Little Known Benefits of an ADT Home Security System
ADT home security systems are wonderful things. They help protect your family and your valuables. Peace of mind is always within your grasp. That’s kind of the point, right? Of course. But, unbeknownst to many homeowners, home security systems offer more than just what meets the eye. Outside of deterring crime and helping protect your family, the additional benefits of a home security system include:
Provide peace of mind for visitors, babysitters, nannies, caretakers, and house sitters
Help you keep tabs on kids and elderly family members
Gives you flexibility for managing your pets
Offers extra protections against natural disasters
Could offer reductions in insurance premiums
Allow you to integrate with other home automation
Protect your loved ones in a medical emergency
Monitor invited guests
This collection of benefits will help ensure that you aren’t caught off your guard.
Automation and Protection
The possibilities for what you can do with your home are amazing. For those who grew up watching Star Trek, the technology available for homes seems almost like the future is now the present. Although your ADT home security system can’t beam you from one room to another, it can integrate with lots of home automation products to help you achieve a better protected smart home.
Many home security systems can connect to wireless video cameras which are essential for monitoring. Some have the capability of recording footage, while others can show live feed via a smartphone app. Either way, wireless vcameras can help you keep tabs on your loved ones.
Smart locks give you the ability to open and close doors with an app and assign codes to visitors.
Smart thermostats allow you to manage your energy consumption with learned habits, remote access, and customizable programming schedules.
Flood sensors let you know if flood conditions exist in your home before problems occur.
Smoke alarms integrate with home security so that you can perform tests to make sure they are functioning correctly. Integration also ensures that you receive notifications for low batteries and the appropriate authorities are notified in an emergency.
Smart lighting can connect with home security to automate lighting for burglary deterrence and to conserve energy.
Voice technology like Alexa can be used to control your home automation with simple voice commands.
Garage door openers can also be connected so that you can enjoy remote control of garage access. Your home security system can also send notifications if the garage door is mistakenly left open.
Smart doorbells: Products like the Ring doorbell come equipped with a video camera. You can see who is at your door even if you aren’t home.
By tying it all together, you increase efficiency while helping to protect your home.
You deserve to live your life on your terms, and should always feel safe in your home. If an emergency arises, the simple press of a button will notify dedicated ADT response personnel, who can work to alert medical personnel immediately on your behalf. A team member will even stay on with you until help arrives. You deserve to live life on your terms, and ADT can help.
Medical alert devices are your lifeline to emergency services. If you fall, become disoriented, have a stroke or heart attack, get in a car accident, or suffer any distress, a push of a button connects you with people to help.
Popular among seniors, these literal life-savers prove extraordinarily useful to anyone especially to those living alone.
Flood and Fire Protection
Having a constant and reliable defence against the destruction or damage to your home is the primary reason for having a ADT monitoring security system. There are several water can damage your home:
Frozen water pipe that has burst
Blown hot water heaters
Faulty sump pumps
Broken washing machines
Leaking kitchen plumbing
Cracked building foundations
Sewer back-up and overflow
The percentage of people who die from house fires is more than the number of people who die from other natural calamities. In most of the situations; the fire break happened in the middle of the night so that the people were unaware of the situation. Usually, when a fire breaks, people detect it by sensing the smell of smoke. If the fire breaks during the daytime, it is easy to sense and do something about it. But what if it breaks during the night and nobody is aware of it. The use of ADT smoke detectors is crucial in such situation.
Natural Gas Leaks and Carbon Monoxide
Protection by Detection. ADT can monitor for harmful gases in your home.
Many gas leaks are slow and undetectable. This can eventually lead to natural gas poisoning, which can have serious effects on the health of all of a home’s living occupants: humans, pets and even plants. Symptoms of natural gas poisoning include gastrointestinal problems, an increase in allergic reactions, fatigue, forgetfulness, high red and white blood cell counts, migraines, pain and discomfort.
Carbon Monoxide can build up indoors and poison people and animals who breathe it.The most common symptoms of Carbon Monoxide poisoning are headache, dizziness, weakness, upset stomach, vomiting, chest pain, and confusion. Carbon Monoxide symptoms are often described as “flu-like.” If you breathe in a lot of Carbon Monoxide it can make you pass out or kill you. People who are sleeping or drunk can die from Carbon Monoxide poisoning before they have symptoms.