How to use geofencing with your New York City home security
You’ll find a wealth of possibilities when utilizing geofencing with your home security. Before implementing your system, determining precisely what you are able to program through your mobile device is a smart move. There is a an unmistakable security boost as you can have your system automatically lock your doors, engage your alarm, and even shut your garage door when you leave. Conversely, when you come home, you can utilize geofencing to open your garage, unlock your front door, or switch on lights.
You’ll appreciate added convenience and potential energy savings along with improved security. Imagine having the ability to change your home’s comfort levels instantly based on your whereabouts. There’s no need to operate your furnace or A/C at full throttle when you’re at work or on vacation. Alternatively, you can program it to automatically change temperatures when you exit and then resume your normal settings upon your return.
There are various components you might control via geofencing, including:
- Smart thermostats
- Locking systems
- Smart bulbs and plugs
- Garage doors
- Surveillance systems
- Motion sensors
Looking for an alternative to geofencing? Configure automations and schedules
Along with geofencing, some home security systems let you set up automated tasks and schedules. For instance, you may program your doors to lock or outdoor lights to activate at designated moments each night. You may even have several actions occur at the same time when you’re heading to bed. Or you may set custom “If This, Then That” rules such as deactivating front door locks whenever a fire alarm goes off.
Ask Vivint about home security geofencing in New York City
Benefit from home security geofencing in New York City by turning to the pros at Vivint. Our innovative smart homes will take your safety and convenience to an exciting new level. Reach out today at (332) 877-9062 to begin customizing your system.