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Washington DC's Frequently Asked Questions About Home Security Systems

We’ve put together our common home security FAQs in Washington DC for our clients. Get your answers to your Vivint Smart Home and home security questions.

One package does NOT fit the masses when it comes to your Washington DC home security system! A Vivint specialist will help evaluate your house and your family’s safety needs to determine the very best combination for you. Receive peace of mind with uninterrupted surveillance alarm monitoring including fire, carbon monoxide, and flood detection. Then, tailor your smart house by installing smart locks, smart lighting, and a smart thermostat.

Want to see everything with video cameras? No problem. Vivint offers HD video with our indoor and outdoor cameras, including our popular front door cameras. Live stream using the Vivint App when you’re away from home, and even document and store video clips. Vivint can design the best home security system that suits your needs!

The system can be activated in numerous ways -- door or window detectors, motion detectors, smoke or CO sensors, etc.-- which emit a sign to the system’s main switch. This warns the Vivint monitoring team. A Vivint professional will contact you immediately to discover if you need help, and notify the appropriate authorities while you concentrate on finding a safe place. Vivint monitoring specialists are on hand day and night to deliver live support when you want them most.

Vivint offers security systems in Washington DC that are fully wireless and function through a cellular grid, instead of a “landline.” Alarm systems can bridge with monitoring stations by cell-based technology. This means no annoying wires running throughout your home, and unwanted individuals cannot knock out your security system by slicing your lines.

Vivint security systems have a 24-hour emergency battery so that your house is still secure, even if your power goes out. The monitoring services as well as the high-frequency siren will still be working to allow perpetual protection of your Washington DC house.
Yes, most Vivint components allow remote access functionality from your cell phone including arming, disarming, and sending alerts. You can also access smart automation operations like your home’s light bulbs, garage doors, and your thermostat when you are at work. View your home while you are away with Vivint’s clear HD video functionality on your home security cameras. You can even use the intercom feature on your security cameras to speak with front door visitors.

Yes! All Vivint products come with a yard sign and decals for your home to show that your location is protected by a quality security system with professional monitoring. 90% of intruders say that they avoid places with a security system. By defending your home with a Vivint security system and advertising the Vivint signs and stickers, you are already decreasing your risk!

Yes. Vivint has 24/7 surveillance in Washington DC, 365 days a year. With Vivint home monitoring, you get the peace of mind from knowing you have a professional helping to secure the people and items you value most at home.

Yes! Vivint’s wireless devices make it easy for apartment dwellers in Washington DC. Set up motion sensors, a doorbell camera, and many home automation devices like smart lighting. A Vivint installer will quickly set up the components so you can take them with you when you move. Just check in with your management company to see what components are allowable with your community.

Of course! Your Vivint Smart Home capabilities are determined by your home’s needs. Most of your security and home automation services can be controlled through the Vivint App. Set schedules for your devices or allow them play off of one another. Design your customizable home security package with the convenient features you need most for your Washington DC home!

Yes! It’s easy to set up your Vivint devices to Google Home or amazon Echo. This lets you view everything with your voice, from your security system, lights, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks. Once your voice integration is connected, you can ask Google or Alexa to “arm” or “disarm” your security equipment and much more!