So your house has an existing security system and you’d like to add the protection of ADT monitoring. Maybe your custom home already has security equipment. Or did you get a DIY doorbell camera and now you’d like to use a complete security package? You may even currently own a system with a different company, but don’t like their service.
Fortunately, you might be able to order a Cleveland security system installation with existing hardware -- depending on some key factors.
You Bought A Home With Existing Security Hardware Already Wired In
When you walked through your new house, you found out it had a security system that was previously installed. Now that you’re moved in, remember to activate it. Unless your hardware is significantly dated, you should be able to reactivate it. A technician will still go to your home to check that the components are still working and maybe even replace your touchscreen control center. And since you already own the equipment, you may be eligible for a lower-cost monthly plan.
Yet don't worry that you're stuck with your old system. A lot of new accessories can work with your current ADT-monitored security system. So, don’t hesitate to get devices, such as security cameras or monitored smoke detectors, for a more comprehensive security system. Your installer can also replace your hardware for a more modern experience.
You’d Like To Add A Full Security System Around Your Off-the-Shelf Component
At one time, you may have purchased an exterior camera or a smart lock as a one-time thing. Now, you want the benefit of a complete Cleveland security system with continuous monitoring. But instead of replacing that DIY device, can you add it to the new security system?
Many times yes -- but there’s no guarantee. Products like doorbell cameras, glass break sensors, and smart locks that employ Z-Wave technology have a better integration chance. Following that, it's an easy set up to sync the device to your ADT control panel. Understand that cheap or very outdated security equipment may not work will new systems and will need replacement. Go ahead and contact Secure24 Alarm Systems, and we can let you know which DIY components can connect to the control panel and mobile app.
You’re Looking To Keep Your Existing Alarm Equipment But Switch Monitoring Services
If the monitoring company you currently have isn't meeting your needs, you might think about changing companies without upgrading your hardware. The first thing to do is find out if your current provider has exclusive hardware. If they do, then switching your security monitoring will require a re-installation of all your equipment. That may feel like an inconvenience, but at least you'll have the best, newest products that may be more sensitive and easier to use.
If you can switch, then the change may be more straightforward. Just verify that you’re not in the middle of a contract before you switch over. You may be paying for two security system contracts! You'll need to switch out old-fashioned or broken devices, but the monitoring switch should be fairly easy in most cases .
Call Secure24 Alarm Systems To Find Out If You Can Get a Cleveland Home Security Installation With Your Existing Hardware
To see if your old hardware will work with your upgraded ADT-monitored home security system, contact Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our experts will talk through your preferences and tell you what hardware you can continue to use and which components will have to be upgraded. Contact us at (216) 273-8448 or complete the form below to get a quote.