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What is a Smartzone User Code?

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Smartzone User Code’s: Safer, Smarter, Simpler.

How many people should have a key to your house? There’s you and your partner. And your kids need their keys after school perhaps?

Then there’s your neighbor. He walks your dog when you’re away. Should your babysitter have a key? Maybe. If your plumber had a key, you could have saved a half-day of vacation last week, but you can’t just hand keys out and you know better than to keep one under a rock. Did the baby-sitter ever return that key? Your son lost his key on the bus, a nuisance, and a big security risk.

Keys are a headache. Smartzone smart locks and user codes are the cure.

Smartzone user codes are simple four or six-digit codes that allow users to disarm your Smartzone smart security and open your open your Alarm.com-powered smart lock. They make access easy, keep your home more secure, and protect your peace of mind by keeping you in the know:

How do user codes make life easier?

THEY ARE A SMARTER WAY TO GIVE ACCESS

It’s simple to set up a unique code for each member of your family. Here’s a step-by-step guide to setting up Smartzone user codes.

For non-family members, user codes are easy to customise for limited access. For your cleaner, you can set up a code that works only on weekdays between 12.00 and 2.00pm. A one-day user code will let a contractor in today, but not tomorrow.

ACCESS ALERTS GIVE YOUR PEACE OF MIND 

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Once everyone has their own code, Smartzone can let you know who’s coming and going. You can push notification or email when somebody arrives, or a daily video clip of your kids coming home from school.

IT’S SMARTER FOR SECURITY 

User codes and smart locks eliminate many of the security risks and costs that come with spare keys. Unlike a key, a user code can’t be dropped, mislaid or left in the door. If your kids forget their codes, there’s always the doorbell camera and they can call you so that you can let them in using your smart lock.

And, should you ever suspect a code has been shared, stolen or misused, you can open your Smartzone App and delete it, fully restoring your front door’s security with no expensive locksmiths or alarm engineer visits necessary.

HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH USER CODES?

User codes and smart locks are part of the professionally-delivered, smarter home security experience that you get with Smartzone. Our Smartzone Pro Team can install a wide range of best-in-breed smart locks, fully integrated with your Smartzone smart security system and controlled with your Smartzone app.

To get connected & protected with Smartzone enter your details here or call 021 4966248 now to book your FREE assessment.

How to Create Unique Smartzone User Codes

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SETTING UP SMARTZONE USER CODES IS EASY

Clue: it’s not a key hidden under a rock.The answer is a unique user code. It’s a four-digit access code for your Smartzone Smart Security System. It’s easy to create (and delete), you can restrict it to certain days and times, and you can have Smartzone alert you whenever your visitor uses it.

Here’s how to set one up.

1: GO TO ‘ADD USER’

Log into your Smartzone dashboard at Alarm.com on your desktop or laptop and click the Users link under the Security tab. Note: The ability to set up and manage users is now available in the Smartzone app also.


Then, click ‘Add User’.

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3. ENTER THE USER’S NAME & SPECIFY THEIR ACCESS LEVEL 

In the ‘Add User’ screen, give your user a name, and specify their access level. You’ll want to click the ‘Panel Access’ icon to let them disarm your system. If you have smart locks, specify which lock(s) they can use. For the dog walker, we’re selecting the front door only.

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4. CREATE A CODE AND SPECIFY ACCESS TIMES  

Enter a unique code for your user. This code enables them to disarm your security system and open your door’s smart lock. Because the code is unique (you can’t duplicate your user codes), it also enables Smartzone to identify who accesses your home, and send you an alert when they enter or leave.

Now, specify your user’s access time. You can choose ‘At All Times’, or you can specify certain time windows only. For our dog walker, we’re specifying weekday access between 11am and 2pm.

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Click ‘Save’ and your new user is created!

You can now create an optional alert that lets you know when they arrive and leave.

If you no longer need to give the user access, the code is easy to delete. Navigate to the Users screen again and find the user code. Then, click the ‘trash’ icon (circled below) and confirm the deletion.


To change a user’s access details without deleting them altogether, click the ‘edit’ icon, which will take you to an ‘Update User’ screen where you can change their permissions, times and four-digit code.

Now that you’ve created your first user code, you can create one anytime you need to let a trusted guest into your home.

Smartzone Flowsafe Smart Water Valve Targets Water Leaks To Save Billions

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Water leaks are the #1 cause of property damage in the home.

Escape of water in the home is the number one cause of damage to property worldwide. You are 10 times more likely to have a leak in your home rather than a fire.

Water damage from burst pipes, drips and leaky appliances costs homeowners and insurers billions of Euro every year.

Like many home security problems, it happens quickly, unexpectedly and out of sight. From collapsed ceilings to mold-blackened walls, water damage is disruptive, destructive and often dangerous. Is there a solution?

Meet Flowsafe: The Smart Water Security System that protects your home.

Smartzone designed and developed the new Flowsafe Smart Water Valve in partnership with Alarm.com.

The Smartzone Flowsafe Smart Water Valve uses advanced connected sensor technology to detect leaks and shut them off automatically.

As part of our Whole-Home Water Management Solution Flowsafe can respond intelligently to drips and leaks in different areas of your home.

Flowsafe helps you use water more efficiently with monitoring and insights.

 

 

Whole Home Water Security. Smarter – Safer – Simpler 

Flowsafe by Smartzone uses patented sensor technology to deliver a market leading capability that can detect leaks down to 0.01 litre’s per hour. Nothing else comes close.

When a leak occurs suddenly your sole priority is to shut the water off. If you’re home and spot the leak, and can find the mains water supply in time you may avert disaster.

If you are not home, you’re home is flooded resulting in catastrophic damage and disruption.

Our Flowsafe Smart Water Valve changes everything. Installed at your home’s main water supply, its high-tech internal sensors quickly detect leaks (big and small) and alerts your Smartzone home security system.

The system immediately activates the Flowsafe’s on-board actuator, closing the valve and shutting off your water immediately to minimize damage.

By the time a Smartzone leak alert reaches your phone, the water has been turned off saving you thousands of euro in water damage losses.

Hidden Pipework – the dreaded slow leak

A typical Home’s pipework is often hidden in walls.

This makes leaks difficult to spot until its too late. The Smartzone Flowsafe’s integrated water management technology and analytics spots problems that you can’t.

The Smartzone Water range of accessories includes wireless leak sensors to another layer of security to your system. These leak sensors are placed behind domestic appliances, sinks, water cylinders, and in the bathroom and kitchen and can detect leaks locally.

Economic Water Loss – Bill Shock

Our Flowsafe Smart Water Valve also detects a range of other issues that cost you money.

Its smart meter will help you detect persistent leaks or running toilets that could cause water bills to skyrocket over time.

It can alert you to excessive water consumption at home or at a rental property.

It can even alert you to low water temperatures if your pipes are at risk of freezing in winter and instruct the heating system to come on to prevent pipes freezing.

 

When is a leak not a leak? Intelligent Responses, Easy Controls

Powered by the Smartzone Smart Home Security & Automation Technology, our Flowsafe Smart Water Valve responds intelligently when it matters.

Because Flowsafe is integrated with your Smartzone Smart Home System, it knows when you’re home or away and responds accordingly.

For example, if someone is taking a long shower and your system knows you’re home, you’ll get an alert but the water will stay on.

However, if you’re away and one of your toilets is constantly filling due to a faulty syphon, the water will shut off to help save up to 800 litres of wasted water per day.

It takes whole-home intelligence to know and respond correctly. Flowsafe also integrates with your security system so when you have armed away it can also turn off the mains water, turning it back on automatically when you return.

Why leave water on when you are out, just automate the settings and reduce the risk.

Using the Flowsafe Smart Water Valve couldn’t be simpler, you’ll find the controls right there in your Smartzone App—next to your security system, smart locks, smart thermostat, security camera feeds and everything else.

 

 

Choosing the Best Home Alarm System For Your Home

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Choosing the best home alarm system can be confusing, but Smartzone are here to help you decide on an alarm that’s best for you. 

Before you choose which alarm company, and alarm system, you want to protect your home you should consider the following. Which company will provide the best service? Is a professional installation worth it? Who has the best products? 

To help you on your home security mission we’ve listed the essential factors you need to know before you decide on who to choose to protect your home.

 

Why Choose A Monitored Alarm

Smartzone’s Smart Home Security solutions offer the benefits of a traditional alarm, and a new smart alarm. 

Our wireless security system consists of a keypad, motion sensors and door/window sensors. When one of these devices is triggered you get an instant, automatic alert to your phone, or tablet, through the app to let you know that something is not right. 

Smartzone’s aim is to give you ultimate peace of mind. That’s why our system is also professionally monitored. Our partnership with a Cork based monitoring station ensures that Gardaí will be called to your home if you cannot verify why the alarm has been set off. 

Smartzone are professional installers and hold a PSA licence. Our customers have peace of mind knowing that they’re registered on the Garda PULSE system.

 

What level of protection does our Smart Alarm offer?

It’s a given that Smart Alarms offer greater protection over traditional alarms, but the same can also be said for many alternative wireless alarms. 

Our system is an award-winning alarm with a panel that is unable to be disabled by intruders. In using advanced technology, our alarm creators, Alarm.com, have implemented the following features for a safer security system. 

Crash and Smash protection: A common burglary tactic is to smash or destroy, the security panel to prevent it from sending an emergency notification to the monitoring station. Our alarm is designed using Crash and Smash protection, meaning it will continue to work even if the main panel has been damaged. An alert will still be sent to you and the monitoring station keeping you safe in the event of an emergency. 

Dedicated Cellular Connection: Due to a dedicated cellular connection, our system doesn’t need to piggyback on your broadband. This ensures that the connection to your system cannot be physically cut. The panel also contains a back up battery so will continue to work even during a power outage


How many sensors does my home need?

Contact and motion sensors are essential in keeping your home secure.Small and compact contact sensors fit onto any opening and closing, including doors, windows, and more. It is highly recommended to place a contact sensor on the front door as this is the entry point for the majority of intruders

While our Smart Home Security starter package includes 3 motion sensors and 2 door/window sensors we do understand that each home is different. That’s why we offer Free Home Assessments

Free Home Assessments are a no cost, no obligation assessment. Usually taking about an hour, this time will be used to discuss and advise on the best package for your home, explain how our system works and to issue you with a quote.



What else will this alarm protect me and my family from?

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Smart technology protects your home from more than intruders. Our add-on products proactively protect by detecting and responding to dangers such as fire and the presence of carbon monoxide. 

You can also save time and money by using Smart Home products that tackle issues like energy waste, lost keys and package deliveries. Our system will also alert you of any unexpected activity, such as the kids getting into areas they shouldn’t be. 

What makes our system superior is its ability to respond to more danger and challenges, even when disarmed. A Smartzone Smart Home Security system gives you more value and flexibility, leaving you in complete control.


Technical Support with Smart Home as a Service

The most important factor of a home alarm system is that it works when you need it. While there are many options to go it alone with installing your own security system, your support options when a device need professional attention are limited. 

With Smartzone, help is always available. Our team is made up of experts in technical issues who can quickly troubleshoot your system. Many device issues can be fixed remotely, and for other issues? They can be fixed with a technician call out. 

In addition to providing great customer support if issues arise, we also get digital updates, from Alarm.com, to make our technology even smarter. This allows us to regularly roll out features, such as a Smart Signal emergency button, or our motion sensitive and 2 way audio video doorbell. We strive to keep our technology cutting-edge while other security systems grow obsolete.

 

Add Smart Home Devices

Absolutely! Smart home technology is the home improvement trend that is here to stay. The right security system will set you up with everything you need for a smart home – it’s the easiest way to get started! We also provide advanced heating and water controlled smart products, HD video cameras and smart plugs that can all be controlled from the same app as the security system.

 

Interested in getting Smart Home technology installed in your home? Call the Smartzone customer service team on 0214966248 or fill out the form below for one of our team members to contact you!

Check out our website at www.smartzone.ie for more information on all our Smart Home Solutions.

     

    There’s No Substitute for Professional Security Monitoring

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    When an emergency strikes, everyone needs help.

    It doesn’t matter how brave or capable or dedicated you are.

    Take Alarm.com user Benjamin. He’s all of the above. When his security system alerted him to a fire in his house, he ran inside without hesitation to rescue his two dogs, trapped in an upstairs room.

    What he didn’t need to do was stop and call the fire department first. His professional monitoring service had it covered. As Benjamin sprang into action, firefighters were already on their way to save his and his neighbor’s townhomes. Here’s his story.

    Instead of having to hesitate, dial 999 and talk to a dispatcher, Benjamin was able to focus on getting everyone to safety. In an emergency at your home, that’ll be your first instinct too.

    That’s why you need a Smartzone security monitoring, and why it’s included with every Smartzone security system.

    In a fire or break-in at your home, an Alarm.com-powered system sends an emergency signal, via a dedicated mobile connection, to a monitoring station staffed 24/7 with trained security professionals. They’ll quickly assess the situation and alert your local law enforcement or fire department.

    With Smartzones new Smart Signal feature, you can even send an emergency signal to your monitoring station from your phone if you’re in danger. They’ll take care of the rest while you get your family to safety.

    Don’t get us wrong: smartphone alerts and real-time awareness are home security essentials too. Just ask Benjamin’s dogs. For complete protection for your family and home, however, professional security is always the smartest choice.

    How do I get professional monitoring?

    Getting the best protection for your family is easy with an Alarm.com service provider. Smartzone home security experts who can quickly design, install and configure a complete smart security system for your home. Professional monitoring is always included.