The Lookout2018-06-25T13:17:43-06:00

Minimizing Liability, Maximizing Efficiency

              Video surveillance is a crucial aspect of modern security systems, with the choice usually coming down to managed video surveillance or live monitoring. Managed video surveillance offers a cost-effective and efficient solution for multifamily properties. Meanwhile, live monitoring has limitations, including the liability associated with the risk of missing an important [...]

By |March 2nd, 2023|Security, Technology, The Watchtower Difference|

Plan for Success This Budget Season

              Around the country, multifamily professionals are planning community budgets for the upcoming year. Anticipating what the next year brings isn't easy, but planning ahead to stop turnover is one of the most crucial things to consider. The mindset of "doing more with less" will help you stay flexible and succeed. Whether [...]

By |December 1st, 2022|Security, Technology|

Catalytic Converter Theft

            It is almost impossible to turn on the news without hearing about another catalytic converter theft. In fact, State Farm reported that in 2021 there were 18,000 claims of catalytic converter theft, compared to 4,500 in 2020. A catalytic converter is part of a vehicle's exhaust system [...]

By |June 29th, 2022|Safety, Security|

Employee Spotlight | Stephen Claggett

Stephen Claggett - Director of Forensic Review Say hello to Stephen Claggett.  Stephen is the Director of the Forensic Review Department at Watchtower Security.  Stephen leads a team of Forensic Review Analysts who strive to provide the WHO, WHAT, WHERE, and WHEN of incidents taking place at our client's multifamily properties. When did you join the [...]

By |April 6th, 2022|Employee Spotlight|

Hurricane Idea Cleanup

  In September of this year, Hurricane Ida hit Louisiana. Ida was the second largest to make landfall in Louisiana, behind Hurricane Katrina.  As this storm made landfall in Louisiana, it destroyed the power grid and many communities within its reach. This left hundreds of people without housing and access to food and clean [...]

By |November 5th, 2021|Culture, Safety, Service|

What Happens Next – 90

What Happens Next? - 90 Answer You've waited all week for the answer, and here it is! Make sure to check out our Facebook page every Monday for another episode of "What Happens Next?!?"       What Happens Next? - 90 Question You may have the skill it takes to guess [...]

By |September 27th, 2021|What Happens Next|

What Happens Next – 89

What Happens Next? - 89 Answer Each and every Monday we show you real-world security footage from a multifamily community and ask you to guess, "What Happens Next?"  You've waited all week and now, here is the answer! Look for the winner to be announced on our Facebook page, later this morning!  AND  make sure to check [...]

By |September 20th, 2021|What Happens Next|

What Happens Next – 88

What Happens Next? - 88 Answer Earlier this week we asked you to guess what will happen next, and now, here is the answer! This will also be announced on the Watchtower Security Facebook page, later this morning!  AND  make sure to check out the Facebook page every Monday for more content like this!   [...]

By |August 30th, 2021|What Happens Next|