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The Basics of Home Security Systems

The Basics of Home Security Systems

Home Design, Home Improvement
Home security systems are networks of sensors and equipment linked to a central control panel for monitoring purposes. Common components include door/window sensors, alarm sirens, security cameras, home automation controls, floodlights, keychain fobs and more. Professional monitoring systems offer professional monitoring that can contact emergency services when something goes amiss, whether that is at home or somewhere else. In addition, these devices can detect smoke, fire and carbon monoxide poisoning as well. Cost Security systems range in cost from $280 for basic wireless systems up to over $2,000 in large homes for advanced security solutions with sirens, sirens, motion detectors, door/window sensors (wired or wireless), keypads and more. Many homeowners find that home secur...