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Saturday, April 6, 2013

Security Systems and Alarm Sensors



Security systems which include security alarms and security cameras should be treated as a huge investment. Installation of these can definitely help in protecting the people that you love as well as your valuables. When there is a security system that is installed in your home or business, it gives you the confidence to leave your home without having to worry about the burglars that may enter or break-in at your home.

When we have a security system installed athome, it gives us more peaceful sleep at night without having to worry about a criminal breaking in and try to hurt you and your family. When you disregard the safety of your home and loved ones, you may end up regretting it in the end, and this is surely something that you don’t want to happen. Always bear in mind that a criminal will stop at nothing just to get what they want.
There are some guidelines which can help us in achieving a more secured alarm system. Since with the advancement in technology the different tactics of the criminals are also advancing and with this we need to be wary of the things that we should take into consideration for added protection. Here are some of them:

·         Alarm sensors should be installed in a location where the intruder is more likely to enter; this should be used as our first line of defense  We should not wait for the burglar to enter our premise before we actually act on it, if we can keep them away from entering, the better.

·         Do your own research as to the type of alarm sensor that you will be installing. There are wide variations of these alarm systems that you can choose from. You have to always consider the different factors that should be considered when choosing the right alarm sensor which may include the points of entry in the premise and the size of the area.

·         Make sure to put the alarm sensor in a location where it can easily detect an intruder’s entry. Put it in a place where your most valued asset is located so that you will know right away if there is an unauthorized entry.

·         Upon installation of the security system, test it right away. Test them in order to make sure that they are functioning properly; an alarm or security system that is malfunctioning is totally useless.

·         Ensure that your security system is being monitored by a central monitoring company. Even if your alarm will be able to detect a burglary and it alarm has created a sound, this is going to be useless if no one will even respond to it.

·         Make sure to protect your phone lines most especially that they are the ones who are transmitting alarm signals to the company who is monitoring your alarm system. There are several companies who are manufacturing devices that can protect your phone lines from being compromised.

·         Make sure that you have a backup installed for the transmission signal of your security alarm. The most popular one is known as the cellular backup system.

Our Team here at Eye Spy Electronics is here to assist you in all your security needs. Any question please feel free to call us.