What constitutes a monitored alarm system?

There‚Äôs massive security advantages associated with the use of monitored alarm systems rather than non-monitored alarm varieties. In this blog post, as prepared by the residential and commercial security experts here at DKNY Locksmith, we will provide details as to the definition, and distinct security advantages of a monitored alarm system. 

Available Products and Capabilities of a Monitored Alarm System

Monitored alarm systems will be activated when an emergency is detected at your property, automatically sounding an alarm and connecting to the professionals at your monitoring center, who will immediately dispatch the authorities to your property when the emergency is confirmed. Monitored alarm systems are much more than a connected alarm system, they contain features including, but not limited to:

  • Simple to Operate Control Panels
  • Wireless Key Chains or Keypads to control the alarm system when in, or nearby your home
  • Motion Detectors
  • Door Opening Detectors
  • Window Opening Detectors
  • Glassbreak Detectors
  • Mobile Control Applications
  • Uninterruptible Power Supplies
  • Cellular Backup to allow for Connection in the event of Weather Interference with Landlines

You can upgrade your monitored alarm system with features like surveillance cameras, smart home automation devices, and energy management tools. The best way to do so is to work with a licensed home of business security expert who can help you figure out your specific security needs and craft you a package to have every angle of your property security tackled.  

Benefits of Monitored Security Systems

The main draw for installing a monitored security system at your property is the total security protection it provides. By installing a monitored security system, you can rest easy that you, your family, your business, and your property will be protected by the 24/7 monitoring center in the event of emergencies like carbon monoxide leaks, fires, break-ins, floods, or burglaries. This way, if an emergency does occur, you can focus on your personal safety and that of the people around you, rather than worry about finding a way to safely contact the authorities. Monitored security alarm systems are built with the risk of power outages and downed phone lines in mind, with backup batteries and cellular contacting capability. The best way to have a monitored security system installed is through the expertise of a licensed security professional; only this way can you be sure that all potential gaps in your security infrastructure are filled.