ADT Security Pro - Home Security Blog

How can I upgrade my current ADT Home Security Alarm System?

Posted by Taniqua Pino on Thu,Jan 31,2019 @ 09:38 AM

Depending on how long you've had your ADT Home Security Alarm, you might be considering upgrading to a more modern system or adding some of the new and fancier features you see on TV  or in your friend's home. You might like to add ADT cameras or even home automation.

The great news is the company that first brought automation features to the mass markets is still the leader. ADT Pulse with home automation is the system of choice for millions of Americans, far surpassing any other home automation company.

ADT Pulse gives you remote home security from mobile devices and computers including being able to remotely check the status of your security system, mobile arm/disarm, text and email notifications of alarm and device events, cameras, thermostat control, lighting control, garage door control and automated door locks. The ADT Pulse platform has created an ecosystem allowing control of other smart home devices like the Nest thermostat or Ring Video Doorbell. 

If you would like to upgrade your existing security system to ADT Pulse, check out your options below.

This blog will cover these 4 upgrade options:

  1. Upgrade your existing home security system to ADT Pulse 
  2. Upgrading your current ADT monitored security system within the first two years of your initial installation.
  3. The benefits of upgrading after two years of being a monitored ADT customer.
  4. DIY (do it yourself) options for upgrading your ADT Pulse System.
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Tags: ADT Home Security Systems, ADT Pulse Security System

ADT Command and Control the New Standard in Smart Home Security

Posted by Greg Barker on Wed,Jan 23,2019 @ 11:21 PM

ADT once again sets the standard for home security with their new ADT Command and Control panel. This system is absolutely amazing and when you see the specifications of the panel you realize just how special it is. This ADT Command security system was just showcased at CES 2019 and is setting the bar for the smart home security systems of the future. 

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Tags: ADT Command and Control, Smart Home Automation

ADT Command and Control App... the Smart Home Security System You've Been Dreaming About

Posted by Greg Barker on Wed,Jan 16,2019 @ 03:09 PM

When you are in the home technology business, you Dream about the possibilities of what a smart homes could do... Dream about a single platform that would make it incredibly easy for all homeowners to control their smart devices... Dream about one App that would manage it all... not ten different Apps... and Dream about someone else setting the whole thing up for you. 

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Tags: ADT Command and Control, Smart Home Automation

ADT Pulse App is the Highest Rated Smart Home Security Mobile App

Posted by Greg Barker on Tue,Jan 15,2019 @ 12:58 PM

It is important today with smart home automation that you have a mobile App that works flawlessly. You can have some fantastic smart home devices, but if your App does not do it's job... what's the point? 

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Tags: Smart Home Automation, Mobile Home Security (Mobile Apps), ADT Pulse Security System

ADT Command Creates a Splash at the CES 2019

Posted by Greg Barker on Wed,Jan 09,2019 @ 08:28 AM

Last night I was watching the Golden State Warriors game and Klay Thompson was on fire. He and Curry are know as the Splash Brothers and in yesterday's game against the Knicks, Thompson drained 43 points. He had some incredible rainbow threes from the corner for some large splashes. Yesterday in Las Vegas, ADT Security unveiled ADT Command and Control Smart Home Security System panel and created a splash of their own. The ADT Command Panel and ADT Control App are now the new standard by which all smart security systems will be measured. Let's check out what people are saying.

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Tags: ADT Command and Control, Smart Home Automation

Voice Commands for Your ADT Pulse Security System

Posted by Greg Barker on Mon,Jan 07,2019 @ 10:36 PM

Now that you have an Amazon Alexa or Google Home Assistant you can start giving your ADT Pulse security system voice commands. Get bossy with your ADT System it likes to go to work. ADT Pulse with voice command can control your security system, lights, thermostats, garage door and automated locks. 

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Tags: Smart Home Automation, ADT Pulse Equipment and Packages

What Level of Smart Home Automation and ADT Security is Right for You?

Posted by Greg Barker on Mon,Jan 07,2019 @ 04:11 PM

When looking at today’s modern smart home and security systems many customers are trying to decide how to plan for a solution that meets their needs and budget. There are so many options today but it’s almost overwhelming to many homeowners. Options are nice of course but when there so many, how do you decide what’s best and how to plan for a full integration of a connected home. You can spend as little as the few hundred dollars for a security system or spend thousands for a home that’s completely connected.



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Tags: ADT Pulse Equipment and Packages, Smart Home Automation

Security Camera and DVR/NVR Specifications with Flir Cloud Mobile App Setup

Posted by Greg Barker on Thu,Mar 01,2018 @ 09:48 AM

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Tags: Security Cameras and Video Surveillance Systems

Home Security Cameras Complement Your Home Alarm

Posted by Greg Barker on Wed,Feb 28,2018 @ 01:22 PM

We have installed over 70,000 ADT monitored security systems and now more than ever our customers are wanting security cameras. For some of our customers, the ADT Pulse Cameras that are part of the ADT monitored security system meet their needs with small 30 second video clips of triggered events and an ability to view live video. However, more and more people want 24/7 ability to record all that is happening and desire superior quality home security cameras and images.

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Tags: Security Cameras and Video Surveillance Systems, ADT Pulse Cameras

Should You Get WiFi Security Cameras? Are They Reliable?

Posted by Greg Barker on Mon,Feb 19,2018 @ 09:24 PM

More and more homeowners are interested in getting security cameras for their home. Over 35% of our customers who have an ADT monitored security system installed get at least one security camera as part of their alarm system. With home automation and smart home Apps becoming ever so popular... customers are really trying to figure out what cameras will meet their needs. Wireless cameras are fast becoming the solution for DIY (do it yourself) customers. But are they reliable? Are wireless cameras or hard wired cameras better? There are so many different brands, how do you pick what is best?

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Tags: ADT Pulse Cameras, Security Cameras and Video Surveillance Systems