There are many companies that offer security solutions, and today we will be taking a look at one of them called Slomin’s Home Security.
Everyday on the news we hear about home break-ins. Home break-ins can happen anywhere, and many times they happen in neighborhoods that have a low crime rate. Most homeowners wait till it is too late to start protecting their home from home invaders. As a homeowner, the best thing you can do to protect your home from a home invasion is to purchase a security solution for your home.
Before we go over what type of security solutions that Slomin’s Home Security has to offer, we would like to give our readers some background information about the company. Slomin’s Home Security has been in business since 1923. They originally only dealt with the heating and cooling needs for homeowners. In 1981 Slomin’s Home Security began offering security services as well as heating and cooling services. Since then they have provided thousands of homeowners with high-quality security solutions.
Slomin’s Home Security has everything you need to get a security setup for your home. The brain of their system is their LCD control panel. This control panel has a push-button design with a lighted display. You can quickly arm and disarm your system, add devices, and customize the features of your Slomin’s Home Security security system right from the keypad. Slomin’s Home Security does offer an upgraded version of this keypad which is their touch-screen control keypad. This control panel has a full color touchscreen display that is super easy to use. You can arm and disarm your system, add devices, and customize you the features of your Slomin’s Home Security from this keypad as well.
Slomin’s Home Security also offers a variety of intrusion sensors to keep the inside of your home protected. They offer door contact sensors which can be placed on door or window frames that you want some protection for. These sensors will monitor these areas, and when a door or window has been opened in which a door contact sensor has been placed it will trigger a security event with your system.
The next intrusion sensor that Slomin’s Home Security offers are motion sensors. You will want to place a motion sensor in the upper corner of a room that you want protected. Using a motion sensor is a great way to protect large areas of your home your want protected. When motion is detected by a motion sensor it will trigger a security event with your system.
Glass break sensor
If you have a property with a lot of glass windows it might be worth your while to invest in a glass break sensor. Slomin’s offers glass break sensors and a single sensor can cover several windows. This is a cost effective ways to cover maximum ground.
Slomin’s Home Security offers keyfobs. Their keyfob is battery operated and has a push-button design. Slomin’s Home Security’s keychain remote allows you to control the different arm features of your security system with the push of a button, and it also includes a panic button feature.
When smoke or a rise in heat has been detected around this sensor it will make an audible alert informing you that this has been detected. The fire sensor will also send an alert to Slomin’s professional monitoring station letting them know that this event has taken place.
Carbon monoxide sensor (CO2)
Slomin’s also offers CO2 detectors that are also battery operated and wireless. Their CO2 detectors will constantly monitor the levels of CO2 gas in your home, and if the levels start to rise this sensor will make an audible alert to let you know this event is taking place. It will also alert your professional monitoring station as well.
If you live in an area that is prone to floods or where there are drastic drops in temperature you may want to purchase a CPI flood sensor. This sensor is normally placed around pipes or areas of your home that are prone to floods. When a leak is detected you will be instantly notified. CPI Security’s flood sensor is also battery operated and wireless sensor.
Slomin’s video camera is meant for indoor use only. It works by connecting wirelessly to your home’s WIFI network. It is powered through an AC power source so you want to make sure you have one nearby. Slomin’s Home Security video camera allows you to capture recorded video clips along with being able to stream live video which you can do through their app.
Our take: The basic equipment offered by Slomin’s Home Security is pretty standard when compared to other security companies that are similar. We do like the fact they have a couple of different control panels for you to choose from. Their video camera however does seem to be a solid camera, and seems that it is very easy to set up and use.
The system and all devices offered by Slomin’s Home Security are professionally installed. This is really great feature especially for those looking to stay away from DIY (do it yourself) types of security solutions. Because Slomin’s Home Security offers professional installation you will need to schedule an appointment with one of the technicians to get your system up and running. Installation can take anywhere from 4 to 6 hours so you want to make sure you schedule a time that works for you.
Alternative: If you’re interested in DIY home security and want to save hundreds of dollars on installation costs, check us out at Link Interactive. We offer the same exact home security system that Slomin’s does, at a more affordable rate and without any installation costs.
Slomin’s Home Security offers a nice variety of smart home automation devices so that you can expand your system even more.
They offer automatic deadbolt or door locks that use Z-wave technology. These locks work by connecting wirelessly to your Slomin’s Home Security security system using Z-wave technology. You can set custom users codes and lock and unlocks your doors on the go through the Slomin’s Home Security app.
Slomin’s Home Security also offers a smart thermostat. Their smart thermostat has a touchscreen that brightly displays the current temperature in your home. You can remotely control your Slomin’s Home Security smart thermostat through the Slomin’s Home Security app. You can set custom timers for when your heating and cooling system comes and goes off. You can also control your heating and cooling system remotely on the go.
Garage door openers
The next smart home automation device that is offered by Slomin’s Home Security are garage door controllers. They us the Go Control garage door controller for their security system. The Go Control garage door controller allows you to remotely open and close your garage doors. You will also receive push notifications when you garage doors has been opened, and when it has been shut.
Light switch/plug modules
Slomin’s Home Security offers light switch modules as well. Their light switch models allow you to remotely control the lights that are connected to this module. The last smart home automation device that Slomin’s Home Security offers is their appliance module. You can connect small appliances, such as coffee makers, to a Slomin’s Home Security appliance module so that you can remotely control them on the go. Slomin’s Home Security appliance module allows you to turn on and off small appliances right through the Slomin’s Home Security.
Our Take: **Slomin’s Home Security Heating and Cooling has many smart home automation devices for you to choose from. We really like the fact that use the Go Control garage door controller due to it being highly rated by consumers who have used it. We also really like the design of Slomin’s Home Security Heating and Cooling’s smart thermostat, and we know it will go great with any style of interior decoration. The one thing we wish that Slomin’s Home Security Heating and Cooling would do is to have more specifications for their home automation products on their website.
Slomin’s Home Security offers several different monitoring services that you can use with your security, video, and home automation devices. Slomin’s Home Security offers 24/7 professional monitoring. This service uses a professional monitoring station that watches over your home, and they will alert emergencies services if your Slomin’s Home Security security system has been triggered. Slomin’s Home Security also offers self-monitoring through their app for Apple and Android devices. The Slomin’s Home Security app allows you to arm and disarm your system on the go. You will also receive push notifications any time your devices trigger an event. The Slomin’s Home Security app gives you the ability to quickly add more devices, and you can customize your devices’ features right through the app. The last services offered by Slomin’s Home Security is video monitoring services. This service allows you to capture and stream live and recorded video. Live video and recorded clips can be viewed through the Slomin’s Home Security app.
Now that we have went over all that Slomin’s Home Security has to offer, we would like to give our readers some pricing information for their equipment and services. You can receive a basic equipment setup up from Slomin’s Home Security at no cost as long as you sign up with them with a 5-year contract. When it comes to monitoring prices, Slomin’s Home Security is pretty vague about those. The only monitoring price that is listed on their website is for $33.95 per month which they stat is their basic service. They do not go into what this service has, but they do state they have other upgraded monitoring plans so you are probably just getting the basics.
Alternative: If you’re looking for a shorter contract length, check us out at Link Interactive. Our contracts are only 36 months.
Slomin’s Home Security has a lot to offer you when it comes to home security. They have a wide variety of equipment that allows you to not only protect your home but also incorporate some video surveillance and home automation equipment with your system. Slomin’s Home Security also offers several different monitoring plans that are designed to fit your specific needs. However, their equipment costs a lot, more than double what we charge for the same equipment. Our monitoring plans are also a lot more affordable.
If you would like the same system for a better price, contact us today. At Link Interactive, we offer Alarm.com monitoring services (more widely used than Slomin’s SecureNet) and the same 2GIG equipment at better prices. Our customer service is also known to be among the best in the industry. Find out more about our system and monitoring service by visiting our website!