Home Automation Deep Dive: More Residential Dealers Deploy DIY During Pandemic | #Verdafero #HomeAutomation #RMR #Integrators | Self-installed security systems, with and without professional monitoring attached, spikes due to COVID-19 challenges on the home front. SSI’s 2020 Home Automation Deep Dive reveals what else is helping offset a slowdown in installed system sales.
This has been a year when terms like “unprecedented” and “never before” have been frequently referenced by the press, consumers and industry alike. Yet by and large, residential security systems dealers are among the entrepreneurial businesses that have been the most unscathed by the economic fallout as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
However, these companies are far from immune to the lost or postponed revenues due to fewer installed system sales and slower paying or defaulting customers. Yet there are bright spots to be seen, including rises in interactive and health-related products and services, increases…
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