To illustrate, if you are at the office and someone walks up to your door, your video doorbell will detect the motion. This security component will automatically dispatch an update to your cell phone with a video clip of your guest. You can then utilize your phone's security app and communicate with the person at your door through the 2-way audio functionality, or have connected smart lighting illuminate, so it looks like your house is occupied. If an intrusion does take place, your system will automatically alert your around-the-clock monitoring specialists, and they'll quickly call the police.
A security system can protect you from flooding, CO, and fires
Various urgent events can take place at your house. Fire, flood, and carbon monoxide typically come unexpectedly and happen fast. Pairing detectors to your home security system allows your smoke alarms and other components the same level of integration as your home intrusion devices.
When disaster hits, your high-volume alarm will go off, alerting all occupants of the home to exit the premises. You may even get an alert to your mobile device, which is particularly advantageous if you're away at work. Your monitoring representatives will also be notified, so they can reach out to first responders while you move to a safe location.