Home security has evolved to more than deadbolts and peep holes in doors. Wireless home security offers an affordable and effective means of protecting home and hearth. Wireless systems can easily be configured to meet the current needs, don’t have to cost a fortune and can usually be installed by the homeowner. There’s no professional installation fee. The only installation cost is the time it takes to complete the install.
Wireless Home Security Use
Who can benefit from wireless home security? Anyone and everyone. Wireless cameras allow surveillance and monitoring of any area of the home, indoors or out. Homeowners who need to keep an eye on the garage, or the nursery, or any other part of the house can do so with a wireless home security system. Systems can be visible and serve as an added deterrent or they can be hidden, allowing covert surveillance. Both types of camera can be included in a single system.
Wireless Home Security Cost
Wireless home security cost depends on the area to be secured. Small areas such as a home office, the nursery, or a child’s room, can often be covered with a simple webcam. Webcams are often less than $20.
Complete home security systems can be found for less than $100 dollars. Choose the system that best fits the need. Some systems come with many cameras. They work well for large homes or multiple surveillance places. Other systems come with
just one or two cameras.
No matter which wireless home security system is chosen, the system should include adequate window/door sensors, control, motion detector and voice dialer. Many popular systems include keychain remotes, making operation of the system easy.
Wireless Home Security Options
One of the biggest complaints about wireless home security is the cost of monthly fees. Subscribing to a monitoring service is optional. Fees have come down considerably from initial costs back when wired was the only option available. Other optional add-ons include light sensors, temperature detectors, leak detectors, smoke detectors, and various sirens.
Wireless Home Security Shopping
Before shopping, know where the camera(s) will be used and how many are needed. If purchasing hidden cameras, consider the area they’ll be hidden in. While hidden cameras are available in fake plants, clocks and other objects, these cameras usually do not result in top quality images.
Know how images will be viewed. Will they need to be transmitted to a cell phone or computer or will a VCR be used?
Determine lighting needs. Will a night vision camera be required? Night vision cameras are great for low-light areas as well as night time. Infrared is required for clear images in low or no light settings.
Wireless home security equipment can be purchased separately or as a complete system package. Shopping locally allows buyers to see and try the product before using it. Many discount stores now carry reputable wireless home security products.
There are many online stores selling wireless home security systems and products. Shopping with a reputable dealer who provides a money back guarantee and technical support is wise. Specials on wireless home security products can result in big savings when it comes time to pay.
Using wireless home security products gives homeowners time to think about other, more important things. Things like vacations and golf or time with family and friends. Setting up a wireless home security system doesn’t have to be hard and often takes less than 30 minutes.