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FAQs About Home Security Systems in Austin

We’ve compiled our common home security FAQs in Austin for our clients. Find your answers to your Vivint Smart Home and home security questions.

One size does NOT fit the masses when it comes to your Austin home security system! A Vivint professional can help assess your home and your loved ones’ surveillance needs to evaluate the very best combination for you. Receive peace of mind with constant surveillance alarm monitoring as well as fire, flood, and carbon monoxide detection. Then, design your smart home by adding in a smart thermostat, smart lighting, and smart locks.

Want to watch everything with video surveillance? No problem. Vivint offers HD video with our indoor and outside cameras, including our in-demand doorbell cameras. See live streams using the Vivint App when you’re far from home, and even document and store video clips. A Vivint professional can configure the perfect home security system that fits your needs!

The system can be set off in several ways -- door or window sensors, motion sensors, smoke or CO detectors, etc.-- which deliver a beacon to the system’s hub. This alerts the Vivint monitoring team. A Vivint professional will call you straight away to find out if you need help, and inform the appropriate emergency personnel while you concentrate on finding safety. Vivint monitoring specialists are ready day and night to offer live support when you want them most.

Vivint offers monitoring systems in Austin that are completely wireless and work through a cellular system, rather than a “landline.” Alarm panels can join with monitoring stations by cell-based technology. This means no bothersome wires running throughout your home, and burglars cannot disarm your surveillance system by tearing your lines.

Vivint security systems have a 24-hour backup battery so that your home is still safe, even if your lights go out. The monitoring services as well as the loud siren will still be effective to give nonstop protection of your Austin house.
Yes, most Vivint smart security systems allow for remote access capacity from your mobile device along with arming, disarming, and sending notifications. You can also access home automation operations like your home’s lights, garage doors, and even thermostat when you are at kids sporting events. See your house while you are out with Vivint’s clear HD video tools on your cameras. Or use the intercom feature on your doorbell camera to speak with visitors.

Yes! All Vivint smart home system come with a yard sign and decals for your home to show that your location is defended by the best security system with professional monitoring. 90% of burglars confess that they stay clear of locations with a security system. By securing your house with a Vivint security system and displaying the Vivint stickers and signs, you are already reducing your risk!

Yes. Vivint has 24 hours/7 days a week monitoring in Austin, 365 days a year. With Vivint home monitoring, you get the peace of mind from knowing you have a professional helping to protect the people and things you love most at home.

Absolutely! Vivint’s wireless components make it easy for apartment living in Austin. Set up motion sensors, video surveillance, and different home automation devices like smart lights. An expert installer will quickly set up the components so they can be taken with you when you move. Just chat with your management company to find out what components are compatible with your lease.

Absolutely. Your Vivint Smart Home functionality are set by your family’s needs. Most of your home security and home automation smart items can be accessed with the Vivint App. Set routines for your equipment or have them to respond to specific events. Craft your tailored home security bundle with the advanced features you need most for your Austin home!

Yes! It’s easy to connect your Vivint equipment to a smart speaker. This allows you to control everything through voice commands, from your security system, lights, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks. The minute your voice integration is set up, you can ask Alexa or Google to “arm” or “disarm” your security system and much more!