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Richmond's Frequently Asked Questions About Security Systems

We’ve compiled our most popular home security FAQs in Richmond for you. See your answers to your Vivint Smart Home and home security questions.

One system does NOT fit everyone when it comes to your Richmond home security system! A Vivint specialist will help assess your household and your loved ones’ security needs to determine the very best package for you. Have peace of mind with reliable home alarm monitoring in addition to fire, CO, and flood detection. Then, tailor your smart house with smart devices like locks, lights, and thermostats.

Want to view everything with video surveillance? No problem. Vivint offers HD video with our indoor and outdoor cameras, including our state-of-the-art doorbell cameras. Check in on your cameras with the Vivint App when you’re running errands away from home, and even record and save video clips. Vivint can configure the best security system that suits your needs!

The system can be activated in various ways -- door or window sensors, motion sensors, smoke or carbon monoxide sensors, etc.-- which emit a flash to the sensor’s main switch. This notifies the Vivint monitoring team. A live person will notify you instantly to discover if you need assistance, and notify the appropriate departments while you find a safe place. Vivint monitoring reps are accessible around the clock to offer live support when you require them most.

Vivint offers security systems in Richmond that are exclusively wireless and work through a cellular network, rather than a “landline.” Alarm panels can connect monitoring locations by cellular-based technology. This means no irritating wires running throughout your home, and robbers cannot knock out your monitoring system by tearing your lines.

Vivint monitoring systems have a 24-hour backup battery so that your house is still secure, even if your power goes out. The surveillance services as well as the loud siren will still be in service to allow constant protection of your Richmond home.
Yes, most Vivint components allow remote access functionality from your mobile device along with arming, disarming, and sending messages. You can also control smart automation functions like your house’s lighting, garage doors, and even thermostat when you are away. View your home while you are away with Vivint’s clear HD video functionality on your cameras. You can even use the 2-way talk feature on your security cameras to communicate visitors from anywhere in the world.

Yes! All Vivint products have a yard sign and decals for your home to show that your dwelling is defended by the best security system with round-the-clock monitoring. 90% of burglars confess that they avoid places with a security system. By securing your home with a Vivint security system and promoting the Vivint signs and stickers, you are already decreasing your risk!

Yes. Vivint has 24 hours/7 days a week protection in Richmond, 365 days a year. With Vivint home monitoring, you get peaceful feeling from knowing you have a Vivint rep helping to defend the people and assets you love most at home.

Yes! Vivint’s wireless devices make it perfect for apartment living in Richmond. Set up glass break sensors, video surveillance, and different home automation devices like smart bulbs. A Vivint installer will quickly put up the components so you can take them with you when you move. Just check in with your management company to find out what security devices are compatible with your rules.

Absolutely. Your Vivint Smart Home capacity are determined by your home’s needs. Most of your security and home automation smart items can be accessed through the Vivint App. Set schedules for your equipment or allow them play off of one another. Build your unique home security package with the convenient features you want most for your Richmond home!

Yes! It’s easy to set up your Vivint equipment to a smart speaker. This allows you to change everything by voice, from your security system, lights, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks. As soon as your voice integration is configured, you can ask Alexa or Google to “arm” or “disarm” your security system and much more!