If you want to give yourself a gift during the peace that comes after the holiday affair, look no further, because the perfect gift can come in the form of a win-win. Gift idea? A new home security system.
" So how is this a win-win? " you might ask. The first reason why it is a win is quite obvious, as you and your family can enjoy the tranquility that comes with a centrally supervised home care service. Second, you can enjoy discounts on your homeowner, apartment or tenant insurance as a result of having a protective device installed in your home. Depending on the type of monitoring services you use, your discount may be 10% or more!
Your next question is likely to be somewhat in line with " How much does it cost?" "Given the recent influx of home supply systems, the answer is" not as much as you might think. "
For example, you can buy a new Call Home Security System for as little as $ 179. This package includes the base station, A contactor for a door or window, a motion sensor and an interval extender that extends the signal from your base station. More robust packages are available that include additional contactors and motion detectors, or you can create your own custom layout by purchasing additional sensors and detectors as needed.
The best part of this is that it is quite easy to set up the system yourself because everything is connected wirelessly, making it quite convenient for someone to have a security system – whether you own Your home or rental. In addition, professional surveillance is pretty cheap, as $ 10 per month will get you "professione ll mobile backup monitoring, plus unlimited video recording for all your Ring Doorbells and cameras. "
Call is not the only company in this market space, as there are a number of highly rated DIY systems offering comparable products and systems . SimpliSafe, Nest, Abode and Ooma offer DIY systems that do not come with the expensive long-term contracts that people have come to link to home surveillance services. As a former customer at SimpliSafe and now a current customer at Ring I can prove the flexibility and affordability that these types of systems provide.
Other great additions – which I'm sure you've seen on recent TV commercials – include video door bells and surveillance cameras that can be mounted along the outside of your home. In addition, you can include surge arresters, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors and more in your system. In short, you can make your setting as robust as you want and can control everything from your smartphone.
Do yourself a favor and explore which system is best for you and your family. When you then take the trigger and install the system, make sure you provide a copy of your alarm monitoring service to your independent insurance agent so that you get all the current discounts on your home insurance!
*Central Insurance Companies does not recommend or endorse the companies or products listed in this article. Consumers should do their own research on available products.
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