January 9, 2017 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

snow.jpgIt’s that time of year again.  Freezing temperatures and bad weather can take its toll even on the toughest keypads.



Here are a few helpful tips that can help minimize or eliminate weather related issues with your metal keypad buttons:


  1. Heaters.  If you’re in an area that experiences exceptionally harsh winters, a heater may be the best solution for you.  It’s a bit more complex and requires you run a conduit to your keypads, but if you’re in an extremely cold climate, running an extra wire may be worthwhile.
  2. Weather Shield. These are an inexpensive and quick fix for keypads with metal buttons.  These rubber shields fit over your keypad buttons and help keep them ...

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December 29, 2016 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

The security keypads you install at a new or renovated storage facility will have a lasting impact on that business.  The durability and reliability of the keypads you install are critical.   Let’s face it, you don’t want to have to return to the site in a year to fix faulty keypads or to replace keypads that have been tampered with.  Your customers know they need security, but they may not understand how important selecting the right keypads are to their day to day operations. 


Apex keypads from PTI are the best choice for installers because they are more durable, robust, customizable, and substantial than other keypads available in self storage ...

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December 22, 2016 by [Christine DeBord, PTI, PTI Security]

Selecting keypads for your facility can seem like a small decision, but security and alarm system keypad features will tremendously impact your business. When thinking about which security keypads to use, ask yourself these three questions:

  1. What will happen to my business if my keypads stop working?
  2. How important is it to prevent theft from tailgating and to know who is on site at all times?
  3. What features and functionality do I need from my keypads?


What will happen to my business if my keypads stops working? 

If you’re like most self storage owners ...

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