Driving through neighborhoods, you may see that many homes have security systems turned on. Whether you didn’t get yours active yet or you don’t have one, considering the advantages of a fully armed security system can seriously protect you and your loved ones.
1. Door Protection
Protecting your doors is one of the hallmarks of a security system. If someone breaks in through a door, your system can alert the police right away. If you are home and decide to turn the alarm off, many systems will still chime to let you know a door has opened.
2. Window Protection
While some robberies happen because criminals walk in through a door, others occur due to unsecured windows. Window sensors work in the same way as the ones on the door, alerting you to the opening and closing motion.
3. Glass-break Sensors
In addition to ensuring that your windows can’t open, you also want to protect them against someone breaking the glass. The sound of glass breaking will set these sensors off.
4. Smoke and Fire
You can protect your home from invaders, and you can protect your home from smoke and fire. Alarms that directly contact the fire department when they sense smoke or fire can save the lives of you and your loved ones.
5. Carbon Monoxide
This gas is poisonous and can kill with virtually any notice. Having a system that monitors you and the authorities to a potential leak or infiltration of carbon monoxide is imperative.
6. Flood Protection
Arkansas’ high water table makes ADT flood sensors a must-have. Even when you’re out, you can know that these sensors are protecting your home from a flood caused by an external or internal source.
7. Panic Button
You can also get a panic button associated with your security system. For example, imagine that you have fallen asleep and you hear someone lurking around outside of your home. Also, you could be attacked by someone while walking into your house. You can press this panic button to alert the authorities.
8. Monitoring Services
Having a system that offers to monitor 24 hours per day and seven days per week helps to give you greater peace of mind no matter what day or time it is.
9. Motion Sensors
An additional layer of protection comes in the form of motion sensors. For example, when you go upstairs to sleep at night, you can turn motion sensors on at the ground floor and basement.
Installing cameras on your property helps you to know who is afoot. The presence of signs stating that cameras are at work can help to keep potential intruders away and to catch them if they do commit a crime.
Modern security systems have so many features to keep you safe. Using these features to their full potential helps to keep you safe.