ADT Provo, Utah

Are You Looking for a Way to Keep an Eye on Your Home?
Homeowners often want to be aware of what’s happening at their home when they’re not around. Whether they’re worried about a break in or they just want to be sure everything is okay, they’re going to need a way to see the home when they’re away. Often, the homeowner is going to want to look into a wireless surveillance system that allows them to access their cameras through their smartphone. This provides quite a few benefits for the homeowner and allows them to ensure their home is protected and carefully monitored even when they can’t be at home. Large Range of Options Wireless systems are becoming more and more popular for a variety of reasons, and this means the homeowner now has more options than ever for a system for their home. It’s a good idea for the homeowner to take a look at their options to learn more about the features offered by various systems. They should take the time to consider what they’re going to need and what they might be looking for in a system before they purchase one to ensure they find one that’s going to meet their needs. For instance, they might want to look for cameras that are easier to install, ones that allow them to adjust the view from their smartphone or ones that include a motion detector so they’ll be alerted if there’s any movement within the camera’s view. With so many choices available, the homeowner can easily find a system that will work well for them. Ease of Installation Traditional security systems require wires to be run from the cameras to a DVR. With a wireless system, these wires are not a concern, making it far easier for the homeowner to set up the cameras on their own or with the help of a professional. Many of the wireless cameras will still need a power cord, but this doesn’t need to be run across the house to a DVR, just plugged in near the camera. In some cases, the homeowner might be able to purchase a security camera that uses batteries, but that will mean the homeowner needs to keep an eye on the cameras to ensure they stay charged. Access the Cameras Anywhere Once the wireless cameras are set up, the homeowner can access and view the cameras from just about anywhere they have an internet connection. They can set up a secure username and password to ensure they are the only one who can see the cameras, then access them in an app on their smartphone. Even if they’re across the country on vacation, they can check to ensure their home is safe and make sure everything is okay. They can check on their animals when they’re not home and, if they have a camera that includes two-way communication, they can even talk to their pets when they’re not home. Being able to view the cameras from anywhere opens up a lot of possibilities for the homeowner. Record Clips of Movement When the Homeowner Isn’t Home Some cameras will include a motion detector. If anything in the camera’s view changes, it can take a photo or a brief video and alert the homeowner. This means the homeowner can find out anytime there’s any movement near their home. They’ll know exactly when the pizza delivery person shows up, when a package is dropped off, or if there’s someone near the home that shouldn’t be there so they can contact law enforcement. With the ability for the camera to send alerts with any movement, the homeowner doesn’t have to check their camera until they’re alerted that there is movement in the camera’s view. Avoid Wires that Can Be Cut One of the largest benefits of wireless cameras is they don’t have the cables that a thief might look for to cut. With traditional cameras, the thief can easily cut the cord and disable the camera so they cannot be seen and caught. With wireless cameras, this cable isn’t there and the homeowner will be able to view the thief, contact law enforcement, and provide law enforcement with a photograph of the thief so they can find them faster. Some wireless cameras can provide extremely high-quality photographs to make it easier for law enforcement to see who was inside the home. This helps increase the chance that the thief will be caught. Save Money on a Surveillance System With the rising number of wireless cameras available today, the prices have gone down significantly. It’s now less expensive for a homeowner to own a surveillance system for their home. Plus, if the homeowner decides to take the do-it-yourself route by purchasing and installing their own cameras, they can avoid a monthly monitoring fee like with traditional surveillance systems. This way, they’ll not only save money on the original purchase but every month as well. Purchasing cameras that include motion detection, recording, and alerts can make it possible for the homeowner to monitor their own system and keep an eye on their home from anywhere. As a homeowner, it’s likely you want to be able to monitor your home all of the time. It’s important to take a look at all of your options for a home surveillance system. These are just a few of the benefits offered by a wireless surveillance system, and a few reasons why you might want to consider one. A wireless system can be a huge improvement over many of the more traditional options, easier for you to do on your own, and provide you with the security you’re looking for. Look into a few of the wireless surveillance cameras today to learn more about the most common features and to find the right one for your home.