How to use geofencing with your Jamestown home security
You’ll discover a range of possibilities when using geofencing with your smart home. Before installing your system, finding out specifically what you are able to configure through your app is a smart approach. There is a an unmistakable security boost as you can instruct your system to automatically lock your doors, arm your system, and even close your garage door when you depart. On the other hand, when you return home, you can take advantage of geofencing to open your garage, unlock your front door, or illuminate lights.
You’ll be happy to have extra convenience and potential utility savings along with enhanced security. Imagine being able to adjust your home’s temperature instantly based on your location. There’s no sense in using your furnace or A/C at max effort when you’re not home. Alternatively, you can set it to automatically adjust when you exit and then go back to your preferred settings when you return.
There are various devices you might control through geofencing, including:
- Smart thermostats
- Entry locks
- Smart lighting and plugs
- Garage doors
- Video cameras
- Motion detectors
Want an alternative to geofencing? Configure schedules and automations
Besides geofencing, some security systems allow you to configure scheduling and automations. To illustrate, you can set your doors to lock or outdoor lighting to activate at specific moments every evening. You could even have several actions occur at the same time when you’re turning in for the night. Or you can configure custom “If This, Then That” rules like disengaging your locks whenever a fire alarm is tripped.
Ask Vivint about home security geofencing in Jamestown
Take advantage of home security geofencing in Jamestown by consulting with the pros at Vivint. Our full-featured smart homes will take your safety and convenience to a new level. Place a call today at (601) 494-3394 to begin customizing your system.