To illustrate, in the event you are at work and a stranger walks up to your front porch, your smart doorbell will sense the motion. The device will automatically dispatch an update to your phone with video footage of your guest. Use your phone's security app and communicate with the person at your door through the two-way talk capability, or have connected smart lighting illuminate, so it looks like you're home. When a break-in does take place, your system will automatically notify your 24-hour monitoring specialists, and they'll quickly summon law enforcement.
A security system can protect you from fire, floods, and carbon monoxide
Many different types of dangerous situations can happen at your residence. Fire, flood, and carbon monoxide usually come unexpectedly and grow rapidly. Pairing safety equipment to your home security system allows your smoke alarms and other components the same functionality as your monitored motion detectors.
When disaster hits, your alarm’s siren will ring, signaling every person in the home to exit the premises. You may also get an alert to your mobile device, which is extremely helpful when you're not home. Your monitoring specialists are also informed, so they can reach out to first responders while you move to a safe location.