How to Avoid Back To School Stress With These Security Features
Make the Transition Smoother and Safer With the Right Tools
The school year can be stressful for parents, especially when kids start becoming more independent. Every parent wants some added peace of mind knowing their kids are safe even if they can’t keep track of them 24/7. Parents can now take advantage of modern security alarm systems to better manage new routines, check on their kids coming and going, and make sure they behave well at all times.
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Take Control of Your Daily Routine
Getting the kids ready in the morning can be overwhelming enough. Relying on older children to do it themselves can be even more stressful. There is always room for human error during these hectic mornings. How many times have you had to rush back because you didn’t set the alarm or lock the door? Take control with a security alarm system that offers remote management from a home security app. No matter where you are, you can check on the status of your home and make the necessary changes directly from your smartphone.
Eliminate Trips to the Hardware Store
How much do you trust your kids to take care of the house key? Every time they lose it, you need to go to the hardware store to get a replacement. In some circumstances, a lost key may even be worth replacing your locks. Don't settle for leaving a key under the mat or having the kids stay with a neighbor until you come home. Take advantage of smart locks that let you create security codes for each of your kids. No more replacing keys or having to rush back to rescue kids who are locked out.
Have Instant Updates from Your Kids
Every time your kids use their security codes to leave the house or come back, you can get an instant notification on your phone. Establish regular routines when it comes to their school schedule and extracurricular activities, so you know exactly when to expect them. With a security alarm system, you don't have to rely on them calling or texting you when they get home. If you don't get an alert at the expected time, you can reach out to them to see what’s going on.
Watch Out for Restricted Areas
Before school starts again, you should establish clear rules with your kids about what they can and can’t do when you’re not home. Let them know which areas of the house are off limits. You can take advantage of motion sensors to enforce some of these rules. If kids try to access a liquor cabinet or wine cellar, for example, you can receive an instant notification on your mobile app.
Eliminate the stress and hassle of school routines with a security alarm system that ensures you and your family are always safe. To find out how you can implement some of these features in your home, you can call us at 516-433-6960 or fill out our online contact form.