How Informed Are You? The 3 Essential Aspects of an Effective Home Security System

Article Posted by Expert Author: Emma Prior  on 04/08/2013

You know you need home security systems Memphis to keep your home safe and secure, but do you know which elements are essential to any system? Read on to find out.

  1. A Touchpad at Each Entrance. It's common for those who purchase a system to look for ways to cut corners with cost, but touchpads at each entrance isn't a great way to do it. If you're not able to activate your system from any entrance in your house, then you'll find yourself less likely to arm it when you want to exit via a door that doesn't have a touchpad.

  2. A Wireless System. There's no question that wireless systems are better than wired ones, because wireless systems are virtually impossible to disarm without a code, while wired systems can be compromised by simply cutting a few wires.

  3. An Interior Siren. Some people assume that a security system that notifies the security company of unusual activity is enough. The reality is that most burglars get in and out in a matter of minutes. An interior siren will immediately call attention to your home and is likely to immediately drive the burglars out.


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