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Importance of Installing Burglar Alarms in Your Home

April 28, 2015


Listen to victims of home robberies. They talk in hushed tones about missing belongings and lost security. In taking preemptive action to ensure this scenario never happens, a homeowner would have to stay awake all day and station family members at every entrance point. This unrealistic defense strategy is no solution because we all have to sleep and we all have better things to do than become guards in our own homes. Install a security alarm instead, and gain the service of electronic eyes and ears that never sleep. A burglar alarm is a central security point for your home, and it's a crucial addition to the home if you want to guarantee an end to security risks. In short, the fitting of a burglar alarm by a qualified electrical service brings peace of mind.

The next question to occupy the thoughts of worried homeowners relates to cost. The instinct here might be to assume anyone can install a burglar alarm. Most of the parts carry low voltages and the head of the home certainly knows where every access point is located. Our advice is to think twice. A professional installer can run those cables out of sight and select the right system for the home. The contractor will tailor the equipment for each room, selecting motion detectors and unobtrusive contacts that are quickly fastened to every door, window, and point of egress. As mentioned earlier, this is a source of peace of mind for the entire family, and, just as practically, a good addition to note on the home insurance policy. Insurance agents are always happy to see a professionally installed burglar alarm in place.

The occupants of the home are now free to go out and enjoy the day, safe in the knowledge that the property is under surveillance at all times. That same sense of security is also there when everyone's asleep. Of course, this outline applies only to the most basic configuration, one that's adept at acting as a sentinel for the majority of homes, but it is possible to scale upward. Incorporate wireless cameras into the configuration to spot irregularities and record suspicious activity. Link the system to a security agency or the local police station. Finally, consider the newest state-of-the-art burglar systems, newly affordable home security remedies that embrace wireless standards. Every door contact and motion detector can be hooked up to the wireless system, plus, imagine having the burglar alarm send push alerts or texts to a smartphone when the system triggers. That's a total security solution and it's available now.

O'Brien Electrical and Communications

26 Gordon St., Rosebery NSW 2018


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