Q: What is the cost of a residential security system?
A: Alarm Solutions custom designs each system. In our case, custom does not mean expensive. We evaluate your home, listen to your concerns, and then design a system to meet your needs. The cost of the system depends on how much equipment you need to protect your home. With a free home evaluation, in most cases Alarm Solutions can provide a proposal while on site.
Q: What type of equipment make up a security system?
- The main control panel
- Cellular unit (if there is not a phone line)
- Arm/disarm keypads
- Door contacts
- Window contacts
- Motion detectors
- Glass break detectors
- Back up battery
Some or all of this equipment will be used depending on your individual needs.
Q: Is a security system easy to use?
A: Yes, all it takes is a 4 digit code that you enter to arm/disarm the system.
Q: Can I arm or disarm my security system with my cell phone?
A: Yes, provided that we have installed the necessary devices (cell unit).
Q: Will there be wires run through my home?
A: No, in today’s world with advanced technology, most residential systems are wireless.
Q: What happens if my home loses power?
A: The backup battery located in the main control panel will continue to run the system like normal. When the power comes back on, it will automatically recharge the battery.
Q: Do I need a home phone line?
A: No, Alarm Solutions will use a cellular unit for communication purposes if a home phone line is not available.
Q: Are your technicians licensed and bonded?
Q: How long does it typically take to install a residential security system?
A: In most cases, the installation/programming will take 3 to 4 hrs.
Q: What happens if I need service on my system?
A: Alarm Solutions has technicians on call 24/7 to answer questions or to respond to service issues.