How to Improve Indoor Home Security

home security north hollywoodHow To Improve Indoor Home Security

As a homeowner, you want to keep your home and family safe from all theft and burglaries. Therefore, it’s important to know the right home security to properly protect your house day and night. You’ll also want to know what systems and devices best fit your home’s size and security.

There are many forms of home security you might want to consider, and they include everything from cameras and locks, to devices and sensors. Educate yourself on these resources, and you will be able to better protect yourself from a home invasion.

Types of Security

home securityDoor/Window sensors

Door/Window sensors are made up of a magnet which create a closed circuit. They come in two pieces- one will get attached to the door/ window glass, and the other will be on the door/ window frame. They also come with a built-in security system. When connected, the sensor will be able to detect if the door is open or closed and transmit the information to the main security system.

Recessed Door/Window Sensors                                                     

Recessed Door Sensors are similar to a regular door sensor, but instead of being attached to the door frame/door. It can be inserted into the frame/ window frame instead. You just simply drill a hole on a spot of your choosing. With proper installation, it’s also impossible to notice it. In addition, the sensor is wireless and can be connected to your phone or computer to keep track of who is entering the room.

Motion sensor

A device that contains a microwave, acoustic, or optical sensor that can detect movement and activate the light/ sound sensor if something is in the proximity.

The sensor can detect motion up to 15 feet away. Other special systems can pick up longer ranges and even some motion in other rooms within range.

home securityCamera System

Or [CCTV] This connects to a recording device but can also be an IP network. It is one of the most inexpensive forms of home security due to its low-cost installation. There are also options of having a wireless installation to be able to access footage over the internet or on your phone.

home securityGlass Break Sensor

The Glass Break Sensor is one of the most overlooked types of home security. It can be attached to a wall and work around your home. Additionally, this kind of sensor is different in that it can detect if a window or door has been opened by picking up the frequency of glass breaking. Its range can reach just several feet from the suspected door to keep your home free from intruders.

Key Takeaway

Any of these devices should be able to noticeably improve your home security and protect you from theft and burglary. For more help on properly installing these devices, give our technicians at Locksmith North Hollywood a call today. We can help you choose the right device for your home and make sure that it’s up to code and as secure as possible.