How to Choose a Home Intercom System


In this YouTube video, The Home Depot goes over some of the different intercom systems that you can consider adding to your home. Depending on your home and your needs, each person may find a different one more helpful. Discover which one may suit you best.

The first major benefit of adding an intercom system is the increase in effective communication. You can easily communicate between rooms inside and even with the person who is at the door.

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On these intercom systems, there’s typically a control panel that has a speaker. Different types of intercom systems will have added benefits or limited capabilities so really consider what you would value in one.

There are two main types: wired and wireless. Wired is usually part of a whole-home system and will be hard-wired into the electrical system. But a wireless intercom system is going to be portable. These can have a large range of distance it can travel. If you are a DIYer, this may be the option for you.

The last thing you want to consider is features. If you want a more basic one, then you may only need a speaker on it. Some of the intercom systems have video surveillance to increase security, voice activation for hands-free operation, or can play the radio or music.