3 Benefits of a Central Monitoring Station

December 4, 2019 9:25 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Parents of young children often wish they had eyes in the back of their heads to keep track of their little ones all the time. It would be great to have ‘round the clock surveillance on the things that we love and hold dear to us but that is not always possible. A security system with a central monitoring station can keep a watchful eye on your home whether you are there or not.    

According to the latest FBI Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics, property crime rates including: burglary, larceny, and motor vehicle theft have seen a slight decrease in the last few years. Unfortunately, the latest numbers still show that even with that decrease there are still, on average, almost a million and a half residential burglaries every year. 

Given this statistic, it is a good idea to take precautions to protect your home, family, and possessions. A central monitoring station is the most critical component of your home security system. 

The central monitoring station is the part of your security system which provides notification to the appropriate authorities in the event of alarm activation. That alarm may be due to a burglary, fire, smoke, carbon monoxide alarm, or other emergency occurring at your residence. 

Top Reasons to Choose a Central Monitoring Service 

#1 Immediate Emergency Help 

When an alarm is activated at your home, dedicated specialists are waiting on the other end of the alert. When the alarm is tripped they have been trained to react with all the proper compliance and procedures to mitigate the danger or damage that is occuring. At Instant Alarm, we own and operate our own central monitoring station- providing you with the highest level of customized dispatching. Should you have a specific need, our dispatchers will take the time to work with you in a professional and caring manner. An alarm monitoring service can ensure that in case of emergency, police, fire, EMTS or other help is just moments away. 

#2 All in One Protection: Fire, Smoke, & CO 

Whether you are at home or at work, your property is monitored 24 hours a day 7 days a week. That means if something happens while you are asleep or out of the house, we are still on duty keeping an eye out for any alarm that may be triggered. It is just one more way we provide peace of mind that you and your family are safe from not just burglaries, but emergencies like fire, CO poisoning, or smoke. Having one security system that monitors all of these systems can make life easier and can mean comprehensive protection. 

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#3 Insurance Benefits 

Talk to your insurance agent and check to see if your provider offers a discount for properties that have 24/7 monitoring and alarms. Many do offer this type of discount. That means you are not only protecting your home, family, and possessions, but also saving a little on your insurance at the same time. 

We take pride in providing around the clock monitoring to our customers so they have peace of mind at any time of day. Call Instant Alarm for a free quote or to find out more information about our security services.