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The Benefits of a Wireless Security System

The Benefits of a Wireless Security System

Technology has been advancing for years now. In the past, security systems were connected by wires, and some still are… but wireless security systems are here, and they’re popular. What are some of the advantages of utilizing wireless security systems?

Wireless Security Systems

If you’re looking for a security system that’s more secure, easier to install, and flexible, then wireless is a good solution. Indeed, wireless keywords include “smarter” and “more efficient.”

Reliable, Fast and More Secure

Wireless security systems don’t have any wires that thieves could cut. Furthermore, wireless technology is reliable and fast— using a secure cellular connection. With real-time awareness, your wireless system can literally send you alerts from your home or office when you’re not physically there. Messages can be received using smartphones, for instance. What about when the power goes out? Traditional wired systems can be vulnerable. However, wireless systems not only use dedicated cellular connections but also have battery-powered back-ups “just in case.” While other homes and offices have no power, your system can still turn on lights (to deter thieves) as an example of how wireless has an advantage over older technology. 

A More Convenient Installation Process

Installation-wise, wireless systems can be installed easily, match your decor, and can sometimes use existing sensors from older systems. Best of all, wires don’t need to be run through the house or office. And if you want to replace a system or add a new one, you don’t have to deal with cutting holes in walls to run wires! Meanwhile, wireless systems can be monitored from a customer support center where support and troubleshooting can be done wirelessly instead of having to wait for a technician to physically come over and “fix it.” 

Increased Flexibility

Wireless sensors are easy to move, making wireless systems flexible. Plus, they can go in a variety of places that wired systems might not— such as on the gate of your pool. Flexibility allows the system to have increased awareness of what’s going in a variety of places.

Another advantage of wireless security systems is that they’re easily expandable. Over time, your needs might change. Technology that’s adaptable, flexible and portable is a good thing! Finally, if you’re wanting to have a “Smart Home” or “Smart Office,” then a wireless security system serves as a foundation for it. To make your place smarter and more efficient, with several connected devices, most of which are controllable from an app on your phone, it’s a good idea to invest in a wireless security system. 

If you’re looking for a reliable home security company in Westchester, contact the experts at NYCONN Security Systems today.

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