People wish to make their house secure and safe by installing a modern and efficient security system. One part of making your house or office secure is to install an intercom system which will restrict the entry or exit of people in a residential or commercial building. The full form of intercom is intercommunication, and it is also known as a door phone or talk back phone with the purpose of helping two persons to communicate with each other.
The intercom system is mostly installed at the entrance of a house or office and after one person presses the bell and identifies himself than the other person may respond by pressing a button that opens the entrance door. The intercom system is a standalone voice communication system that can easily be integrated with telephone systems, video cameras, and loudspeakers. The modern intercom is used to signal lights and also operate the door latches. The intercom systems are used in houses, offices, schools where people are identified so that they can access the entrance to the premises. The standard intercom system is wall mounted outside the gate or door of the house with built-in bell and loudspeaker.
Apart from safety purposes, there are other reasons for installing an intercom system such as
- The owner of the building is tired by the constant activity of people coming and going out of the residential or commercial building
- You are tired to walk the long flight of steps to open up the door for your family or friends.
A door intercom can also be called a door buzzer is a two-way communication that connects a person at home with the people who are coming to meet him. The door buzzer is attached to the apartment building or house, and when someone wants to come then they need to press the buzzer which is connected to the phone system of the building. Once the person has been identified as a resident or friend of the apartment owner than the button is pressed that opens the entrance door and gives access to the visitor.
The intercom system can quickly be installed outside a house, and it takes nearly two days for installation if the building is big. The door intercom Manchester has modern features of audio and video which will help you to easily hear and see the person who has pressed the bell or buzzer. The intercom system gives more security and control particularly to the homeowner or office owner on whose come and goes. There are a few steps that you need to follow to allow a professional security company to install the door intercom system according to your safety needs. The three simple steps include
- You call and book a free demonstration of how the intercom system works and its effectiveness.
- You can book the option that best suit you and one of the security personnel will visit your house to discuss the options and cost of the intercom system
- Once you have agreed with the terms than a date will be selected on which the intercom system will be installed, and you will also be trained on how to use the system
The conventional intercom systems used to be wired, but modern ones are mostly wireless. The cost of installing a wired intercom system is quite high depending on the size of the building while the wireless intercom systems are potable, more efficient and can be integrated with other security access systems. The different types of intercom system include
- Wired intercom systems
A wired system gives more security and prevents the interference from other systems in the proximity
- Wireless intercom systems
The wireless system saves the hassle and cost of a wired system and provides you with convenience if you have a big house
- Apartment intercoms
A person can press the buzzer for the apartment he wants to visit, and the tenant can recognize the person and press a button to unlock the door
- Video intercom
The video intercom system mostly includes a camera, a loudspeaker, and a button to open the entrance door
- Security intercom systems
The security intercom systems are mostly used in commercial buildings where there is a constant activity of people coming and going from an office building.
The latest intercom systems preferred by homeowners is usually wireless, and it sends the intercom signal through radio frequency, and its installation is also done quite quickly. The biggest benefit of the wireless system is its seamless connectivity. As technology is evolving and improving, the wired intercom system will become outdated and replaced completely by the wireless systems. The features of a wireless intercom system are
- Wide range
The range of covering distance is not an issue for wireless intercom systems and most offer easy communication between 500 to 1,000 feet, which makes it ideal for most homes.
- Easy and quick installation
There are no wires involved in the installation, which reduces the time. The wireless intercom system installation requires few screws, and within minutes the system would be operational.
- Adds to the security
The wireless intercom system prevents intruders and strangers from gaining access to a residential or commercial building. You can easily know about the person and allow or ignore access.
The wireless intercom systems are not expensive and easily affordable by many homeowners. You can easily install a top-quality intercom system in your house.
- Integration to other security systems
The wireless intercom system has many unique features, and they can conveniently be integrated with other security systems such as access control systems. You can integrate the intercom system with the entry gate of your house.
A wireless intercom system is easy to install and use; they are also portable and provide an added layer of safety and security to your house.
Simon Macdonald works in a security company and installs numerous security equipment and devices in residential homes and commercial offices. He has stressed the importance of Burglar Alarms Manchester in helping homeowners to make their house more secure.