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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

What is a good home security system for southern Ohio? I live outside of Cincinnati and I am shopping for a home security system. I have been reading consumer reports and reviews about ADT and Protect America. Protect America would be more affordable with equipment costs, but I want to make sure that whatever system I get actually works. Anyone have any suggestions on these or other companies?
chicken_little_osu, Nearly 2 years ago I had someone try to break into my condo. It was in the evening and the I had the lights off, but I wasn't asleep yet. I heard someone trying to pry open the back door. I crawled into the living room and switched on ... [full answer]
does anyone still use a home security system in their home? Need advice..? I am considering to purchase a security system for my home, but I have a question regarding the use while I am in my home. If it is late a night and you want a late night snack, do you have to disarm it when you do get up or are the sensors a directed solely on the entrance of the house? I would love to get a dog, but there are times where I am away from the house for a long period of time.
I have a Brinks security system. I can turn the motion detector off, you don't have to disarm the whole system to move around. My sensors are on the windows & doors - so I don't open them when it's armed. The motion sensor is in the hallway, directed towards the ... [full answer]
What is the point of outdoor home security cameras? I desperately need security cameras because I don't feel save at my neighborhood but there is this bunch of kids of questionable characters hanging next door and how do I know that they won't use some stick or rocks to knock down my outdoor security camera? What about wireless camera? How do I replace batteries? Should I use landwire instead?
Isn't that the point of a security camera? If they use sticks or rocks to knock down your camera, won't you know who has been damaging your property?