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Before Buying a Home Security System, Consider This

Photo of a young American couple sitting in front of their house, laughing.When it comes to protecting what’s probably your largest financial investment—your home—it stands to reason that you want to do everything you can to ensure it’s safe. This means many things. It means making sure all the systems and appliances in your home work as they should, your electrical wiring is up to code and not presenting any fire risks, you have proper locks on all the entrances to your home, and you have a good home security system in place.

Wait, what’s that? You haven’t invested in a home security system yet? The good news is, you’ve come to the right place! Before you rush out and buy what you think you need though, we urge you to partner with a leading home security company , and to consider all the factors that should go into a purchase of this nature. Read on!

Burglar Alarms Are Not Home Security Systems!

Too often, homeowners think that all a home security system is, is a burglar alarm. Are burglar alarms beneficial? Absolutely! Should you have one in place? Probably! But there are certainly differences between an alarm and a whole home security system. If any company tries to tell you differently, we’d encourage you to walk away—quickly.

When we’re talking about home security systems, we’re talking about systems that are fully integrated into your home. Systems that will not only alert law enforcement for you if someone tries to enter your home, but those that will allow you to control your thermostat remotely, be alerted if your fire alarm goes off, and let you lock or unlock your doors from a smartphone.

One Size Does Not Fit All

The phrase one size fits all is very rarely true—and there is no exception for home security systems. There are several types of home security systems, and just as many sizes available, your home security system should be customized to fit the specific needs of your family and your home.

Securing Your Home is More Affordable Than You May Think

Just as one size doesn’t fit all, one budget doesn’t fit all. We understand that various homeowners have various budgetary limitations. A more traditional system may include sensors on your doors and windows and a burglar alarm while a more advanced one may have cameras, remote controlled thermostats and door locks, and more. Whatever your budget is, we can work with you to provide adequate protection for your home.

There Are Additional Benefits

In addition to the most important benefit of a home security system—actually protecting your home—there are other benefits as well. For instance, did you know many homeowners insurance companies will lower their rates for homes that have a security system in place? With the proper system in place, your home becomes less of a risk, which is certainly something that insurance companies smile upon!

FB Integrated Solutions Inc. looks forward to assessing your home security needs. Contact us today with any questions you may have!

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