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Pittsburgh's Frequently Asked Questions About Security Systems

We’ve put together our most popular home security FAQs in Pittsburgh for you. Find your answers for your ADT and home security questions.

One size does NOT fit all when it comes to your house security system! Our qualified professionals in Pittsburgh can help evaluate your home and your family’s surveillance needs to assess the very best combination for you. Have peace of mind with uninterrupted home alarm monitoring including fire, flood, and carbon monoxide detection. Tailor your smart house by scheduling alerts, schedules, and automations with your ADT package.

Want to keep an eye on everything with video monitoring? No problem. ADT offers HD video surveillance with inside and outside cameras, including front door cameras. Live stream from your handheld devices when you’re away from home, and even video tape and save video clips. You are sure to discover a security combination that suits your needs!

The alarm can be set off in numerous ways by door or window sensors, motion detectors, smoke or carbon monoxide detectors, etc., which push a signal to the equipment’s control panel. This notifies ADT’s 24/7 monitoring station where a professional is always ready to help. ADT will notify you promptly to ensure if you need help, and contact the appropriate authorities if there is an actual predicament. ADT monitoring reps are ready day and night to give live support when you want them most.

Personal household security has grown so much in recent years! ADT offers surveillance systems in Pittsburgh that are fully wireless and function through a cellular network, instead of a “landline.” Alarm panels can interface with monitoring stations by using GSM signals and cellular-based technology. This means no irritating wires running in your home, and intruders can't knock out your security system by tearing your lines.

ADT monitored security systems have a 24-hour failsafe battery so that your home is still protected, even if your electricity goes out. The security services as well as the high-decibel siren will still be in service to allow continual protection of your Pittsburgh home.

Yes. ADT has packages or service tiers (for example, the Remote Monitoring package) that give remote access functionality from your mobile device in addition to arming, disarming, and alert notifications. Smart Home automation is also accessible from your phone so that you can use your home’s light bulbs, garage doors, and your thermostat when you are at work. Check in on your home while you are away with ADT’s clear HD video capabilities.

Yes! Let the neighbors know your Pittsburgh home is helped guarded by ADT security. All ADT bundles have a yard sign and decals for your house to show that your location is protected by the #1 home security company. 90% of burglars admit that they skip locations with a security system. By protecting your home with ADT monitoring and using the ADT signs and stickers, you are already decreasing your risk!

Yes. A Pittsburgh home security system with ADT monitoring has 24 hours/7 days a week protection, 365 days a year. ADT owns six monitoring centers, which means they can rapidly respond to customers. With ADT house security services, you get peaceful feeling from knowing there are over 17,000 professionals spanning the United States helping to safeguard the people and assets you love most at home.

Yes! Look at Blue by ADT. It’s a do-it-yourself smart home security system with cameras, and it’s ideal for renters. Choose self-monitoring or professional monitoring with no credit checks or set up times required. It’s customizable and flexible on your terms, so you do not have to stress about long-term agreements. Enjoy flexible security from the most trusted name in home security.

Absolutely. Your ADT-monitored security system’s capabilities are determined by the service level you pick. You can pick if you want HD video surveillance, remote access to your equipment via your smart device, and even automation commands or schedules to flip your lights on and off at certain times. Personalize your unique home security system with the advanced features you need most for your Pittsburgh home!

Yes! It’s easy to hook up your ADT Smart Home security equipment with your Pittsburgh home’s other smart equipment. This lets you you change everything remotely from your security equipment, lights, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks by using just your ADT mobile app. Security and convenience join together when you interface your ADT-monitored equipment to your specific smart home systems like Amazon Alexa. Once your voice integration is set up, you can ask Alexa to “arm” or “disarm” your security system and much more!

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