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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 most secure monitoring(no wires to cut) and the technology to deliver interactive services such as controlling your system from a smart phone or remote computer, receiving messages on your smart phone sent from your security system and actually view live video from your in-home camera(s).

Our security systems also include built in Z-Wave platform. This communication device can link your system to light switches and lamp modules, thermostats and door locks. Control all of these devices from anywhere using a free app on your smartphone or tablet. The best part is this technology is affordable within almost every budget.

The following list shows the different products and service features now available to our residential and business customers:

Easier to use, walks you through each step.


Cellular Communicator

Provides the most secure monitoring. The key to interactive features.


Z-Wave Platform

Included in every system. Connect home control devices to your system and manage your home from anywhere using your smartphone.


Thermostats

Thermostats are linked to your system and can be programmed to be energy efficient, turn off HVAC system in case of a house fire, and you can raise or lower the temperature from anywhere using your smart phone.


Door locks

The new door locks are linked to your system and and can be setup to automatically lock when you arm your security system. Using your smartphone lock or unlock your door from anywhere.


Light switches & Lamp Modules

These lighting devices are linked to your system. They can be setup to turn on if your security system is triggered. Set up scenes and timing to
control energy and give your home a safe lived in appearance.


Video Cameras

Interior & Exterior. You can view live video streams on your smartphone from anywhere using your free app. See if the kids arrived home safely. Make sure
your pets are ok. Set up your cameras to record activity when motion is detected and automatically send you the video to your smartphone.


All of these features and the equipment used are designed with the idea of being easy and simple to operate. You absolutely don’t need to be technical to use them.

The best news of all is how affordable these products and services are. In the past, the average security system would range in price from $100 to $1000 each with monitoring rates of $35 to $45 each month using old telephone lines. The result was just a security system designed for burglary.

Those sames prices can now deliver systems with all of the features and benefits we have just discussed. Some companies will try and charge you more. Do your homework and research, you will find the right product for the right price for you.

Posted by Barbara Vonderheid on October 25, 2013 in: Alarm Equipment, Home Security Systems

About Barbara Vonderheid

Barbara has been involved in the security industry for over 20 years in various executive and ownership positions. Barbara graduated from Colorado State University and then received a law degree from the University of Denver School of Law.

5 Comments

  1. Frans De Greef October 31, 2013 Reply

    A wide range of home security alarm systems can be found in the market today. Some security systems are stand alone, which means, it operates in its own. It does not require any special knowledge or tools to operate.

  2. Danica November 10, 2013 Reply

    It is a wise decision to install home monitoring systems to be certain that you’ll be secured all the time. I’m looking forward to read more details from you about this matter. Thanks in advance!

  3. ellen November 11, 2013 Reply

    There really is an app for everything. What a great way to maintain 24/7 control over your property.

  4. Jitendra jain December 12, 2013 Reply

    As discussed in the above blog .now a days different security systems are available .these all will help to make a home more stylish,secure and preserve from unknowns…

  5. Automatic Gate January 6, 2014 Reply

    Awesome App .Much needed information in the blog .Thanks a lot …

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