Frequently Asked Questions

About Residential & Commercial Security

Here’s a helpful breakdown of everything you need to know about your home and commercial security systems’ features, benefits, available packages, costs, service offerings, and more.

 

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As security technologies change within for both home and commercial use, we're always on the cusp of what's new and groundbreaking. Learn more about the latest news and information on security cameras, video analytics, smart technologies, alarm systems, remove viewing, carbon monoxide and fire safety, and others. 

 

Why a Custom Security System Is More Important Today Than Ever

Read through our beginner tips on what to know as you consider commercial security or home security systems that may be best for your business or home.

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How Do Contact Sensors Work?

Traditionally monitoring magnetic connections on windows and doors to detect intruders, contact sensors can now activate a wide range of smart technologies for various purposes, from home thermostats and lighting to medicine cabinets and refrigerators, and more.

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Can My Home Security System Be Hacked?

Home security systems face constant threats from hackers, but robust password management and adopting multifaceted security protocols can help protect your property and loved ones against unauthorized intrusions.

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Connecting Alarm.com Thermostat to Your Security System

Alarm.com Smart Thermostat can be connected to a compatible security system via a downloadable app, and provides remote control and monitoring of your home’s temperature, among other features.

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