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ADT® Monitoring in Florida

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Protect Your Home - ADT’s Authorized Premier Provider in Florida

A home is supposed to be a safe place. However, with the possibility of home invasions, fires, hurricanes and other emergencies, a state-of-the-art security system is required. Protect Your Home’s ADT-monitored Security System is the best way to help ensure you and your family’s safety within your home. With motion detection technology and a 24-hour connection to a central response base, your ADT-monitored System connects you with trained professionals ready to help in case of an alert or emergency.

Florida Branch info - ADT-monitored Home Security

Protect Your Home is a Home Security Company that provides easy to use equipment and dependable monitoring. With the help of an ADT-monitored home security system installed in your home, your home is secured and protected against invasions. Available all throughout the entire state of Florida, the Protect Your Home’s Florida branches are located in Boca Raton, Brandon, Crestview, Gainesville, Hollywood, Jacksonville, Largo, Melbourne, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Harbor, Panama City, Punta Gorda, Tallahassee, Tampa, and West Palm Beach. Certified Security Advisors are ready to give you a free Quote for your own ADT-monitored Home Security System.

Protect Your Home’s ADT-monitored Security System aims to make the lives of homeowners easier, with straightforward technology and rapid communication with your local law enforcement. Whether you are home or not, ADT-monitored Alarm Systems in Florida help safeguard you and your family. The threat of a home invasion often seems like a distant matter, until you become a victim. Here are some statistics on home invasion:

  • Every 13 seconds a home intrusion is committed
  • 2.5% of robbers used strong-arm tactics, whether verbal or physical
  • You are more likely to be a burglary victim after being a victim once or if your neighbor is targeted

Source: https://reolink.com/home-burglary-crime-statistics/
https://www.creditdonkey.com/home-invasion-statistics.html

There are many reasons why an intruder may want to enter your home, and theft is one of the most common. A burglary is defined as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. In order to understand the necessity of protecting your home, check out these statistics on burglary:

  • 65% of home burglaries happen between 6AM-6PM
  • 60% of convicted burglars stated the presence of a security system made them target another home
  • 1 out of 3 residential assaults are a result of burglary
  • 38% of all robberies are committed with guns

Source: http://www.asecurelife.com/burglary-statistics/

With a large amount of burglaries occurring during the day, ADT’s monitored security systems are able to help protect your home even if you are not there. By installing a home security system, you decrease your chance of being a victim of a home invasion by 300%, and using Protect Your Home - ADT’s Authorized Premier Provider offering ADT monitoring helps secures your safety even further.



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Crime info Florida

Florida has the second highest rate of violent crime and has the third and fourth highest rate for property crime and robbery, respectively. Because of these alarm rates, Protect Your Home believes residents should prioritize the security of their home, family, and valuables with ADT-monitored Home Security. For a Floridian, the chance of becoming a victim of a property victim is 1 in 36, and Protect Your Home does not like those odds. Here are some more property crime statistics in Florida that Protect Your Home wants you to know:

  • There were 100,090 burglary offences reported in Florida during 2016
  • Out of 20,000 robberies in Florida, 8,700 involved a firearm
  • 52% of residential burglaries occurred during the day time in Florida

Source: https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/fl/crime
http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/cms/FSAC/Crime-Data/Robbery.aspx
http://www.fdle.state.fl.us/cms/FSAC/Crime-Data/Burglary.aspx

According to the Home Security Resource, the three Florida cities with the highest rates of property crime per 100,000 residents are:

  1. Orlando, Florida with 6,359 property crimes
  2. St. Petersburg, Florida with 5,642 property crimes
  3. Miami, Florida with 4,832 property crimes

Source: http://www.homesecurityresource.org/cities-with-the-most-property-crime/

Whether you are a resident of one of those cities or not, you can look for a local ADT Authorized Provider Florida location by searching “Florida ADT home security near me” and get a free quote. Protect Your Home is available to install your Security System at your convenience and walks you through the entire system to ensure the best quality.

Home Security near Florida

Since 1953, 65 natural disasters have been declared in the state of Florida. The worst of these was Hurricane Andrew in 1992, followed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. According to NBC News, Florida is the fifth most disaster-prone state in the country.

Despite Florida’s intense weather conditions, there are many reasons why it attracts so many homeowners. Its subtropical climate makes it high in demand for retirement and/or vacation homes. In 2015, the median home value was $198,886, with rentals leaning towards a median price of $1,195. Also notable in Florida is the prevalence of family-oriented attractions, including Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Studios, Sea World and more.

Another attractive aspect of living in Florida include its lower tax rates, which lie below the national average. For example, its property tax rate is 1.1%, and there is no income tax. Additionally, the sales tax is 6%, which is lower than most other large states such as California and Illinois

Source: http://www.nbcnews.com/business/10-states-most-natural-disasters-6C10088195
https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/fl
https://smartasset.com/mortgage/the-cost-of-living-in-florida

ADT-monitored Home Security Equipment for Florida

With high crime rates, especially property crimes, residents of Florida should be vigilant and learn more about ADT-monitored Systems. Our ADT-monitored System includes various services. Some of these services feature:

  1. Video Surveillance - Using a wide range of cameras and sensors, you are able to watch your home from anywhere. Whether it is live or recorded clips, our surveillance gives you updates on any suspicious activity near your home.
  2. Backup Battery - Power outages do not mean your home is at risk. The ADT-monitored System automatically switches to a backup battery with 12 hours of coverage.
  3. ADT Yard Sign and Window Decal - 60% of burglars stated that the presence of an alarm made them choose another house to target, and our simple designs lets you and everyone else know that you are protected.
  4. Indoor Siren Sounder - Our High-decibel beeps alert you and your neighbors of an intruder, fire, or emergency situation.
  5. Remote Locks - Forgetting to lock the door is no longer an issue. With our Remote Lock feature, you are able to lock or unlock your doors at any time.

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What is Smart Lighting?

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    1. Today’s homes are smarter than ever. Voice assistants, smart locks and video doorbell exist to help make your life easier and your home smarter. So, it is only natural that a smart lighting system also exists for your home.

    2. What is smart lighting?

      Smart lighting includes the different internet-connected solutions that allow you to manage, control, and check on your home’s lights. Smart light solutions include smart light bulbs, smart lamps, and smart plugs.

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    The Smart Plug from Protect Your Home

    The versatile Smart Plug from Protect Your Home can work with your existing lamps. It is compatible with LED, CFL, halogen, and incandescent lightbulbs—so you can keep your lightbulbs. The Smart Plug also works with small appliances, such as coffee makers and fans.

    The Smart Plug is very easy to use: just insert the smart plug into a wall outlet, and plug in your light or small appliance.

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  3. You’ll need to add your Smart Plug to your list of devices in the ADT® Pulse app. Press the “sync” button on the Smart Plug. That should get you started.

    If you don’t see the Smart Plug in your app, go to the “System” tab and then “Manage Devices.” The on-screen directions will guide you through the rest of the installation steps.

    Protect Your Home offers professional installation to help you get started with the Smart Plug. A professional Security Advisor will install and test the Smart Plug, and walk you through the different ways you can use the Smart Plug in the ADT Pulse® app.

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  5. Management in the ADT® Pulse App

  6. You can manage the Smart Plug (and your smart lighting system) from the ADT Pulse® app.

    With the ADT Pulse® app, you can:

    • View and control your lights or small appliances.
    • Dim or brighten your lights, even if your lamp doesn’t have a dimmer.
    • Schedule timed lighting events (read more below).
    • Set lighting rules with your other home security devices (read more below).
    • Enjoy hands-free control of your lights with the The ADT Pulse® Skill and Amazon Alexa.

    Scheduling

    How do smart lights work with automated scheduling?

    With the Smart Plug, you can automate your smart lighting system to turn on or off at set times. And, you can even program your lights to dim at specific times of day.

    With Scheduling, you can:

    • Make it look like someone is home when you’re away.
    • Schedule your lights to fit your daily schedule. Ex: “lights on” when the sun sets, “lights on” when you get home from work, or “lights off” at children’s bedtimes.
    • Schedule your lights for smart solutions to life’s problems, such as “lights on” in the
    • morning to help wake you up

    Setting Lighting Rules:

    How do smart lights work with automation rules? And, how can your Smart Plug work with your ADT®-monitored home security system and other smart devices?

    With the Smart Plug and the ADT Pulse® app, you can set automated rules so your smart home security system and Smart Plug work together to make your home a smart home.

    With the Smart Plug, you can set these Smart Lighting System Rules:

    • Automatic lighted entry when you disarm your system and unlock the front door.
    • Automatic lights off when you lock your door and arm your system in “Away” mode.
    • Automatic lights on when your indoor cameras detect motion in a room that has a Smart Plug and lamp, such as your living room.
    • Automatic lights on when your video doorbell camera or outdoor cameras sense someone approaching your home.
    • Automatic lights on when your home security system’s alarm is triggered.

    ADT®: A Leader in Home Security Automation

    ADT® has emerged as a leader in the home automation industry because there are many ways that smart home features can work to enhance your home security system.

    Protect Your Home partners with ADT® to offer you smart home solutions that include the Smart Plug, ADT Video Doorbell, smart locks, video cameras, ADT Pulse®, and Amazon Alexa integration.

    So, are you ready to upgrade your home security with the and a smart lighting system?

    What is Smart Lighting (to You)?

    What is smart lighting to you? Well, the potential benefits of smart lighting are many.

    The Smart Plug from Protect Your Home allows you to manage your home’s lights and energy use. And, it can make life really easy—no more worrying about lights or appliances that you may have accidentally left on!

    Best of all, a smart lighting system can integrate with your existing ADT-monitored security system as an additional security tool to help protect your home and family.

    Are you ready to integrate the Smart Plug with a Protect Your Home security system? Contact us and learn more.

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