Top 10 Home Security Systems

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6. Wireless Home Security Systems

Wireless home security systems are beneficial in that they offer added security as there are no wires which you can trip on. In addition, you do not have to wires running all over your house. Wireless home security systems have been designed with sensors enabling the control panel to communicate with keypads using radio frequencies. The benefit of wireless home security systems is that thieves will not be able to view them thus the thought of disabling the security system will not be there. As such, your house is fully monitored 24/ 7.


7. Heat Detectors

Other than smoke detectors, heat detectors can be used to enhance the security of your home against fire. For instance, there are rooms, i.e. attic and basement and other areas of the house where installing smoke detectors is not possible. Having heat detectors installed in those particular rooms helps in reducing incidences of fire outbreaks. Nevertheless, when installing heat detectors, you need to make sure that they are installed in rooms with less humidity or else they will not be able to work. For example, do not install heat detectors in bathrooms and laundry area.

To ensure that they are working properly, change the batteries once every six months. To minimize the burden, you can always have them checked each time you are running maintenance on the smoke detectors.


8. Security Lights

Other than noise, burglars are scared of light. Therefore, it is important to have exterior lights installed in strategic locations of the compound. There are homeowners who because of electricity costs will not install exterior lights or leave them off. Thanks to technology, there are security lights that are built with sensors. They are only activated when movements in the compound is detected.


9. Surveillance Security Camera

Unlike other types of security systems, surveillance cameras gives you a clear vision of what is going on in and out of your home in real time.


10. Driveway Alarm System

Driveway alarm systems have been designed to alert you about cars that are approaching your driveway.


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