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What is the important things I need to know before getting a security System?

May 1, 2010 by admin  
Filed under Security System

I want to get a new security system for my house and i want to know what are the most important things i need to know about the security systems before buying it .I am thinking about going for AlarmForce home security systems , is anyone using this alarm system if yes then please tell me more about their sevices..Thank you..

In my opinion…

Security is best in layers. If only perimeter alarms – windows and doors – are installed, then that is only a single layer. Better to add external motion sensors to turn on lights to prevent the break-in… and internal motion sensors to provide the alert in case the perimeter is breached – at this point, there would be three layers. Add video surveillance and connect that system to video monitors located in useful places, and a fourth layer is added.

If the power goes out, how is the security system supposed to run? How long of a battery back up time is needed?

Security is only as good as the humans running it. If the system is not armed because someone forgot to turn it on, then the security system is pretty useless. If the system is easy to turn off, then that can cause a security breach fairly easily.

Check with the Better Business Bureau or the local Chamber of Commerce – or even the Law Enforcement agency serving your area – for security system suggestions and recommendations.

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2 Responses to “What is the important things I need to know before getting a security System?”
  1. Little Dog says:

    In my opinion…

    Security is best in layers. If only perimeter alarms – windows and doors – are installed, then that is only a single layer. Better to add external motion sensors to turn on lights to prevent the break-in… and internal motion sensors to provide the alert in case the perimeter is breached – at this point, there would be three layers. Add video surveillance and connect that system to video monitors located in useful places, and a fourth layer is added.

    Security is only as good as the lowest common denominator:

    If the power goes out, how is the security system supposed to run? How long of a battery back up time is needed?

    Do you need to carry a "panic button"? Is the system designed for that?

    Security is only as good as the humans running it. If the system is not armed because someone forgot to turn it on, then the security system is pretty useless. If the system is easy to turn off, then that can cause a security breach fairly easily.

    What happens when the security system is tripped and the alert sounds. If there is no response, that is as good as not having a security system. If there are lots of false alarms, then there is little value there, too – and in some areas, Law Enforcement may start charging you for false alarms or your neighbors might complain about disturbing the peace…

    Check with the Better Business Bureau or the local Chamber of Commerce – or even the Law Enforcement agency serving your area – for security system suggestions and recommendations.

    Good luck.
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  2. Mel says:

    Better than none.

    In my point of view, it is not necessary to join any security company plan and pay for monthly fee.
    Now, DIY home alarm system is getting more and more popular.

    As you should know, even products sold in local shops are all made in China. The company sources from china and simpliy add their logo or brand name on the products. So why don’t we buy directly from China, which the price is much cheaper? Yes, quality is the main concern.
    I am lucky that I have found a company that they have good quality security products from diffferent manufacturers in China. I love this company as they also provide good customer service and tech support.

    Here is the comparison table of their alarm system:
    http://www.novibo.com/News.asp?SupMenuID=0&MenuID=8391&SelectedID=9

    I have introduced to my neighbor and friends. All of them are satisfied.
    References :
    http://www.novibo.com/News.asp?SupMenuID=0&MenuID=8391&SelectedID=9

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