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Everything You Need To Know About Security Systems

Blog | 29 January 2016

A security system is one of the best ways to secure your home from burglars. It need not be as expensive as you might think, and there are a variety of options available. The underlying principle of any security system is the monitoring of all entry points as well as any valuable items within the premises. A typical security system would include the following components: A control panel which governs the other components of the security system Sensors for doors and windows Motion sensors (interior and exterior) Window and door sensors An alarm A warning sign/sticker stating that the property is protected or monitored by a specific company The sensors are installed in such a manner that any movement or entry into the home where they are installed instantly triggers the alarm, which then alerts the security company, the authorities, or the homeowner. The Control Panel The control panel is responsible for the entire security system. It sounds the alarm and alerts...

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How To Prevent Your Home Alarm System From Failing

Blog | 4 January 2016

Simply having a home alarm system in place is not enough to prevent a successful break-in. Home owners often wish to protect their property with professionally installed monitoring devices, but unfortunately not all security systems are equal. If you opt for an inexpensive security system, the flaws in such a system may actually cost you a lot more in the long run. Here are some of the technical and logistical factors you must look at in order to make a security system effective. Don’t make the control panel easy to find In many security installations you will find that the control panel is not too far away from the door (quite often it is right next to it). This might make things easy for the homeowner who can quickly disarm the system without creating a false alarm, but...

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