Security Systems to Enhance Safety of Property

20 February 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog


Losing valuables in this day and age can be highly disappointing. With crime and burglary rates on the rise too, losing such valuables is a definite possibility. To reduce the risks of you falling victim to such theft, it's advisable to increase the level of security in your home. Enhanced security will not only protect your property and loved ones, but also boosts your confidence when at home.

There are many different security systems, however, and it can be confusing to choose the best one for your needs. To help you make the right choice, here are some of the security alarms and systems convenient for your home and property.

Monitored Security Systems

Currently, this is the most commonly used security system in the market. The system monitors movement within the house and is connected to both an alarm and the call centre. When it detects movement in the house, it notifies the call centre. The call centre then calls the owner of the property to verify whether he/she is in the house or there has been a break-in. In case of the latter, the call centre immediately alerts the police to deal with the suspected burglar.

This system has its disadvantages though. Chiefly, the security system has wires connected outside the premises. Thus, a burglar can cut off the phone as well as alarm wires, and this may not trigger an alarm.

Wireless Alarm Security Systems

These are high-tech security systems that if well positioned, work extremely well. They include motion detectors, sensors, silent alarms and beams. They are surprisingly effective and easy to install. You can also choose your settings according to your convenience. With this system in place, it's easy to know when there is an intruder and contact the authorities.

Smoke Alarm Security Systems

Smoke alarm systems notify you in case of a fire and smoke. They contain wireless or hard-wired smoke detectors. Some of these alarm systems have self-sufficient fire containment features. They comprise of an in-home sprinkler system and multiple smoke detectors. They also include fire extinguishers that are operational and easy to access.

Critical Alarm Security Systems

Usually, a house can experience small complications that can easily be undetected. Critical alarm systems alert you of issues like plumbing leaks that are usually imperceptible. They help you avoid property damage, which lead to costly repairs. These alarm systems are frequently used in big buildings to look out for leaky pipes and electrical faults. Such alarms can also be used in homes to monitor plumbing and heating.

So, the next time you are at home and fear starts creeping in, do something about it. With any security system above, you will have a haven for you, your loved ones and your valuables. Just choose the security system you deem appropriate for your security needs.