Protector Home Security provides home security systems for homeowners in and around Dayton, Ohio. The company monitors the systems they install 24 hours a day to keep their customers safe. Its rates are affordable, coming in at just $28.95 per month, and the basic equipment package and installation are free with a three-year service agreement. Here’s what you need to know about the various additional options available to you when you work with Protector to secure your home.

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The Basic Package

All Protector Home Security customers start out with the standard equipment package. This includes:

  • 3 entry door sensors
  • 1 infrared motion detector
  • 1 control panel with backup battery
  • All necessary connection and installation hardware
  • 1 yard sign and 10 window or door decals

With this package, homeowners will also get free maintenance and repairs for as long as they remain subscribed to the service. One important thing to note is that your home will need to have land line phone service to operate the system.

This basic setup is plenty of security for many homeowners, providing alerts if anyone opens a door when the system is armed. However, there are a lot of things that this system can’t protect against, including break-ins through windows. There is also no way to see what is going on in and around your home while you are away. In the event that someone does break into your home, you won’t be able to provide police officers with any visual evidence on the burglar.

Additional Equipment

If you are looking for more comprehensive security for your home, Protector Home Security offers a variety of add-ons to the basic package. You’ll have to pay a one-time fee for each of these additional options, but most of them won’t affect your monthly rate.

For starters, you can purchase additional sensors to cover all of the doors and windows on the lower level of your home at a price of $55 each. Additional motion sensors cost $95 each. You also have the option of adding a glass breakage sensor for $95, alerting you if a burglar breaks a window to enter your home. Finally, you can add a sensor for your overhead garage door for $55. All of these options work in tandem to alert you any time someone tries to enter your home through any method, keeping your home secure at all possible access points.

Protector offers a variety of options for your convenience as well. If your home has multiple levels, you can get additional keypads for the upper floors at a cost of $95, making it more convenient to manage your system. For even more convenience, you can purchase key fob remotes as well. The first remote costs $125, and each additional one will cost you $50. You can also upgrade to a cellular control panel, removing the need for a land line. The base model costs $150, and an interactive version costs $200. It is important to note, though, that both of these options will increase your monthly rate to $39.95 and $44.95 per month, respectively.

Protector doesn’t just protect your home from burglars, but from other disasters as well.

Protector doesn’t just protect your home from burglars, but from other disasters as well. Smoke and heat detectors cost $95 each, and water damage detectors cost $125. Carbon monoxide sensors will cost you $125. The company provides options for your personal safety as well, including a remote panic button for use in medical emergencies, costing $125. A waterproof version is available for $195.

You are free to choose as many or as few of these options as you like, depending on the aspects of your security that are most important to you. You’ll need to compare the individual costs of the add-ons against the value of your peace of mind to make your final decision.

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Learn More About Monitored Home Security 

For help choosing the right monitored home security system to meet your needs, you can count on Protect America. We’ll answer all of your questions so that you can make an informed decision. Fill out our online contact form to request a free quote. We’ll be happy to assist you with all your home security needs, so get in touch with us today.