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Part of the integrated Smart Home is awareness that benefits you in ways you may not have considered.
You already know contact sensors work for doors and windows. You may not know that same technology can be used for so much more. Next, you and your family have patterns; times you leave for work, school and activities. Your security system is smart enough to learn what may be out of the ordinary and give you a heads up.
Let’s take a step back and talk about what contact sensors are and how they work. Contact sensors tell your security system if something is open or closed. One contact sensor is made of two pieces: one installed on the movable feature (like the door) and one on the stationary feature (like the door jamb). When it’s opened and the pieces move apart, the sensor signals ‘open’ to your security system.
Contact sensors were created to trigger the alarm – to sound the alarm if the ‘open’ signal is sent when the alarm is set.
In an Alarm Engineering Smart Home, those contact sensors can serve a much greater role.
The sensor’s open or closed status can send you real-time alerts so you know when something is open or closed around your home. These are easy to customize, so you can set them up to get the exact information you want. For example, you can get an alert if a window is open when you to go bed, or if you leave home without closing the back door.
But they can do so much more.
Because contact sensors are wireless, you can put them on almost anything you want to keep tabs on. Here are some examples:
These proactive notifications take intelligent protection to the next level. If you have little ones or aging parents, Unexpected Activity notifications can help. Your security system powered by alarm.com gets to know your everyday patterns and can let you know if something out of the ordinary is happening. Here are some areas where these Unexpected Activity alert can save the day:
If you’re already an Alarm Engineering customer, upgrading your system to Smart Home technology is a breeze! Our Customer Loyalty Rewards allow you to claim up to $1000 to upgrade your system to use cellular technology so you don’t need your phone line. You can also save on getting real-time text and email alerts, adding our new doorbell camera, lights, locks, energy management and so much more.
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