Security Cameras & Monitoring

Four reasons to install a monitored security system

When you’re deciding on a home security system, it can be hard to choose between a professionally monitored system or a DIY model from the local hardware store. While DIY cameras may seem a cheaper alternative, they don’t include the back up support if the alarm is triggered.

Alarm device with visibile numbers, being armed

At ADT Security, our licensed security professionals assess your individual property and design a system with your home layout and family’s needs in mind. We ensure the sensors are positioned correctly, camera views are optimised and unobstructed, and consider the lifestyle of the occupants. We then create a tailored solution that can also include smart home products that allow you to control elements of your home, including your alarm system, remotely via the ADT Interactive Security app.

Our team is often contacted by homeowners seeking a reliable security system that will help provide greater peace of mind. Below are just some of the reasons why our customers have opted to install a professionally monitored home security solution.

Recently burgled
If you’ve ever been the victim of a burglary, you’ll be all too familiar with the unease and nagging worry that it’s going to happen again. People often approach us just after they’ve had a break-in, as a reactive safety and protection measure. Having a professionally installed and monitored alarm helps to alleviate concerns (both when you’re home or out), knowing that our experts are monitoring your system at all times and ready to act whenever your alarm is triggered.

Increased crime in the area
When a neighbour or several homes in your suburb have been broken into, it’s natural to worry that you might be the next target. An increase in crime in your area is certainly cause for concern and can prompt many people to install a professionally monitored system for peace of mind.

Residents in areas experiencing an increase in crime should be on heightened alert for suspicious behaviour and lodge a report to the police if they witness anything unusual.

A new addition to the family
Whether your new arrival is of the two legged or four-legged variety, a cute addition to the family is often a reason why households choose to increase their home security. In fact, many of our customers use our standalone Wi-Fi cameras as baby monitors or pet cams. Our automated home security package allows homeowners to log into their system through an app to view a live feed of what’s going on in different areas of the home. So, you can check on the baby from downstairs while its asleep in an upstairs room, or monitor your new pet while you’re at work. Nothing provides reassurance like the visual verification that your precious bundle is safe and sound.

Frequent travelling
Those who travel regularly for work may also worry that the home will become a target for burglars. Dark, vacant homes are much more attractive to thieves than well-lit homes full of people, so having a security system that’s monitored around the clock can be immensely reassuring when you’re far from home. For extra tips on how to keep both you and your home safe when you travel frequently, including home automation features, check out our helpful blog here

If you’re currently weighing up your home security options, these common reasons for installing a monitored security system may provide some food for thought. For a free home security assessment or quote call 0800 111 238 or visit our offer page.


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