How to use geofencing with your Ithaca security system
You’ll enjoy numerous possibilities when using geofencing with your smart home. Before implementing your system, finding out precisely what you are able to program through your mobile device is a good idea. There is a an unmistakable security bonus as you can program your system to automatically secure your front door, engage your alarm, and even close your garage door while you depart. On the other hand, when you return for the day, you can use geofencing to open your garage door, unlock your front door, or switch on lights.
You’ll be happy to have added convenience and potential utility savings along with enhanced security. Just consider having the ability to change your home’s temperature automatically based on your whereabouts. There’s no need to operate your furnace or A/C at full throttle when you’re not home. Instead, you can have it promptly update when you leave and then switch back to your ideal settings as you return.
There are various implements you can program via geofencing, including:
- Smart thermostats
- Smart locks
- Smart bulbs and plugs
- Garage doors
- Surveillance cameras
- Motion detectors
Want a geofencing alternative? Set schedules and automations
In addition to geofencing, some home security systems allow you to configure automated tasks and schedules. For instance, you might set your entrances to secure or outdoor lights to activate at designated moments each and every evening. You could even have several actions occur at once when you’re going to bed. Or you might program custom “If This, Then That” rules like deactivating front door locks whenever a fire alarm is tripped.
Contact Vivint for home security geofencing in Ithaca
Take advantage of home security geofencing in Ithaca by turning to the pros at Vivint. Our modern smart homes will take your security and convenience to an exciting new level. Reach out today at (607) 600-9658 to customize your system.