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Frequently Asked Questions About Albany Security Systems

We’ve pulled together our most common home security FAQs in Albany for our clients. See your answers to your Vivint Smart Home and home security questions.

One package does NOT fit the masses when it comes to your Albany home security system! A Vivint professional can help assess your household and your family’s surveillance needs to evaluate the very best combination for you. Enjoy peace of mind with reliable surveillance alarm monitoring including fire, carbon monoxide, and flood detection. Then, personalize your smart house with smart devices like locks, lights, and thermostats.

Want to monitor everything with video security? No problem. Vivint offers HD video with our indoor and outdoor cameras, including our popular front door cameras. Live stream through the Vivint App when you’re on vacation, and even record and save video clips. A Vivint professional can find the best security system that suits your needs!

The equipment can be set off in various ways -- door or window sensors, motion sensors, smoke or carbon monoxide detectors, etc.-- which send a beacon to the sensor’s hub. This alerts the Vivint monitoring team. A live person will notify you instantly to find out if you need a hand, and inform the appropriate authorities while you get to a safe place. Vivint monitoring professionals are available around the clock to give live support when you require them most.

Vivint provides security systems in Albany that are completely wireless and function through a cellular network, instead of a “landline.” Alarm panels can join with monitoring stations by cell-based technology. This means no annoying wires running throughout your house, and burglars cannot knock out your surveillance system by slicing your lines.

Vivint monitoring systems have a 24-hour emergency battery so that your house is still protected, even if your electricity goes out. The monitoring services as well as the loud siren will still be functioning to allow uninterrupted protection of your Albany house.
Yes, most Vivint components allow remote access functionality from your handheld device in addition to arming, disarming, and sending notifications. You can also use home automation functions like your home’s light bulbs, garage doors, and even thermostat when you are running errands. View your house while you are gone with Vivint’s clear HD video capabilities on your security cameras. Or use the 2-way talk feature on your cameras to chat with family members from anywhere in the world.

Yes! All Vivint products have a yard sign and decals for your house to show that your property is defended by a quality home security system with 24/7 monitoring. 90% of robbers admit that they stay clear of places with a security system. By defending your house with a Vivint security system and promoting the Vivint signs and stickers, you are already decreasing your risk!

Yes. Vivint has 24/7 monitoring in Albany, 365 days a year. With Vivint home monitoring, you get peaceful feeling from knowing you have a Vivint rep helping to secure the people and items you value most at home.

Yes! Vivint’s wireless equipment make it simple for apartment renters in Albany. Set up motion sensors, video cameras, and different home automation items like smart lighting. An expert installer will quickly set up devices so they can be removed with you when you leave. Just chat with your management company to understand what devices you can use with your community.

Absolutely. Your Vivint Smart Home functionality are chosen by your family’s needs. Most of your home security and automation components can be used through the Vivint App. Set schedules for your devices or make them to respond to specific events. Craft your customizable home security system with the advanced features you want most for your Albany home!

Yes! It’s easy to hook up your Vivint devices to Google Home or amazon Echo. This lets you view everything by voice, from your security equipment, lighting, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks. As soon as your voice integration is set up, you can ask Google or Alexa to “arm” or “disarm” your security system and much more!