Nowadays it is very important to consider the security of your house. One of the more common and effective ways that will contribute towards this will be home alarm systems. There are few different options to consider these days and it can often seem a very confusing market. The products will differ in terms of what level of security they offer, price and technology that is used.
Some of these products will have very high technology gone into producing them and this will definitely affect cost. You will need to know what you are willing to invest in the security of your house. Below is a brief description of some of the different technology to take into consideration.
Some of the most commonly used products for alarmed security are the Passive Infrared Detectors. They use motion and heat sensors to detect intruders and sound the alert. They come in different ranges are generally quite affordable. Sensors are placed in each room that requires security. These sensors send out infrared signals and if these signals are broken by movement the alert will be triggered.
Another common type of detector is the Ultrasonic Detectors. These use ultrasonic waves to detect intruders. Like the Infrared devices, these also send out signal by way of ultrasonic sound and if these signals are interfered with by movement that will be a signal to sound the alert.
It is very common for a burglar to break a window to get entry to a person’s property. Glass Break Detectors will come in handy for detecting this type of intrusion. They work by sensing sound and something as low as 20 Hz can be the trigger to send an alert. These are very basic and can be easily installed but are potentially not as effective as some of the others. This is because some professional burglars can sneak into a house without making much noise.
Another basic in home alarm systems is the Vibration Alert devices. These are more commonly used outdoors for detecting the first signs of an earthquake. They are however useful for detecting an intruder. They are made up of a simple circuit that can be broken quite easily. An unsuspecting trespasser is likely to break the circuit which will set off the alert.
Among the high technology security devices are the Passive Magnetic Field Detectors. They are not renowned for being cheap but they are effective for setting up outdoor security such as your garden. They send out magnetic signals and trigger the alert if any other magnetic signal, such as those emitted by humans is detected. These are excellent at alerting you to trespassers.
Those are a few of the different home alarm systems around that you could consider. Of course, the type you choose will rely on certain factors such as what the size of your house is, the level of security that is required and the budget you have to spend. There are many different types of security available so you are certain to find something for your budget.