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September 15, 2020

Can I Order a Savannah Security System Installation With Existing Hardware?

So your home has an existing security system and you’re looking to add the security of ADT monitoring. Maybe your new home already has security equipment. Or did you buy a DIY doorbell camera and now want to get a whole security suite? You may even currently own a system with another provider, but don’t like their current service.

Luckily, you might be able to have a Savannah security system installation with existing hardware -- depending on some key factors.

You Bought A House With Security Hardware Already Installed

When you purchased your new house, you discovered it had a security system wired in. Now that you moved in, don’t wait to activate it. Unless your equipment is significantly outdated, you should be able to reactivate it. An installer will still come to your house to verify that everything is still in good repair and update your touchscreen control center. And since you already own the equipment, you may qualify for a discounted monthly plan.

Yet don't assume that you're limited to your former system. A lot of new devices can integrate with your existing ADT-monitored home security system. So, don’t hesitate to get devices, such as security cameras or monitored smoke detectors, for a more comprehensive security system. Your installer can also upgrade equipment for a better experience.

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

A while ago, you may have ordered an indoor camera or a smart lock as a standalone occurrence. Now, you’d like a comprehensive Savannah security system with continuous monitoring. But instead of replacing that DIY component, can you sync it with the new system?

Many times yes -- but it’s not a guarantee. Devices such as doorbell cameras, glass break sensors, and smart locks that use Z-Wave technology have a better chance at integrating. Following that, it's an easy set up to connect the component to your ADT control panel. Understand that bargain-basement or older security devices may not work will new systems and will have to be replaced. Simply call Secure24 Alarm Systems, and they can help you know which DIY equipment can be used with the control panel and mobile app.

You’d Like To Retain Your Current Alarm Equipment But Change Monitoring Providers

If the security service you have now isn't meeting your needs, you might want to switch providers without switching equipment. The first thing to do is see if your current service has proprietary components. If they do, then a switch in security monitoring will mean a re-installation of all your equipment. That can be a hassle, but at least you'll get the most up-to-date products that may include more features and be easier to control.

If you can get a new provider, then the change may be fairly simple. Just check that you’re not in the middle of a contract before you make the switch. You may find yourself paying for two security system contracts! You'll have to replace outdated or worn devices, but the monitoring switch should go smoothly for most customers .

Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems To Find Out If You Can Get a Savannah Home Security Installation With Your Existing Hardware

To see if your old components will work in your upgraded ADT-monitored home security system, contact Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our experts will walk through your preferences and find out what equipment you can keep and which components will require an upgrade. Call us at (912) 226-4483 or fill out the form on this page to start your quote.