If you are looking for home security systems you will likely look at ADT. Unless, you already have been an ADT customer and realized what you received for your hard earned dollar. These folks are looking elsewhere. The reason you will look is because they are the biggest security company around. They spend millions and […]
Another national company you will see advertised is Vivint. Â The equipment they install is very good. Â In fact, it is the same equipment we install: Reliable Home Security alarm equipment with Z-Wave enabledHowever, Vivintâs pricing model is to offer a little more upfront but load up with very high monthly monitoring rates. Â $50, $60 and […]
The mechanics of purchasing a monitored home security system generally fall into one of two payment options: First payment option is to pay out of pocket the full cost of the system’s equipment, installation, and other administrative fees. Depending on the size of security system you select, the cost will range between several hundred to […]
Today’s home security systems have seen an explosion of technology driven features that are now included at the same price some of the big names in residential security charge for older technology and old phone line monitoring. The best security platforms start with using a cellular connection to provide 24/7 monitoring protection. Cellular provides the […]
All of us are familiar with the controversy of what happens to small businesses when a new Walmart opens up in a town or city. Does it put the small businesses out of business? Sometimes…. Is it good for the local consumers with lower prices and potential new employees? Some say it’s good for that […]
Telephone Line Alarm Monitoring Telephone line alarm monitoring basically means connecting your security systemâs communicator to your existing telephone line and the alarm signals are sent to the central monitoring station using that phone line. Your telephone service could be the old standard telephone service (PSTN or POTS) or the newer VOIP or digital service […]
The majority of home security system companies and their employees are reputable professionals, however, as you can see by the number of complaints filed, not everyone plays by the rules
Make sure your security system includes multiple layers of security: What you see from the street or outside your home. The perimeter of your home: openings, doors and windows. Interior protection: devices to detect movement. Life Safety protection: smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Remote panic buttons: medical or life threatening emergencies.
Home security is a very personal matter, and the right system for you will be based on several factors unique to you and your home.
Make sure you select a company that has been recognized as providing fast, reliable security monitoring year after year. Spending the most on advertising does not guarantee value, real protection or fast emergency response time.