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North Carolina is named the most burglarized state in America
Published: 09/01/2009 by Home Alarm Directory
Home alarm system installations are on the increase as North Carolina is named the most burglarized state in America. When you think that this crime happens every sixteen seconds throughout the United States, it's easy to see why so many people are opting to have a home alarm system installed. Even if you don't live in North Carolina, or live in a nice neighborhood, a home alarm system can still bring immense benefits for a relatively low cost.
There are two different types of home alarm system that you can install, either a wired home alarm system or a wireless home alarm system. Depending on what your needs are, both these home alarm systems are very effective at the job they do. A wired home alarm system is a good option if you have more money to spend and are looking for a permanent solution. In general, a wired home alarm system does cause some disruption as cables are routed and sensors are placed throughout the home, but when the home alarm system is hard wired throughout your house, you need not worry about continual maintenance.
The wireless home alarm system option is best for those that would have difficulty installing a wired home alarm system. This may because your house is particularly old, or its layout would make a home alarm system installation more difficult. A wireless home alarm system can be installed by those with basic DIY knowledge also. The wireless type of alarm system is generally battery powered, and so you will have to regularly ensure that the batteries are functional.If you are in North Carolina and are worried about the cost of a home alarm system, then you should certainly look towards a wireless home alarm system. These are generally much cheaper than a wired home alarm system, and you also have the ability to simply purchase a basic home alarm system kit and then grow your system as time and money allow. Either option of home alarm system is better than nothing, and you will be purchasing considerable peace of mind knowing that you are keeping your home and family safe.
Your home alarm system will work by alerting you whenever an intruder passes by one of the motion sensors, so that you will have time to alert the police or escape. Some home alarm system installations are monitored by a security company that will dispatch an officer to your home in the event of your home alarm system sounding. This is a more expensive option, but is especially good in high crime areas. It's also possible to add other devices to your home alarm system, such as surveillance cameras to capture intruders. Many home alarm system options will give you an online account to access your cameras and even reset your system.
Whether you are in North Carolina, or some other part of the country, the most important thing that you can do is to ensure that your home alarm system is properly installed, and regularly service. This will ensure that your home alarm system operates to the maximum level possible.
Leonard's Alarm Service
4359 North Nc 16 Highway Maiden, North Carolina 28650
t: view phone(704)483-3882