It should go without saying that Home Security to say the least is one of the most vital assets of your family’s safety and your personal assets. When deciding on which Home Security Company you may want to consider their products and services; price will also be a factor.
Products generally include sound emitting devices such as a siren, dogs barking, human voices or some other type of sound eminence, laser motion detectors for both the inside and the outside which also includes light motion sensors, security motion cameras inside and outside and with the desired package include nanny-cams to monitor the children’s safety and silent alarms with a direct link to the police department.
Most security systems are also designed to automatically call for medical and fire emergency services as well. In the case of the Medical emergency service, the home owner doesn’t have to be at home to use the medical emergency services but can be anywhere as long as they are wearing their emergency medical alert transmitter. These devices are small and light weight enough to worn as a necklace or a bracelet. Once activated, usually by a simple push on a tab, the responders can find you by GPS.
After decided which company to go with based on their products and services, the job now falls on where to place all the security items. This will all be determined by the layout of your house and the grounds. Trees, thick shrubbery and hilly terrain can be blind spots, so these are definitely places of high consideration to have security lights and cameras focused.
Surveillance cameras for the protection of your family and especially for the children should be placed in strategic areas where they have full coverage of the area you plan to place them in. Cameras should never be able to be seen in plain sight because a possible criminal would be could just as easily maneuver around the cameras. This is why your home surveillance cameras must be out of plain sight and protected from the weather.
Exterior motion detectors are great for deterrence; they are normally programmed to come on only when someone comes too close to the house however, it is nothing to outfit that motion sensor with a horn to warm of any would be intruders. When installing interior security systems such as motion detectors in windows or doors, you will find that you have so many options available such as wireless devices for the doors, windows and throughout the house.
Packages are available for the home owner to monitor the house by remote form another computer or smart device. You can even lock doors, close the garage door and even turn off appliances depending on the package you select.
24 hour services include two way voice communications with the security company.
Find out what works best for you. This could mean doing some shopping around, but well worth the effort to keep your home and family safe.