Do I Need to Replace My Home Security System?
Some things get better with age. Sadly, our home security systems are not in that category. If your alarm system has passed the decade mark, you may want to have it inspected to make sure all is well. After that, you should probably start considering what new options are out there. There are estimates of security systems lasting for 10, 15 and even 20 years with proper maintenance. However, with the capabilities and upgrades becoming limited with time, you don’t want to risk the safety of your family if something fails.
Upgrading Your Home Security System
There are many different options to look over when considering a new security system for your Dallas home. We are now in the age where the single burglar alarm in the home is a thing of the past. Not that there is anything wrong with having that. It is definitely still a deterrent. Security packages now include far more capabilities than just keeping the bad guy out. It must be kept in mind that as technology moves forward and advances, so do the criminals and their tactics. Updates are regularly needed to keep us a step ahead in preventing an intrusion to our property, and that is not always possible with an older system. As with any electronics, they quickly get outdated as technology advances.
Smart Home & Automation Technology
From turning up the thermostat to turning off the lights, modern security is making some chores a little more stress-free. What is the first thing we think of after we have left the house? Usually, we wonder if we remembered to lock the door, turn off the lights, or close the garage door. New technology enables many of our electronics to be tied into our Smart Home devices, and we can reach out to them on our smartphones. Video doorbells allow us to answer the ring even if we are not home, and have a two-way conversation with the person standing on our step. Rather than wait for an intruder to set off an alarm as they enter our house, the latest 1080p home security cameras can detect who has stepped their foot on our property, day or night. Did the kids forget their key? Now you can unlock the front door for them from your phone while you’re still at work. With the addition of 24/7 live monitoring, you never have to worry about an unoccupied house.
Home Alarm Monitoring Installation
Call us at Fort Knox Security Services and see more possibilities for your home. Everyone has different circumstances to cover, so just tell us what you need, what your budget is, and we will help you put together a customized package that fits you and your home. Not everyone can put in a whole new alarm service all at once. Start with focusing on what you are able to do now, and layer on more as needs change. It’s important to stay up-to-date with your home security. This is one area that you don’t take chances with.