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FAQs Regarding Home Security Systems in Houston

We’ve pulled together our most common home security FAQs in Houston for our clients. See your answers to your Vivint Smart Home and home security questions.

One package does NOT fit everyone when it comes to your Houston home security system! A Vivint rep will help assess your household and your family’s safety needs to figure out the very best combination for you. Receive peace of mind with reliable home alarm monitoring in addition to fire, CO, and flood detection. Then, customize your smart house by adding in smart locks, smart lighting, and a smart thermostat.

Want to see everything with video surveillance? No problem. Vivint offers HD video with our indoor and outdoor cameras, including our in-demand doorbell cameras. Live stream with the Vivint App when you’re running errands away from home, and even video tape and store video clips. Vivint can design the right home security system that suits your needs!

The system can be activated in various ways -- door or window detectors, motion detectors, smoke or CO sensors, etc.-- which push a sign to the sensor’s main switch. This notifies the Vivint monitoring team. A live person will contact you instantly to find out if you need a hand, and contact the appropriate authorities while you find a safe place. Vivint monitoring professionals are ready around the clock to give live support when you want them most.

Vivint provides surveillance systems in Houston that are exclusively wireless and work through a cellular network, instead of a “landline.” Alarm hubs can bridge with monitoring locations by cellular-based technology. This means no irritating wires running throughout your home, and robbers cannot turn off your surveillance system by cutting your lines.

Vivint security systems have a 24-hour backup battery so that your home is still secure, even if your power goes out. The monitoring services as well as the high-frequency siren will still be working to provide nonstop protection of your Houston house.
Yes, most Vivint home security components allow remote access capabilities from your handheld device along with arming, disarming, and sending notices. You can also access smart automation operations like your home’s light bulbs, garage doors, and your thermostat when you are gone. View your home while you are away with Vivint’s clear HD video capabilities on your cameras. And use the 2-way talk feature on your cameras to speak with front door visitors.

Yes! All Vivint products include a yard sign and decals for your home to show that your dwelling is protected by the best security system with professional monitoring. 90% of robbers admit that they avoid homes with a security system. By securing your home with a Vivint security system and advertising the Vivint stickers and signs, you are already decreasing your risk!

Yes. Vivint has 24 hours/7 days a week protection in Houston, 365 days a year. With Vivint home monitoring, you get peaceful feeling from knowing you have a live person helping to safeguard the people and items you value most at home.

Yes! Vivint’s wireless equipment make it simple for apartment renters in Houston. Set up glass break sensors, video surveillance, and different home automation devices like smart lighting. A Vivint installer will quickly put up the components so you can take them with you when you change addresses. Just check with your complex to see what components are compatible with your community.

Of course! Your Vivint Smart Home capabilities are chosen by your home’s needs. Most of your home security and home automation components can be accessed through the Vivint App. Set routines for your devices or have them to respond to specific events. Personalize your tailored home security package with the convenient features you want most for your Houston home!

Yes! It’s easy to set up your Vivint system to a smart speaker. This lets you view everything with your voice, from your security equipment, lights, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks. Once your voice integration is hooked up, you can ask Alexa or Google to “arm” or “disarm” your security system and much more!