With a keen focus on con­ve­nience, effi­cien­cy, and secu­ri­ty, home­own­ers are turn­ing to smart tech­nol­o­gy to safe­guard their homes. Among these tech­no­log­i­cal options are smart door­bells, emerg­ing as the fore­run­ner in mod­ern home secu­ri­ty sys­tems. It extends far beyond the con­ven­tion­al doorbell’s func­tion­al­i­ty. 

Instead, it pro­vides a mul­ti-faceted defence strat­e­gy to ensure the safe­ty of your res­i­dence day-to-day. Your secu­ri­ty, fam­i­ly, and prop­er­ty are our top pri­or­i­ty at Pro­tec­tion Plus. 

With this in mind, let’s explore why your home secu­ri­ty sys­tems should include a smart door­bell and how it can help safe­guard your peace of mind. 

1. Effective Monitoring: Vigilant Home Protection 

One of the core ben­e­fits of a smart door­bell is its abil­i­ty to offer seam­less mon­i­tor­ing of your home­’s entrances. This com­pre­hen­sive cov­er­age ensures you’re pro­tect­ed year-round, giv­ing you access to your live stream and footage when and where you need it. 

With high-def­i­n­i­tion video cam­eras, sen­sors, and real-time alerts, you’re not just aware of who’s at your door, you have a com­plete visu­al record of any activ­i­ty hap­pen­ing with­in the scope of your secu­ri­ty lens. 

2. 24/7 Surveillance, Even When You’re Away 

A smart door­bell doesn’t rest. Regard­less of whether you’re at home or halfway across the world, your smart door­bell remains vig­i­lant. With the inte­gra­tion of motion detec­tors, your door cam will alert you to any­one com­ing to your doorstep. 

It allows you to take imme­di­ate action in case of ille­gal activ­i­ty. Fur­ther­more, it can pro­vide peace of mind when you con­firm it’s just the neigh­bour’s cat on its rou­tine patrol. 

3. Enhanced Visitor Interaction 

The com­mu­nica­tive capa­bil­i­ties of a smart door­bell have us say­ing good­bye to the one-way inter­ac­tion of a con­ven­tion­al door­bell. With two-way audio and one-way video fea­tures, you can com­mu­ni­cate direct­ly with who­ev­er is at your doorstep. All with­out reveal­ing your­self or even actu­al­ly being present inside your home! 

It is vital in deter­ring poten­tial intrud­ers, giv­ing them the impres­sion of an occu­pied home. 

4. Deterring Unwanted Visitors 

Appear­ance alone can be a deter­rent. When a would-be intrud­er spots a smart door­bell, they know they’re like­ly being record­ed. It increas­es the risk of iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and appre­hen­sion, mak­ing your home a much less attrac­tive tar­get for bur­glar­ies and porch pirates. 

In this way, the visu­al pres­ence of this tech­nol­o­gy itself can become a proac­tive method of defence. 

5. Smart Integration and Accessibility 

In today’s world of inter­con­nect­ed devices, smart door­bells are notable for their abil­i­ty to inte­grate with oth­er secu­ri­ty fea­tures such as out­door light­ing, alarms, and locks. With plat­form com­pat­i­bil­i­ty extend­ing to smart­phones, tablets, or smart­watch­es, you have the pow­er to con­trol and mon­i­tor your entrance­ways from any­where. 

This supreme acces­si­bil­i­ty helps to ensure that, no mat­ter where you are in the world, you’re always aware of what’s going on with your prop­er­ty. 

6. Real-Time Notifications for Rapid Response 

A respon­sive home secu­ri­ty sys­tem is a pow­er­ful tool. With instant noti­fi­ca­tions, you can be aware of any activ­i­ty with­in moments. Own­ers can make quick deci­sions, whether remote­ly acti­vat­ing their alarm sys­tem or call­ing the police. 

A smart door­bell that allows you to increase your response time can be the dif­fer­ence between a safe home and a com­pro­mised one. 

7. Recording and Evidence Gathering 

If some­thing hap­pens, the record­ing capa­bil­i­ties of your smart door­bell become invalu­able. High-qual­i­ty video evi­dence can aid law enforce­ment, allow­ing them to inves­ti­gate crim­i­nal activ­i­ty more effi­cient­ly. 

In addi­tion, door cam footage can assist you if you need to sub­mit an insur­ance claim, pro­vid­ing your insur­ers with proof of events to help sub­stan­ti­ate your report. 

8. Simple Installation and Maintenance 

The instal­la­tion process of a smart door­bell is typ­i­cal­ly very straight­for­ward, mak­ing it an acces­si­ble upgrade from a tra­di­tion­al door­bell. While many peo­ple do the instal­la­tion them­selves, com­pa­nies like Pro­tec­tion Plus include instal­la­tion as part of your pur­chase.

Main­te­nance of these cam­eras is also rel­a­tive­ly sim­ple, usu­al­ly involv­ing updates through an app, mak­ing sure the lens is clean, occa­sion­al­ly charg­ing, and replac­ing bat­ter­ies. 

As with any tech­nol­o­gy, care­ful­ly con­sid­er your choice for a smart door­bell. It includes due dili­gence regard­ing eval­u­at­ing the product’s fea­tures,  com­pat­i­bil­i­ty with your exist­ing sys­tems, and pri­va­cy expec­ta­tions. 

9. Privacy and Safe Data Management 

Dig­i­tal pri­va­cy is essen­tial. That is why smart door­bells are designed with encryp­tion and secure chan­nels to pro­tect your data. Man­u­fac­tur­ers know this. They empha­size secu­ri­ty upgrades to pro­tect against hack­ing attempts and unau­tho­rized access to your doorstep’s live feed or record­ed footage. 

Feel con­fi­dent know­ing that your data is secure and for your eyes only. 

10. Cost-Effectiveness and Long-Term Value 

While the ini­tial invest­ment in a smart door­bell may be high­er than a tra­di­tion­al one, the long-term val­ue lies in its mul­ti­func­tion­al capa­bil­i­ties that go above and beyond a sim­ple chime. 

Smart cam­eras pro­vide per­son­al safe­ty, deter­rence, and remote man­age­ment all year round. In an era with plen­ty of uncer­tain­ties, for­ti­fy­ing your first line of defence with smart capa­bil­i­ties is a step often worth invest­ing in.   

The com­bi­na­tion of secu­ri­ty, con­ve­nience, and con­trol pro­vides a height­ened lev­el of home secu­ri­ty — some­thing that’s well worth fac­tor­ing into your bud­get. 

Choose Smart Doorbells for Your Home Security Needs

By opt­ing for a smart door­bell, you’re not just updat­ing the tech in your home; you’re invest­ing in a tech­no­log­i­cal shield that guards you, your fam­i­ly, and your assets. 

At Pro­tec­tion Plus, we know that inte­grat­ing a smart door­bell into your home secu­ri­ty sys­tems pro­vides a linch­pin for a com­pre­hen­sive secu­ri­ty strat­e­gy. 

If you’d like more infor­ma­tion about smart door­bells or if you’d like to get a com­pli­men­ta­ry quote on our ser­vices, con­tact us at your ear­li­est con­ve­nience. You can also give us a call at 1–855-365‑7587. 

We’d be hap­py to pro­vide you with the pro­fes­sion­al insights that help you feel safe at home, now and in the future.

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Brandon Baum
Brandon Baum has been at Protection Plus since he was born in 1998. Since Graduating from Ryerson in 2020, he has been at the company full-time. Currently, his title is Chief Security Officer.