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Advantages to Having a Professional Alarm Monitoring Service from ESP Security

A good alarm system is the first step towards securing your facilities, but ultimately it simply functions as a tool for whoever is keeping an eye on it. Modern technologies now offer many great solutions for self-monitoring through the internet and smartphone apps, but employing a professional company like ESP Security is still the best option when it comes to the safety of your business or home. There are also key benefits to employing a local company versus a large national provider.

Faster Emergency Response

Seconds count when it comes to protecting your facility from a fire or security threat. With a quality service like ESP alarm monitoring, signals are received in 2 seconds or less. Having a local alarm monitoring service means that communications don’t have to travel over cell towers, an internet connection, or a third party company before they reach help.

Faster Service and Maintenance

Even in a non-emergency situation, a good local service provider will be able to respond to service calls and perform maintenance much faster than a national company.¬†It’s always a plus to have a relationship with a local service company who personally understands your business and its unique security needs.

Reliable, Uninterrupted Performance

Self-monitored and traditional systems are vulnerable to loss of connection during power outages or internet problems. Plus, there’s always the possibility of intentional sabotage of wires or equipment. With a professional monitoring company, a live person is always ready 24/7 to respond to trouble or even just to check on your system in case the signal is lost. You won’t waste time wondering about false alarms either; monitoring services will quickly investigate the source of every disruption, notify you, and contact emergency response services if necessary.

Insurance Incentives

While quality professional alarm monitoring always comes with a monthly fee, this financial investment quickly pays off in case of an emergency. Furthermore, many residential and commercial insurance companies offer discounts for subscribers with professional monitoring. The benefits of a monitored alarm system are well known, and insurance companies are often eager to incentive these features that protect your property and help prevent costly payouts for them.

Peace of Mind

With a trustworthy local alarm monitoring service in Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow or Meath, you can breathe easy knowing that your property’s security doesn’t rest on your shoulders alone. Even during normal business hours, the unfortunate truth is that many people don’t know what to do in an emergency situation, or worse, might simply ignore an alarm, assuming that someone else will take care of it. Perhaps the biggest advantage of having a professional monitoring service is peace of mind, knowing that the responsibility for your organisation’s safety is always in capable hands.

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