Essential Features for the Installation of a New Home Security System

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Even if you live in a safe area, you shouldn’t overlook the benefits of installing a home security system. One mistake with the safety of your home could result in theft or damage. Not only will you face the financial impact, but you also need to deal with the unsettled feeling you have at home because of the intrusion. A security system is the best solution to prevent potential theft, helping you rest easy at night.

When you are preparing to install a security system, do a little homework to ensure that the system matches the needs of your family. These are a few essential features that you shouldn’t overlook:

Smartphone Access

Apps can be used to allow you to check on the status of your alarm system from anywhere in the world. Do you want to know when someone enters the house? Check the logged report showing when the outside doors were opened or closed. You can also use your smartphone to engage or disable the security system as needed.

Camera Technology

You don’t need to have cameras set up all around your home. But, consider the benefits of putting cameras in a few strategic places. Camera footage can be helpful to record people who are approaching your front door or garage area. Another option is a smart doorbell, which activates the camera feature when someone rings the doorbell.

24/7 Monitoring

Sounding an alarm might be enough to scare away a potential intruder. But, there are times when emergency response is needed. Not only do you need a security system installed, but you need to be sure that the sensors are connected to a monitoring system. This service can call the authorities if the alarm is tripped and something seems suspicious.

Durable Equipment

It is an investment to install a security system, so make sure that you choose a company you can trust. Ask about the durability and performance of the equipment to ensure that you are setting up a system that is designed to last for many years.

Do you want to install a home security system on your property? Contact John Snow, ADT Corporate Custom Home Services Division,, 760-404-5701