Top Ten Best Things About Having A Home Security SystemI love having a home security system. Here are a few reasons why.
The Top Ten
There is no price tag or equivalent value for "peace of mind. " Like life insurance, and although we wouldn't want to put it to use, we should have peace of mind knowing that it is there all along.
This is definitely the biggest reason I got a home security system.
Just having a sign in your yard is a deterrent to criminals.
Have you ever heard the sound a home alarm makes? DANG.
Regular fire alarms are all well and good, but what if you aren't home? What if your pets are locked inside? It's so nice to know that if you aren't home if a fire happens, that you don't need to rely on neighbors or passerby's to notice smoke or a fire, which might not be in time to save your pets or valuables.
When that alarm sounds, things can get pretty intense. It's nice to know that you don't have to worry about calling the police. The security system calls you, and the police.
Some Burglars who aren't deterred by the sign, will simply try to break a window, instead of opening it. These sensors will set off the alarm if too much pressure or vibration is put on the glass.
If you have large pets, this won't work for you in the home, but it's a great thing to put in a garage if you do. If someone manages to get through your perimeter, they won't be able to sneak past one of these.
Almost all home insurance companies will lower your rate - some as much as 20%, if you have a home security system.
By the time your store-bought Carbon Monoxide alarm goes off, it could very well be to late, or you might not be home, and it could harm your pets.
Wireless sensors, and wireless monitoring is now available. No drilling, and no home phone needed.