Activate Your Home Alarm System

Choose the right security solution.


December 16, 2020

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Investing in the best home alarm system will help you feel protected and secure at all times, even when you are away from home, out of state, or even out of the country. Some of the most popular security equipment available on the market today includes:

  • Traditional security cameras (with or without motion detection).

  • Door and window motion detectors, which can be placed throughout your home.

  • Touchscreen interfaces that work in conjunction with your installed security devices.

  • Live camera feeds and motion detection updates through the use of smartphones.

  • Smoke detection monitors that provide immediate alerts if a fire is detected within the home.

Working together with your security company

Once you have determined the type of security you wish to install, work with a specialized agent from your security company to get started activating your setup. Properly configuring your new security devices, installing them, and potentially linking your setup to your smartphone or other devices allows you continuous monitoring, even when you are not at home.

Activating your home alarm system

Just as each home alarm system and security setup can be drastically different and individual to each person’s needs, there are various methods of properly setting up and activating your cameras, alarms, and monitors.

Once you work with your home security monitoring company to put a comprehensive home security system in place, your security company can activate those components, begin the monitoring service, and assist with any additional programming or setup you require.

Want to add an extra layer of protection to your home? Brinks Home™ can help.

Jason Stevens is a senior writer for Brinks Home. He is a "tech guy" who enjoys sharing home security and automation tips with others.

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