When homeowners think about security systems or devices, they usually think about what those systems can protect — their homes, their valuables, and their safety. Sure, that is the main function of a security setup, but there are a lot of additional benefits you may not know about. Here are the other perks when installing a new system.
A Dedicated Patrol Unit
At Boyd & Associates, we provide a dedicated patrol unit that can visit your home if an alarm goes off to make sure that everything is okay. This is particularly important in areas where the authorities will not respond to home alarms or will charge very steep fees if the alarm was accidentally activated (they create these rules so that responders aren’t constantly called out for tripped alarms). Our patrol, however, can see what’s wrong, and then notify the proper authorities if something is wrong and requires further attention. You get peace of mind while avoiding any problematic fees that may result from a technological mistake.
Discounts on Insurance
Too many homeowners don’t realize that installing a security system can help them save money! Insurance companies are interested if there’s a security system in place to protect the home against burglary, fire, and much more, this helps limit the risks involved, which insurance companies love. In return, they offer discounts on home insurance for the right devices. If you would like to know how much you can save and what you can do to get these discounts, contact us so we can talk about your home security situations!
Today’s security systems can also offer medical assistance. This is particularly helpful for the elderly and those who live alone and may want to monitor specific medical conditions. Several smart devices and communication solutions can help provide extra safety here.
It’s increasingly common to bundle home security solutions with energy management technology — sometimes from the same app or device. With the addition of a few dedicated sensors, you can monitor how much electricity you use, and find ways to use less throughout the day and cut down on energy costs. A new smart thermostat installation can help you find more effective ways to heat and cool your home, saving even more energy. There are many available options!
Easy Surveillance and Remote Access
In addition to protection, modern home security systems also offer surveillance options through cams and other devices. This allows you to do everything from keeping an eye on the kids to seeing who is at the door. With remote access functions, you can also allow people in your home while you are away.
Interested in adding more automated security features to your home or business? Contact us at Boyd & Associates to learn more about how we can help you figure out the best option.
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