Pro Secrets for SmartHome Success
If you’re new to homeownership or to smart homes, the options for home automation can seem endless and overwhelming. But our professional secrets and solutions can help you to easily achieve SmartHome success. The experts at ADT by TELUS take the guesswork out of smart home systems for seamless and safe home automation.
Check out these helpful tips:
Start with a plan that fits your needs
It’s tempting to jump right in. But first, assess your needs. Do you have children? Pets? What will your work schedule be like now, and in the future? The first thing you should plan for is to ensure you have remote access to your home security system. An easy-to-use app allows you to arm and disarm your system with a simple tap on your smartphone.
You see an ad for the latest hot “smart product”, but it may leave you stranded in terms of not having the features you want and the integration you need. Do you want ultimate home automation, convenience and safety? How about an energy-efficient home? Keyless entries and an interactive garage door opener? Focusing on the features you want, like monitored fire protection, remote access, video surveillance and smart thermostat control, will ensure you get the best system at the best price, with all the features you, your home and your family need.
Keep an eye on your property – inside and out
In this day and age, video surveillance as part of smart home monitoring is a must. From the convenience of your smartphone, to be able to view your home’s exterior entry points, your backyard and the interior of your residence, whether you’re away from your home or just in another room, offers such peace of mind. Check in on your kids, a vulnerable family member or even your pets. If there is a security breach, you will receive an instant notification, your video cameras will be triggered and you can view live video and recorded clips, allowing you to react or put your worries to rest. Add a Wi-Fi doorbell camera to the mix to safely receive deliveries from inside your home and avoid unwanted visitors at your door, responding to them from wherever you are with your smartphone.
Make integration a priority
The basis of smart home automation is that all your smart devices can communicate with each other and with a master control panel or SmartHome app. That is why, if you buy a smart thermostat from one company and a smart lock from another and maybe some smart lighting from a third company, there is no guarantee they will communicate and integrate with each other. You may have to learn an app for each. It can be time consuming and confusing to have to juggle all the different gadgets. When you choose a complete smart home automation system, like SmartHome security from ADT by TELUS, you’re assured carefree integration and communication. With a vast assortment of smart home options like smart locks, interactive garage door openers, video surveillance, motion sensors and more, your home security system will be complete and completely effective. Our monitored smart devices instantly send signals to our monitoring centres, as well as to your smartphone. So, whether it’s an intrusion or fire alarm, even if you’re not home, you’ll be notified and, if necessary, so will first responders. An ADT by TELUS home automation system has the support and back-up of over 125 years’ experience. Plus, our trained technicians can provide touchless and safe virtual-assisted installation and service.
Choose safety, security and convenience every step of the way
Looking to create a foolproof SmartHome? Be sure to call the experts at ADT by TELUS at 888.ADT.ASAP for your successful, and surprisingly affordable, smart home security system.
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