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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Grand Rapids Security Systems

We’ve gathered our most popular home security FAQs in Grand Rapids for our customers. Find your answers to your Vivint Smart Home and home security questions.

One package does NOT fit everyone when it comes to your Grand Rapids home security system! A Vivint specialist will help assess your home and your loved ones’ surveillance needs to evaluate the very best package for you. Receive peace of mind with continual surveillance alarm monitoring as well as fire, flood, and carbon monoxide detection. Then, create your smart home by installing smart locks, smart lighting, and a smart thermostat.

Want to check in on everything with video cameras? No problem. Vivint offers HD video with your inside and outside cameras, including our popular doorbell cameras. See live streams with the Vivint App when you’re on vacation, and even video tape and save video clips. A Vivint professional can find the perfect security system that suits your needs!

The system can be triggered in numerous ways -- door or window sensors, motion sensors, smoke or carbon monoxide detectors, etc.-- which emit a pulse to the sensor’s main switch. This alerts the Vivint monitoring team. A live person will contact you promptly to discover if you need a hand, and call on the appropriate emergency personnel while you get to a safe place. Vivint monitoring professionals are on call day and night to offer live support when you require them most.

Vivint offers security systems in Grand Rapids that are exclusively wireless and operate through a cellular grid, instead of a “landline.” Alarm systems can bridge with monitoring centers by cellular-based technology. This means no annoying wires running in your home, and robbers cannot disable your security system by cutting your lines.

Vivint surveillance systems have a 24-hour backup battery so that your house is still safe, even if your lights go out. The monitoring services as well as the loud siren will still be effective to allow nonstop protection of your Grand Rapids home.
Yes, most Vivint smart security systems allow for remote access capabilities from your mobile device along with arming, disarming, and sending notifications. You can also access home automation functions like your home’s lights, garage doors, and even thermostat when you are gone. See your home while you are away with Vivint’s clear HD video capabilities on your home security cameras. You can even use the 2-way talk feature on your security cameras to chat with visitors.

Yes! All Vivint systems come with a yard sign and decals for your house to show that your dwelling is secured by a quality home security system with round-the-clock monitoring. 90% of intruders say that they stay clear of locations with a security system. By securing your home with a Vivint security system and displaying the Vivint stickers and signs, you are already reducing your risk!

Yes. Vivint has 24/7 surveillance in Grand Rapids, 365 days a year. With Vivint home monitoring, you get peaceful feeling from knowing you have a professional helping to protect the people and items you value most at home.

Yes! Vivint’s wireless equipment make it perfect for apartment dwellers in Grand Rapids. Set up motion sensors, video surveillance, and many home automation items like smart lighting. A Vivint installer will quickly set up the components so you can take them with you when you leave. Just check in with your management company to see what components you can use with your rules.

Yes! Your Vivint Smart Home capabilities are determined by your family’s needs. Most of your security and automation smart items can be controlled through the Vivint App. Set schedules for your components or have them to respond to one another. Build your unique home security bundle with the advanced features you want most for your Grand Rapids home!

Yes! It’s easy to hook up your Vivint system to Google Home or amazon Echo. This allows you to work everything through voice commands, from your security equipment, lights, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks. The minute your voice integration is configured, you can ask Google or Alexa to “arm” or “disarm” your security system and much more!