It’s hard to believe, but the aftermath of one-third of burglaries in the U.S. show no signs of forced entry – in other words, the burglar entered through an unlocked door, window or gate. That means burglaries could be reduced by more than 30% if homeowners remembered to secure their homes via simple door, window and gate locking.
Smart Homes that Lock Up for You
Fortunately, there is technology that can do all the locking for you.
Homeowners who upgrade their security systems to smart home systems can lock all sensor-connected doors and windows with a single tap on their home security app. If someone forgets to lock up on their way out the door in the morning, they can pull out their phone and lock up by tapping on a button – no need to turn around, drive back home and be late to work.
There are also settings that enable reminders, so users are less likely to forget to lock up in the first place.
More than Electronic Locks
A smart home system offers much more than electronic locks. It’s a system that connects numerous devices throughout the home, all of which is accessed via the home security mobile app. There is also a feature that allows the user to create a “scene,” which is a customized set of commands that activate several devices at once. Homeowners can create a scene that locks the doors, closes the garage, arms the home security system and even turns off lights and adjust the thermostat all at the same time.
When it’s time to leave in the morning, a tap of the app can do all of these things at once as long as they are part of the “Leaving Home” scene. Homeowners can also create a smart home scene for arriving home, bedtime, or any other parts of the daily household routine. Locks, lights, thermostat and (of course!) the security system can all be controlled by the scenes you have created.
To discuss your options for preventing home invasion with smart homes, Illinois security integrator F.E. Moran Security Solutions invites you to request a free home security evaluation.
About F.E. Moran Security Solutions
Since 2003, F.E. Moran Security Solutions has been a relationship-driven security company that provides superior customer service, quality installations, and state-of-the-art monitoring – and now, our services include smart home upgrades. We are proud that our Illinois security company is one of the top 50 security companies in the U.S., ranked by SDM Magazine.
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