Frequently Asked Questions

Are you considering a home security system, but aren't sure where to start? If so, check out our list of answers to commonly asked questions regarding home security systems.

When setting up a home security system you can create a “smart home.” This is known as home automation. Mobile apps for security systems can also control and monitor your home’s lighting, thermostat and other systems. Customers choose home automation for added security, for convenience and to better control their utility expenses.

Modern indoor/outdoor video surveillance for home security is full color, full motion and high resolution. The best security cameras have night vision and quickly adapt to changes in lighting. Some allow remote monitoring and control via a mobile device or desktop computer.

The cost of a home security system greatly varies depending on factors such as equipment, contracts, monitoring and more.

Many alarm panels are built to be tamper-proof. Some security companies call this feature “Crash and Smash” protection. In the event that an intruder attempts to disable security by damaging the control panel, the control panel will alert the monitoring company to dispatch emergency personnel.

Home security companies provide protection against unlawful entry into your home using intrusion monitoring equipment. This equipment can include door and window sensors, motion detectors, glass breaks, and even Crash and Smash interactive features with cellular monitoring