DIY Home Security System
There seems to more of a need to feel safe in your home today than ever before. Although safety has
always been an issue, home owners seem to be more conscious for the need of a safe home today. They
are not just concerned about being burglarized even though that is a big concern; there is also the
concern for the safety of children, elderly parents and pets. The daily stress once consisted of what
went on at the job now, the stress continues on the job but the added stress of household safety is also
You know you want a security system but do not know what you want. Do you want a professional
installer to install your security or, do you want to install it yourself? What you have to do is design
your security system to see what you want and where you want it. If it becomes an elaborate system
with indoor and outdoor security alarms and perhaps extended monitoring then you may want to have a
professional installer do the job. However, if you feel the job is not that difficult or elaborate, than you
may want to purchase a security system kit and install it yourself. The kits come with simple
instructions for installation. You will also have to decide if you want a security system that is wired or
one that is wireless. The wired system will need you to have some electrical experience.
Do you want the system to be monitored by an agency or do you want the alarm to sound on the
premises? A monitoring agency will call you wherever you may be if there is a violation. They can also
let you know when your children are home from school. The monitoring agency is a separate part of
The cost of the system varies dependent upon what accessories you want to have with the basic system.
If you are looking for a basic wired security system kit the costs would start at about $199.00. If you
are looking for a wireless security system kit, than the costs would start at about $550.00.
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