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In some cases, burglars may still target a home either knowingly or unknowingly when members of the family are inside. For the burglar who enters the home expecting it to be empty, finding members of the family inside can cause enough shock and panic to facilitate aggressive behavior. Having a security system in place often provides family members with enough warning to get to a safe location in our outside the home while the alarm system dispatches local authorities. For burglars that enter a home knowing that family members are inside, their intentions are often much more malicious and the home alarm system again serves as an early warning system and calls the authorities. According to the U. S. burglary results in $2,185 worth of lost valuables. When you weigh that against the price of a reliable home security system, the investment proves to be more than a bargain. Sterling Security Store is a world leader in DIY home security, with the ultimate stock of home security products, burglar alarms, home security cameras and fully equipped home security systems. Not only does our inventory consist of cutting edge systems from leading manufacturers like WINN Security Honeywell, Visonic, DSC and GE Interlogix, but we also offer some of the most competitive prices in the industry. At Sterling Security Store, quality is king, but what truly sets us apart is our DIY ethic.

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home security wireless

You will save hundreds if not thousands of dollars in installation costs by going wireless. In fact if you can hang a picture on the wall, odds are you can install a wireless security system yourself. With a wireless security system there are no wires to run other than the electrical cord on the control interface. You'll likely just need to be able to screw in a sensor here and there, or in some cases just stick it on via the adhesive backing. That means you or a paid installer won't have to drill through walls, concrete, steel, fish for and run wires through walls, and hook everything up to your home's power box which could even need a costly electrical addition. The larger the property usually also means the bigger the savings when it comes to wireless home security installation. When it comes to choosing the wireless home security system that is proper for you, you will want to consider what options are best for your needs. Generally a system that supports a variety of different sensor and detector options is a good choice. That way you can add onto the system as you see fit, and further improve the overall safety and security of your home. While you might not want to have a motion detector in every room in your house Especially if you have pets, you likely will want to have at least one or two in areas where some of your most valuable items are kept such as the master bedroom or office. Also you will want to consider if you want to hire a professional service to monitor your home's security system as not all wireless systems will support such monitoring.

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security systems for renters

If you're using a home automation hub to control things like lighting and thermostats, you can add a Z Wave or Zigbee smart lock to the system without much effort. Alternately, if you don't have a home automation hub, look for a Wi Fi or Bluetooth lock that comes with its own mobile app. Smart locks use standard pre drilled holes and are fairly easy to install. Some models use your existing keyed cylinder and deadbolt hardware and attach to the inside of your door, while others require that you remove your existing interior and exterior escutcheons and replace the deadbolt and strike hardware. Smart locks can be opened and closed using a mobile app and will send a notification when someone locks or unlocks a door, and most allow you to create permanent and temporary access schedules for family members and friends based on specific hours of the day and days of the week. Features to look for include geofencing, which uses your phone's location services to lock and unlock the door, voice activation using Siri HomeKit, Google Assistant, or Amazon Alexa voice commands, support for IFTTT, and integration with other smart home devices such as video doorbells, outdoor cameras, thermostats, smoke alarms, and connected lighting.

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