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Know These Five Facts for a Safer Summer at Home

It's the season to get outside, take a break from the pressures of life, and enjoy your home and family. As you make the most of the weather, however, be aware of a few seasonal safety issues that summer can bring. Look out for these five dangers and don't let them cloud your summer. 1: Burglaries [...]

By |2020-07-22T16:02:41+00:00July 9th, 2020|Alarm.com, DTC News, Local|Comments Off on Know These Five Facts for a Safer Summer at Home

How to Save Energy Easily This Summer with Smart Home Technology

Are your energy bills higher than they were last year? Many of us have seen spikes in our home energy bills as a side-effect of staying home—and that was before the summer weather arrived. The solution is to apply some energy-saving measures at home—which isn't easy when your family are coming and going 24/7 and [...]

By |2020-06-26T13:14:41+00:00June 26th, 2020|Alarm.com, Local|Comments Off on How to Save Energy Easily This Summer with Smart Home Technology

Protecting Betty’s Independence with Alarm.com’s Wellness Technology

"I like it here," says Betty Godwin of her new home. "It's quiet. Nobody tells me what to do." At 82 years old, Betty recently moved to Texas from Nebraska to be closer to her daughter Karen and son-in-law John. She declined their offer to move into their home, preferring the independence of having her [...]

By |2020-06-02T18:43:54+00:00June 2nd, 2020|Alarm.com, DTC News, Local|Comments Off on Protecting Betty’s Independence with Alarm.com’s Wellness Technology

How to Give Your Home a Security and Safety Tune-Up

Looking for a new project to start this weekend? It's good to find things that keep you and your family busy. Spending unprecedented amounts of time at home can drive you stir-crazy, and getting things done is a great antidote to stress and worries. However, starting the wrong project can lead to a half-finished bathroom [...]

By |2020-05-29T16:51:29+00:00May 29th, 2020|Alarm.com, DTC News|Comments Off on How to Give Your Home a Security and Safety Tune-Up

Keeping Dad Safe and Well: How I Use Wellness by Alarm.com

May 13 2020 Home security technology used to be about keeping people out of a home. Now, families are using it to keep loved ones safe within their homes. According to new research, 7 in 10 adults with parents aged over 60 are unable to visit them as often as they'd like to. Increasingly, these [...]

By |2020-05-29T16:50:57+00:00May 29th, 2020|Alarm.com, DTC News|Comments Off on Keeping Dad Safe and Well: How I Use Wellness by Alarm.com

How to Protect Your Alarm.com Account From Intruders

Smart home "hacks" are frightening. You may have seen the viral news stories. A family's security camera was hijacked to play fake warnings about a nuclear attack. A stalker harassed his ex-partner by changing her lock codes and turning her lights on and off. How do these attacks happen? Typically, the intruder doesn't target the [...]

By |2020-04-16T14:57:37+00:00April 16th, 2020|Alarm.com, Local|Comments Off on How to Protect Your Alarm.com Account From Intruders

Why Staying Connect Matters-And How To Do It

Are you struggling to adapt to a new routine? It's hard. Working from home while managing your family is stressful. Worrying about your business can grind your productivity to a halt. It's easy to feel anxious and to ignore "non-essentials" like staying in touch with family and friends. Yet, staying connected is more important than ever. [...]

By |2020-04-09T14:13:48+00:00April 9th, 2020|Alarm.com|Comments Off on Why Staying Connect Matters-And How To Do It

Four Easy Ways to Keep Your Neighborhood Safer

Home security worries don't stop at the front door. When our neighbors are victims of crime, or report suspicious activity, we worry about our neighborhood too. The good news is that most of us are proactive about tackling these worries. Teaming up with neighbors is one of America's top home security measures, according to Alarm.com [...]

By |2020-04-09T14:12:23+00:00April 9th, 2020|Alarm.com|Comments Off on Four Easy Ways to Keep Your Neighborhood Safer

Five Smart Scheduling Tips for Work-From-Home Wellbeing

Are you feeling daunted by another day of juggling work and keeping tabs on your kids at home? Is your to-do list getting bigger? Do you need a break already? It's time to take a look at your daily schedule. Working at home has its benefits but the schedule isn't one of them. It's easy [...]

By |2020-04-09T13:58:14+00:00April 9th, 2020|Alarm.com|Comments Off on Five Smart Scheduling Tips for Work-From-Home Wellbeing

Water Leaks Cost Billions. Alarm.com Has a Smart Solution

One of the biggest threats to your home is something you enjoy every day. It's cool. It's clear. It's calming. And it's costly—extremely costly—to clear up. Water damage from burst pipes, drips and leaky appliances costs homeowners and insurers billions of dollars every year. Like many home security problems, it happens quickly, unexpectedly and out [...]

By |2020-01-13T14:21:45+00:00January 13th, 2020|Alarm.com|Comments Off on Water Leaks Cost Billions. Alarm.com Has a Smart Solution