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September 15, 2020

Can I Get an Olympia Security System Installation With Existing Hardware?

So you have an existing security system and you’re looking to add the protection of ADT monitoring. Maybe new build already has security equipment. Or did you purchase a boxed doorbell camera and now you want to upgrade to a complete security package? You might even already use a system with a different company, but are unhappy with their offerings.

Fortunately, you may be able to have a Olympia security system installation with existing hardware -- depending on some key factors.

You Bought A House With Built-in Security Hardware Already Installed

When you purchased your new home, you found out it had a security system that was previously installed. Now that you’re the owner, remember to activate it. Unless your hardware is very outdated, you should be able to reactivate it. A specialist will still come to your house to verify that the equipment is still working and update your touchscreen control hub. And without needing new hardware, you may be eligible for a discounted monthly contract.

However, don't assume that you're limited to your old system. Most new devices can work with your current ADT-monitored security system. So, feel free to get devices, like smart locks or security cameras, for a more comprehensive security system. Your installer can also upgrade equipment for a more up-to-date experience.

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You Want To Incorporate A Complete Security System Around Your DIY Item

In the past, you might have set up an indoor camera or a water sensor as a Do-It-Yourself experiment. Now, you want to upgrade to a complete Olympia security system with round-the-clock monitoring. But rather than replacing that older component, can you sync it with the new system?

A lot of the times yes -- but it’s not a guarantee. Components such as doorbell cameras, glass break sensors, and smart locks that employ Z-Wave technology have a better integration chance. Then, it's a quick process to sync the device to your ADT control panel. Understand that bargain-basement or older security equipment may not integrate with new systems and will need to be switched out. Just contact Secure24 Alarm Systems, and we can figure out which DIY equipment can work with the mobile app and control panel.

You’d Like To Keep Using Your Existing Alarm Equipment But Change Monitoring Services

If the security service you currently have isn't what you expected, you might want to switch companies without switching equipment. The first step is to learn if your current service utilizes proprietary components. If they do, then switching your security monitoring will require a re-installation of all your devices. That may seem like a hassle, but at least you'll have the best, newest products that may include more features and be easier to control.

If you can get a new provider, then the transition may be somewhat easy. Just verify that you don't have a current contract before you make the switch. You may find yourself on the line for two security system contracts! You'll have to change out old-fashioned or worn equipment, but the monitoring switch should be smooth in most cases .

Contact Secure24 Alarm Systems To See If You Can Get an Olympia Home Security Installation With Your Existing Hardware

To see if your old hardware will work in your upgraded ADT-monitored home security system, contact Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our specialists will discuss your preferences and tell you what hardware you can keep and which equipment will need an upgrade. Contact us at (360) 200-8536 or complete the form on this page to get a quote.