Are you concerned about the security of your home? In a world where putting mental bars on windows and a big ‘Beware of The Dog’ sign does not quite cut it. The latest technology gives you the opportunity to secure your home and provide you with the peace of mind when you are asleep or away at work. Here are the three must have technological advances that will leave you at ease.
Number One – A 2GIG Alarm Kit
No one wants an intrusive, clunky and massive alarm system that does not always work. A 2GIG Alarm Kit is elegant, small and is the ideal security solution for you. This control panel is a smooth box with a colour touchscreen.
The basic 2GiG system comes with door and window sensors, motion detectors in your house, a remote for arming and disarming the system and a control panel. To add to the appeal, the 2GIG Alarm Kit is going green.
This system allows you to add compatibility features to lower the thermostat, turn the lights on and off when alarming the house. Furthermore, this alarm system has extra features: the ability to be controlled by your smart phone and having your local weather displayed on the control panel (no more having to watch the news to see what the weather is going to be the next day).
Number Two – Outdoor Cameras
This is perfect to keep an eye on all the activity in and around your house. The Logitech system is an internet-enabled outdoor camera (with night vision) allows you to monitor via a computer. The system requires you to have Windows PC.
The system is available for Android and Blackberry smart phones. Furthermore, the camera systems advanced features allows you to record activities and setup alerts (activity on your property) via email. This system is capable of picking up small animals and leaves blowing of trees – so it will not miss a thing.
Number Three – Garage Door Opener
Garage door openers are now as simple as pushing a button on your smart phone. This is not an alarm system, but it controls who enters and exits your garage. This system allows you to not have to carry extra keys or remotes with you in your handbag, briefcase or on your keychain.
This garage door opener comes with a network adapter that you simply plug into your PC. Once plugged in, this system can tell you how long the garage door is opened for, how often it is opened and what time the garage door is opened.
This is the perfect addition to having out door camera’s, as you can overlay the times and see who was opening your garage door at any specific time. Furthermore, this system comes with a backup battery in case of a power shortage, so no heavy lifting required when closing the door.
Using the alarm kit, cameras and garage doors in conjunction ensures you are completely protected. This means no hassles with fitting bars, electric fences and worrying about your house when you are away on business or enjoying a hard earned family vacation.