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DIY Home Security Systems In Newburgh Vs Professionally Installed Home Security Systems

February 19, 2021
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A Newburgh DIY home security system can feel like the right option. But then you’re depending on your handiness and troubleshooting skills, and your capability to put the right sensor or camera in just the right spot. A few tinkerers can install a security system that works perfectly and looks nice, and then there’s those that would make the system a hot mess.

If only we thought to ask ourselves before we bought, what’s better: a DIY home security system in Newburgh or a security system that’s expertly installed by Vivint?

What can you look forward to when you install a DIY security system in Newburgh?

The main draw with a DIY residential security system is that you're able to purchase individual devices a little at a time. You can start with only one sensor or security camera, and then add devices in a piecemeal fashion from a slew of different companies. Depending on what brand you choose, initial setup can be easy and some newer systems may easily sync with your smart speaker.

Below are some other benefits of a DIY home security system in Newburgh:

  • Purchasing one-off components may initially save you money.

  • You can add devices a little at a time and from different companies.

  • Great for homeowners that want a single component like a smart lock or indoor camera.

  • Some DIY home security systems are simple to install, provided that you have a plan for where to place them.

Know that DIY security does come with a few drawbacks:

  • A DIY residential security system could rely on old tech longer than a professional security solution.

  • Different branded components might not work in concert or link to a central Smart Hub.

  • You need to know the best configuration for cameras, alarms, and sensors.

  • You have to do all the work for installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance. Talking with customer service can become annoying.

  • Your out-of-the-box system might not include round-the-clock monitoring.

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Benefits of a professional home security system in Newburgh

While a DIY security system may seem like the right way to go, there are benefits to getting your security system set up by a pro. For instance, you can install a more robust system when you choose someone like Vivint. Not only are you able to use professional-grade security alarms, detectors, and cameras, but Vivint can also install monitored fire and CO detectors, 24/7 monitoring, and home automation.

Here are a few other benefits of a professionally installed security system in Newburgh

  • You get a complete security system designed for your house and security needs.

  • You can guard against fire, flood, burglaries, and safety emergencies through one system using the Vivint App.

  • The Vivint rep will know right where to place alarms and cameras.

  • You're not hindered by your own handiness or tech skills.

  • You’ll know all components operate as they should before your Vivint rep leaves.

  • If a camera, alarm, or sensor is damaged, you can contact Vivint to fix it.

  • Round-the-clock monitoring comes in every alarm.

Of course, there are a small number of cons for a professionally installed home security system:

  • There could be installation fees.

  • You have to use their devices and Vivint App.

  • 24-hour monitoring uses a reoccurring charge.

So should you try a professionally installed home security system or go with a DIY solution?

If you’re just looking for one or two security devices and you enjoy looking on the internet for product comparisons and how-to install videos, a DIY home security system may be what you’re looking for. However, if you're looking for a comprehensive system that easily links motion detectors, HD cameras, and smart locks, you’ll be happier with a Vivint smart home system. It’s also recommended to go with Vivint if you’d like services like monitored smoke detectors, home automation, or medical pendants.

Basically, DIY won’t work if you need a more robust solution. For a complete smart home, you should hire the pros.

The perfect professionally installed security system in Newburgh is from Vivint

Once you decide to buy a professionally installed security system in Newburgh, make sure to call (845) 640-5419. Your Vivint professional will personalize the perfect home security system that meets your family’s needs. Call Vivint today or complete the form below to get started.