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22 March 2023

"Secure Your Home: A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Best House alarm for Your Needs"


A home security system can provide many benefits for your home. One of the most significant advantages is that it can deter crime by providing a visible security presence that criminals are less likely to attempt to break into. Additionally, a house alarm system can protect your family, giving you peace of mind knowing that your loved ones are safe. With a smart home security systems, you can monitor your home remotely and receive alerts when something is amiss, allowing you to respond quickly in the event of an emergency.   

House alarms can also provide fire protection, as smart smoke detectors can detect smoke and fire and alert emergency services. Beyond security, GoKonnect smart home security systems offer energy savings and home automation features, allowing you to control lights, thermostats, and other devices remotely. Finally, installing a home security system can even help you save money on house insurance. Investing in a home security system can provide numerous benefits for your home, from protecting your family and property to providing energy savings and home automation capabilities.  

Things to consider when you are choosing a house alarm system

When choosing a home alarm system, there are several factors to consider to ensure that you select the right system for your home. Firstly, you should determine your home security needs, such as the number of entry points you want to secure, the level of security you require, and any specific features you want. Next, consider the type of system you want, such as a traditional wired system or a wireless system all our home security systems are wireless as we believe there are many benefits of choosing a wireless alarm over a wired one. You should also think about the type of monitoring you want, such as professional monitoring or self-monitoring. Other factors to consider include the cost of the system, installation requirements, and any additional features, such as home automation or environmental monitoring. By considering these factors and doing your research, you can choose a home security system that meets your needs and gives you peace of mind knowing that your home is safe and secure. The GoKonnect system is a full smart home system meaning everything can be on one single platform. 

The next few sections explore a few things to think about when deciding which home security system to purchase.  

Customizable and Modular 

When it comes to home security, customization options are crucial to ensure that you get a system that meets your specific needs. Here are some common customization options for home security systems:

Sensors: Security sensors can be customized to detect a range of movements, such as doors and windows opening or motion detection in specific areas.

Security Cameras: Home security cameras can be customized with features like live streaming, night vision, and built in smart AI analytics.

Smart Locks: Customisable smart locks allow you to control who has access to your home, with features like keypad entry, remote access, and custom codes.

Environmental Sensors: Environmental sensors can detect events like water leaks or changes in temperature, allowing you to take action before serious damage occurs.

Home Automation: The GoKonnect smart home security system offers customization options for home automation, allowing you to control things like lights, thermostats, and appliances remotely.

 By customizing your home security system with these options, you can ensure that your system is tailored to your specific needs and provides the best possible protection for your home and family.

App Integration 

With the GoKonnect app, users can receive real-time notifications and alerts when something is amiss in their homes, such as an intrusion, fire, or flood. Users can also view live and recorded footage from their security cameras and arm or disarm their security systems remotely. Additionally, the app allows users to control their smart home devices, such as lights, thermostats, and door locks, all from one convenient platform.

The integration of home security systems with the GoKonnect app provides a comprehensive solution for home security and automation. Users can easily monitor and control their security systems and smart home devices from anywhere, at any time, using their smartphone or tablet. This provides added peace of mind, knowing that your home is safe and secure, even when you are away. Additionally, the app's intuitive interface and customization options make it easy to tailor the system to meet the unique needs of each user.

Professional House Alarm Installation

Some house alarms are designed for DIY installation, the GoKonnect smart home system is designed for both. Installing your system is simple and easy but it is not for everyone and this is why we have a full team of smart home installers on hand to professionally install the home security system for you. Our team will how to set up and install your system so that you get the best protection possible. When you invest in a GoKonnect smart home system you also have access to our excellent support team who can help you configure your system exactly how you want through our free training webinars. The training webinars are available to all our customers whether you got a professional installation or DIY installation.

Buying and Contract Options 

Our goal at GoKonnect is to provide you with the best smart home security system that is built and designed to protect your home and your family. We provide multiple buying options from no-contract options up to 5-year contract options, this flexibility with contracts and buying options means you can get the system you want within your budget. 

Contact our smart home team at (042)9333365 to get a free quote today and explore all the buying options that are open to you.


Smart Home Compatibility

The IQ Panel 4 is an all-in-one smart home security and automation panel that is compatible with a wide range of smart home devices, including security cameras, door locks, thermostats, and lighting systems. The system uses the Z-Wave and Wi-Fi protocols to communicate with these devices and provides users with the ability to control and monitor their home security and automation systems from a single platform. The IQ Panel 4 is the brains of your house alarm and gives you complete control of your home and can turn any home into a smart home. 

Professional House Alarm Monitoring 

Home security professional monitoring is a service provided by GoKonnect that involves trained professionals monitoring your home security system 24/7. These professionals are responsible for responding to any alerts or alarms triggered by the security system, such as a break-in, fire, or carbon monoxide leak, and taking appropriate action, such as notifying emergency services or dispatching a security team to the home. Professional monitoring provides several benefits for home security, including:

Increased security: Professional monitoring ensures that someone is always watching over the home, even when the homeowner is away or unable to respond to an alert.

Rapid response: Professional monitoring enables a quick response to any emergency, which can reduce property damage and potentially save lives.

Peace of mind: Knowing that a professional team is monitoring the home can provide homeowners with peace of mind and a sense of security.

Insurance benefits: Many insurance companies offer discounts on homeowners' insurance for homes with professional monitoring, which can help offset the cost of the service.

24/7 Support: When you have a monitored alarm with GoKonnect we include 24/7 support from our team for any emergency issues you are having with your system. We can solve 99% of problems through a quick phone call.

Overall, professional house alarm monitoring is an essential component of a comprehensive home security system and provides you with the assurance that your home and family are protected around the clock.

Considerations when choosing the best home security system based on your home

When choosing a home security system, there are several home-specific considerations that homeowners should keep in mind to ensure they select the best system for their needs. Here are some of the key factors to consider:

Home size and layout: The size and layout of the home will impact the type and number of security devices needed to adequately cover the entire property. For example, larger homes may require more security cameras and sensors than smaller homes.

Neighborhood safety: The safety of the neighborhood where the home is located should also be considered. If the area has a high crime rate, a more robust security system may be needed to ensure adequate protection.

Pets: If you have pets, the security system should be pet-friendly, meaning it can differentiate between animal movement and human movement to avoid false alarms. Our system comes with pet-immune features meaning you can fully secure your home with a smart alarm and still give your pets free roam of the house.

Lifestyle and habits: Your lifestyle and habits should also be considered when selecting a security system. For example, homeowners who frequently travel may benefit from a system with remote monitoring capabilities, while those who frequently have visitors may benefit from a system with individual user codes. Our system does all this and more, we want to provide you with a smart security system that slots into your lifestyle and daily habits, not one you have to adapt to.

Budget: Finally, your budget should be considered when selecting a security system. There are many different systems available at a range of price points, and homeowners should select a system that provides adequate protection without exceeding their budget. While security systems can be a very expensive investment our system is fully modular meaning you can add to the system as you go we also have many buying options meaning we can build the perfect security system for you and work with your budget.

By considering these home-specific factors, you can select a security system that meets their unique needs and provides you with peace of mind and protection.


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