Many people say they can’t afford to purchase any burglar alarm systems installed at their home. They say that they can hardly afford to put food on the table in today’s economic climate, let alone put extra money out on security for the home. They try to make a point that they have done just [...]
In many locations around the world, the incidence of burglaries is on the uptrend, causing the demand for different types of home alarm systems to rise. Indeed, the installation of reliable models has become a necessity for most homes in the US.
There are many types of home alarm systems and some of the most sophisticated [...]
Security alarm systems are sets of interlinked electrical devices that are installed in commercial, industrial, or residential premises as a way of protecting life and property from unauthorized intrusions.
Commonly installed against burglary, they send out sirens and other alerting signals whenever a security threat is detected by sensors such as sound and motion detectors [...]
Home alarm systems come in all shapes and sizes. There are simple types that can be purchased at very low costs at hardware stores and be easily installed by homeowners using a do-it-yourself manual. There are also very expensive systems that are designed for high-end consumers and that requires a team of trained security technicians [...]
Home alarm systems are used in residential properties for four main reasons:
1) warn residents and neighbors about a security breach;
2) ward off burglars and other intruders away from the residence;
3) provide a sense of security and peace of mind to homeowners; and
4) optionally inform a private security company or a local [...]
The increase in the level of recorded burglaries in many areas of the United States is alarming to say the least. In 2007, there have been 2.2 million burglaries recorded that cost victims several billions.
Nationwide data also reveal that on the average, a burglary is being committed every 15 minutes. Surprisingly, around 70% of [...]
A number of researches studying the effectiveness of home alarm systems indicate that these devices significantly contribute to the prevention of burglaries and the arrest of suspected burglars.
These systems also provide peace of mind to homeowners who have installed reliable security systems. One study found that residences that are equipped with monitored home alarm [...]
Home alarm systems are sets of linked electrical devices that notify homeowners about a possible unauthorized entry into a private residence. They alert homeowners of potentially criminal intrusions through the use of loud sirens and/or flashing lights.
Because of the loudness of sirens and the high visibility of flashing lights, alarm systems perform the additional [...]
Demand for reliable alarm systems are on the rise as homeowners become aware of the rising number of burglary incidents in many areas. In practice, they constitute the secondary line of defense against burglars and other house intruders with malicious intent.
The first line of defense, of course, is the set of common home security practices that [...]
Reliable and cost-efficient alarm systems for the home are the most important components of a residential security setup. This is more or less expected given the frequency of burglar attacks in the US, which cost an annual damage of US$4.3 billion.
Today, they constitute a private property’s first line of defense against burglary and other [...]