Entries by Brian Barnes


Choosing your Security Camera System

We have seen how the cost of many different types of electronics are dropping in today’s society. The same is true for security cameras and related equipment. With new technology, the images and recordings produced by security cameras have never been better. This article will try to explain some of the different kinds of security […]

Vera Controller and Envisalink Work Together

The Envisalink by Connect2Go The Envisalink module is an internet communicator that interfaces with your alarm system. Many older alarm panels are compatible with this unit. For this to be installed a wire must be run from your alarm control panel to your home network router. If running a wire is too difficult there are […]


Do it Yourself: DIY Security and Smart Home Automation

Have you ever wondered about installing your own security system and saving yourself some bucks? Barnes Protection Services aims to make this possible for you! With the all-new UltraSync platform from Interlogix, set-up has never been easier. First off, lets talk about the features of this new security and life-safety platform.   DIY UltraSync – […]


Affordable Smart Home Monitoring

  There are so many different alarm systems, apps and providers out there that trying to decide on the ideal security system can be a challenge. This article will demonstrate a cost effective way that allows the monitoring station to monitor your alarm as well as yourself to minimize any potential false alarms. This method requires […]


Barrhaven Security Systems

Barnes Protection Services Inc. has been operating in Ottawa for over 30 years and has the expertise our customers have come to rely on. Being a locally owned small business allows us to offer homeowners in the Barrhaven area great deals on all things security. Whether you are in the market for an alarm system, […]


Stop Beeping Keypad for DSC Alarm

Every once in a while, your security system will go into trouble mode. When it does this you will hear a beeping coming from the alarm keypad, and an orange triangle light will appear on the display. This post will aim to help you diagnose the problem quickly and efficiently so that you can get […]


Residential and Commercial Security Systems Ottawa, ON

Residential and Commercial Security Systems Ottawa, ON When it comes to keeping your home safe, trust Barnes Protection Services Inc. in Ottawa, Ontario. We specialize in security systems of all kinds, as well as CCTV or network video systems, card entry systems, intercom, home theatre and more. Security Systems Ottawa – Alarm Monitoring for $20/Month […]


Burglar Alarm System – Do I Need One?

Advantages of Burglar Alarm Systems In today’s day and age, there’s a lot of speculation about whether or not to install a security system (also known as a burglar alarm system), and whether or not to get it monitored by a professional alarm company.               There are many advantages […]