Key features every cottage security system needs

Key Features Every Cottage Security System Needs

July 11, 2022 by

There are a lot of great things about owning a cottage! You’ve always have a place to go for summer vacation without worrying about making reservations. Whether you’re looking for a place to get together with friends or host your extended family for a summer getaway, a cottage is lovely to have. 

If you’re a cottage owner, your cottage is likely uninhabited for at least part of the year, which means it can be a desirable target for thieves. A security alarm system is one of the best ways to discourage thieves from breaking into your cottage.

At Canadian Security Professionals, we know everything there is to know about installing a great security system. 

This blog will discuss the most important security features to focus on when you’re looking to guarantee your cottage is protected all year round. 

Sensors Protect the Perimeter of Your Cottage

Several different types of sensors can be part of a cottage security system that helps protect your summer vacation spot. The following are three of the most popular types: 

  • Window and door sensors: These small sensors immediately notify your security system if a door or window is opened or closed.
  • Glass break detectors: This wireless sensor detects if a window is cracked or broken.
  • Motion detectors: These can detect if someone is in your cottage when you are not there.

If any of these sensors are set off, both you and the monitoring centre for your security alarm system will immediately be notified.  

Video Cameras Let You Check in Remotely

Another feature that your home security should include is video cameras. You can choose to install cameras both inside and outside:

  • Outside cameras: point outdoor security cameras at areas that a burglar is most likely to try to break through, such as your front and back doors or a secluded window.
  • Inside cameras: Ensure any indoor cameras are pointing at areas that a thief would immediately enter after breaking into your cottage.

    These points may include the master bedroom or any room where valuable electronic equipment may be kept, such as a living room or rec room. 

Video cameras can help you see exactly what’s going on, so you know whether someone has broken in or you’ve just got a persistent mouse who has decided to settle into your cottage for the winter!  

A Smart Doorbell Provides Two Layers of Protection

You may think that a smart doorbell camera isn’t necessary at your cottage. After all, you don’t get many people dropping by unexpectedly!

However, a smart doorbell can be an essential part of the security alarm system at your cottage. When you have a smart video doorbell, you’re immediately alerted if someone rings it, and you can speak to them using the two-way speaker.

In addition, a smart video doorbell can provide you with live video footage, so you can see exactly what is happening outside your cottage even though you’re not there! 

Having a smart doorbell is a great way to help protect your cottage, especially if you have no additional security cameras. 

How can Canadian Security Professionals help keep my cottage safe?

If you’re ready to learn more about getting a security alarm system for your cottage, then we’re here to help you. At Canadian Security Professionals, we’ve got so many great things to offer you:

  • We’re 100% Canadian. Our customer service, tech support, and monitoring services are all located in Canada. If you’ve got a question, concern, or your alarm is triggered, you know that help is nearby and easy to access.
  • We’re one of the top-rated home security companies and a leader in home security installations.
  • We offer a wide variety of options when it comes to alarms and security equipment. We sell both wired and wireless burglar alarms that can protect you from a number of threats, including fires or break-ins.
  • We offer customization to suit your needs. We know there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to protecting your cottage, and we’ll work with you to design a security system that fits your needs and budget.

Our security packages include various features, including video cameras and smart locks. You don’t need a phone line to have home alarm monitoring. 

There are many great options available now when it comes to security systems to ensure you have the protection you need!

With the right alarm system, you can have peace of mind that your cottage is protected, whether you’re enjoying it or have shut it down for the season. 

A Good Security Alarm System Gives You Peace of Mind

If you don’t want to worry about the safety of your cottage while you’re away, then it’s well worth investing in your cottage’s security. Today’s alarm systems offer several different kinds of features, including:

  • Window and door sensors, glass break detectors, and motion detectors. You’ll immediately be notified if someone tries to enter your cottage while you’re not there.
  • You can have video cameras installed inside or outside, and you can check on them remotely.
  • Smart doorbells let you talk to someone no matter where you are and provide a live video feed.

At Canadian Security Professionals, we have extensive experience installing the best alarm and security systems available. We’ll explain to you all the different features our alarm systems can include and design a customized system for your cottage.

Contact Us to Learn More

We’re here to make sure that the only thing you have to do with your cottage is to enjoy it, so let us take care of making sure it’s protected! 

To learn more about getting a security alarm system installed, call Canadian Security Professionals at 1-877-494-9911 or contact us online

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