Entries by American Alarm Blogging Team

Tips to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning during the Cold New England Winter

Often called the “silent killer,” carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can be fatal in high concentrations. Every year, more than 400 people in the United States die from accidental non-fire related CO poisoning, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Carbon monoxide is a byproduct of burning oil, gas, wood, […]

Our Best Business and Home Security Stories of 2017

All of us at American Alarm would like to wish our readers a pleasant and prosperous 2018. One thing we have been proud of in 2017 is providing our readers with solid, informative security related content throughout the year. Here are some of our favorite stories from the past year. We hope you continue reading to stay abreast of best security […]

How to Unfreeze Pipes and Prevent Commercial and Residential Water Hazards

The blizzard pummelling parts of the country from the Carolinas to Maine this month may be over. However, the coldest temperatures of the year are still to come in the Northeast. Frozen or cracked pipes, broken radiators, malfunctioning furnaces, flooding and leaks are just a few of the many unwanted plumbing issues brought on by this […]

How Social Media Posts Of Your Holiday Travels Can Impact Home Security

Social media is a great way to keep in touch with family and friends around the world, especially during the holidays. However, even though you may set the privacy settings, they can only do so much to limit what others can see and learn about you via your social networks. According to AAA, 107.3 million Americans […]

How to Protect Your Home or Condo Complex from Holiday Package Thieves

This year in the 25 days between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, UPS says it will deliver over 750 million packages to its customers. In fact, UPS says this record-breaking seasonal global delivery volume is approximately 5 percent above last year’s holiday peak shipping season volume. FedEx, which also anticipates another record peak holiday shipping […]

How Stores Can Mitigate Organized Retail Crime this Thanksgiving Shopping Weekend

Thanksgiving shopping weekend can be a hectic experience for everyone involved but for your business, it’s one of the most profitable. All told, 20 to 30 percent of your 2017 retail sales will likely happen this holiday season with a large portion will occur this weekend. Of those considering shopping the long holiday weekend, the survey […]

Business Security: 7 Common Security Measures Too Often Overlooked

As a business owner or manager, you know that security is critical to protecting your building and its occupants as well as maintaining your peace of mind. Sometimes, despite your best efforts, security can be compromised, especially if you overlook important elements of your risk mitigation plan. We’ve put together a list of seven common security oversights […]