How to Choose a Home Security System (Series)
It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re shopping for a home security system.
That’s because it’s a massive, growing category that covers everything from standalone DIY devices like cameras and video doorbells to smart locks and motion sensors.
Yes, the home security market is an absolute assortment of options. That’s great because there’s bound to be something that’s right for you, but it’s also a challenge to sort through the mess of stuff on shelves today to find that perfect device or comprehensive system. It can be difficult to sort through the information to get a clear idea of what you need to get up and running.
This blog series will help you get started.
We’ll outline the different ways in which you can purchase home security with EMC Security, depending on your home and what security equipment currently exists, including:
STARTING FROM SCRATCH
- Option 1: Self-Install Security System
- Option 2: Professional Installed Security System
FINE-TUNE WHAT YOU’VE GOT
POWER-UP YOUR PRE-EXISTING SYSTEM
Each of these options
Up first is the Self-Install option, better known as the DIY Home Security System.
Option 1: DIY Home Security
DIY smart-home security systems, do not requires professional installation, and allow homeowners and renters to bypass the need to hardwire their homes due to innovations in wireless connectivity.
Here are a few things to help you determine whether a Do-It-Yourself security system right for you:
Wireless DIY security is the hottest security product on the market. Everyone loves its ease of use, convenience, affordability, effortless home-automation, and interactive features.
DIY Self-Install systems communicate to our monitoring centers via Wi-Fi technology with a cellular option.
Cameras and Automation
All the Heavy Lifting
We’ll program and label each device specifically for your home, so all you have to do is open the box, peel and stick the equipment in place, plug it in, connect to your Wi-Fi, and go.
Where to Buy
The DIY system can be purchased either by visiting emcsecurity.com or by contacting us at 770.963.0305. Monthly monitoring is $16.95 for Wi-Fi, $23.95 for
Beware of Imitations
Don’t be led into a false sense of security. Never purchase a system from a company that does not require 24/7 professional monitoring, nor provide technical support.
Up next, we’ll take a look at the option for a Professional Installation.