Spokane, Secure Pacific Security Is Here!

Jon SternoffCompany News

  Secure Pacific is proud to announce our Ribbon Cutting Ceremony celebrating the opening of our new Spokane office! We invite you to join us on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 4pm to commemorate the special occasion! We are extremely excited to bring our Verified Security Systems and provide Verified Peace of Mind® to our customers throughout the Inland Northwest. We will be providing complementary refreshments, raffling off many prizes, and holding live demos of our Verified System! We look forward to your company. Please RSVP at on our Evite page, here. Contact Kayla White (509-822-8513) for more information. What: Secure Pacific’s Ribbon Cutting Celebration When: 4pm on Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 Where: Secure Pacific’s Spokane Office SECURE PACIFIC CORPORATION 877-837-4723 9011 East Valleyway Ave. Spokane Valley, WA 99212    

Tip Tuesday: Quick Security System Checklist for Small Businesses

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

As a small business owner, you worry about how to best protect your business from vandalism and theft. If turning off the lights and locking the door don’t seem like enough, you’re right, these steps are simply not enough to protect your business. By taking a few extra precautions, you can make your business a less attractive target for would-be criminals. To help. we’ve put together a quick checklist that will help you identify ways to make your business more secure. According to the 2015 FBI Uniform Crime Report, almost 400,000 businesses were victims of burglaries. On average, these businesses suffered a loss of $2300 in property and damages. For many small businesses, whether the losses are covered by their insurance company or not, the time and cost to get back up and running can be devastating. No matter the size of your business, a monitored small business security system is a smart investment. With a monitored system, you can … Read More

What To Do If Your Package Has Been Stolen

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

We’ve previously reviewed how you can put a stop to package thieves, but what if those tips didn’t work for you and your package was in fact stolen? It could be one of two things. One, the company who shipped your package did not actually deliver it like they said. Or, someone did steal it from your front door. Neither of these are comforting scenarios, but there are a few ways to handle the aftermath depending on the situation. 1. Check your video surveillance. If you have an outdoor security camera, you could potentially identify the thief by reviewing footage. With this information, you can report it to the local police department. With any luck the person can be identified and tracked down. 2. Reach out the company. Contact the company who sent you the package and explain that your package was definitely not delivered. They may have additional information. If they do not know what happened to it and … Read More

Keeping Watch Over Your Kids, Even When You’re Not Home

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

The “back to school” shopping commercials have begun and before you know it, there will be a crispness in the air signaling that fall is near. This also means that it’s time for kids to head back to school. However, for a number of these children, it means returning to an empty house after school until their parents come home from work. According to a 2014 “America After 3pm” study by Afterschool Alliance, one in five children spend time after school alone and unsupervised. The numbers have slowly been on the decline but that still means that 11.3 million children are without after school care. These after school programs help give working parents peace of mind that their children are safe and secure. Another problem is related to a decrease in after school funding. More than two in five children would participate in such programs if there was the availability. It can be a stressful decision to leave your children … Read More

Top 10 Ways to Protect Your Basement

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

When people think about securing their home, they often think about the doors and windows, primarily. But what about the basement? It is often an over looked area that definitely deserves some attention. Below are ten tips on how to better secure your basement from burglars. 1. Secure the inside. Make sure that there is no furniture or other tall items around to help a burglar climb down into the basement from the outside 2. Make sure the basement is well lit as well as the area outside, especially at night 3. Replace your windows with shatterproof glass or add security film so a broken window would stay in place upon an attempt to break it 4. Add bars to your windows 5. Use locks where applicable 6. Keep any valuables out of sight 7. Make sure the windows are visible so people aren’t able to hide behind large bushes or plants 8. Add items to the path leading up … Read More

Flood Safety

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Floods are one of the most frequent and expensive natural disasters that can occur in any region of the country. Flooding can occur when there is a substantial amount of standing water in an area. According to the National Weather Service, there are four types of flood warnings. Flash Flood Warning: Take Action! A Flash Flood Warning is issued when a flash flood is imminent or occurring. If you are in a flood prone area move immediately to high ground. A flash flood is a sudden violent flood that can take from minutes to hours to develop. It is even possible to experience a flash flood in areas not immediately receiving rain. Flood Warning: Take Action! A Flood Warning is issued when the hazardous weather event is imminent or already happening. A Flood Warning is issued when flooding is imminent or occurring. Flood Watch: Be Prepared: A Flood Watch is issued when conditions are favorable for a specific hazardous weather … Read More

Four Ways to Conceal and Protect Your Valuables

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A break in at your home can result in losing valuables but often what’s even more upsetting is losing your sense of safety and peace of mind. We like to believe that “it will never happen to us” but the truth is, it can. To help you maintain your peace of mind, we’ve put together the following home security tips and tricks that will explain how to conceal your valuables at home and protect yourself from burglary. 1) Limit Cash When the lights are on in your home and its dark outside, it’s very easy to see inside. When it does get dark at night, consider closing your blinds or shutting your drapes. Don’t have any? Install some, then prowlers won’t be able to see what valuables you have displayed in your home. It’s best to keep large amounts of cash some place safe, like in your bank. Cash is hard to recover and even harder to prove such loss … Read More

Tip Tuesday: Earthquake Safety 101

Katelyn SmrecanskySecurity Resources

An earthquake can strike without warning, at any time. Additionally, earthquakes are the most serious hazard facing Seattle. According to an article from the LA times, people living in California and the West Coast face the highest earthquake risk. The report found that nearly half of all Americans are threatened by earthquake shakings. That equates to nearly 150 million people who are at risk. Will you be prepared and know what to do if it happens in your area? Below are some tips to help assist you. • Earthquake proof your home: o The first step is to secure your belongings. A major quake can shift even the heaviest of items. Some ideas include bolting down bookcases, keep latches shut, etc. • Create an action plan: o The next step is to make an action plan with your family, roommates or whoever you live with. Identify the most secure spot in the home where you can meet up. It should … Read More