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Albany's Frequently Asked Questions About Security Systems

We’ve pulled together our most common home security FAQs in Albany for you. Find your answers for your ADT and home security questions.

One size does NOT fit everyone when it comes to your household security system! Our experienced professionals in Albany can help assess your home and your loved ones' surveillance needs to recommend the very best package for you. Enjoy peace of mind with constant home alarm monitoring including fire, flood, and carbon monoxide detection. Design your smart home by scheduling alerts, schedules, and automations with your ADT selection.

Want to watch everything with video cameras? No problem. ADT offers HD video monitoring with indoor and outdoor cameras, including front door cameras. Live stream from your cell devices when you’re gone, and even video tape and store video clips. You are sure to discover a security combination that suits your needs!

The equipment can be set off in several ways by door or window detectors, motion detectors, smoke or carbon monoxide sensors, etc., which deliver a signal to the detector’s hub. This notifies ADT’s 24/7 monitoring location where a specialist is always ready to help. ADT will call you straight away to confirm if you need help, and contact the appropriate authorities if there is an actual predicament. ADT monitoring reps are ready day and night to deliver live support when you require them most.

Personal home surveillance has improved a lot in the past few years! ADT provides security systems in Albany that are exclusively wireless and operate through a cellular network, instead of a “landline.” Alarm panels can bridge with monitoring stations by using GSM signals and cellular-based technology. This means no annoying wires running throughoutr your house, and intruders can't disable your monitoring system by breaking your lines.

ADT monitored monitoring systems have a 24-hour emergency battery so that your house is still protected, even if your power goes out. The security services as well as the high-decibel siren will still be effective to give nonstop protection of your Albany house.

Yes. ADT has packages or service levels (for example, the Remote Monitoring package) that give remote access capacity from your mobile device in addition to arming, disarming, and alert messages. Smart Home automation is also accessible from your handheld device so that you can view your house’s lighting, garage doors, and your thermostat when you are gone. Check in on your house while you are out with ADT’s clear HD video capabilities.

Yes! Let the world know your Albany house is helped protected by ADT security. All ADT bundles include a yard sign and decals for your home to show that your home is protected by the #1 home security company. 90% of robbers admit that they skip homes with a security system. By securing your house with ADT monitoring and displaying the ADT stickers and signs, you are already decreasing your risk!

Yes. A Albany home security system with ADT monitoring has 24/7 surveillance, 365 days a year. ADT owns six surveillance stations, which means they can rapidly reach out to customers. With ADT home security packages, you get the peace of mind from knowing there are over 17,000 professionals across the United States helping to secure the people and assets you treasure most at home.

Yes! Check out Blue by ADT. It’s a do-it-yourself smart home security system with cameras, and it’s perfect for renters. Choose self-monitoring or pro monitoring with no credit checks or install appointments required. It’s personalized and flexible on your terms, so you don’t have to stress about long-term contracts. Enjoy flexible security from the most trusted name in home security.

Absolutely. Your ADT-monitored security system’s capabilities are picked by the service tier you designate. You can choose if you want HD video surveillance, remote access to your equipment via your smart device, and even automation commands or schedules to turn your lighting on and off at designated times. Design your tailored home security bundle with the convenient features you need most for your Albany home!

Yes! It’s easy to hook up your ADT Smart Home security package with your Albany home’s other smart devices. This allows you to you view everything remotely from your security equipment, lights, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks by using only your ADT mobile app. Security and convenience meet when you interface your ADT-monitored equipment to your specific smart home systems like Amazon Alexa. As soon as your voice integration is set up, you can ask Alexa to “arm” or “disarm” your security system and much more!

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