Households with kids
become a target for intruders. Who can forget the movie "Home Alone,"
right? Fortunately, with advanced home security systems these days, you can be
rest assured that intruders will find it harder to get into your property.
Plus, with the help of Malibu Home Protection Pros
, our experts can fit your
home based on your property's specifications and family's needs.
You can arm your home
with alarm systems to prevent criminal activities around your property. If a
home security system is breached while activated, its alarm should go off while
calling the owner's number or local authorities on your configured list.
Alarms with motion
detectors can be in place to safeguard certain areas. Amazingly, you can find a
variety of motion detection set-ups that will be appropriate for your lawn,
garage, or other outdoor areas. Once your system detects motion, an alarm could
either go off loudly or just notify a series of phone numbers that you've
Protecting Kids one
at a Time
To have better peace
of mind, you can even provide each of your kids their own personal alarm
systems. Unlike the one designed for homes, these gadgets are portable and
secured. There are various models available, each with different features. For
example, some personal alarm systems have flashing lights, while others
integrate a high-decibel alarm.
No matter the type of
personal alarm system you choose, what's great about these gadgets is that they
can easily be "turned on" by either pushing a button or pulling a
pin. The sound it brings out will eventually get passersby's attentions and if
lucky, make the intruder or criminal to run away.
Obviously, you still
have other options of securing yourself and your household from attacks,
intruders or trespassers. For instance, you ought to routinely examine and
prepare the actions or escape routes you would take if ever you are faced by
bad guys in various scenarios. Professionals recommend people to trust their
intuitions, remain calm and plan possible escapes during these occasions, since
it is often those who do that endure such attacks.
How Video Security
Systems Help Newly-Divorced Moms
If you're newly
divorced with a new place and set-up, it can be extremely hard especially if
you have kids. Newly-divorced moms worry all the time that their new homes
won't be up to par with their old home in terms of security. This especially
remains true if you go to the office for work. Aside from a dependable
babysitter, a modern home surveillance system could definitely put your mind to
If all the geeky talk
about video surveillance systems puts you off from getting one, you ought to
attempt to at least understand the basics. Would you like a secret cam
installed to record the kids and babysitter's actions? For maximum
satisfaction, you can get high resolution cams, which means the images are more
specified and clearer, or you might opt for monitoring system with voice
The problem with
shopping around for video surveillance systems is that the technical jargon
could make a non-techy person lost in translation. If you're trying to compare
between home security systems and specific security monitoring devices, here
are several easy-to-understand industry definitions:
1) Wireless security
These home security
systems do not have noticeable wires. You can still enjoy the kids while
cooking or going through the bills. You can move the camera from one location
in your home to another where the kids are.
2) CCTV camera
This is old-school,
but a CCTV simply refers to "closed circuit television." This is a
wireless security system, which is more affordable to set up. The camera
transmits images or signals to a monitor or displays you have actually picked
for the purpose. You buy the electronic cameras along with the monitors and the
required software. You can install this yourself and you don't need to pay monthly
3) X10 video security
This is the king of
the cordless video security systems. This system permits you to view the kids
at play outdoors while you are inside your home. The system can run 24 hours a
day on both a television and PC. You can even see the kids through the Internet!
Two of these cams are complete color while the other half are low-light
cameras; thus, these can function in any lighting condition.
Whichever route you
plan to take, having a security set up in your new home gives you assurance
that your kids are safe every time they're under you care.
Wrap Up: Beyond Video
systems can be just one part of the picture. There are other devices you can
include into your personalized security system, from motion sensors, remote
controls, command systems, alarms, and so on. If you need help with specifics
and you're in the Malibu or surrounding Los Angeles County areas, call Malibu
Home Protection Pros