Archive for November, 2012


Barter for your New Home Security System in Hawaii

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Bartering Now and TEOTWAWKIBarter is Flourishing in Hawaii.

Bartering for Goods & Services can be fun and rewarding.

I have a secret weapon I wanted to share with you.  I don’t normally share this in a public forum because the other alarm companies read my blog, so I am hesitant to make this post, but what the heck, why not? (more…)

Locksmith Scam Alert in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

Locksmith Scam Alert-Honolulu, Oahu, HawaiiAvoiding Shady Locksmiths.

Be aware of a new locksmith scam around Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.

This story is reproduced from www.khon2.com which ran on 08/07/2012.

Steven DeMarco called Action Line hoping to help others learn the shady truth behind some emergency locksmiths.
“They will be there in 20 minutes, and they’ll be there in 20 minutes to rip you off,” he says. (more…)

Types of Heat Detectors used in Fire Alarms

Monday, November 26th, 2012

Fire Alarm SystemsTypes of Heat Detectors used in Fire Alarms

Understand the differences between Smoke Detectors and Heat Detectors.

Heat Detectors are different from Smoke Detectors.  There are 2 basic types of heat detectors; Fixed Temperature and ROR (Rate-of-Rise) detectors.  They have different applications.  Because fire detection could be a matter of life-or-death, make sure you (more…)

EDC: Every Day Carry

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

EDCEDC: Every Day Carry

What do I carry in my pockets?

Do you carry a few essential items in your pockets or on your person for preparedness?  Whether you are traveling cross country in winter, or to the local convenience store for groceries, you should consider carrying a few basic items. (more…)

Free Home Security Systems

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Free Home Security SystemsFREE HOME SECURITY SYSTEMS!!!

Can I get something for nothing?  What’s the catch?

Is this for real?
Has the era of the free lunch returned?
It seems to be too good to be true!
What’s the catch?

We are bombarded by offers of free internet, free cell phones, free test drives, free samples, and yes, free home security systems.  We see them on late night cable TV.  We see them in the Sunday newspaper.  We see them in our favorite magazines.  We see them at trade shows.  In Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, we even have them knocking on our doors at dinner time.  Though the sales pitch will vary; (more…)

Do you Own or Lease your Security Alarm System?

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Do you Own or Lease your home security alarm system?Is your current home security alarm system owned or leased?

You may be SHOCKED at what you find!

A few years ago, it was very common that home alarm companies would lease you a security system.  They would calculate an inflated installation purchase price, lease it to you for a reduced cost, (more…)

Pepper Spray for Self Defense

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Pepper Spray as an Effective Security Tool.

Pepper Spray is a valuable tool in your Home Security arsenal.

In Self Defense, there are a couple of rules to follow.  1) Don’t be the one to start a fight.  2) If you can safely retreat, do it.  3) Use only a level of force appropriate to stop the threat.  4) Have choices in your response to a threat.  5) If you don’t have a choice, then fight to win. (more…)

Sirens for Security Alarm Systems

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

What type of Siren Should I have Installed?

There are several types of Sirens to choose for your Home Security Alarm System.

Sirens are a vital component of any home security alarm system.  Along with a strobe light and alarm monitoring, the siren is intended to 1) alert the burglar that he has just been detected, 2) let family members about the alarm violation, and 3) alert neighbors to take notice. (more…)

Team Aloha – David Acob

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Meet Team Aloha!
David Acob and Aloha Alarm. Home Security Alarm SystemsDavid Acob

Aloha Alarm LLC
Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii

I’m David Acob, Lead Technician and Installation manager with Aloha Alarm. I am born and raised in Hawaii and graduated from Waipahu High School in 2001, my hometown.  I immediately enrolled into Heald College in Honolulu and earned my associates degree in Electronics Technology. On my spare time I enjoy (more…)

Why Invest in Silver and Gold?

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Why should I invest in Silver and Gold?

Diversification, profits, hedge against inflation, tangible, inheritance.  Take your choice.

There are many reasons why it is a good idea to invest in Silver and Gold.  Investment in Silver and Gold is often overlooked or dismissed by traditional financial advisors. (more…)