When looking for a smart home alarm system, you have many options. The best equipment is not only appropriate for your home, but it also makes you feel safer without going over budget.
Find the right equipment for your house and living situation. This means you need more than just an alarm system with cameras. You want integrated protection that might include 24/7 professional monitoring, emergency service alerts, and more. Here are some suggestions from our security experts.
The proper control panel connects all of your security devices and is the core of your security system. It also allows you to arm or disarm the system, control your devices remotely, and more.
Smart home integration
Make sure your security system and smart home devices work together conveniently from a single app. Add voice controls and create custom automation routines. In the end, your smart home automation system will run smoother if integrated properly.
Doorbell cameras or videos record everyone who steps in front of your front or back doors. Push notifications will alert you to their presence. Add two-way talk and quickly speak with them through your smartphone. This allows you to communicate with postal carriers or neighbors or check on deliveries.
These sensors tell you when a door or window opens, which is helpful when guarding entrances to your home. It can also alert parents when kids open doors or windows or enter off-limit rooms and cabinets.
Glass break sensor
Glass break sensors make sure you hear broken glass and other loud noises in your home. It can trigger an alarm to scare off intruders.
Motion sensors alert you when detecting motion in your home within a certain radius. They can be used when you’re not home or when your family is asleep. They can also be set up to keep kids and pets out of certain rooms at certain times. Sensors also alert you to intruders in your home and set off an alarm to let them know you’ve been alerted.
These cameras specifically watch over your babies while they’re being cared for by others but can be used for elderly family members as well. Cameras can be set up in rooms for infirmed relatives, older kids, and caretakers’ quarters, such as nannies, nurses, and au pairs.
Light up and record your porch, the outside of your home, and surrounding areas when it detects motion. A spotlight camera can also help catch intruders, deter animals, and light your path when coming home at night.
Depending on your situation, install multiple indoor and outdoor security cameras. They can share live footage with you wherever you are in the world. Many come enabled with two-way talk.
Aging or disabled folks, especially if they’re living alone, benefit from panic buttons or pendants linked to emergency services. The wearer would press the panic button to alert and dispatch an ambulance if needed in an emergency.
As mentioned earlier, two-way talk turns any device into an intercom. Speak, listen, check up on kids, talk to visitors, or call for help.
Carbon monoxide detector
Detectors activate an alarm when carbon monoxide is detected in your home. Carbon monoxide detectors save lives, especially because carbon monoxide is silent, odor-free, and cannot be detected otherwise.
Continually monitor your home for extreme temperature changes. Be immediately alerted when HVAC units break down in the summer or pipes freeze in the winter.
Learn about leaks and pooling water right away to prevent serious water damage, appliance issues, and expensive repairs.
Fire and smoke alarm
Fire and smoke alarms help keep you and your family safe from fire, smoke, or severe heat.
Wireless monitoring means that radio signals will connect the devices in your home and send out any alerts through push notifications on your phone. This kind of monitoring makes installing devices easier, moving to a new home, and getting things re-started after power failure.
A professional call center is alerted when your alarm sounds, and they contact emergency services for you. This is ideal for preventing disasters or helping to guide you during a stressful situation calmly.
AMP Smart works directly with your family to determine the right equipment for your home. Look into a smart home alarm system. Get in touch with our team today!