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Installing the Ring Alarm took less than twenty minutes and was a complete breeze. We didn’t encounter any issues with device connectivity or placement, because, frankly, Ring tells you exactly where to install everything and how to do it on the app. You’ll start by connecting your WiFi to the base station via the Ring app — from there, Ring instructs you to pull the plastic tabs off the backs of the contact sensors and motion detectors, which automatically activates the products for use. You can customize your settings for each device within the app, including how sensitive you want your motion detector to be and how often you want to receive alerts for every time someone opens or closes the door. If you’re not already aware by now, your jurisdiction may require you to obtain a permit in order to operate a professionally monitored alarm system. Before we could even find the right spot to place the base station, Ring notified us that our area Charlotte Mecklenburg required a permit for use. Ring gives you a seven day grace period to decide what type of monitoring you want and to receive a permit number. In some cases, police won’t respond to a call from a monitoring center without a permit number. Fines for false alarms could also be pretty hefty they reach up to $500 in Charlotte, for example. The plastic itself feels cheaper than its Nest competitor, but Ring claims the base station is “smash proof” it’ll still call authorities in a beaten state. You can also receive alerts for any tampering to the contact or motion sensors.

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Or, click on over to see our recommendations for the best medical alert systems. Home automation is a relatively new concept and as such it is not offered by many home security companies yet but is becoming more popular. This service allows users to access and control the lighting, thermostat and, in some cases, small appliances of the home through remote access. Some homeowners utilize this feature to shut down heating and cooling when no one is home and log on to start it an hour or so before heading back to the home so they arrive to a comfortable home. Other home owners use this feature to turn on lighting in the home before they leave their office so they do not have to enter an unlit home. This feature is also beneficial for deterring intruders since it allows homeowners to make it look as though someone is home when they are not.

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com US, Allegion Republic of Ireland, Control4 US, Schneider Electric France, Legrand France, ABB Switzerland, Comcast US, STANLEY Convergent Security Solutions US, Nortek Security and Control US, FRONTPOINT US, and Vivint USWe've been very happy with both the service and product received from Smart Home Security. Our needs were relatively complex and they took the time to discuss the options, what we needed and fully explained how everything would work and benefit us. I feel like we've really been guided through the process of understanding what security system and feature we need to best suit our property and lives. The installation and set up of the system was completed quickly and easily and they follow up to make sure you are getting on alright with it. The fact that the system can be used via an app on your phone, a key fob or a key pad makes it really versatile and there is always someone on the end of a phone or ready to answer an email with any questions you have so the after service has been wonderful. So far we have installed an internal alarm system but we will also be using Smart Home Security to provide us with external CCTV cameras and gate automation, all which will integrate with what we currently have and be controlled via our existing app.

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