So your house has an existing security system and you’d like to add the security of ADT monitoring. Maybe new build already has a security system wired up. Or did you buy a DIY doorbell camera and now you want to upgrade to an integrated security system? You might even already have a system with a different company, but are unhappy with their service.
Luckily, you may be able to order a Buffalo security system installation with existing hardware -- depending on the situation.
You Moved Into A Home With Existing Security Hardware Already Installed
When you bought your new house, you found out it had a security system wired in. Now that you’re the owner, don’t wait to activate it. Unless your hardware is vastly dated, reactivating it shouldn't be a problem. An installer will still come to your house to check that the components are still functioning and maybe even replace your touchscreen control center. And since you already own the equipment, you may be eligible for a lower-cost monthly bill.
However, don't feel like you're limited to your former system. Most new devices can work with your current ADT-monitored security system. So, don’t hesitate to upgrade to new devices, such as security cameras or monitored smoke detectors, for a more complete security system. Your installer can also replace your hardware for a more modern experience.
You’d Like To Incorporate A Full Security System Around Your Off-the-Shelf Device
In the past, you may have bought an exterior camera or a water sensor as a Do-It-Yourself experiment. Now, you’d like a comprehensive Buffalo security system with 24/7 monitoring. But instead of replacing that older device, can you add it to the new security system?
Many times yes -- but no promises. Products such as glass break sensors, doorbell cameras, and smart locks that employ Z-Wave technology have a better integration chance. Then, it's a simple set up to link the device to your ADT control panel. However, bargain-basement or very outdated security components may not cooperate and will have to be replaced. Just contact Secure24 Alarm Systems, and they can help you know which older components will work with the mobile app and control panel.
You’d Like To Keep Using Your Current Alarm Components But Change Monitoring Companies
If the security service you have now isn't what you wanted, you might think about switching companies without changing your hardware. The first thing to do is see if your current service has exclusive components. If they do, then changing security monitoring will mean a re-installation of all your devices. That might be a hassle, but when it’s done you'll own the best, newest technology that may include more features and be easier to control.
If you can switch, then the change over may be somewhat easy. Just verify that you’re not in the middle of a contract before you make the change. You may be on the line for two security system contracts! You'll need to change out old-fashioned or broken components, but the monitoring switch should be smooth in most cases .
Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems To Find Out If You Can Get a Buffalo Home Security Installation With Your Existing Hardware
To learn if your current components will work with your upgraded ADT-monitored home security system, contact Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security professionals will talk through your preferences and tell you what equipment you can still use and which equipment will require an upgrade. Call us at (716) 219-8231 or complete the form on this page to get started.