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Champaign's Frequently Asked Questions About Security Systems

We’ve pulled together our most popular home security FAQs in Champaign for our customers. Find your answers to your Vivint Smart Home and home security questions.

One package does NOT fit all when it comes to your Champaign home security system! A Vivint professional can help determine your home and your loved ones’ surveillance needs to gauge the very best combination for you. Enjoy peace of mind with constant security alarm monitoring including fire, CO, and flood detection. Then, create your smart home by adding in smart locks, smart lighting, and a smart thermostat.

Want to check in on everything with video security? No problem. Vivint offers HD video with your indoor and outside cameras, including our state-of-the-art front door cameras. See live streams using the Vivint App when you’re on the go, and even document and store video clips. A Vivint professional can design the best home security system that meets your needs!

The equipment can be set off in various ways -- door or window detectors, motion detectors, smoke or carbon monoxide detectors, etc.-- which emit a flash to the sensor’s control panel. This warns the Vivint monitoring team. A Vivint professional will notify you promptly to see if you need assistance, and call on the appropriate departments while you concentrate on finding safety. Vivint monitoring specialists are ready around the clock to give live support when you require them most.

Vivint offers security systems in Champaign that are completely wireless and operate through a cellular grid, rather than a “landline.” Alarm panels can interface with monitoring centers by cellular-based technology. This means no annoying wires running throughout your home, and unwanted individuals cannot disarm your surveillance system by cutting your lines.

Vivint monitoring systems have a 24-hour emergency battery so that your house is still secure, even if your lights go out. The monitoring services as well as the loud siren will still be working to give reliable protection of your Champaign home.
Yes, most Vivint components allow for remote access tools from your mobile device along with arming, disarming, and sending messages. You can also control home automation functions like your house’s light bulbs, garage doors, and your thermostat when you are gone. See your house while you are out with Vivint’s clear HD video capabilities on your cameras. And use the 2-way talk feature on your doorbell camera to speak with visitors.

Yes! All Vivint smart home system include a yard sign and decals for your home to show that your location is protected by a quality home security system with professional monitoring. 90% of burglars admit that they stay clear of places with a security system. By securing 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 protection in Champaign, 365 days a year. With Vivint home monitoring, you get the peace of mind from knowing you have a live person helping to protect the people and items you love most at home.

Yes! Vivint’s wireless equipment make it perfect for apartment dwellers in Champaign. Set up motion sensors, video cameras, and different home automation services like smart bulbs. A Vivint installer will quickly put up devices so they can be taken with you when you move. Just check with your complex to understand what components are allowable with your community.

Yes! Your Vivint Smart Home functionality are determined by your home’s needs. Most of your home security and automation services can be accessed through the Vivint App. Set routines for your components or have them play off of specific events. Build your unique home security system with the advanced features you need most for your Champaign home!

Yes! It’s easy to set up your Vivint devices to Google Home or amazon Echo. This allows you to work everything with your voice, from your security system, lighting, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks. As soon as your voice integration is set up, you can ask Google or Alexa to “arm” or “disarm” your security system and much more!