Home Security Blog by My Alarm Center

Honoring Military Appreciation Month at Home

May is National Military Appreciation Month, which includes many specific days of recognition and culminates on  Memorial Day, where we give pause to recognize the service and sacrifice of the many Americans who are part of our nation’s armed forces.  In 2019 our affiliate branch, Hawk Security Services, partnered with the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation […]

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BBQ Grilling Safety Tips

It’s warming up outside, which means we’re about to get elbow-deep in BBQ season. Along with fun summer days and lazy summer evenings are family nights grilling delicious food and enjoying one another’s company.

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Dogs and Home Security: 5 Ways Pooches Boost Home Safety

How often do we see dogs and home security crossover scenarios play out in pop culture? Think about the classic watch dog moment in countless movies and TV shows, where we’ve seen man’s best friend cast in a heroic, starring role.

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Why You Should Never Confront A Burglar

Home invasions might seem like a distant fear, but they occur much more often than you might think. In 2019 alone, a burglary occurred roughly every 30 seconds.

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Spring Security Tips: How To Better Secure Your Home This Season

The birds are singing and the sun is shining – Spring is definitely in the air! If you’ve had a sudden boost of energy for completing some home projects, you’re not alone.

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Burn Prevention: Avoid Electrical Fires and Burns in Your Home

It’s always the right time to talk about fire safety. This year, My Alarm Center is joining the American Burn Association to dedicate a week of time for education and advocacy around fire safety and burn prevention.

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Home Automation Pros and Cons: 5 Problems That Don’t Exist Anymore

In the last decade or so, home automation and smart home upgrades have become pretty commonplace. For homeowners and renters alike, it’s easier than ever to have some aspect of home automation integrated into your living space.

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How Does a Motion Sensor Work: Best Placement Practices

Outside of the physical structures of your home, motion sensors are often the first line of defense for your security system. But how does a motion sensor work?

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Is Your Home Protected?

Carbon Monoxide poisoning is far more common than you might think. The colorless, odorless gas is a deadly and invisible menace.

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How to Make Strong Passwords: 5 Essential Tips

As more and more aspects of our lives move to digital spaces, it’s more important than ever to make sure you are taking the right steps to protect yourself. No matter the type of online account, your first line of defense is often your login password.

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