Frequently Asked Questions

Advances in technology have revolutionized the security industry.

 

Today's integrated features have much to offer over older systems, without all the hassle.

We know that selecting a security system can seem overwhelming. To help you out, we've compiled a list of some common questions and answers. If you don't see what you're looking for, give us a call at 800-860-7413 and we'll be happy to help.

Q: If the power goes out, does my system still work?A: Yes, your system will continue to work on a battery backup (length of backup time will vary by panel type)
Q: Do you have to put holes in my walls to install a security system?A: No, there are wireless systems available.
Q: Do I have to have telephone service to be able to have a security system?A: We offer several different communications options including network, wifi and cellular.
Q: Can I view my cameras from my smart phone?A: Yes, homeowners and business owners alike can view their cameras from anywhere on smart phones with today's technology.
Q: Do your systems have home control devices?A: Yes, our systems can be incorporated with Z-wave devices to control door locks, thermostats and lights. These can even be controlled with your smart phone.
Q: Does your company do inspections of systems installed by other companies?A: Yes, we can perform inspections of security or fire alarm systems as well as service most security, fire alarm, camera and access control systems.
Q: How long is your monitoring contract?A: Our contracts are in line with industry standards with residential systems requiring a 3-year contract and commercial systems requiring a 5 year contract.
Q: If I move, can I take the system with me?A: Yes, you can move the system with you and re-install at your new location with a wireless system.
Q: Am I leasing the equipment?A: Though Securitec does offer leasing options on some commercial equipment, in most cases, you own your system.