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McAllen's Frequently Asked Questions About Home Security Systems

We’ve pulled together our most common home security FAQs in McAllen for our customers. See your answers to your Vivint Smart Home and home security questions.

One size does NOT fit the masses when it comes to your McAllen home security system! A Vivint expert can help gauge your house and your loved ones’ security needs to evaluate the very best combination for you. Enjoy peace of mind with reliable home alarm monitoring in addition to fire, carbon monoxide, and flood detection. Then, customize your smart home by installing smart devices like locks, lights, and thermostats.

Want to watch everything with video surveillance? No problem. Vivint offers HD video with your inside and outdoor cameras, including our popular front door cameras. Check in on your cameras using the Vivint App when you’re on vacation, and even video tape and save video clips. A Vivint professional can configure the perfect home security system that meets your needs!

The alarm can be triggered in various ways -- door or window sensors, motion detectors, smoke or CO detectors, etc.-- which send a flash to the equipment’s hub. This alerts the Vivint monitoring team. A Vivint professional will call you straight away to ensure if you need help, and contact the appropriate departments while you concentrate on finding safety. Vivint monitoring reps are on call around the clock to deliver live support when you require them most.

Vivint provides security systems in McAllen that are fully wireless and work through a cellular network, rather than a “landline.” Alarm panels can join with monitoring centers by cellular-based technology. This means no annoying wires running in your house, and burglars cannot disable your surveillance system by cutting your lines.

Vivint monitoring systems have a 24-hour emergency battery so that your house is still protected, even if your lights go out. The surveillance services as well as the high-decibel siren will still be functioning to provide perpetual protection of your McAllen home.
Yes, most Vivint components allow for remote access capacity from your handheld device along with arming, disarming, and sending notices. You can also access home automation operations like your house’s lighting, garage doors, and your thermostat when you are away. Check in on your home while you are out with Vivint’s clear HD video functionality on your security cameras. And use the 2-way talk feature on your doorbell camera to talk with visitors from anywhere in the world.

Yes! All Vivint systems come with a yard sign and decals for your home to show that your location is defended by the best home security system with 24/7 monitoring. 90% of intruders say that they stay clear of houses with a security system. By protecting your house with a Vivint security system and displaying the Vivint signs and stickers, you are already reducing your risk!

Yes. Vivint has 24 hours/7 days a week surveillance in McAllen, 365 days a year. With Vivint home monitoring, you get the peace of mind from knowing you have a Vivint rep helping to protect the people and items you treasure most at home.

Yes! Vivint’s wireless devices make it perfect for apartment renters in McAllen. Set up security sensors, a doorbell camera, and many home automation services like smart lighting. An expert installer will quickly set up components so you can take them with you when you leave. Just chat with your complex to understand what components are allowable with your unit.

Absolutely. Your Vivint Smart Home capabilities are chosen by your family’s needs. Most of your home security and automation services can be controlled with the Vivint App. Set routines for your devices or allow them to respond to specific events. Design your unique home security system with the convenient features you want most for your McAllen home!

Yes! It’s easy to set up your Vivint equipment to a smart speaker. This allows you to change everything by voice, from your security system, lights, and thermostats, to your garage door and locks. After your voice integration is connected, you can ask Alexa or Google to “arm” or “disarm” your security equipment and much more!