ADT Home Security Monitoring in Oregon
When it comes to making life just a little bit smoother and safer in a wonderful place such as Oregon, ADT Monitored Home Security can be your main solution for keeping your family and belongings safe and secure.
An ADT home monitoring system for your home can change your life for the better, letting you explore and enjoy all that you love in Oregon. ADT home monitoring is more than just home security, it raises the bar to better living. It’s a chance to live your daily life without all the worry and stress.
For over a century, ADT monitoring systems have paved the way in home security. As the #1 home security provider in the country, ADT knows all the vital facts and components that are necessary in keeping our 7+ million home and business customers safe. It’s why so many people in Oregon and the rest of the nation count on us for their safety.
Let SafeStreets USA help protect your home and possibly reduce your odds of a burglary and other dangers with an ADT monitored security system. This one change provides 24/7 home security protection, protecting everything you love dear
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Choose the Security Package That’s Right For you
You have certain home security needs that you are looking for in Oregon. This is why Safe Streets USA offers several different monitoring packages for you to choose from. These include the Basic Package ($27.99/mo.), Basic Wireless Package ($48.99/mo.), ADT Pulse ($52.99/mo.), ADT Pulse + Video ($58.99/mo.). Each comes with the following standard security equipment:
- Wireless Control Panel
- 3 Wireless Door/Window Sensors
- 1 Wireless Motion Detector (Pet Immune)
- 1 Window Decal and Yard Sign
Please note that you can get ADT home monitoring even if you don’t have a landline. If you only have a cell phone, the Basic Wireless package is an especially great option for you and your household. Looking for wireless security monitoring with remote management, security automation features and/or video? Check out ADT Pulse.
Tip of the week: Home Office Safety Tips
Plan for the Worst
You may not want to think about life’s dangers but things like fires can affect anyone at any time. Even if the likelihood of an emergency in your home office is small, it’s important to plan for the worst and be prepared.
We recommend thinking of a list of possible dangers in your own office and items that you would need should this become a reality. We’ve suggested the essentials.
Home Office Safety Solutions
- Smoke Alarms – You will already have these in your home but why not install another in your office due to the large amount of electricals? Remember to check the batteries regularly.
- Fire Extinguishers – Make sure you are confident with using one before you do so. Be aware that there are various types for different types of fire. Keep a cool head if a fire occurs and make sure you use the right type.
- Carbon Monoxide Detectors – You might put your headache down to your heavy workload but what if you’re actually being poisoned? Installing a detector is easy and necessary safety solution.
- First Aid Kit – Even if you do not recognize an immediate risk, accidents can and do happen. An easy to access first aid kit means you can quickly fix up your injury and get back to work.
- Liquids and Electrical Equipment – Don’t store any liquids next to anything electrical. The smallest spill could easily lead to a fire.
- Water – It sounds obvious but without a designated lunch break, you might forget to keep hydrated. Look after yourself by drinking regularly and give yourself time to eat. Just keep any drinks away from electronics.
We strongly recommend investing in power cord ties. Leaving numerous cords strewn across your office makes you vulnerable to fires and falls. It’s quick and easy to minimize the risks with this simple accessory.
Other simple tidy safety solution tips for your home office include having a designated coaster location for drinks to minimize risk of spills and an indoor trash can to prevent any buildup of litter.
Prevent Theft of all Types
As a remote worker, you are likely to have a large amount of valuable belongings – as well as data – stored in your home office.
To protect your data, you can practice good computer security by installing virus software, having strong passwords and backing up your files. Consider using a password manager as an extra level of security.
It’s important to look after your physical belongings as well. You may be well-protected against virtual threats but you need to prevent real intruders too. The amount of sensitive files in your office put you at risk of identity and data theft.
There is also the danger of burglary. If your equipment was stolen, you would suffer financially as this can stop you from working. Consider installing a burglar alarm to safeguard your office space. You should always protect your home office in the same way a shop owner would protect their stock.
Security Safety Solutions for Your Home Office
- Motion Sensors – These will monitor movement so that you can be alerted if there is suspicious activity in your home office.
- Video Surveillance – Home surveillance is very useful for crime reporting as well as prevention due to its use as a deterrent. You can also use it for reassurance thanks to our Interactive Video service so you can see live video of your home office wherever you are.
- Remote Access – It’s not just video surveillance you can access on your smartphone but also your door locks, thermostats and lights as well as alert systems. There’s no need to worry about whether you’ve locked up or not as you can do it all from the palm of your hand. You can also turn the lights on when you’re out to deter would-be burglars away.
Remember, your home office is your workplace and you’re the boss. Look after it!
Safety Tip: Five quick tips for your home
At our house, we’ve been suffering from an unusually hot and dry summer that has taken its toll on our hay field, our pastures, our horses, our garden and—in truth—us. Despite the heat, however, we are looking ahead to the fall, knowing that the rains will be back. And the question is, will we be ready?
It’s not just the time to prepare for a change in the weather, however, but also a good time to do a home security inspection before the days get shorter and everyone gets busier with the new school year and activities.
To make sure your home is secure heading into this fall, follow these tips. Also check out the resources below for checklists you can use to do a more thorough home security inspection.
- Start in the street
Start your home security inspection outside of your home, looking at it from the street the way a burglar will. Make sure your home is decidedly unattractive to a burglar! Cut back bushes that offer hiding places, especially by doors and windows. This applies to your garage too. If you have a tall fence or hedge that hides your house from the street, rethink that. Try to keep a car parked in the driveway when no one is home. Make sure you have your home security system sign displayed in your hard.
- Check all doors and windows
Check the locks on your doors and windows, but also check the construction. Consumer Reports has a very quick rundown on locks here, as well as good advice about doors and strike plates. Make sure all the windows lock in both closed and open positions, and that you keep them locked. When locked in the open position, make sure the opening is too small for anyone to get through. Do this same inspection on your garage and any outbuildings too.
- Turn on the lights
Review your use of lighting both during the day and then again at night when it’s dark. Also compare your lighting that’s on when you’re home vs not home. Does your home look occupied when you’re gone? If not, use timers or your home automation system to make it look lived in.
- Take a night view
While it’s dark, check for additional hiding places caused by shadows or poor lighting. Most break-ins happen during the day, but not all. And what might not be a hiding place in daylight could be concealed in the shadows of the night.
- Review your home security system
Finally consider your home security system. Is your home security system aging? It might be time for an upgrade, especially when you want to take advantage of the home automation features now widely available. Also review where you have your video cameras set up, in case they need to be moved around.