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DIY Home Security Systems In Prescott Vs Professionally Installed Home Security Systems

February 19, 2021
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Like many homeowners, you could get lured into putting up a DIY home security system in Prescott. But then you’re banking on your handiness and electronic proficiency, and your capability to hang the right component in perfect spot. A few people can install a security system that works perfectly and looks nice, and then there’s the people that would make the system a Frankenstein’s monster.

If only we checked in with ourselves before we bought, what was more preferred: a DIY home security system in Prescott or a security system that’s expertly put in by Vivint?

What should you expect when using a DIY security system in Prescott?

One of the benefits of a DIY home security system is that you're able to get individual alarms and cameras a little at a time. You can begin your collection with only one camera or sensor, and then slip in other devices one by one from whatever company. Depending on what brand you choose, installation can be simple and a few newer packages will work with your Amazon Echo or Google Home.

Below are a few additional pros of a DIY home security system in Prescott:

  • Buying individual components can save you money upfront.

  • Devices can be added over time and from different companies.

  • A nice solution for people that want a simplified system like a doorbell camera or a smart lock.

  • Some DIY home security devices are easy to put in, if you understand where they should go.

Realize that DIY security includes some cons:

  • A DIY home security system may be obsolete faster than a professional security system.

  • When you use different product brands they might not “talk” with each other or connect to one central Smart Hub.

  • You have to guess on the ideal places for cameras, alarms, and other sensors.

  • You have to do all the installation, repair, and maintenance. Online or phone troubleshooting can be frustrating.

  • Your DIY security system may not include 24/7 monitoring.

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Benefits of a professional home security system in Prescott

While a DIY security system may seem like the ideal way to go, there are pros to having your residential security system set up by a pro. For instance, you can install a larger,and more robust system when you choose someone like Vivint. Not only are you able to use the best security alarms, detectors, and cameras, but Vivint can also give you monitored fire and CO detectors, 24-hour monitoring, and smart automation.

Here are some other benefits of a professionally installedresidential security system in Prescott

  • You receive a robust security system designed for your house and security needs.

  • You can protect against fire, flood, break-ins, and health emergencies with one system using the Vivint App.

  • The expert installer will take the guessing out about where to install alarms and cameras.

  • You won’t have to bank on your own construction or computer skills.

  • You’ll know all devices will work as they should before your Vivint installer leaves.

  • If something goes wrong with sensor, camera or alarm, it’s easy to call Vivint to make repairs.

  • 24-hour monitoring comes in every alarm.

Of course, there are a small number of cons for a professionally installed home security system:

  • There could be installation costs.

  • You need to use their devices and Vivint App.

  • 24/7 monitoring includes a monthly payment.

So is it best to try a Vivint home security system or gamble on a DIY solution?

If all you need is one or two security products and you like looking on the web for product comparisons and how-to install videos, a DIY home security system might be right up your alley. However, if you need a comprehensive system that seamlessly integrates motion detectors, security cameras, and smart locks, you’ll be happier with a Vivint security system. It’s also wise to go with Vivint if you need features like monitored smoke detectors, home automation, or medical pendants.

Basically, you shouldn’t choose DIY when you need a more complex system. For this type of smart home, you should stick with a pro.

The best expertly installed home security system in Prescott comes from Vivint

Once you make your choice to get a expertly installed security system in Prescott, go ahead and call (928) 267-6739. Your Vivint professional will customize the perfect home security system that meets your home’s needs. Call a Vivint rep today or complete the form below to get a free quote.