Ooma Home Security Blog

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How to avoid package theft at your front door. - blog post image

How to avoid package theft at your front door.

By Dennis Peng|December 29, 2020
You’ve seen it on the news; you’ve seen it on social media; and you’ve heard about it from your neighbors. Package theft is a serious problem!About.

Shelter in Place helps DIY home security evolve from protection to awareness. - blog post image

Shelter in Place helps DIY home security evolve from protection to awareness.

By Thad White|September 24, 2020
Taking care of our homes and the people inside them has never been more important than during this strange new era of Covid-19. We’re all spending more time at home and that’s changing our priorities for do-it-yourself (DIY) smart home security systems.

What’s the cost of water damage in the home? - blog post image

What’s the cost of water damage in the home?

By Thad White|November 13, 2019
The impact of water damage can be surprising. For example, a small pipe leak can accumulate over time into damage to your drywall and subfloor, and may even require mold remediation. Or, leaks from a failing dishwasher could mean you’ll have to repair both

10 real-life scenarios for using smart home sensors. - blog post image

10 real-life scenarios for using smart home sensors.

By Anthony Hizon|September 13, 2019
When you’re installing a home security system, you’re preparing for the worst-case scenario: a burglary, house fire, or other tragedy. However, the right security solution helps you simultaneously

5 ways inactivity alerts are a game-changer for home security. - blog post image

5 ways inactivity alerts are a game-changer for home security.

By Thad White|September 5, 2019
Many smart home security systems will alert you when there’s unexpected activity, such as an intruder or a package thief. However, sometimes the lack of activity is cause for alarm. Ooma’s Inactivity Alerts, a feature of Ooma Smart Security