Criminals tend to search for homes they think are easy targets, but you don’t have to be one of them. Some of the latest security devices can help to prevent your home from being burgled and can take your home security to the next level.
Home Alarm Systems
The latest home alarm systems come with some handy features and are programable to suit your specific requirements. They are now more user-friendly, you can switch them on and off via a key fob, and individually alarm specific zones of your home like ‘downstairs’ at night while you are sleeping which can give you greater peace of mind.
Home alarm systems can be back-to-base monitored or even self-monitored via a smart phone or laptop which can be a great advantage if there is an incident or you simply forget to switch it on before you leave the house. A good quality home alarm system will also help you to feel more at ease when you’re not at home and often reduces the cost of home and contents insurance premiums when monitored.
Motion Detection Alarm Sensors
Good quality infrared motion detection alarm sensors are more reliable and cost-effective nowadays, and the technology used is more accurate with some able to identify the difference between a pet and a person. Criminals will often find alternative ways to enter a home like a back door or side window that can be easily broken to gain access and that’s when an alarm sensor can activate the alarm system. This provides a more thorough security system for your home, ensuring that alternate entry points are always being monitored.
Sirens, Screamers & Strobes
In the case of a break-in, a good quality loud siren will inform the neighbours and screamers will make the inside of your home quite unbearable with their ear-piercing sound effects. Combine these with strobe lights and it will make for a very unpleasant environment and any criminal is sure to leave more quickly. An alarm siren and strobe lights can also help to direct authorities to your home in the event of a break-in.
Security Cameras CCTV
Security cameras, CCTV can act as a great deterrent when installed in strategic, visible positions around the home. The number of security cameras needed is often determined by budget and the size of the home although we do recommend covering the main points of entry and the perimeter lines as a minimum.
Security cameras can also be installed inside the home for extra security and these can also be used to keep an eye on what’s going on at home remotely. Security camera picture quality has come a long way over the past few years and being able to clearly see what’s going on in the case of an incident can be a huge advantage, especially when directing authorities to the location in time to catch an offender red-handed.
If you would like more information about boosting your home security to next level or would like a quote for a brand-new security system, contact us or call now on 0417 384 787.