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January 3, 2019

day 3 of contract sale - only 8 days left.  Orders filled as received.  Avoid long wait and order today

    The Standard Form Agreements have been updated for 2019.  If your contracts are from 2017 or earlier you need to update.  For contracts after 2017, changes have been made and you should check with our Contract Administrator, Eileen Wagda, at 516 747 6700 ext 312 to see if your form needs updating.  Contracts purchased after August 2018 are already updated.  Keep in mind that our updates are free for 6 months and half price for 12 months from your original order date. Requests for updates will be processed and sent out after the new orders are processed.  The sale ends January 11, 2019 3 PM*; the sooner you order the sooner you will get the contracts.   
    This will definitely be the best deal of 2019.  When you place the order the full price will come up.  We will apply the discount manually when we process the order.

Here's the deal:
    Buy 1 Residential, Commercial or Fire All in One and get $100 off and $25 off Disclaimer Notice
    Buy 2 All in One forms and get $100 off first and $200 off second and $50 off Disclaimer Notice and $100 off rider.   Save up to $450.
    Buy 3 or more All in One forms and get same as above and $300 off the third form and $400 off the fourth form.  Save up to $1150.00 [Residential, Commercial, Fire, Home Automation]
    Commercial Mobile Surveillance Lease $1000.  Save $500
    The Fire All in One with Security Rider $1250.00.  Save $400.00  Add the Commercial Fire All in One and the Commercial All in One and get $200 off each.  Save $800.00
    Qualifier Agreement  $1200.00   Save $300.00
    Nationwide DIY with monitoring.  $3500.00  Save $1000.00**
    Nationwide PERS with or without GPS tracking. $3500.00  Save $1000.00**

* Your order must be placed on line at and received by our office no later than January 11, 2019 by 3 PM EST.  Orders must contain valid credit card payment.  Fill out the order form; the full prices will show and we will apply the discount before processing the order.  Orders arriving after sale ends will be returned or with your approval charged regular published rates.  Orders will be processed in order received.  Rush orders, delivered by email within 48 hours, add 15% - call Eileen to process.

** Does not include consultation or modification
     What's our Guarantee policy re updates?
    Free updates within 6 months of purchase*
    Half price within 6 months to 1 year*
* applies to original purchase only
To check if you need or are entitled to an update contact our Contract Administrator Eileen Wagda at 516 747 6700 x 312.  Update orders are processed after full price or discounted orders.

more on what do electricians know about fire alarms from Dec 14 and 22, 2018 articles
    Sounds like an electrician got his feelings hurt.
    Experience and knowledge comes in many forms and I’m sure there are “some” electricians that know fire alarms, but I believe the “majority” of them do not! Before his feelings get hurt again I will also say there are “many” alarm technicians that are worse than electricians at fire alarms too.
    I see this everyday. My National clients tell me everyday they talk to idiots on the phone.
    The problem is the industry is becoming money motivated and attempting to corner the market on “required training” and force States to recognize “training” which is no more than send me money and I’ll give you a certificate and certify you are now “know your stuff guy”. In my experience they are still idiots when it comes down to doing the work
    I have more than 30 years experience but in some states I am not qualified anymore to have a license without the proper ”training certificate”. It’s a joke.
My hat goes off to the old guys who learned it the hard way, you know the ones you goto to solve the problems, not the certificate holders.
    Better hold my name on this one my clients might not like it known they can’t get their systems fixed right anymore.
    re: Electricians vs. Security Technicians 
    I guess we are all people. We respond biased by protecting our interest. We all need work but we should do what we know how and are qualified to do. I found interesting that regardless of trade, knowledgeable people are usually friendlier and easy to work with. People who barely qualify for the work they do are unfriendly and threaten others with union. It is a level of self confidence that forms personality. Knowledge is power. That's very true. 
    You may not wish to post this but I’m sure that at least you will appreciate it.           My response to "large company" electrician. Yep, you’re absolutely right. The large company electricians know all the in’s and out’s of how to maneuver through the muck and mire of the bureaucratic swamp. That’s why it’s not what you know but WHO you know that’ll get you the job. And your inference that I don’t know about the codes or anything about the large jobs that electricians do, is right on target. The reason that is true however, is not so obvious. I’ve been in this trade for over 50 years and in other electronic trades for 10 years before that and hobbied in it when I was a kid. Probably longer than you’ve been alive. I’ve been there and done that and seeing the dearth of corruption more than 30 years ago, being my own decision maker led me to being able to confidently (and actually) tell the fire marshal to shove his outlandish arbitrary rules and regulations right up his bureaucratic ass. Making the choice between my integrity and doing what’s right was as easy a choice for me as it apparently was for you and all the other cronies to cave into doing the bidding of the politicians, union reps, government bureaus and associations. (Namely the NFPA) I chose to make an honest living and not be part of the swill that you exist in every day. I’ve spent my career being creative and diversified instead of marching in lock step with the rest of your ilk. You may fantasize that you are a credit to the people that you surround yourself with but you hold no credibility with people who have high standards in workmanship and integrity and do an honest days work for an honest days wage rather than ripping off the your customers and the taxpayers and kowtowing to the whims and fancies of any who ask you only to pay the price with your honor and ethics
    I was rather reluctant to respond with what I think about people like you because typically, ( to quote one of my favorite literary characters, Howard Roark) " I don’t think of you. "
    And if you don’t get the reference, you never will.
Reliable Alarm
    The Dec 22 2018 comment was from an alarm license holder, not an electrician.

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