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September 15, 2020

Can I Order an Evanston Security System Installation With Existing Hardware?

So your home has an existing security system and you want to add the protection of ADT monitoring. Maybe your custom home already has a wired security system. Or did you purchase a boxed doorbell camera and now you want to upgrade to an integrated security suite? You may even already own a system with another company, but don’t like their service.

Fortunately, you might be able to have a Evanston security system installation with existing hardware -- depending on the situation.

You Moved Into A House With Existing Security Equipment Already Installed

When you toured your new house, you learned it had a security system that was previously installed. Now that you moved in, remember to activate it. Unless your equipment is significantly outdated, you should be able to reactivate it. A technician will still come to your house to verify that everything is still functioning and maybe even swap out your touchscreen control hub. And since you already own the equipment, you may qualify for a reduced monthly contract.

Yet don't feel like you're boxed into your outdated system. Many new devices can work with your existing ADT-monitored home security system. So, don’t hesitate to get devices, such as smart locks or security cameras, for a more well-rounded security system. Your technician can also switch out components for a more up-to-date experience.

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You Want To Incorporate A Complete Security System Around Your DIY Device

A while ago, you may have set up an indoor camera or a water sensor as a Do-It-Yourself experiment. Now, you’d like a complete Evanston security system with 24/7 monitoring. But rather than replacing that older component, can you add it to the new security system?

Often yes -- but no promises. Products like glass break sensors, doorbell cameras, and smart locks that rely on Z-Wave technology have a better ability to integrate. Then, it's a simple process to link the component to your ADT control panel. However, cheap or very outdated security equipment may not integrate with new systems and will need to be switched out. Just call Secure24 Alarm Systems, and they can let you know which DIY equipment will work with the mobile app and control panel.

You’re Looking To Keep Using Your Current Alarm Components But Switch Monitoring Services

If the security service you have now isn't what you wanted, you might consider changing companies without upgrading your system. The first step is to see if your current company utilizes proprietary components. If they do, then a change in security monitoring will take a re-installation of all your components. That may seem like a hassle, but in the end you'll have the best, newest technology that may be more sensitive and easier to use.

If you can switch, then the transition may be fairly simple. Just make sure that you don't have a previous contract before you switch over. You may find yourself on the line for two security system contracts! You'll have to change out outdated or worn components, but the monitoring switch should be smooth for most customers .

Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems To See If You Can Get an Evanston Home Security Installation With Your Existing Hardware

To see if your existing components will connect to your new ADT-monitored home security system, contact Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our specialists will walk through your needs and tell you what equipment you can continue to use and which devices will need an upgrade. Call us at (847) 268-7321 or complete the form on this page to start your quote.

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