Bay Alarm Blog

Tips for Proper Smoke Detector Installation and Maintenance

A home security system that includes properly installed and maintained smoke detectors can save lives and protect against injury and property loss due to fire. Smoke is a deadly poison that can lead to harm or death in minutes. Most people already know that a working smoke detector in every room gives families more time […] Read More

Home Security: How to Prevent Against Costly False Alarms

Home security systems are important to the protection of everything you’ve worked so hard for, but false alarms are a real problem for many police departments — and can be quite costly to homeowners. A false alarm is defined as an emergency alarm, such as a fire alarm, that is set off unnecessarily. A false […] Read More

Disaster Preparedness Tips for Families

With natural disasters being an ever present concern, we wanted to help bring to mind some things that could be helpful in the event of being caught in one. Earthquake, floods, fires, and other similar events leave little time to think and act. The truth is, far too few of us are prepared for a […] Read More

Home Security Systems: Choosing Between DIY and Traditional Alarm Systems

Security is serious business. Here are a few things to consider when deciding between traditional home alarm systems and DIY alarm solutions. Don’t be fooled by DIY alarm companies that lead you to believe that they offer advanced technology or products that traditional alarm companies don’t offer. Traditional alarm companies offer cellular communication and on-the-go […] Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Doorbell Cameras

Smart home devices are growing in popularity, and doorbell cameras are shaping up to be a top seller in 2017, with research showing adoption rates may grow 211 percent compared to last year. When paired with a comprehensive home security system, doorbell cameras (also called “smart doorbells” or “video doorbells”) bring the future to your […] Read More