The Next Generation of Home Security

Feeling safe and secure in the comfort of your own home is vital to your well being. You should be able to relax and not worry about whether or not you will be the victim of a burglary. In addition to protection from burglary, you can also be safe from serious damage to your home from fires, floods and carbon monoxide to name a few. You and your family can now feel more protected than ever.

A home security system that is user-friendly for everyone in the family is a wise investment. It The most reliable systems are nice and simple, with straight-forward functions that can be operated and understood by young and old alike. Do your research and check out the many reputable brands on the market. You don’t want to risk your safety or waste your money on cheap products or an unreliable fly-by-night service that no one has ever heard of. We recently installed a Broadview system (they used to be known as Brinks). The keypad only requires the single touch of a button for most actions. There are easy-to-read, one-touch emergency buttons for fire, medical, and police emergencies. Even our kids (ages 7 and 10) and grandma (who doesn’t want us to mention her age) find it easy to use.

Services that have cellular monitoring can be relied on for rapid response and reliable, round-the-clock service. If a burglar tries to break into your home, setting of the extremely loud and piercing alarm, that alarm also triggers a signal at the monitoring center. They will take the necessary actions to make sure authorities get to your home as soon as possible if you can’t be reached. All monitoring is handled by thoroughly trained professionals. If you go with a recognized provider, you can rest assured that you are getting top notch protection directly from the company and not from a contractor.

Another benefit of signing on with an experienced security provider is that the installers will be extensively trained, with classroom and on-the-job education. You probably don’t want a newbie on work-release dragging wires and equipment (and maybe a few friends) through your house. Make sure you go with a provider that really values every aspect of their interaction with you, and will send an installer that is a true professional. Qualified installation experts will be able to answer any questions you may have regarding your home security system, and the technicians must pass National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association training. What is the point of getting a system put in if the installer can’t tell you how to use it?

We really appreciate the added level of security and relaxation that we all feel now we have a security system in place. I’m sure most families will rest a little easier knowing they have that extra level of safety and household protection.

Taylor Jensen writes about GE Home Security at, is considered an expert in the field of wireless home security, security cameras, home invasion prevention, and has published hundreds of articles informing consumers about what to look for when considering a home security system.
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