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Crime Prevention

Smart Home Security Versus… Crash and Smash Attacks

3/16/2018 12:00:00 am

If your home security can be defeated with a hammer, it's time to get better protection by switching to Alarm.com technology.
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Three Smart Ways to Spook a Burglar

10/27/2017 12:00:00 am

Forget zombies, black cats and creepy fog. The thing that scares burglars and thieves the most is getting caught...
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Do Fake Security Cameras Work?

10/19/2017 12:00:00 am

A dummy security camera might give a novice burglar pause for thought. When this cheap trick fails, though, what's left to protect your home?
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Five Home Security Urban Legends… and the Truths Behind Them

10/6/2017 12:00:00 am

Do most burglaries really happen at night? Is a locked door the best deterrent, or is it a dog? Let's take the mystery out of a few home security urban legends.
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What is Professional Security Monitoring?

9/28/2017 12:00:00 am

If smartphone alerts are all that's protecting your home, what happens when you're busy, or asleep? Professionally monitored smart home security is the better way to go.
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Do I Need a Security System If I  Have a Dog?

8/23/2017 12:00:00 am

Your dog is loyal and brave. They can alert you to potential danger, and deter an intruder. Does that mean you don't need a security system? Not exactly.
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Smart Home Security Versus… Package Theft

8/11/2017 12:00:00 am

A package thief can strike in seconds, make you mad for days, and leave you hundreds of dollars out of pocket. It's time to defend your doorstep with Alarm.com's smart security technology.
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Smart Home Security Versus... Dishonest Visitors

6/30/2017 12:00:00 am

Not everyone who knocks on your front door has honest intentions. Alarm.com's connected security technology helps you deter dishonest visitors, safely and securely.
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Smart Home Security Versus… Unlawful Entry

5/10/2017 12:00:00 am

Did you know that one third of burglaries involve no forcible entry to the home? Unlocked doors and windows are a huge security problem - but Alarm.com is designed to help.
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Three Burglary Prevention Insights for Smart Homeowners

10/26/2016 12:00:00 am

The USA's burglary rate dropped by 7.8 percent last year. To play your own part in this welcome trend, protect your home and your neighborhood with smart security technology.
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Five Ways Smart Home Security Fights Crime

10/5/2016 12:00:00 am

Becoming a crimefighter has never been easier. You don't need a mask, a Batmobile or even a grappling hook—just a smartphone and an Alarm.com-powered security system.
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Three Ways a Smart Home Security System Protects Your Community

10/20/2015 12:00:00 am

Your Alarm.com smart home security system is bound to impress your neighbors - especially when they learn that it makes their homes safer too.
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