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5 TIPS TO WINTERIZE YOUR FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS

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October 15, 2017, Minneapolis, Minnesota:

The brilliant fall colors enhance our beautiful Minnesota’s lakes, and the countryside, and cityscapes are reminders that another winter is lurking just around the corner. Since winter is the season when the potential for structure fire increases, it’s essential to have your facility’s fire suppression system ready to extinguish or prevent the spread of fire.

Making sure your system is fully operational and prepped for cold weather is imperative to prevent sprinkler pipes from freezing. Inspections ensure valves will operate in case of fire, drains are clear, and antifreeze systems are at the right level.
                       
                       
               

3 Reasons We Trust Our Brand Partners

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October 1st, 2017, Minneapolis, Minnesota:

Now that back-to-school is in full swing, students and staff are focused on the Three Rs – Reading, ‘Riting, ‘Rithmetic and more.

When It comes to how Brothers Fire & Security does business, we use Three Rs, but in a totally different way. Our commitment is to ensure 100% satisfaction and success for our clients through our fire, security and communication solutions. Our Three Rs stand for Reputation, Reliability, and Results.

To us, you’re family and our clients are the top priority when we select our brand partners. In fact, we do all the brand research about our industry vendors that so you can stay focused on all the other important details of running your business. To ensure quality, we put all our vendors through a comprehensive

Hoigaard Village Celebrates Life Safety Week

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September 15, 2017, Minneapolis, Minnesota:

When it comes to stylish and affordable apartment / townhome rentals, Hoigaard Village in St. Louis Park, Minnesota ranks among the very best in the Twin Cities. All six buildings in four lifestyle locations – The Adagio, The Camerato, Harmony Vista and Medley Row – promote a strong sense of community.

Managed by Great Lakes Management Company, Hoigaard Village provides a lifestyle centered around “The Rhythm of Living: Distinctive home options at a perfect pitch that blends location, comfort and your lifestyle into perfect harmony.”

   

The Power of Bundled Services

From a technical perspective, combining fire (alarm, sprinkler & extinguishers), security and monitoring services brings a streamlined solution all under one roof. This is especially important

SMART TECHNOLOGY FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR

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September 1, 2017, Minneapolis, Minnesota:

Park High School in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, is “Home of the Wolfpack.” It is among just 20 high schools in Minnesota that offers the prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma (IBD) recognized at many universities worldwide. As an award-winning school, the students, parents, staff and administration at Park High School depend upon technology for quality high school campus life.

What is Data Cabling?

Data cabling -- also called structured cabling -- makes it possible for buildings and campuses to communicate effectively. When technology is networked correctly, systems deliver the best quality technology and performance for all users.
                                                     

5 LESSONS I LEARNED FROM MY NEW SMART BOARD

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August 15, 2017, Minneapolis, Minnesota:

I was scheduled to give a presentation to a new group of clients and vendors last month, and I was looking for new ways to increase my audience engagement.

I had heard of and seen smart boards before and figured that since I’m super tech savvy, I could figure out how to use it. After all, I’d used paper flip charts and easels, PowerPoint presentations and other ways to convey my message for years and they worked just fine.

But is fine good enough?