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What Are The Features Of A Home Security System?

By Robert Goldsmith

Is your home really safe? When we ask ourselves that question we start to think
about whether the safety measures we have taken are enough to keep our home
safe. Prevention is better than the cure! Place an appropriate home security system to
prevent your home from burglaries. Today, safety depends on how well prepared you
are. With monitored residential security and alarm system, you can empower yourself
and give your family peace of mind.

Alarm Statistics:

Government statistics have shown that around 60% of burglaries carried out on homes
fitted with home security system are unsuccessful. Losses due to burglary average
$400 less in residences with security systems. 90% of police believe alarms deter
burglary attempts. This suggests that burglar alarms are a useful deterrent for
prospective criminals.

Types of Alarms:

There are three types of alarms. They are a Burglar Alarm, Fire Alarm and Safety Alarm.
These three are commonly found in electronic form today.

Features of Alarms:

- It detects intrusion, fire, burglary, and carbon monoxide presence.
- The alarm alerts you to a problem with a very loud beep and in some cases, is
accompanied by bright flashing lights.
- Features also include, it beeps when doors or windows are opened.
- Fire alarm sensors are of three general categories: smoke, flame and heat.
- Safety detectors include thermostats for detecting excessively high temperatures,
water sensors for flooding, excessive carbon monoxide concentrations etc.
- It can be activated and deactivated with either a simple turn of the key or a key
pad control panel.
- Door alarms are relatively inexpensive and reliable.
- You no longer have to hire an electrician to run the wires through the ceiling or
walls. Hence, many people now install their own door alarms.

Nothing is more important than protecting your home and family. There are many
alarm companies that offer a wide range of services that can save your life and

About the Author

Robert is a Freelance Writer For They Specialize In All Kinds of Burglar Alarm. No Matter What Kind Of Security You Are Looking For Whether It Be A Basic Home Burglar Alarm, Or A State Of The Art Burglar Alarm System You Can Find More Information Here.

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