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Wireless Home Security Systems

In recent years the sales of wireless home security alarms has been steadily on the increase. Not only do homeowners want to make sure that their possessions are well protected but also those who reside in the property as well.

But what reasons are there for us deciding to choose these types of alarm systems over the more conventional ones? Below we take a look at the pros and cons of you installing a wireless home security alarm system.

Pros of Having Wireless Home Security Alarms

  1. The main benefit of having such a system is the most obvious in that you don't have to concern yourself with making holes in walls in order that wires need to be run through to connect the system together. As a result you can save money by actually installing the system yourself. Whereas with the traditional hard wired systems you would often need to employ the services of a qualified technician to carry out the work.
  2. Another benefit to be had from installing such an alarm system as well as being unobtrusive is that they allow you to control them from one central location. Even if you choose to set up alarms in your garage as well as in your home you can control them both at the same time using the central control panel that is located in your home and which is provided with these types of alarm systems today.

Cons of Having a Wireless Home Security Alarm System

  1. Although these systems are easier to install they tend to be a lot more expensive to buy compared to the traditional hard wired ones. At the moment this is down to the fact that the technology used in such alarm systems is still in the development stage but in the next few months or years we should see the prices falling and it won't be long before they match that of the hard wired ones.
  2. The only other problem that may arise when it comes to installation of any kind of wireless home security alarms is the possibly that it can be remotely hijacked. This in turn could result in the hacker being able to obtain the security code that is embedded in the key fob and so be able to gain entry to your property. Although this doesn't really happen very often it is something that you should be constantly aware of.
Although the cost may seem prohibitive if you were to look online you will find that there are numerous places where good quality wireless home security alarms can be purchased. You may be surprised to find that the price being charged is a fraction of what it would be if you decided to buy your system locally. But before you do purchase any one of these systems remember to carry out as much research as you can to learn everything that there is about them. This way you can determine which system is best for your needs.






Home Security Alarm Monitoring Q&A

How much should I pay for my home security system? 3 doors, 1 motion detector, 1 keypad, 1 siren, 1 control panel, 1 lawn sign, 10 window stickers, and a certificate to get a home insurance discount...How much is all that worth if they are offering free installation too? Is $34.95 a month too much to pay for monitoring?
If you go with adt or one of the other corporate guys, you can get all of that for 99 bucks and that sounds right for monitoring. the catch with it is the monitoring is usually a contract for two to three years and if you try to cancel it ... [full answer]
What is a good handgun for home security? This will be my first gun to own, but I am no noob to guns (I've shot 9 mils, 20 guages, some .22 rifles, and...oh, a .50 rifle). What is a reliable, not too expensive handgun that you recommend?
Ruger SR9 - 9mm handgun-about 440 by me most likely a little less as long as you do not live in IL. Taurus 24/7 Pro - comes in 9mm, .40caliber, and .45acp. About 500 by me. Good quality handguns with a lower price. http://www.ruger-firearms.com/Firearms/FAFamily?type=Pistol&subtype=Centerfire%20Autoloading&famlst=62 http://www.taurususa.com/products/gunselector-results.cfm?series=247
How can i disarm a home security system from the outside? Are they certain wires to cut and re-arrange? please elaborate Protection One to be specific
The only way to disarm (or arm) any security system is with an appropriately programmed remote, either hardwired or wireless (key fob type). Practically all modern alarm system master control panels use computer controls. When a system is initially installed, a set of "default" conditions are loaded and then modified by ... [full answer]