Forget the milk and cookies and put out the beignets and café au lait! It is the holiday season in New Orleans! We love it here in New Orleans for many reasons, but the holidays give us even more when the city transforms into an illuminated oasis of festivities and the display of traditions are […]

When it comes to a bountiful meal, New Orleans does it right. So while you are jazzing up your turkey, we thought we’d pass along a recipe for one of our favorite desserts, sweet potato pie. This version is from Judy Walker (, who got it from a friend (always the best) and then crowd-sourced […]

When it comes to New Orleans home security, some residents wonder if they should have their security system professionally monitored or not. While security system monitoring is optional, at ABC Fire and Burglar Alarm, we suggest it should not be viewed as an extra. It is a tool that could save your life. Protection from […]

As small business owners, we make every penny count. That is the way business owners and entrepreneurs rise to the top. So when a business owner is weighing the cost versus return on investment for video surveillance systems in New Orleans, we at ABC Fire and Burglar Alarm completely understand. Commercial security systems are an […]

Are you unknowingly inviting crime into your business? It is a real possibility and one you should consider. Every day, small and medium businesses in New Orleans encounter crimes that could have been avoided if they had taken the right measures.  Not Having The Right Technologies in Place We can’t escape the headlines- crime rates […]

We love New Orleans. It is our home, our community, and our life. Like you, we at ABC Fire and Burglar Alarm are concerned over continued news of rising crime rates. While we know that our community is, at its core, a wonderful, vibrant, and beautiful community, we also realize that we deal with problems […]

Yes, we’ve heard the arguments for old-school doorbells. They do exactly what they are supposed to– let you know someone is at the door. They’re simple. Timeless. Why mess with what works, right?  Because there are VIDEO doorbells.  Initially, the idea of a smart doorbell might seem silly to the uninitiated. But ask anyone who […]

Home burglaries are unexpected but are they unpredictable? Not quite. While criminals are opportunistic, they are also calculated and prepared to take advantage of known weaknesses. There are many commonalities between homes that are targeted for burglary and other crimes. When you learn how criminals target homes, you can take steps to make changes and […]

At ABC Fire and Burglar Alarm, we care about the safety and well-being of our community. We take that very seriously and know you do, too. In honor of National Crime Prevention Month, we would like to provide the top ways you can help reduce crimes in New Orleans.  What is Crime Prevention? First, you […]

ABC Fire and Burglary Alarm has established itself as a reputable and effective business, long-trusted in the New Orleans area. Strong measures are taken to ensure the accuracy, efficiency and reliability of our services, and it is a responsibility we do not take lightly. The Brains of the Operation  Our primary interface unit features a […]