Read more

Product Tip #1

How smart are your cameras? Did you know that some cameras have the ability to search for people throughout your facility? With modern advancements in AI technology, your cameras may be able to search for individuals in your facility by clothing type, bag color, hairstyle, and more. Contact your camera provider to find out a … Read more

A Call to Action Regarding School Security

Let’s start with something we can all agree on: Something needs to be done about school security, and summer is the best time to begin. The shooting of 19 children and 2 teachers in Uvalde, Texas has everyone up in arms about the safety and security of our children, especially in K-12 schools. And it … Read more

Springs Basic Safety Items

Spring is in the air! The weather is getting nicer, the birds are chirping in the morning, and soon the grass will be turning green. However, spring is not the time to overlook some basic safety items: Smoke Alarms: 60% of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms, according to the National … Read more

Community Surveillance Systems

Keep your city safe with Community Surveillance Systems With the increase in crime rates throughout the United States, I thought it would be a great time to talk about community surveillance systems. While I realize there needs to be consideration between how much “big brother” is watching and the need for safety, I remember back … Read more

Why do I need an access control system?

“Why do I need an access control system? We have a key system that we have been using for years.” I have heard statements like this for several years now. And believe it or not, my answer to that question has not changed much over those years. While access control has advanced with time, the … Read more

Smart Speaker Security

Smart Speaker

Alexa, What Are You Collecting? At the top of many gift lists is a smart speaker device. They can make our life easier and more convenient with integration across all of our devices, taking efficiency to the next level. And it is likely we’ve all made a new friend in Alexa, Siri, or their Google … Read more

Security Window Film

When it comes to safety and security, glass is the weakest point on your building’s exterior. Consumers spend thousands of dollars on access control, CCTV, and alarm systems, but rarely consider the security of their window and door glass.   You may be wondering, “Why should I spend money to protect my building’s windows and … Read more