There’s no better feeling than being secure in our own house.
The way the world is progressing, there is a serious need for better home security, and it should definitely be our top priority. While you can still avoid it and pray that everything goes smooth-sailing, a better home security system can help you be in control of the happenings most of the time.
You’ll be at peace knowing your house has a tight grip on security, which directly has an impact on the well-being of every member of the family.
Finding the right home security system isn’t the most difficult task. In fact, to make things easier, in this post, I’ll be looking at Ring Home Security, which is one of the most popular and preferred choices for home security systems.
If that sounds interesting, then let’s find out more.
What is Ring Home Security?
To put it as simple as possible, Ring Security has a bunch of products that help you improve the overall security level of your home.
It’s very unlike the traditional home security systems that require professional assistance and lock you in a contract. You also cannot move them from one home to another.
On the other hand, Ring Home Security is literally DIY (do it yourself). You can buy the desired products and install them within a quick time: no hassle or rocket science. And the best thing is, it’s portable. You can take it anywhere with you whenever you change houses.
Most of their products come with either a keypad or an app with which you can control and access the data sent by the device. Super convenient, I must say.
It’s also important to add that all of their products follow the suit of simplicity, along with essential features. You get the required security in a beautiful and elegant piece. It also adds that minimal look to your house that appeals to everybody.
On top of all that, its wireless and doesn’t have an installation process that drains your energy. It’s made for anyone and everyone out there.
Benefits of using Ring Home Security
While there are a lot of “general” benefits of having a tight grip on home security, here are some that focus on using Ring particularly, because well, that’s why you’re here. 😉
Smart home integrations
Given that Ring is owned by Amazon now, it’s bound to integrate well with Alexa, their voice assistant technology. However, what makes it more interesting is the fact that it even integrates with Google Assistant and other brands.
So, it makes things way easier. You can just pop in your voice assistant and command it to perform certain actions on the Ring products.
Unlike some other home security schemes, packages, or companies, Ring’s line of products is quite affordable and cost-effective. You just pay a one-time fee and get to keep it for as long as you want. No recurring charges, no installation fees.
To top it up, you also get a free 30-day trial of Ring Protect, which covers monitoring and video recording for the products.
Ability to mix and match other Ring products
Another wonderful benefit of using Ring Home Security is that you can mix and match any of their products to end up with an all-round home security suite while saving money at the same time. A nice example would be connecting their Stick Up Camera with their Video Doorbell for maximum security.
Easy to install
I believe I mentioned this before, but it’s worth saying it again that all of Ring’s products are super easy to install, that is why the process is entirely DIY. You won’t need any professional help for it. Just follow the given simple instructions, and you’re good to go.
Now, let’s have a look at Ring’s most popular products that you’d love to check out.
Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus
This battery-powered device called Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus has some really advanced security features, like improved motion detection, pre-roll technology, and added near motion zone. You also get enhanced Wi-Fi and 4-second long video previews so that you know what happened before a motion was triggered.
This doorbell has 1080p HD video quality and allows you to hear, see, and speak with anybody outside with your phone, PC, or tablet. You can choose to get mobile notifications whenever your doorbell is pressed or if the motion sensors trigger anything.
It has a brilliant night vision and a battery that is rechargeable. You can easily mount it with the provided tools and connect it through the ring app from any device of your choice. As mentioned earlier in this post, all of Ring’s products can be integrated with Amazon Alexa, and Video Doorbell 3 Plus is no different.
Through the Ring app, you can choose to get a live-view of what’s happening in front of the doorbell. Also, you get regular crime and safety alerts to keep you on top of those things always. You literally get complete control by using the app, and you can tweak the permissions, user accounts, and other functions.
Ring Stick Up Cam
Ring Stick Up Cam is basically an HD security camera that has motion-activated notifications and two-way talk ability. You can pair it with Amazon Alexa for added security and convenience. It can be mounted indoor or outdoor, depending upon your preference, and it lets you see, hear, and speak with people.
Here are some other features of this device:
- Removable battery
- Live view to keep an eye any time via the Ring app
- Can be placed on a flat surface or mounted to a wall with the help of a mounting bracket
- No clutter, wire-free design
- 1080p HD video quality
- Advanced motion detection to figure out the best setting for your home
It also has custom privacy settings to allow you to create privacy zones and focus on important areas. Whenever you want, you can turn off motion recording, audio, and alerts if you want a quiet environment because, well, peace of mind is necessary.
This one is super easy to set up, and you can connect it to all of your Ring devices through the app and have control under your fingertips.
Not to forget, it has a sleek and elegant design meant for simplicity and minimalism.
Ring Spotlight Cam
With Siren Alarm and two-way talk function, Ring’s Spotlight Cam lets you talk to talk with visitors by connecting it to compatible Echo devices. It has a 1080p HD video with infrared night vision and live view. You also get built-in LED light strips and a lifetime theft protection, which guarantees a replacement if your camera gets stolen.
This device protects your home day and night and alerts you via phone, tablet, or PC whenever motion is detected. Other than that, you can also add a second battery pack for backup or a Solar Panel for a constant flow of charge.
It’s incredibly easy to install, works with Amazon Alexa, and gives you great control via the provided app, just like all other Ring products.
Available in 5, 8, and 14 piece kit, Ring Alarm 2nd Gen is a much better version of their previous release (obviously) and does a brilliant job of providing you a great home security system. As a side feature, you can also enable 24/7 professional monitoring for added protection.
This DIY alarm system was voted #1 for customer satisfaction by JD power in 2019, and deservedly so. It is filled with some of the most helpful security features to keep your home protected at all times.
Talking solely about the 5-piece kit, it contains a keypad, base station, contact sensor, motion detector, and range extender. You can change your alarm modes and receive instant notifications whenever the system is triggered. It lets you enable/disable the device with the help of Amazon Alexa compatibility.
The great thing is no matter which piece kit you choose, you can add additional components and accessories at any time in the future. It’s also really easy to set it up. Just plug in your base station, connect it to the WiFi through the Ring app, and finally place the sensors in ideal locations.
I hope this article about Ring gives you an idea of how effective it can be security-wise and also a general perspective of the entire “home security” thing. If you’d like elegant design + tight grip on security, then Ring’s line of products is the way to go.