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Seamless Collaboration Results in Seamless Security: Access Control and Custom Bullet-Resistant Doors

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In most cases a buyer will order a door either veneered, or simply primed to be painted on site. For this particular job, they needed a quick, quiet, clean installation. The client also wanted to assure durability, so TSS handled a custom paint job, as well as all of the brass hardware, perfectly matching every other piece in the building. The result: security-rated doors and advanced access control systems, seamless integrated to fade into the background.


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Texas Elementary School Partners with Total Security Solutions to Increase Security

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The 2014-2015 school year marked a first for Northside Independent School District, located in San Antonio, Texas, as the students at its newest elementary, Bonnie Ellison Elementary, entered the building through a bullet-resistant glass security lobby. This project, completed by Joeris Construction in partnership with Total Security Solutions, is part …


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Parochial School Retrofits Need a Sensible Security Solution

Bullet Proof Doors, Bullet Proof Glass, Bullet Resistant Barriers, School Security and Safety

In the 21st Century parochial schools have an increasing need for heightened attention to security. Catholic, Islamic, Jewish, Sikh, Hindu and other minority religious groups know the sting of prejudice–and that this sting isn’t always limited to just unkind words. In 2013, 60% of religious hate crimes were anti-Jewish, and over …


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Retrofitting Hospitals with Bulletproof Glass

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A recent fatal stabbing at an Indiana hospital brought the issue of increased violence in hospitals back to the forefront. A 2010 survey conducted by the International Association for Healthcare Security (which includes more than 200 hospitals and specifically asks about violent incidences) found in-hospital crimes rising across the board, …


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Getting Started: Retrofitting a School with a Bulletproof Barrier

Bullet Proof Doors, Bullet Proof Glass, Bullet Resistant Barriers, School Security and Safety

With summer break underway, now is the time that many schools make improvements to their building. Structural improvements can include anything from painting to upgrading the school’s pool. These days though, in the wake of recent school shootings, many school administrators and security liaisons are installing bullet resistant barriers as part …


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Working with Schools on Bulletproof Renovations

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If you’re working with a school on a renovation project that includes bullet resistant components, then April is the month to solidify your quote and timeline.  But that process can get derailed by sticker shock.  Most of your clients will only know about bullet resistant materials from movies and television; …


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Preventable Mistakes for Bulletproof Glass Construction Projects

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As an architect working on a project, two of the worst things that could happen are delays and cost increases. When you’re working with materials, you’re not familiar with, the possibility of making a mistake increases. When it comes to bulletproof glass, it’s perfectly normal for Total Security Solutions to …


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The Anatomy of a Fixed Bulletproof Barrier System

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Whether it’s an architect’s first time working with bulletproof glass, or their twenty-first time, they usually have questions about about which products best fit their clients’ needs. When working on a design that requires a single protected area, we recommend the inclusion of a fixed bulletproof barrier system. Fixed barrier …