Home security has become increasingly popular over the years. As technology has developed and become more accessible, more homeowners are looking to add additional layers of security to help protect their homes and families. A home security system offers protection for your loved ones and property, as well as peace of mind. Today’s home security systems also can act as a hub for home automation systems, adding convenience and energy savings, which makes their cost more attractive.

Having a home security system can:

  • Provide protection to you and your family
  • Be a deterrent to burglers
  • Give peace of mind
  • Provide convenience and energy savings
  • Reduce home insurance premiums

Components of a Security System

Technology for home security has advanced quite a bit in the last few years.  Understanding the different systems, components, and features can help you make the best decision for your family.

Here are some typical features of home security:

  • Entryway sensors
  • Motion sensors
  • Security cameras
  • Video doorbells
  • Home automation controls
  • Panic buttons
  • Sensors
  • Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors