Alarm systems and monitoring in Southwest Florida
In today’s world everyone should have some form of home security. It is no longer a luxury but rather a necessity. Alert 1 supplies and installs alarm systems in Lee County, Hendry County, Charlotte County, Glades County, Collier County and Southwest FL. They also alarm monitoring and response services.
There are many types of alarm systems that range from basic intrusion detectors to advance systems with motion detection and night vision. Alarm systems can also be wired or wireless. Irrespective of the type of alarm system, they serve similar purposes. Alarm systems firstly act as a deterrent against unwanted acts such as home intrusions, invasions and burglaries. Signage in and around your home will notify would be intruders that your home is protected by an alarm system. This will make criminals and would be burglars think twice before attempting to break in into your home.
In addition, alarm monitoring provides you with another level of security. If a home intrusion occurs your alarm will be go off. Apart from possibly scaring off an intruder, your security system will notify you of this via your cell phone. The system will also notify the security company. If it is not a false alarm the security company will notify the police and also send a response unit to investigate and take appropriate action.
Smartphone monitoring goes beyond alerts and notifications. It also enables greater home automation and gives you the ability to activate or disarm your alarm remotely. Alarm monitoring can also be performed by your security company and they will act in accordance to the circumstances whenever your alarm is triggered.
Alarm systems can also be used to protect your air conditioner and to alert you of a fire or flood risk through smoke and water detection. Alarm systems and monitoring can also be used in conjunction with other home security systems such as access control and video surveillance.