Deciding what you want in home or business security is an important subject. It’s one that requires thought and consideration. In many ways, selecting a security system requires as much analysis as you devoted to selecting your property or building it. Security systems may be complex or simple deterrents, based upon your specific needs, location, and cost considerations.
The first step in choosing a security system is deciding just how much protection your property requires, based on its location, structure, and any built-in security features, as well as the amount of security that provides you with peace of mind. Continue reading Determining What You Want from Home Security→
For your home or business, smoke and fire alarms are your partner in protection. Some systems will not only alert you, your family, or co-workers of a fire, but will also contact a professional monitoring service to send help. Others provide more basic over all warning protection. Which ever style of alarm you chose, the detection system will operate either through an optical detection of smoke, an ionization system which checks the air for smoke particles, or by air sampling which uses a physical system to detect smoke in the air. Continue reading Choosing and Installing Smoke and Fire Alarm Systems→
One excellent way to keep your family and your home safe is to make sure you know who has access to your property. And access doesn’t start when someone tries to break in through a window or sliding glass door. It doesn’t start when someone tries to force a lock. It starts when someone you haven’t invited to do so steps foot on your property. Whether a potential trouble maker walks or drives, a drive way alarm system will let you know when someone’s on your home turf. Continue reading Driveway Alarms→
When I first got involved in the home alarms business I had the naive idea that home alarms are something which makes noise when a door or window is forced open. Maybe that was the case a couple of decades ago but in the 21st century, home alarms are extremely advanced technological inventions which can improve your life in many ways.
The basic function of the home alarm is to scare off burglars. It has evolved and split into several functions over the years. First, if burglars break into an empty house, the owner can choose between a conventional alarm sound and a silent alarm. The silent alarm is meant to notify the authorities and give them enough time to reach your property without alerting the burglars. Continue reading How home alarms improve your life→