(Part One) ABC Fire & Burglar Alarm is a premier residential alarm company that has installed smart home systems throughout New Orleans and surrounding areas including Slidell, Metairie, Covington and Houma. While some customers are apprehensive about smart home automation, we find that once they have a comprehensive understanding of how smart home systems can […]

One question just about all security system companies have answered at one time or another is if alarm systems are really necessary in gated communities.  If you want to ensure your home is protected, then the answer is, “yes”.  Below are some reasons why residents in gated neighborhoods still depend on a residential security system. […]

There once was a time when it was necessary to pre-wire all windows and doors for a residential security system.  Times have changed.  Wireless alarm systems have transformed the industry and now make it possible for homes not pre-wired for a residential security system to enjoy the safety and peace of mind of security cameras […]

Doorbell cameras are gaining in popularity.  They are often installed as part of a smart home automation system.  Doorbell cameras, like security cameras, are becoming one of the more popular burglar alarm products on the market because they offer homeowners numerous benefits. Motion Sensors Just like standard security cameras, doorbell cameras are equipped with motion […]

We’ve discussed in detail some ways in which smart home systems allow you to control your home with your smartphone.  What about businesses?  Commercial security systems are also trending toward automation.  Let’s take a look at some ways automation has revolutionized how business owners and managers interact with their commercial security systems. Arm/Disarm System Just […]

Part Two Smart home systems have revolutionized the home alarm system industry.  Alarm companies that do not offer smart home automation are behind the eight ball as more and more people discover the convenience and benefits smart home systems offer.  Our last article covered tasks that can be controlled by a smartphone app, including arming […]

Part One Simple burglar alarm products are taking a back seat to alarm systems integrated with smart home automation.  Smart home systems allow you to monitor and control your home from anywhere in the world using a smartphone app.  ABC Fire & Burglar Alarm is proud to partner with Alarm.com to offer the most advanced, […]

Whether you are building a new home or have an existing structure, a home alarm system is becoming more of a necessity. What makes the home alarm system of today different from previous alarm systems is smart home automation technology. Let’s take a look at a few reasons why you should consider investing in a […]

Part Two We are continuing our series on aspects you should consider when choosing an alarm company. Our previous article discussed the importance of making sure your alarm company truly listens to and addresses your specific needs.  We also covered why the quality of equipment and available features are so important. Let’s take a look […]

Part Two Home security is more important today than ever before. If you have a home alarm system with alarm monitoring, then the police will be dispatched if someone tries to enter your home while the system is armed. Part one of our series discussed some ways you can make your home less desirable to […]