What is security monitoring?


The process of watching over your home and belongings is referred to as security monitoring. This can be in the form of a person driving to your home and looking for common signs of intrusion or it can be done through electronic devices that are hooked to your at-home security camera systems.

Today, technology has advanced tremendously with home security systems including the ability to speak to people in your home through your smartphone or listen in on anyone who is in a part of your home – whether welcomed or not.

If you’ve not already installed an at-home security monitoring system, it’s important you do the necessary research to find out which option is best for you.

Which security monitoring system is right for me?

Seacoast Security – For residents in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, Seacoast Security is a residential and commercial security installation and monitoring company. They offer various package options from video surveillance to more advanced motion detection. For those who want outside home monitoring, they offer this as well.

Honeywell LYNX Touch Control Panel – This security monitoring system is one that professional companies use a lot and for great reason. It’s ease of installation and abundance of features make this a great choice for many homeowners. Some of those features include:

  • Family messaging center
  • Energy savings
  • Automatic stay alarm
  • Up to 16 different user codes
  • Panic functions
  • Quick exit feature
  • Voice announcement and chime
  • PC, Smartphone, and tablet monitoring

Frontpoint – For those who are on a tight budget, the Frontpoint home security system is a great option as it is easy to install yourself. Features of this include:

  • Great customer support
  • Self-installation
  • A 3-year contract that’s affordable
  • Crash and smash
  • Email and text alerts
  • Light control
  • Remove access via an app