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How Home Automation Can Increase Your Security

Posted on February 22nd, 2017 by Alert Protective

Home automation and home security go hand-in-hand. Smart home automation allows homeowners to control a variety of aspects of their homes from nearly anywhere in the world. This means you can control things like your lights, appliances, locks, thermostat, and other aspects of your home. When used in tandem with a security system, you can ensure that your home is well-looked-after while you’re away.

Control Your Alarm & Monitor Surveillance Cameras

Using smart-home automation, you can view your home surveillance system remotely as well as monitor your home alarm from anywhere. You can receive notifications on your mobile device as soon as your alarm is triggered, or just simply log in to view what’s going on in your abode. For example, you can check cameras for signs of tampering or intrusion.

Turn On The Lights

Using smart home automation, you can turn lights on and off in any room of your home, remotely. If you’re away from home, this can be a great way to make it look like someone is there, and therefore deter intruders. This same idea can be applied to things like the TV and sound systems. Periodically turning these on and off can indicate to potential burglars that somebody is likely home.

Lock The Doors

Ever get that feeling that you forgot to lock the door after you’re too far from home to do anything about it? Well smart home automation can help put your mind at ease. Smart home automation allows you to lock doors and windows remotely, meaning you never have to wonder if you’ve locked your doors or if your home is safe.

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