Door alarms can immediately alert you if someone tries to enter your home at an unexpected time, making them an essential part of your monitored home security system. Burglars typically prefer to locate the path of least resistance when breaking into homes so that they can avoid drawing unnecessary attention and wasting time. An unlocked or flimsy door can present an easy opportunity for an intruder targeting your home.
Fortunately, there are a few steps you can take to prevent intruders from entering your home. For one, you should always lock your doors, even while you are relaxing at home. You should also be sure to purchase high-quality doors; sturdier doors will be more difficult for an intruder to kick down. While there are many great ways to save money at home, skimping on home security should never be one of them. Finally, door alarms will help protect your home tremendously in the event that a burglar does try to enter.
While there are no foolproof methods of securing your home in every circumstance, these guidelines can make a huge difference. Not only can a door alarm alert you if someone tries to break into your home, it can also scare an intruder away before he or she ever sets foot inside your door. Alarm systems trigger a high-decibel siren, which may be enough to make a startled intruder retreat. After all, the very last thing an intruder wants to do is draw attention in the process of breaking into a home.
ADT monitored home security: Door alarms and more
When you purchase an ADT monitored security system, you will receive three entryway sensors to monitor key doors and windows. These door and window alarms, known as Points of Protection, will be installed by a trained and experienced technician. Advice from ADT monitoring can help you decide where entryway sensors will be most useful. Professional installation will also ensure that your door security devices start working correctly right off the bat.
Once your ADT monitored security system has been installed, you can adjust the settings for your window and door alarms using the digital keypad.
System armed: An opened door or window triggers the high-decibel alarm siren
System disarmed: An opened door or window activates a chime or voice alert
Door security devices and remote monitoring features
With the purchase of optional ADT Pulse® Interactive Solutions, you can manage the settings that control your door alarms and other ADT monitored equipment, no matter where you roam. Mobile access can be especially helpful for homeowners who live busy, on-the-go lifestyles. You can use ADT Pulse to remotely disarm your door alarms when the kids arrive home from school or when a contractor, relative or neighbor needs access to your home. You can use ADT Pulse from your smartphone, tablet, laptop or other web-enabled device.
Learn more about ADT monitored security systems
If you want more information about helping to protect your home with an ADT monitored security system, call a representative today. The representative will be able to answer any questions you might have and can set up an appointment for the installation of your new monitored system at your earliest convenience. From front door security to remote access and home automation features, ADT monitored security can provide you with the comprehensive solution you have been searching for.