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Boston's Frequently Asked Questions About Home Security Systems

We’ve put together our common home security FAQs in Boston for you. Find your answers to your Vivint Smart Home and home security questions.

One system does NOT fit all when it comes to your Boston home security system! A Vivint expert will help assess your home and your loved ones’ surveillance needs to determine the very best combination for you. Receive peace of mind with constant security alarm monitoring including fire, carbon monoxide, and flood detection. Then, design your smart home by adding in a smart thermostat, smart lighting, and smart locks.

Want to monitor everything with video surveillance? No problem. Vivint offers HD video with your inside and outdoor cameras, including our state-of-the-art doorbell cameras. Live stream using the Vivint App when you’re on vacation, and even record and store video clips. Vivint can design the best security system that meets your needs!

The alarm can be triggered in several ways -- door or window detectors, motion detectors, smoke or CO sensors, etc.-- which push a signal to the detector’s hub. This warns the Vivint monitoring team. A Vivint professional will notify you straight away to confirm if you need assistance, and notify the appropriate authorities while you concentrate on finding a safe place. Vivint monitoring reps are on hand around the clock to offer live support when you want them most.

Vivint provides security systems in Boston that are fully wireless and operate through a cellular network, rather than a “landline.” Alarm systems can connect monitoring stations by cellular-based technology. This means no bothersome wires running throughout your home, and intruders cannot disarm your monitoring system by breaking your lines.

Vivint security systems have a 24-hour failsafe battery so that your home is still protected, even if your power goes out. The surveillance services as well as the high-decibel siren will still be functioning to allow uninterrupted protection of your Boston house.
Yes, most Vivint components can be given remote access capabilities from your handheld device including arming, disarming, and sending notifications. You can also control home automation operations like your house’s lights, garage doors, and your thermostat when you are gone. Check in on your home while you are gone with Vivint’s clear HD video functionality on your home security cameras. And use the 2-way talk feature on your doorbell camera to communicate visitors from anywhere in the world.

Yes! All Vivint systems have a yard sign and decals for your home to show that your dwelling is monitored by the best home security system with professional monitoring. 90% of burglars confess that they avoid houses with a security system. By securing your house with a Vivint security system and displaying the Vivint signs and stickers, you are already reducing your risk!

Yes. Vivint has 24/7 protection in Boston, 365 days a year. With Vivint home monitoring, you get the peace of mind from knowing you have a Vivint rep helping to safeguard the people and items you treasure most at home.

You best! Vivint’s wireless equipment make it perfect for apartment living in Boston. Set up security sensors, video surveillance, and many home automation items like smart lighting. An expert installer will quickly put up the components so you can take them with you when you move. Just chat with your landlord to find out what components are allowable with your unit.

Yes! Your Vivint Smart Home functionality are chosen by your family’s needs. Most of your home security and automation components can be accessed with the Vivint App. Set schedules for your components or make them to respond to one another. Design your unique home security system with the convenient features you want most for your Boston home!

Yes! It’s easy to connect your Vivint devices to an A.I. assistant. This allows you to control everything by voice, from your security equipment, lighting, 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!