RESIDENTIAL SOLUTIONS

Every home is special.

So we do an exhaustive walk through of each home we protect to make sure you have the level of protection your family needs. It's one way we make it easy for you to feel secure.

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As a Brinks Home Security™ Authorized Dealer we are proud to partner with the J.D. Power recipient of the No. 1 in Customer Satisfaction two years in a row with the

pro-installed Home Security Systems Award.

Brinks Home Security is committed to an unparalleled customer experience that promises and delivers highly responsive home security monitoring.

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ACCESS CONTROL & SMART ENTRY LOCKS

You no longer have to leave your key under the potted plant or worry that you left the garage door open. With Praos Smart Security, you can remotely lock your door and close the garage, and get a reminder notification if you forget. All from our award winning smart home security app.

 

Create unique lock codes for each user, whether that be family members or service providers, and set a schedule to control when codes can be used. You can limit access by day and time, so you’re always in control of access to your home.

 

As the account administrator, you can create and disable codes at any time, by simply clicking a button, so there’s no need or added cost to rekey or change your locks.

 

Reduce false alarms by setting your security system to automatically disarm when a valid lock code is entered.

 
 
 
 
 

MOBILE CONTROL

One click adjustment on lights, thermostats, garage door closing, and system arming with scene selection from home or while you’re away with complete control through your Smart Security app or any computer.

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EXTREME TEMPERATURES

Want to avoid overpaying your utility company for energy on extremely hot or cold days?

We use real-time local weather data to adjust your temperature settings to save energy and money if outdoor temps spike or plummet. 

LOCK-OUT & ALERTS

Maintain control of your temperature settings even when you’re away. Get a notification if the thermostat setting is adjusted or if the temperature in your property gets too high or too low.

 

You can also set a local lock-out so that others can’t adjust the thermostat, but be nice.

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RESIDENTIAL MONITORING

CSAA 5-DIAMOND CERTIFIED CENTRAL STATION ALARM MONITORING

Accurate and Stress-Free Alarms are Possible!

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Praos Smart Security offers our customers award-winning, fast alarm response from Brinks Home Security™. Our rapid-response central monitoring station assists homeowners and business owners to handle their alarms more efficiently. You can count on Praos Smart Security and Brinks Home Security™ to keep you connected and protected.

Praos Smart Security provides one of the fastest response times, along with the most dependable alarm monitoring possible. We are able to achieve this with our Brinks Home Security partnership. We are proud to be an Authorized Dealer of Brinks Home Security, America’s Best-In-State Customer Service 2020, according to Newsweek. In addition to the recent honor for exceptional customer service, Brinks Home Security is CSAA 5-Diamond Certified.

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Praos Smart Security is proud of our partnership with Brinks Home Security monitoring services for both residential and commercial use in the central Virginia area as well as nationwide. Homeowners and business owners can count on Brink’s Alarm Monitoring services with Praos Smart Security. Get instant notifications and expect the proper first responders to arrive at your home or business.

WHAT IS CSAA 5-DIAMOND CERTIFICATION?

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Five Diamond Certification is a recognition of security excellence granted annually to the highest-quality security providers by the Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA)  International. CSAA is an internationally-recognized nonprofit trade association that has been representing professional security monitors since 1950.

 

For the past sixty-plus years, the CSAA has been working to ensure the highest security standards in cooperation with law enforcement, fire officials, insurance providers, equipment manufacturers, and 

government and regulatory agencies. The CSAA has developed industry standards that set the bar for optimal security best practices. Security monitors represented by CSAA are  professionals who are listed by approved Nationally recognized Testing Laboratories, such as FM Approvals, Intertek/ETL, or UL. The Five Diamond Certification rating represents  the CSAA’s highest stamp of approval.

WHO QUALIFIES FOR 5-DIAMOND CERTIFICATION?

Only high-ranking alarm monitoring stations can achieve the Five Diamond Accreditation. Those that do wear it like a badge of honor because in the industry you are  seen as the very best. Brinks Home Security has kept Five Diamond Accreditation throughout their existence, another reason they’re Praos Smart Security monitoring station of choice.

Five Diamond Designation is granted annually by The Monitoring Association (TMA) to monitoring centers that satisfy all of the requirements of the five points of excellence:

 

  • Commitment to random inspections and quality guidelines by a nationally recognized testing laboratory such as UL

  • Commitment to the highest levels of customer service

  • Commitment to the continuation of job-related education and testing by having 100% of its central station operators certified using the TMA online training series

  • Commitment to raising the industry standards through The Monitoring Association (TMA) membership and participation in its activities

  • Commitment to reducing the incidence false dispatches

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