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Moving? Secure Your New Home (Or Take Us With You and Upgrade)

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It’s the time of year where everyone’s deciding what to spend their tax refund on. This year the average refund is $1,949. That amount is down 8.7 percent from last year but still plenty of money to invest in your home. Before you purchase that new hot tub for your deck or new hardwood flooring, there’s a different home improvement trending now: smart home technology.

What is Smart Home Technology?

smart home system is much more than a security system, although security is a primary component. Smart home security technology allows us to connect our smart devices to our home. This technology allows you to make your home more efficient, protect your family and belongings, save money, and control everything with just one app.

Many home insurance companies offer discounts for security systems that are professionally monitored. These insurance companies understand that the best smart home security systems work on a complex platform that detects security breaches and deters intruders.

With a smart home system, you can do things such as:

  • Turn on the lights in your house while you are still in your car, so you’ll never have to enter a dark home again.
  • Open the garage door as you pull in your driveway
  • Control the temperature on your thermostat with your phone while you’re away from your home
  • Install a video doorbell alarm so you can always see who is at your front door
  • View your home from anywhere with a smart device through security cameras
  • 24-hour home burglary and fire monitoring

How Do Smart Home Security Systems Save Money?

You may think that smart home security is expensive, but it costs as much as the average loss from a home burglary. Not only does it protect you from break-ins, but it also saves you money in other ways too.

Many home insurance companies offer discounts for security systems that are professionally monitored. These insurance companies understand that the best smart home security systems work on a complex platform that detects security breaches and deters intruders.

Smart home thermostats are cutting edge and help save you money in many ways. You can program your settings for different times of the day and night. These systems are so efficient they can automatically save energy when you go to work, and no one is home. Also, doors and windows have sensors so when a window or door is left open; the system triggers the thermostat to set to an energy savings mode.

A professional system installed by a reputable company gives your smart home system a longer life. There are regular system updates that often come with new features. There is an excellent return on your investment when you put your tax money into a smarter security system that works for you. An intelligent home security system also increases your property value. It’s the best home upgrade that you can use your tax refund.

About Alarmingly Affordable

With over 30 years of electronic security system experience, the principals of ALARMINGLY AFFORDABLE realize the importance of building and maintaining long-term relationships with both our customers and our suppliers. We take pride in providing our clients with an unparalleled level of quality and service.

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Steven Capogna

Steven is the owner and President of Alarmingly Affordable, a Staten Island security company focused on access control, video surveillance and other integrated systems for commercial, institutional, and residential applications.
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