Security Systems in the Joplin Area

Touchton Electric and Alarms, Inc.

Serving the residents of Pittsburg, KS since 1969. Touchton provides Security Systems in the Joplin, MO and Pittsburg, KS areas. Touchton Electric offers a diversified array of security services, including residential and commercial security systems, fire alarms, camera systems, access control systems, and network cabling.

In 1969, Elijah “Touch” Touchton was discharged from the United States Air Force after serving for eight years, including one year in Vietnam. After being discharged, Touch, Doris and their daughter Janet moved to Pittsburg, Kansas. Touch’s goal was to attend Pittsburg State University and to become an electrician.  While attending classes, he also worked part-time for R.E. Emerson until graduation.

Touch started his own business, Touchton Electric Service, in 1972, doing residential and commercial wiring.  A classmate, Floyd Crain, worked with Touch as an electrician.  Another classmate, Phil Lane, became the office manager.  When Phil retired, Wanda Nickle was the office manager for many years.

In the early years of the business, “Butch” Emerson was Touch’s “coach”.  He was available at any time of day or night to answer questions or offer advice.  He was a good friend and an important part of Touchton Electric becoming an established business.

Please contact us by calling (620) 232-9294, or emailing us here.

Introducing Security Cameras Into Your Home Office

By on July 2, 2015

After you’ve decided the range or territories which will experience observation, its essential to set up the home security framework appropriately. A poor establishment won’t get you any outcomes, and on the off chance that you’ve never had any involvement with gadgets, it would be best to have an expert handle the employment. Any genuine security benefit that offers camera observation will likely offer establishment, and on the off chance that they’re tenable they’ll additionally verify your framework is filling in as well as lawful.

Numerous camera frameworks are uncomplicated, so you may have the capacity to introduce the hardware yourself. Establishment systems will change as per the model, so it’s a smart thought to stick to the guidelines.

Where you put the camera lens is critical. The separation of the camera from its subject ought to be precisely viewed as, verifying the right zones are in center and obviously obvious. In the event that you mount a camera to a divider or structure, verify its mounted legitimately so the camera won’t shake and contort the photo. Outside cameras can hinder lawbreakers from regularly endeavoring a break-in, and they can cover vast regions, however a camera set outside ought to have a fitting weatherproof packaging to shield it from the components. Extreme housings can likewise forestall altering or vandalism.

You ought to likewise figure out if or not you’ll need to record your reconnaissance. In case you’re essentially verifying your youngsters are safe while playing or checking who goes to the front entryway, an immediate feature encourage with no recorder ought to be adequate. However, in the event that you wish to see what’s occurring in a specific range over drawn out stretches of time, you ought to interface a recording framework that is perfect with your security cameras. A few individuals use VCRs to record feature, while others run the entire framework through a PC and spare data digitally. To abstain from squandering feature, some observation frameworks have movement locators that just start recording once the gadget gets development inside of the zone.

As should be obvious, there are numerous feature observation choices accessible. Picking the right one for your own needs is a matter of knowing how you need it to function for you.

Choosing the Right Security Alarm Company for You

By on June 8, 2015

Choosing the right Security Alarm company for you should not be a daunting experience. Here are a few tips on how to make the experience simple and east: First, ask your friends, neighbors, and/or family who they use for their

FBI Burglary Statistics

By on May 12, 2015

Burglary damages lives and is detrimental to communities in the United States. It costs victims billions of dollars each year, not to mention the emotional pain inflicted. Burglary alarms are crucial for homeowners because off the added security benefits. The