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That’s not to say there weren’t annoyances — which can become major sore points if you’re interacting with your system every time you leave the house. LiveWatch’s piercing, impossible to mute beeps drew complaints from one tester, as did Link Interactive’s inaccurate digital display. Others, like Vivint and ADT, were easier to incorporate unobtrusively into our daily routines. The majority of home security companies recommend or require you to call when ordering your service. We recommend this as well, because regardless of whether calling beforehand is required, having an attentive lineup of customer service comes in handy, especially when self installing or encountering difficulty with the system. You can often get a lower price by discussing your quote with a salesperson.

Adam Schanz

If you are a home security installation newbie then this series of articles are for you!Manufacturers have had pet immune motion detectors on the market for years and have made progress making them more reliable. We however have never felt completely comfortable recommending them to our company installed customers, especially Central Station monitored customers. Pet immune motion detectors are good at ignoring mid sized and smaller pets but are not fool proof. Even one false alarms a year is not acceptable. A standard motion sensor turned upside down or lens masked works better and provides less headaches down the road more install tricks later. You never want to lose faith in your security system!Yourself, wife, kids, housekeeper, a babysitter?All security panels offer multiple “passcodes” allowing every family member to have their own unique arm/disarm code. While most customers use just a single primary passcode, we do however recommend programming a babysitter code. This special passcode can arm the system, but the system can only be disarmed with this code when the babysitter code was used to arm. Your normal passcodes can always disarm the system however regardless of what passcode was used to activate the security system. For example, you have a babysitter watch your kids while you’re out on the town with your wife. The babysitter can arm and disarm the system while you’re gone, but once you arm the system with “your” passcode, the babysitter code can no longer be used to disarm the system.