Other popular additions include a smoke detector, carbon monoxide detector and a motion sensor with a built-in camera. With certain smart alarms it is possible to link them with smart door locks, smart CCTV cameras and also your heating, giving you an all round package. If you wish to discuss a package or bundle to suit your home or office please contact us for more information. You can even connect a door sensor to a safe to see when it has been opened and a camera to confirm who it was.
With the UK population so addicted to their smartphones it is easy to see why these products are so popular and there have been recent stories of these kinds of smart technology not only protecting your property from fire and theft but also animals. Please see the link here for how a family’s dogs were saved from a fiery death by a smart camera.
It is also a popular for this type of alarm to be installed in an elderly persons home as it means they can be monitored as well as the useful panic button providing alerts to multiple phone numbers. Giving all parties peace of mind.
These modern products are all very DIY friendly needing no wires and minimal drilling to install them and if you are not confident in doing this yourself, a local trusted handyman can complete it for you. Saving you a considerable amount of money as opposed to what a specialist alarm company might charge you for installation. The kits come with pre-linked accessories making it user friendly and to add more sensors is also a simple process to complete.
There are a variety of ways to connect up your smart alarm you there are models to suit, some require an internet connection with the smart hub connected to your router, with the alternative purchasing a pay as you go SIM card for a mobile operator that has a strong signal in your area to provide alerts. Finally some models will connect to your landline to provide you alerts.
Our top tip for saving money on these products is to consider which and how many sensors you might need to protect your home or office and to purchase them in a pack or alternatively purchase more than one kit.
As these products are wireless you can also use them to protect outbuildings such as garden sheds or external garages. In this instance you would be better placed to choose an alarm which uses a SIM card to provide alerts. Quite often we see stories on social media about how expensive bikes have been stolen and how perhaps the theft could have been prevented.
Unlike traditional alarms the products in this range can be armed, dis-armed and part armed with just a few simple taps in an app on your smartphone. This means you do not need to carry a remote or remember a code.