The safety and security of your family, and especially while inside of your own home, is something you simply should never let go to chance. Though you may have a security system installed, and thus monitoring your entire property, you need to make sure the security monitoring company is one worth trusting, as you will rely on them in the event someone breaks in to your home or some other emergency occurs.
The right monitoring company will be one that has plenty of policies in place, such as allowing a system to be placed in an active mode that is not monitoring; which is useful when you have small children and want to know if they are leaving the house through doors or windows. When your system is in a monitoring mode, the security monitoring company will be continually and actively watching your property through the system interface to determine if help needs to sent or even if a phone call needs to be made to check on you and your family. You cannot place a price tag on the safety of your family, and you also cannot afford to use a sub par monitoring firm as your family’s well being is dependent on them.