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How to Automate Small Appliances to Turn Off When You Leave

2/17/2017 12:00:00 am

Ever left the house only to suddenly panic that you left the coffee pot or another appliance on? A simple Alarm.com automation rule is the answer.
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How to Set Up a No-Show Alert

5/26/2016 12:00:00 am

Want to know if your teen doesn't arrive home on time, or if your dog-walker doesn't show up? No-show alerts from Alarm.com are a smart way to stay informed.
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How to Create Your Own Alarm.com Scene

5/12/2016 12:00:00 am

The new Scenes buttons in your Alarm.com app let you control several smart home devices at once with a single command. Here's how to create your own for any occasion.
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How to Create a Unique User Code

4/14/2016 12:00:00 am

A user code is a four-digit code that gives a trusted guest access to your home when you're not there. Here's how to set one up, customize it, and delete it again when you no longer need it.
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How to Create Your First Geo-Services Alert

3/23/2016 12:00:00 am

Geo-Services is a really useful Alarm.com feature that enables your home to proactively take smart actions based on your location. Get started with this simple step-by-step guide.
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How to Set an Alarm.com Reminder

2/17/2016 12:00:00 am

Did you remember to lock your front door this morning? Are you absolutely sure? If you had an Alarm.com reminder set up, you'd never worry about it again.
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How to Create a Santa Alert For Your Kids

12/21/2015 12:00:00 am

Add a touch of smart home magic to Christmas morning with this five-minute Alarm.com project.
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How to Create a Smart Nursery, Simply

12/9/2015 12:00:00 am

You don't need to go wild with gadgets to benefit from the high-tech parenting trend. A smart home security system can give your baby's nursery all the technology it needs.
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How to Save (Even More) Energy With Alarm.com

8/13/2015 12:00:00 am

While a smart thermostat puts a sizable dent in the 'heating and cooling' portion of your energy bill, a fully-integrated Smart Home powered by Alarm.com will save you even more.
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How to Start Your Day Better With Alarm.com

2/26/2015 12:00:00 am

Are you struggling to get started in the morning right now? We don't blame you: it's been a long winter. But there is hope: turn your home into a Smart Home powered by Alarm.com and you'll start every day better.
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