So you have an existing security system and you’re looking to add the security of ADT monitoring. Perhaps new build already has a security system wired up. Or did you buy a DIY doorbell camera and now you want to upgrade to a full security suite? You might even currently use a system with a different provider, but don’t like their offerings.
Fortunately, you might be able to have a Joplin security system installation with existing hardware -- depending on the situation.
You Bought A Home With Built-in Security Hardware Already Installed
When you purchased your new house, you discovered it had a security system that was already wired in. Now that you moved in, it's time to activate it. Unless your equipment is significantly outdated, you should be able to reactivate it. A specialist will still come to your home to verify that the components are still in good repair and maybe even replace your touchscreen control hub. And because you currently own the equipment, you may be eligible for a lower-cost monthly contract.
Yet don't feel like you're limited to your old security system. A lot of new components can work with your current ADT-monitored home security system. So, don’t hesitate to get devices, like monitored smoke detectors or security cameras, for a more complete security system. Your installer can also upgrade equipment for a more modern experience.
You’d Like To Build An Integrated Security System Around Your Off-the-Shelf Component
At one time, you may have bought a doorbell camera or a water sensor as a Do-It-Yourself experiment. Now, you're ready for a complete Joplin security system with continuous monitoring. But instead of replacing that one-off component, can you sync it with the new system?
A lot of the times yes -- but it’s not a guarantee. Devices such as smart locks, doorbell cameras, and glass break sensors that rely on Z-Wave technology have a better ability to integrate. Following that, it's an easy process to sync the item to your ADT control panel. Be aware that cheap or very outdated security devices may not cooperate and will have to be swapped out. Simply call Secure24 Alarm Systems, and they can help you know which DIY devices can be used with the mobile app and control panel.
You Want To Keep Using Your Current Alarm System But Change Monitoring Companies
If the security company you use now isn't meeting your needs, you might want to switch companies without switching hardware. First, you’ll need to learn if your current provider utilizes proprietary hardware. If they do, then changing security monitoring will require a re-installation of all your equipment. That may be a hassle, but at least you'll have the best, newest technology that may be more sensitive and easier to use.
If you can get a new provider, then the transition may be fairly simple. Just check that you don't have a current contract before you make the switch. You may be responsible for two security system contracts! You'll have to change out outdated or broken equipment, but the monitoring change should be fairly easy for you .
Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems To See If You Can Get a Joplin Home Security Installation With Your Existing Hardware
To see if your existing components will connect to your upgraded ADT-monitored home security system, contact Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our experts will walk through your security needs and tell you what hardware you can still use and which components will require an upgrade. Call us at (417) 233-4713 or send in the form below to get started.