Smart Home Security Makeover: Update Your Existing System

Jun 21, 2023 | General

Did you know EMC Security can often use the components of your existing security system – add updates – and save you money?

Many companies require you to throw your system away – even if it’s functional – and purchase new equipment, which can be costly.  EMC Security strives to use wiring and other fundamental equipment – giving your system a makeover – so you don’t have to spend more.

In addition to saving money, a smart home security makeover can significantly improve the safety and convenience of your living space. By updating your existing system, you can take advantage of modern technology and features that offer better protection and control.

Below are ways to enhance your current home security system for a safer, smarter home.

Replace Outdated Components

If your current system has been in place for several years, it’s possible that some components are outdated or no longer functioning optimally. EMC Security will test all components and keep the structure of the system, such as wiring, but replace outdated components with newer, more efficient ones. This will ensure your system remains reliable and effective in protecting your home.

Install Modern Keypads

Upgrade your old keypads to modern, user-friendly options like the EMC Security Touchscreen Keypad. These sleek keypads offer an intuitive interface and advanced features, making it easier for you and your family to manage your security system.

Watch this video to see EMC Security’s Touchscreen Keypad:

Add a Remote Mobile App

One of the most significant advantages of modern home security systems is the ability to control them remotely. By adding a mobile app to your system, you can arm or disarm your security system, monitor activity, and receive notifications from anywhere in the world.

Watch this video to see EMC Security mobile app:

Integrate Smart Locks and Lighting

Take your security system up a notch by integrating smart locks and lighting. For example, you can install a smart lock that allows you to lock and unlock your door remotely, grant temporary access to guests, and receive notifications when your door is locked or unlocked.

Additionally, smart lighting can be programmed to turn on and off at specific times or when motion is detected, further enhancing your home’s security.


Install a Video Doorbell

A video doorbell, like the provides both security and convenience. It allows you to see, hear, and speak to visitors at your door from your smartphone, tablet, or computer. You can also receive notifications when motion is detected, ensuring you’re aware of any activity at your doorstep.

Doorbell camera

Protect Your Property’s Perimeter with Outdoor Cameras

Finally, consider installing outdoor cameras to protect the perimeter of your property and deter potential intruders. These cameras  record important moments, such as when someone approaches your home or when a package is delivered. Look for cameras with features like night vision, motion detection, and weather resistance for optimal performance.


By implementing these upgrades, you can transform your existing home security system into a modern, efficient, and user-friendly solution that keeps your home and family safe. So, don’t wait – give your home security system the makeover it deserves.