Smart home security should stand guard over everyone in the family, and that includes your beloved pets. If you have heard that pets can’t coexist with your home security system, don’t believe the hype. Here are some ways they can work hand-in-hand – and, even some ways your pets can benefit from the partnership.
If your home security system lacks glass break detection, then it might be time to add this technology to your system. Your system already contains motion detection, of course, and that may be enough to stop an intruder from following through with his plans. But here’s another consideration: If the intruder thinks that breaking the glass on your door or window is his best way to get into the house, then the break detection may be the only thing that sends him running when the glass shatters.
Everyone “knows a guy who knows a guy” with some tall tales in his background. For instance, maybe you know the guy who claims he was never burglarized because he mounted fake security cameras around his house. These counterfeit cameras, he argues, have protected his family for years – and he never had to spend a dime on real security cameras or a monitoring service. He may believe this is the reason he’s stayed burglary-free, but does he have a way to prove it? The truth is, experienced burglars can spot a fake camera right away.
If a new home security system is on the agenda for 2019, that’s commendable. You have figured out that there’s nothing more important than the security of your home and family. Now, here are some of the qualities you should want in a home security system.