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September 15, 2020

Can I Buy a Hoover Security System Installation With Existing Hardware?

So you have an existing security system and you’d like to add the reassurance of ADT monitoring. Maybe new build already has a wired security system. Or did you buy a boxed doorbell camera and now you want to use an integrated security package? You might even already own a system with a different provider, but aren’t happy with their current service.

Luckily, you might be able to have a Hoover security system installation with existing hardware -- depending on some key factors.

You Bought A House With Security Hardware Already Installed

When you bought your new house, you found out it had a security system wired in. Now that you moved in, it's time to activate it. Unless your hardware is vastly outdated, reactivating it shouldn't be a problem. A technician will still go to your house to ensure the components are still working and update your touchscreen control hub. And without needing new equipment, you may be eligible for a lower-cost monthly contract.

Yet don't assume that you're stuck with your outdated system. Most new accessories can work with your existing ADT-monitored home security system. So, don’t hesitate to purchase devices, like smart locks or monitored smoke detectors, for a more comprehensive security system. Your technician can also replace components for a more modern experience.

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You’d Like To Add A Full Security System Around Your DIY Item

At one time, you might have installed an exterior camera or a water sensor as a one-time thing. Now, you want the benefit of a complete Hoover security system with 24/7 monitoring. But instead of replacing that DIY device, can you integrate it into the new system?

Often yes -- but it’s not a guarantee. Components such as glass break sensors, doorbell cameras, and smart locks that employ Z-Wave technology have a better integration chance. Following that, it's a simple process to sync the item to your ADT control panel. Be aware that cheap or very outdated security equipment may not work will new systems and will need replacement. Just contact Secure24 Alarm Systems, and they can let you know which prior equipment will work with the control panel and mobile app.

You’d Like To Keep Your Existing Alarm Equipment But Switch Monitoring Providers

If the monitoring service you have now isn't what you expected, you might want to switch companies without replacing system. The first step is to see if your current service uses exclusive components. If they do, then switching your security monitoring will take a re-installation of all your devices. That may seem like an inconvenience, but at least you'll get the latest and greatest technology that may be more sophisticated and user friendly.

If you can get a new provider, then the change may be fairly simple. Just make sure that you’re not in the middle of a contract before you make the switch. You may be responsible for two security contracts! You'll need to change out old-fashioned or worn devices, but the monitoring change should be fairly easy in most cases .

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

To find out if your current hardware will connect to your new ADT-monitored home security system, call Secure24 Alarm Systems. Our security professionals will discuss your security needs and let you know what hardware you can continue to use and which devices will require an upgrade. Call us at (205) 203-0764 or send in the form on this page to get started.