Do I need a security system?
Research shows that 9 out of 10 convicted burglars agreed they would avoid house protected by an alarm system. While there is no security system available that is completely penetration proof, installing a monitored home protection system can help make your home 3 times less likely to be burglarized**. No matter what size of home you have or what neighborhood you live in, a monitored home protection system can help make your home safer. Source: National Burglar and Fire Association, 2000 U.S. Department of Justice, 1999.
What are the benefits of a monitored home protection system?
Increased protection. The most obvious benefit of installing a monitored system is that it can help make your home safer for you and your family. A monitored home security system with a connection to monitoring center can help respond to intrusions, 24 hours a day. Can Help Save You Money. While you have most likely considered how a monitored security system could help save your life, you probably have not thought about how it could also save you money. Plus, adding monitored security systems can also add value to your home.
How can a security system save me money?
Not only can a security system add value to your home, but it may also save you up to 20% on your homeowner's insurance base premium with most insurance companies. We will provide you with a certificate to send in to your insurance company, showing that your home has monitored security protection.
What are the main components of a home protection system?
Basic systems for Residential Customers include 1 Master Control Panel, 1 English Character Keypad, 1 Voice Module (which gives Concord Systems the ability to communicate in a reassuring voice), 1 Back up Battery, and 1 Siren/Speaker.
Door Guard designs the perfect system to fit your needs and budget by offering the following options:
Fire, Burglar, Furnace Control, and Environmental.
All monitored systems also come with a yard sign and window decals to help deter potential break-ins.
How does a home security system help deter burglars?
When burglars see the yard sign, they know the home is protected by a home security company. Generally burglars target only the most vulnerable homes and are unlikely to challenge a monitored security system.
I have a pet, will he/she trigger the alarm?
Most systems use pet immunity, which means any animal weighing less than 40 pounds will not trigger your alarm. The system can distinguish the difference between an animal and a human by the way heat is allocated throughout the body.
If I lose electric power, will my alarm system still work?
Yes. In case of a power loss, the back-up battery will activate to maintain your alarm protection for several hours. In the event your battery is low, a low-battery signal can be sent to your Customer Monitoring Center so you can be notified.
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