Things to Look for When Buying an Alarm System
The Holiday Seasons are a great time to pick out an alarm system for a gift. They’ll protect your possessions, your transportation, and also add some convenient features to make driving a better experience. Adding an aftermarket security system is easier than one may expect. In fact, alarm installation shops can help you install an aftermarket alarm system into most vehicles. Do a bit of research on your vehicle with a professional installer to ensure an alarm system can be installed into your car, and after verifying you can, the next step is choosing your security system.
Alarm Systems have a lot of features to offer, from LCD displays to help confirm the status of your vehicle, or extended paging range which in some circumstances can reach up to one mile. There’s also tons of small personal adjustments you can make with your alarm system to truly personalize it to your expectations. These features vary from being able to remote start a car (if your alarm is equipped with a remote starter, like the Autopage C3-RS915-LCD) at a specific time of the day. This is especially convenient if you want to coordinate your vehicle to start on your schedule. This can help the car get nice and warmed up before you’re ready to jump in on your daily commute. Giving a vehicle roughly 2-4 minutes of warm up time before accelerating away is much better for your vehicles fluids to all reach a consistent temperature and will extend your vehicles lifetime.
Let’s not forget the alarm systems main feature is to deter theft. Most vehicles don’t come equipped from the factory with an alarm system. A common misconception is that since your vehicle may chirp or honk when you lock the doors that an alarm system is now active. This isn’t the case, and can put you at risk of vehicle theft. Equipping a vehicle with an alarm system is always a plus, and with the Holidays coming up, they make a perfect gift for almost any car!