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September 15, 2020

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

So you have an existing security system and you’d like to add the reassurance of ADT monitoring. Perhaps new build already has security equipment. Or did you get an out-of-the-box doorbell camera and now you’re looking to get a full security package? You might even currently have a system with a different provider, but aren’t happy with their offerings.

Luckily, you might be able to order a Kingsport security system installation with existing hardware -- depending on the situation.

You Bought A Home With Security Hardware Already Installed

When you purchased your new home, you learned it had a security system that was already wired in. Now that you moved in, it's time to activate it. Unless your hardware is vastly dated, reactivating it shouldn't be a problem. An installer will still visit your home to ensure everything is still functioning and update your touchscreen control hub. And because you currently own the equipment, you may be eligible for a lower-cost monthly bill.

Yet don't assume that you're stuck with your old system. A lot of new components can work with your existing ADT-monitored security system. So, go ahead and add on devices, such as smart locks or monitored smoke detectors, for a more complete security system. Your installer can also upgrade equipment for a more up-to-date experience.

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You Want To Build An Integrated Security System Around Your Off-the-Shelf Device

A while ago, you may have ordered an indoor camera or a water sensor as a one-time thing. Now, you're ready for a complete Kingsport security system with continuous monitoring. But instead of replacing that DIY component, can you integrate it into the new system?

A lot of the times yes -- but it’s not a guarantee. Devices like glass break sensors, doorbell cameras, and smart locks that rely on Z-Wave technology have a better chance at integrating. After that, it's a quick set up to connect the item to your ADT control panel. Be aware that bargain-basement or older security devices may not work will new systems and will need replacement. Just contact Secure24 Alarm Systems, and we can let you know which prior components can connect to the control panel and mobile app.

You’re Looking To Retain Your Current Alarm Components But Change Monitoring Services

If the monitoring company you have now isn't what you wanted, you might consider changing providers without replacing hardware. First, you’ll need to see if your current company utilizes exclusive hardware. If they do, then a change in security monitoring will require a re-installation of all your equipment. That might seem like a pain, but at least you'll own the latest and greatest equipment that may be more sensitive and user friendly.

If you can get a new provider, then the change may be more straightforward. Just verify that you’re not in the middle of a contract before you switch over. You may find yourself paying for two security system contracts! You'll have to change out old-fashioned or broken components, but the monitoring change should be fairly easy in most cases .

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

To see if your current components will work with your upgraded ADT-monitored home security system, contact Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our specialists will walk through your needs and find out what hardware you can keep and which devices will need an upgrade. Call us at (423) 241-8746 or send in the form below to start your quote.

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