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September 15, 2020

Can I Buy a St. Paul Security System Installation With Existing Hardware?

So you have an existing security system and you’d like to add the protection of ADT monitoring. Perhaps your new home already has a wired security system. Or did you purchase a DIY doorbell camera and now you want to get a complete security system? You may even already use a system with another provider, but don’t like their offerings.

Fortunately, you might be able to have a St. Paul security system installation with existing hardware -- depending on the situation.

You Moved Into A Home With Existing Security Hardware Already Wired In

When you bought your new home, you found out it had a security system that was already wired in. Now that you’re the owner, it's time to activate it. Unless your equipment is significantly dated, you should be able to reactivate it. A technician will still go to your house to make sure the equipment is still in good repair and maybe even replace your touchscreen control hub. And without needing new hardware, you may be eligible for a reduced monthly contract.

Yet don't assume that you're limited to your previous security system. Many new devices can work with your existing ADT-monitored home security system. So, go ahead and purchase devices, like smart locks or monitored smoke detectors, for a more well-rounded security system. Your installer can also upgrade components for a more modern experience.

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You’d Like To Add A Full Security System Around Your DIY Device

A while ago, you may have bought an indoor camera or a smart lock as a one-time thing. Now, you want the benefit of a complete St. Paul security system with round-the-clock monitoring. But rather than replacing that one-off piece of equipment, can you add it to the new system?

Many times yes -- but it’s not a guarantee. Products like smart locks, doorbell cameras, and glass break sensors that employ Z-Wave technology have a better chance at integrating. After that, it's a quick set up to connect the component to your ADT control panel. Be aware that bargain-basement or very outdated security devices may not cooperate and will need replacement. Just contact Secure24 Alarm Systems, and we can let you know which prior components can work with the control panel and mobile app.

You Want To Keep Your Current Alarm Equipment But Switch Monitoring Providers

If the security company you currently have isn't what you wanted, you might consider changing providers without changing your hardware. The first step is to find out if your current company utilizes exclusive components. If they do, then changing security monitoring will mean a re-installation of all your devices. That might feel like an inconvenience, but at least you'll get the best, newest products that may include more features and be easier to manage.

If you can switch, then the change may be somewhat easy. Just make sure that you don't have outstanding contracts before you switch over. You may be responsible for two security system contracts! You'll have to switch out outdated or worn devices, but the monitoring change should be fairly easy for you .

Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems To Learn If You Can Get a St. Paul Home Security Installation With Your Existing Hardware

To see if your existing components will work with your new ADT-monitored home security system, contact Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our experts will discuss your security needs and let you know what components you can keep and which devices will have to be upgraded. Call us at (651) 300-3764 or send in the form below to get a quote.

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