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The ABC Security Tips Blog

Our goal is your peace of mind. Browse our blog to find everyday tips for protecting your home and business, maximizing your security system, and more.

Home Security for Seniors

If you or a loved one have experienced age-related mobility or cognitive changes, you’ve probably started thinking about how to alter your home and lifestyle. While you’re focused on creating an accessible and safe living environment, don’t overlook adaptations that should be made to your home security.

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Posted 2/11/2021

The State of Home Fire Safety in Massachusetts

Massachusetts recently achieved a remarkable milestone: 2020 was the state’s first year on record where no children died in fires. Children are typically at an increased risk of dying in home fires, so this news is especially encouraging. According to the state fire marshal, several changes contributed to the decrease in deaths—learn about these factors and make sure your family is protected, too.

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Posted 1/14/2021

Decking the Halls—Safely

Bells and baubles, bows and boughs—’tis the season for all the decorations that bring Christmas cheer to your home! Unfortunately, this is also the season for the highest risk of residential fires. Learn how to protect your home and family with our safe decorating tips.

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Posted 12/1/2020

Safely Working & Learning from Home

In 2020, we spent more time in our own homes than ever before. Working remotely has become the “new normal” for millions of people, and distance learning from the kitchen table has taken the place of the classroom for many students. How does this dramatic increase in time at home impact your safety and security?

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Posted 11/1/2020

Setting Up a Nighttime Security Routine for Your Home

What does your current bedtime routine include? Maybe a cup of tea, an episode of a favorite TV show, and brushing your teeth before tucking in? But something is missing here: home security. If you’ve ever laid awake wondering if you’ve locked the back door or closed the garage, this post is for you. We’ll show you how to integrate security into your routine and keep your home and family safer.

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Posted 10/1/2020