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The Advantages of Having a Modern Security System

The Advantages of Having a Modern Security System

Home Security Systems Security systems have evolved with the times. If you have an older security system from many decades ago, you might be missing out on some very helpful technological advancements found in newer systems sold by companies like us, NYCONN Security Systems.

Did you know that in addition to protecting homes and businesses from burglaries, modern systems can offer more options– such as detecting fires and the presence of carbon monoxide?

All Day, Every Day

The great thing about today’s systems is they can be monitored 24-hours a day. When someone is watching and problems occur, not only can an alarm sound, but that watchful person can alert the police, fire department and/or ambulance company to rush there and offer aid. Even if you’re not physically “there,” their watchful eye can remedy problems for you. Many people who own multiple homes love the fact that they have professional help in keeping track of what’s going on at their various places– even when they’re away on business trips.

More Levels and Backup

Meanwhile, today’s modern security systems offer door and window sensors, sounders, motion detectors, signs and even glass-break detectors. And if a thief were to cut a phone line or bad weather causes a power outage, today’s systems have cellular/battery backups.

Temperature Control

Besides fire and carbon monoxide detection, modern security systems can monitor temperatures in rooms. Say you’re in Florida for the winter, and you left your Upstate New York home behind. The temperature outside in NY is 10 degrees. For whatever reason your heating system fails and the inside of your house drops to 30 degrees– below freezing. Wouldn’t it be nice to know this so you could figure out what to do to prevent pipes from bursting and flooding the house? Yes. By the way, security systems today can even utilize sensors to detect rising water in your home.

Latest Technologies

Other nice features of modern security systems include video intercoms (replacing the traditional peephole), wireless keychain remote controls, smartphone apps to help you monitor things at the home or office when you’re not there, etc.

Discover what’s available today– find out more about modern security systems by calling NYCONN at 800-783-5004 or emailing office@nyconnsecurity.com. We have offices in Bedford Hills, NY and New Milford, CT.

How Does a Home Security System Function?

How Does a Home Security System Function?

For some people, having a large and loud dog in the house is their version of a security system. Others will post stickers on their windows warning would-be robbers that their house is protected by a security system. Whether or not they actually have one installed isn’t the point– those stickers are meant to deterContinue Reading

Why You Should Have a Backup to Your Home Security System

Why You Should Have a Backup to Your Home Security System

For decades the only way a message could get from your house to the authorities was via the good old-fashioned telephone line. Many people had home security systems in the 1980s and 1990s, for example, that were directly hard-wired to their phone lines. If and when there was a fire, an intruder or a problemContinue Reading

Reasons to Have a Panic Button on Your Security System

Reasons to Have a Panic Button on Your Security System

Panic is defined as a sudden, uncontrollable fear or anxiety. Imagine you’re at a business and you’re there all alone, at night. Suddenly you hear a door open and men are talking to each other about robbing the place. What do you do? You panic! Wouldn’t it be nice to have a panic button youContinue Reading

How to Determine the Right Security System for Your Business

How to Determine the Right Security System for Your Business

You own a business and you want to protect it. How can you determine the right security system for your business? Determining the Right Approach First off, consider this: you’ve got a physical place to protect from “breaking and entering,” and, these days, you probably have a digital place (a website, online files, etc.) thatContinue Reading

How Having a Security System Provides Peace of Mind

How Having a Security System Provides Peace of Mind

In this increasingly violent world, one thing’s for certain: people crave feeling secure. It doesn’t matter if you’re in a small grocery store in rural America or an city school in a rough neighborhood– either way, it’s nice to know someone or something is “there” for you, watching over you, ready to help if needed.Continue Reading

Why Businesses Should Have Access Control Systems

Why Businesses Should Have Access Control Systems

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