Amazon Alexa Skills Tutorial: Using Amazon Echo With Alarm.com

As you probably know, Alexa can do a lot of cool things. She can help you meet your goals, find recipes on the fly and even take care of your pet. But as homeowners, many of us are concerned about, well, keeping our property and...

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Responding to COVID-19: Working Together To Stay Safe

Like many of you, Protect America is closely monitoring COVID-19 and the updates given by our government officials and healthcare providers. COVID-19 is rapidly evolving. This unprecedented change includes an upheaval to the way we live our day-to-day life. As a company, we recognize this...

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How to Move Your Protect America Alarm System For Free

Moving to a new home can be an exciting time for you and your family. Maybe you’re finally getting the house with the pool in the backyard. Or perhaps you’re moving into a neighborhood that’s closer to work. But what to do with the security...

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What is a Pandemic and How to Stay Safe During the Unexpected

What is a pandemic? This is a question many of us avoid considering—and for good reason. A pandemic is a global outbreak of a disease. Who wants to think about that all day? They can be dangerous. They can be expensive. Their spread can grow...

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Spring Cleaning Checklist: How to Maintain Home Security Equipment

When it’s time to create a spring cleaning checklist, many of us will add everything to it but our home security and smart home equipment. This isn’t hard to believe. Most people don’t think these items need as much attention as, say, their toilet bowl...

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Spring Cleaning with Kids: Harmful Household Cleaning Products To Avoid

Spring is nearly here and that means a couple of things. First, warm weather is on the horizon. Second, many of us will suddenly feel the need to clean each and every corner of our home. If you belong to the latter, and if you...

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The 5 Worst Places to Install Hidden Outdoor Security Cameras

So you want to monitor the exterior of your home, but you don’t want people to know they’re on camera? There’s an easy solution for that--hidden outdoor security cameras. Sure, leaving a camera out in the open can immediately grab the attention of unwanted guests,...

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How Much Does a Smart Home Cost?

There’s no denying it, smart homes are cool, but are they worth the money? If you're asking yourself, 'how much does a smart home cost' it really depends. The first question you need to answer is why you’re getting a smart home. The second question...

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Cellular Security Cameras From Verizon

The home security industry has massively expanded since its inception, now providing customers with smartphone technology and home automation services to monitor properties, both indoors and out. This has resulted in a wide variety of options when creating a home security system.  If you are...

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Can You Transfer ADT to New Owner?

If you’re planning to move, one of your top concerns is likely what to do with your existing ADT contract. When you have an alarm system installed in a home, providers like ADT lock in a multi-year service agreement. Most homeowners don’t wish to cancel...

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Austin Guide: Where to Find the Best Coffee in Austin?

Searching for the best coffee in Austin was no easy task. Sure, the journey was delicious, but it took tough deliberation and analysis to determine which Austin coffee shop was worth the stop. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkick-CQp5M You see, our great city of Austin might be known for...

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