When was the last time you thought about your smoke, fire, and carbon monoxide detectors? Unfortunately, most of us really do not think about these life-saving devices much at all, and that is a huge problem. Very often, alarms are installed and then forgotten, while residents mistakenly believe they are in working order.  We’d like […]

There are a lot of misconceptions about wellness solutions and why people would need them. Most people think it is just the old “I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up” emergency pendants that help initiate help in an emergency. Today, however, wellness solutions encompass many sophisticated smart technology solutions that work together to increase independence, […]

There was a time when just locking the doors to your business was enough. At most, businesses in more crime-prone areas used a blaring alarm to send criminals on the run. Seems like something out of a movie, doesn’t it? Unfortunately, gone are the days when commercial security was merely an option. Professional commercial security […]

Many homeowners believe that because many (but by no means all) burglaries are opportunistic, they must, therefore, be random. They are not. Criminals are just prepared to take advantage of common known weaknesses. What is the most significant weakness criminals exploit? Not having a security system in place. The four percent (4%) of homes that […]

Did you know that an astonishing 90% of seniors report the desire to stay in their own homes as they age, according to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)? Many local residents have lived in the community and the same home for a large portion of their lives. It makes sense to want to […]

At ABC Fire and Burglar Alarm, we like to encourage home security and home management automation users to get the most out of their systems by using all of the available functions. When they do, customers can increase comfort, convenience, and security. One of the most helpful (and often underutilized) of these features is the […]

If you love your smart home technologies, it is time to check out the Alarm.Com Connected Car. The solution offers all the benefits of a vehicle monitoring solution plus the unique benefit of deep integration with the Alarm.com smart home security system. Here are the top advantages of the Alarm Com Connected Car for you […]

At ABC Fire and Burglar Alarm, we specialize in providing affordable security systems. We understand that, like in any industry, shoppers will exercise cost-conscious behaviors and look for the best value for their money. However, there is a huge difference between affordable security systems and “cheap” ones. Here’s why working with ABC Fire and Burglar […]

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 is […]

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 (NOLA.com), who got it from a friend (always the best) and then crowd-sourced […]