Home Security System Automation Ideas ๐Ÿ’ก

Please Note ๐Ÿ“

The ideas listed on this page do not necessarily have all the implementation details such as scripts, and code. This is a list of all possible automations for 'security' category, and is purely meant to promote creative thinking among the home-automation enthusiasts ๐Ÿ˜‚

If you think of any critical/obvious automations that are missing, or have better automations, please share here!

๐Ÿ’ก Turn ON Home Security System automaically when no one is home


Event/Trigger(s): 1. When all family members are away
Condition(s): 1. None
Action(s): 1. Turn ON Home Security System automatically , AND
2. Send a confirmation that the home is secured!
Why do you need this automation?You are so excited to go on vacation, and you forgot to turn on your home security system. A smart home should take of your home!"
โœ… Additional details are available for this automation.   click here to read more!

๐Ÿ’ก Text me when Home Security status changes


Event/Trigger(s): 1. When Home Security System State Changed
Condition(s): 1. None
Action(s): 1. Notify my cell phone
Why do you need this automation?Peace of mind to know your home security status - on/off, away or home!"
โœ… Additional details are available for this automation.   click here to read more!

๐Ÿ’ก Change light bulb color when security system state changes


Event/Trigger(s): 1. Home Security System state changed
Condition(s): 1. after dark
Action(s): 1. Change hallway light color to GREEN when secured , AND
2. RED when unsecured - A visual indication is always better!
Why do you need this automation?A visual indication in the hallway before you open the window... if you see red light, you need to turn your home security system off before opening that door! Or when you see a red light in the night, that means you forgot to turn on your home security system.
โœ… Additional details are available for this automation.   click here to read more!

๐Ÿ’ก Home Security System WatchDog


Event/Trigger(s): 1. Home Security System state changed to unarmed/off
Condition(s): 1. after dark (optional) , AND
2. Home Security System 'nag' mode is ON
Action(s): 1. Continue to nag every 5 minutes to turn ON the home Security system
Why do you need this automation?Sometimes we forget to turn ON home secutity system, this automation reminds you every 5 minutes until you turn it ON, or disable the 'nag' mode
โœ… Additional details are available for this automation.   click here to read more!

๐Ÿ’ก We're AWAY, Secure the house, please!


Event/Trigger(s): 1. Home Security System state changed to away
Condition(s): 1. None
Action(s): 1. Turn off all the indoor lights , AND
2. Turn ON outdoor lights if it is after sunset , AND
3. Set Thermostat to AWAY mode , AND
4. Be extra Vigilant and alert when any motion detected outside
Why do you need this automation?When you leave the house, your smart home wants to do somethings for you automatically - like turning lights off, setting thermostat, capture camera feed and alert any motion detected around the house.
โœ… Additional details are available for this automation.   click here to read more!

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