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Mon, Sep 28, 2020 10:13 PM

Door Alarm For Pool

We are building a pool and I want to add some door alarms so that I know when the doors leading to the pool are open.  Does Simplisafe do that?

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Il y a 2 y

Officially no.  Their equipment is designed for interior, security alarm usage.

That said, you can kludge it up.  Some people have used internal door sensors outdoors, and as long as they are protected from moisture "seem to work ok".  Of course, you don't want the police called for that, so you could use "secret alert" for them.  Or, you could use a moisture sensor, and wire the contacts to a magnetic switch.  That way you'd get a "leak alarm" sound and a call, but no police (or plumber :-).

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Il y a 2 y

Just to clarify, these sensors would be placed on interior doors.  I just want the door to alarm whenever one of the three doors that will lead to the pool are opened.  None of the sensors will be outside.