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Obtaining Safety With A Home Security System

Years ago,
home security systems were only found in wealthy neighborhoods. These days however, the prices have come way down and they are becoming more common in average
homes. Many folks who invest in
home security systems go for the do it yourself systems. They can be wired or wireless, setting off an
alarm when an
burglar attempts to enter your
home or when they are moving around inside of your house.

With
home security systems, there are two different kinds – open and closed circuit. Open circuit systems work by setting off an
alarm when the circuit closes. When a window or a door is opened, the circuit is instantly completed and the
alarm goes off. Closed circuit systems work the opposite way. When a window or door is opened, the circuit is broken – also setting off the
alarm.

Another, more advanced option, are motion sensors. Motion sensors detect any type of motion within a certain radius to the sensor. Once it has sensed any motion, it sends a signal out to the control panel that will analyze it and see if the movement is considered suspicious. If the movement is indeed considered suspicious, it will react to the way you have it set up and inform the proper authorities or sound the
alarm.

Motion sensors can also be adjusted as well. You can adjust them for things such as pets walking around or any other activity that is common with your
home that wouldn’t signify a
burglary taking place. Motion sensor
alarms are very common these days, and one of the best ways to keep your
home safe from a
burglar - and give you peace of mind in knowing that you are protected.

Normally, it’s a good idea to use motion sensors and magnetic switches with your
burglar alarm setup. Magnetic switches will protect doors and windows while the motion sensors will help to protect larger rooms, such as living rooms and hallways. The combination of the two is never a bad idea – and will go a long way in protecting your
home.

Another available option that you have is a security camera. Video cameras are also common these days, and can be mounted in very strategic areas throughout the parameter of your
home. They will pick up images in the area they are mounted, which will be displayed on the monitor. You can also record the video to a videotape as well, making it an ideal choice for anyone who wants to keep track of the information that the camera picks up.

You can also get a
burglar system from a
home security company as well. Most companies monitor their systems remotely, and always have someone in the office to look after the system. Once the
alarm is set off, the company will immediately inform the local police or send their own security personnel out to your
home. This way, night or day, no matter where you go, your
home will always be protected.

Investing in a
home security system of any type is always a smart investment. You have several different to choose from, depending on your needs. If you’ve been worried about your
home and the things you keep inside your
home, you should invest in a
home security system. They will help you keep peace of mind, and know that you are protected. They don’t cost that much either, which makes them an even better investment. If you own a
home – you shouldn’t hesitate to invest in a
home security system.

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Latest News Regarding Home Security

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Pinnacle Security Releases Home Security System Selection Advisory

July and August Peak Season for
Burglaries as Families Travel and
Homes Are Left Unattended


Home security camera sales up in Stockton

STOCKTON – One local store reports a 50 percent increase in sales of
home security camera systems as Stockton crime trends upward.

Devcon® Security Hires Ed Tadelman as General Manager of South Chicago Branch

Chicago – Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing
home security monitoring and business
alarm company in the United States, has named Ed Tadelman as the general manager for the company’s southern Chicago branch.

Devcon® Security Hires Gina Oden as General Manager of Jacksonville Branch

Jacksonville – JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- July 11, 2011 – Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing
home security monitoring and business
alarm company in the United States, has named Gina Oden as the general manager for the company’s Jacksonville, Fla., branch.

BBB Warns of
Home Security Installers

Summertime is reportedly when the most
home
burglaries happen, and the Better Business Bureau is warning
homeowners to watch out when shopping for a security system.

Devcon® Security Hires Anthony Pace as General Manager of Atlanta West Branch

Atlanta – Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing
home security monitoring and business
alarm company in the United States, has named Anthony Pace as the general manager for the company’s western Atlanta branch.

Devcon® Security Hires Justin Dyer as General Manager of Dallas Branch

Dallas – Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing
home security monitoring and business
alarm company in the United States, has named Justin Dyer as the general manager for the company’s Dallas branch.

Devcon® Security Hires Eric Orosco as General Manager of Fort Worth Branch

Dallas – Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing
home security monitoring and business
alarm company in the United States, has named Eric Orosco as the general manager for the company’s Fort Worth branch.

Devcon® Security Hires Christopher Cook as General Manager of Chicago West Branch

Chicago – Devcon® Security, the 13th largest and fastest growing
home security monitoring and business
alarm company in the United States, has named Christopher Cook as the general manager for the company’s western Chicago branch.

Video:
Home Security System Uses Radio Signals To Detect Intruders

Video and infra-red were yesterday: Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, the NICT , is working on a
home security and monitoring system that’s entirely based on radio signals. The main advantage of the so-called “RAdio-wave Mesh for Intruder Detection System” (RAMIDS) is that there are no blind spots in the areas screened anymore.

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Home Security System System For Commercial And Residential Safety

should never be a luxury. It is a need in every
home as much as it is in business establishments. And security must be implemented not after an intruder had broken in but before they could even plan to.

The fact that
burglars attack when you least expect them, your business and your
home must both be equipped to face any circumstances. These security systems will push them to move to the next property, not yours. There are different security
alarm devices that you can choose from. But here are the top choices:

• Talking devices
• Key fobs with remote control
• Yard security signs from security companies.
• Wireless security systems
• Extra keypads
• Motion detectors

When installing the
Home Security System, here are some steps to follow:

Survey your doors and windows and see which of them would be equipped with the
alarm. Basically, choose the spots which would be unnoticeable at night and most vulnerable to attackers. Then, seek the advice of your local police, security system agents or your insurance agent. Surely they could make good referrals to reliable security companies.

Let your place be inspected by each of the recommended companies and ask for a quotation. With accordance to your family or business lifestyle, decide for the appropriate type of
alarm system and the zones where to position them. Some added features may please you and help you decide on the “which” question.

As part of the system, monitoring shall be made available 24 hours. And in times of intrusion, an
alarm signal shall be sent to the security agency so that they can contact the local police in your area. You also have to make sure that the control panel can accommodate all the zones included in the security system. Zones are the windows or doors where the security units are placed. Frequently, there are eight zones controlled by a basic system, anyhow, it can be upgraded up to 32 zones. Afterwards, position the control panel including the keypads all throughout the house.

It would be helpful if you will choose a system that is directly connected to the smoke, lighting and water level so as to check the place for these elements. In addition, make sure that the keypads are user friendly so that they can easily be activated or deactivated. The customary problem encountered in almost all security system during winter season is freezing. The switches tend to malfunction due to snow and very low temperature. When instances like this arise, consult the proper authorities to mend the problem.

When everything is fixed, set a code that will be easily remembered by the family members. However, this code must be kept confidential for the family only. Always ensure that your system has back up power so that when power supply fails, you don’t have to worry of being intruded especially since
burglars take these chances.

With the thought that your things would be safe and sound even in your absence or sleep, you surely will be saved from all sorts of stresses and worries. This is the principal advantage of securing your properties against culprits. And when you do, you will not be asking and condemning yourself of the “what ifs” and “if only”.

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