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What Is a Smart Lock?

4/26/2018 12:00:00 am

For thousands of years, people have used - and lost - their door keys. Now, thanks to keyless lock hardware and smart home security technology, we're on the cusp of ditching them for good. Here's how.
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How to Prevent Package Theft in Three Steps

12/12/2017 12:00:00 am

Verify the visitor. Direct the delivery. Secure the door. With Alarm.com, securing your holiday deliveries can be as easy as one, two, three.
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Reducing After-School Worries with Smart Home Security

9/8/2017 12:00:00 am

With convenient front door security, and the ability to supervise things from a distance, Alarm.com helps take the worry out of your tween arriving home on their own.
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Five Smart Things You Can Do with a Video Doorbell

12/8/2016 12:00:00 am

It's a doorbell, a video camera, and a two-way communications device all wrapped into one—and it gets even better when it's installed as part of a smart home security system.
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How Smart Can a Front Door Be?

9/16/2016 12:00:00 am

With smart locks, connected lights and new video doorbell technology, smarter home security powered by Alarm.com makes your home's main entrance more convenient and secure.
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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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Smarter Home Security Starts at the Front Door

4/5/2016 12:00:00 am

This spring, Alarm.com gives you complete awareness and control of front door activity with the Alarm.com Wi-Fi Doorbell Camera, Skybell HD Edition.
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A Back-to-School Checklist for Smart Home Parents

8/19/2015 12:00:00 am

Back-to-school time comes with big changes to schedules and new concerns for parents. With Smart Home Security from Alarm.com, your child coming home safely is less likely to be one of them.
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Why Parents and Teens Will Both Love Smart Home Security

7/15/2015 12:00:00 am

As your teen spreads their wings to greater independence, how do you ensure that they're safe without compromising their new-found freedom? Smart Home technology can help you both.
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Why You Should Upgrade to a Smart Garage

5/12/2015 12:00:00 am

From protecting your car and guarding your tools, to securing a common but easily overlooked entry point to your home, a Smart Home Security system powered by Alarm.com has you covered.
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How Smart Home Security Makes Your Vacation More Relaxing

3/19/2015 12:00:00 am

It's hard to relax on vacation if you're worried about your unoccupied house. Here's how Alarm.com helps you stay connected and protected for peace of mind when you're away.
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Alarm.com Review: The House Is Protected While I'm Away

3/17/2015 12:00:00 am

"It's great peace of mind to know that your house is secure," says Keith, who owns a home in Florida but lives and works overseas. "I can check the status of my security system, get real time alerts and see what's been happening in my home from anywhere in the world."
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Why Choose a Smart Home Security System?

3/3/2015 12:00:00 am

Home security systems have come a long way recently. Compared to traditional systems, Alarm.com's Smart Home Security systems are more secure, more useful, and more convenient, offering better protection and new features that old systems simply couldn't provide.
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Lose Your Keys… and Gain Total Access Control With Alarm.com

2/2/2015 12:00:00 am

Security and convenience are both key benefits of the smart home – but can you have them both at the same time? The answer is a resounding ‘yes', thanks to a set of advanced Smart Home security features called access control.
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