We all know, Holiday travel can be stressful. Thanksgiving is around the corner and Christmas isn’t far off either. Whether you’re packing for your family for a road trip, rushing for a flight for a fun holiday getaway, or keeping your kids entertained at a local resort, the last thing you need is to worry about is your home being safe. Here are some home security tips to make sure your can enjoy your holiday!
Help is at hand with All About Security, we have your welcome travel companion in the form of a mobile app that controls your smart home and security system from anywhere in the world. Here are just a few ways we’ll help make your holiday trip easier knowing that your home is safe. and giving you the peace of mind you’ll need to enjoy your time away. Smart Home security systems can help make your holidays less stressful!
1: Make your home look like your still there (even when no ones home)
Close your blinds and don’t forget to have the neighbor pick up your mail and any newspapers that may be left at your doorstep. Theses are good first steps to start your home security, but having automatic light schedules make dynamic adjustments to give your home a look that is truly occupied. This will keep you one step ahead of most vacationers. With a smart home security system, with just one click your everyday schedule will adjust your lights on, and can even keep them on for some time. Making your home alarm a Smart security system with simple rules to create a rule or vacation scene.
2: Get rid of that key under the doormat
That’s the first place a burglar will check. The plastic rock isn’t as inconspicuous as you think. Professional burglars know about these common hide-a-way items, as do most of the population. Instead, let your neighbors and close friends know about your travel plans, and have a custom access code created with your home alarm system that only works while your gone. That way they can come and go as they need. Better yet, you’ll be aware when, and who is in your home while your gone.
Make codes for scheduled visitors, like a pet-sitter. You can set the codes to only work on certain days and times when you expect them at your home, and you’ll always know who’s coming and going with real-time alerts right to your smart phone. If you need to give someone unexpected access, you can always lock and unlock your doors remotely, or assign a temporary access code, in just seconds never missing your holiday plans.
3: Create a personal solution
Our home is unique ,and we know yours is too, with different requirements and vulnerabilities. Whether you have a garage, basement door, or maybe you’re worried about glass breaking on your back patio, or screen door. Here at All About Security, our trusted security consultant’s will create a customized security solution that’s right for your needs. With custom scenes created for different events, it won’t be predictable like other more traditional security systems on the market. Staying unpredictable is one of the best home security tips to make sure you don’t come back to an unwanted surprise.
We are dedicated to helping you safeguard your home with the most advanced security technology, tailored to meet your needs. We can even help you set up personal notifications so you are always aware of what’s going on back home. With a quick glance at your phone, you will know whats going on and have smart security working for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
4: Make sure your security system is dependable security
In the unfortunate case that an intrusion does occur, we will help you make sure your system is ready to respond. Many security systems today are connected through vulnerable phone lines that can easily be cut by a burglar, or by internet connections that can go down at any time. NOT WITH US.
Instead, All About Security uses a tamper resistant dedicated cellular connection to provide constant protection. With our professional five diamond monitoring service and verified response, you can rest assured someone will respond to you in the case of an emergency. With our 2 way voice technology, and image sensor, our monitoring station’s operators will hear whats going on and you’ll have pictures sent to your phone for visual verification of any emergency situation. Indianapolis Police can respond to your security breach as a priority. A verified alarm is a crime in progress that takes a higher priority than a traditional alarm.
5: Stay informed on what’s happening at home
You will get updates and alerts about what is happening at your home while you are away. With your smart phone, you can check your system’s status, make sure the doors or windows are closed, and search your security system’s event history to spot anything unusual. Because you can’t go all the way home to lock the door if someone forgets but with your smart security system and you can arm and disarm your home alarm or lock your doors with your smart phone.
If you like, you can also be automatically notified through email or text message about activity that’s important to you, like when the pet sitter shows up (or leaves), the garage door being accidently left open, or even if there is a water leak in the basement . Instead of coming home to a disaster, you can send someone fast to minimize any damage. Smart Home security systems are custom built to do so much more than make noise, like old school traditional home alarms.
6: Keep an extra eye on your home
All About Security ‘s video monitoring technology will change the way you see your home. Our image sensor sends still pictures to your phone and email. You have the ability to peak in the next time any motion is detected or any time you please. Take your Smart home security to the next level with affordable cameras that have the ability to do much more than just record an event. Our security cameras can stream live video, sense movement, and trigger email and text video clips alerts to your smart phone. You can even have our professional monitoring station give the police the visual verification to a real crime or call off a false alarm. They will love to avoid false alarms, and make arrests. We’re making it easy for you to keep an eye on your house while you’re away. An extra set of eyes to make sure you can enjoy your time off.
7: Why Not control your energy usage from afar
How about saving energy and lowering your electric and/or gas bill by turning your thermostat down when you travel? All About Security lets you manage your energy usage and make energy decisions right from your phone, It’s smart and easy with our Smart Thermostat.
You can quickly update your thermostat and make schedules to create an out of town mode, and even get alerts if the temperature in your home drops, to a point where it looks like there may be damage done to your pipes, or basement.
8: And always sit back, relax and enjoy your trip.
Keeping your home secure while you are away is crucial. With your new smart security system, you’ll have the ability to remotely control your security system from home or even see if Santa makes a trip while you’re gone. Maybe the kids can see a picture from your image sensor to make sure they’re on their best behavior. It’s never been easier or more affordable to get real time updates and alerts, and stay aware of activity back home.
All About Security wants you to have a Happy Thanksgiving and a Very Merry Christmas!
And always have a great holiday and unwind. You work hard all year and too often, we need a vacation from our vacation. Make sure your getting the rest and relaxation you need and creating memories that will last a lifetime. We truly wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving and a Merry Christmas! Whatever your holiday celebration may be, have a safe and Happy Holiday Indianapolis! We are thankful to have the opportunity to protect what matters most to you.
Want to take a few easy and inexpensive steps to safeguard your home and family? Home security starts before a security system. Download your ultimate free home security guide below to ensure a safe and Merry Christmas! Use an easy checklist to start protecting your home today.
Until the the next time stay safe and informed Indianapolis!
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