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Which Home Alarm Security System Fits My Budget?

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Purchases that burns money out of your pocket should be the last thing on your list— they shouldn’t even make it. Photo from PurpleMattFish via Flickr

Budget is the the first thing people consider when choosing the “right type” of home security system to invest in. Every homeowner considers practicality and quality for every single purchase especially when their family’s safety is on the line. Having these things to consider makes you a smart buyer but does not make it any easier. Are you even familiar with quality home security brands? The numerous styles, packages, features, and equipment can be overwhelming: wireless alarm sensors, surveillance cameras and entry alarms among others. explains that in most households, the average cost of installing a security system is $652 to $952. Apparently, all these considerations come with a price difference and will vary not only with the security it could provide your home but your preference of devices too. (more…)


Hardwired vs Wireless Alarm System: Choosing The Right Home Security Feature

The appropriate alarm depends on a person’s home security needs. Whether it would be hardwired or wireless alarm system, the best security system depends on the preference and situation of the person.

The following sections provide the pros and cons of each type of system to help you better choose.

Wireless System
People need to learn the difference between a wired and wireless home alarm system prior to making a decision. According to home security experts, wired and wireless security refers to two different components of a security system.

The control panel and the network of sensors can comprise the self-contained system making up the wired or wireless setup. Nonetheless, the system can also connect to the outside world. For instance, it can send alerts to a remote control center or receive alerts from a smartphone.

A complete wireless system features separate sensors throughout the house communicating to the central command center through radio frequency. The control panel is responsible for communicating with the outside world. Think of your alarm system with a smartphone of its own. (more…)


Why You Should Choose Alarm System Store

Finding a trusted supplier for home alarm systems is not an easy task. More than protecting your home or business, you are also on your way to safeguard the ones who matter most to you – your loved ones. Peace of mind in this time and age seems to be more difficult to keep, let alone, attain. Then again, when you partner with the best home security provider, overcoming the uncertainties from both man-made and natural threats are surely more manageable and even more tolerable.

Alarm System Store is one of the best security system providers. Based on our first time and regular buyers, we are known for:

-Most Convenient Technical Assistance
-Excellent Customer Support
-Very Quick Local and International Shipping
-Long-term Partnership with Clients
-Best Prices, Best Deals
-Overall Positive Experience with the Brand

Since 1997, we have been bringing top-notch, reliable, and affordable surveillance systems to our pool of highly satisfied buyers. We have put together the best success stories that paved the way for us to get an A+ rating in as far as customer reviews are concerned. (more…)


11 Practical Ways To Prevent Break-Ins And Deter Burglars

The convicted burglars have spoken. In a study conducted by the University of North California, 83% of offenders veer away from homes that have burglar alarms in place. So, it is not a surprise that only 13% of them will still proceed with their modus operandi upon discovering that their target property is protected by warning devices. Whether you have recently moved to a new home or have been in your neighborhood for nearly a decade, you must make sure that your safety checks are always green and go.

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Photo from alborzshawn via Flickr, Creative Commons

Alarm System Store has put together simple yet proven ways to prevent the likelihood of uneventful, potentially life-altering episodes in the form of break-ins. On top of tips about the most strategic spots for your sensors and detectors, we also covered practical points to ensure safety all throughout your home.  (more…)


2GIG Revolution: The Next Big Thing in Home Security

Have you caught on the news lately? Hackers, robbers, thieves are all over the place harnessing the powers of smart technology. However, did you know that you could protect your home with modern technology as well?

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Photo by stavos via Flickr, Creative Commons

Modern security systems, composed of various components, are designed to be your lookout even when you are not at home. For most homeowners, security systems must be able to act by themselves. At the same time, homeowners are demanding products that are easy to use and security systems which are equally smart as their smartphones. 2GIG Technologies recently unveiled its latest smart security technology system which understands the language of security while allowing ease of access and control over your home even from a smartphone or tablet.

A recent study from ABI Research revealed that the demand for home automation systems is expected to grow up to 4.14 million this year from 397,000 in 2010. Due to the increasing demand of homeowners for home automation systems, 2GIG Technologies has devised an all-in-one security platform and home management system. (more…)


How to Effectively Set Up a Wireless Surveillance System

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Knowing what’s happening in your home through security cameras provides added assurance that your property and your loved ones are safe. Photo by Torkild Retvedt via Flickr, Creative Commons

Surveillance cameras nowadays provide assurance and security to families and homes thanks to its actual video footages that are used as actual evidence should a crime happen. Because of these, people are being more aware of the importance of this item for their home security. NBC news reports that the IMS Research indicates an estimate of more than 30 million security cameras have been sold in the U.S, from 2001-2011. And it is expected to grow higher, since a market research study estimates that the video surveillance market around the world will reach $37.7 billion by 2015. The Park Associates’ 1st Quarter study in 2014 even shows that 17% of the U.S. broadband households have network security cameras installed.  (more…)


iSmart Alarms: DIY Security Made Simpler and Better

Whether your family opts to rent or your work entails you to move from one place to another readily, getting an alarm system can be quite a feat. Having to devote time to install it and the inescapable fees that go with it seems to stir a dilemma between monitoring your home remotely and saving some cash for your family’s security funds.

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Any family would need all the security that they can get. Now, get that guarantee right in your smartphone or tablet. Photo by Don Lavange via Flickr, Creative Commons

Enter iSmart alarms. This fairly new home security device is meant to answer the most pressing needs of people for more convenient, less expensive alarm upgrades. To begin with, you need a smartphone or a tablet plus a WiFi connection and you’re qualified to get the advantage of not having to fuss about whether someone is lurking in your home or office. As the latest release of the Digital Consumer Report revealed, 65% of Americans own a smartphone and the idea of gaining peace of mind whether at sleep or when you’re out and about. (more…)


Protected Schools, Thanks To Security Systems in Place

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Are we sure that our kids are safe and secured inside school premises? Photo by Annie R. B. Elis, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Government Work

Schools need to re-evaluate its security measures. The Bureau of Justice Statistics 2013 report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety reports that in 2012, 12 to 18 year old students experienced about 1.4 million nonfatal school victimization, with 749,200 violent cases and 615,600 cases of theft. For 2009 to 2010 alone, 85% of public schools have reported that one or more crime incidents took place at school, estimating a number of 1.9 million crimes reported.

One of the solutions of schools to prevent these crimes and incidents from happening in their own grounds is by installing security systems. In 1999, the U.S. Department of Justice published a report entitled, “The Appropriate and Effective Use of Security Technologies in U.S. Schools” which provides basic guidelines for school administrators and law enforcers to collaborate and make informed decisions on which security technology to use to further create a safe school environment for everyone. And the schools are serious about these, especially in the light of recent school tragedies that took place. The National Association of School Psychologists found out on their research on school security that tighter security measures are being implemented in public schools, even though there are no visible threats in their school grounds. (more…)


10 Basic Upgrades That Will Help Improve Your Home Security

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) reports that in 2012, burglaries of residential properties amounted to 74.5% of the total burglary offenses in America. It was further reported that victims of burglaries incurred property losses estimating to $4.7 billion and the average dollar loss per burglary case amounted to $2,230. If these statistics doesn’t shock you, studies found out that there’s one burglary incident every 15 seconds and an estimated 2,103,787 reported burglary cases in 2012. But on a more positive note, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) researcher Joseph Kuhns from the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology revealed in his study that approximately 83 percent of burglars would determine first if an alarm was present at home before breaking in, and 60 percent would find an alternative target if there was an existing home alarm present.

If alarm systems can make burglars run away from your property, it’s time to make sure that these systems are placed properly and running in top condition. If not, then you might want to do a home security upgrade and get the best devices for your home. You don’t need to be afraid and be paranoid just to make the essential upgrades to your existing home security system. Depending on your personal preferences for home security, this might be the perfect time to take it to the next level through these 10 easy, simple and basic home upgrades for an improved and better security:

1. Have a Tech Upgrade for Your Doors
Doors are the most obvious targets of burglars. The UNC Charlotte research reports that in order to gain entry, approximately 1 in 8 burglars picked locks or used a key that they had previously acquired. To further protect your home, consider prepping up your door as one of your first security improvements. Be sure that it’s not just with a simple lock, but with a hi-tech one. Alongside a heavy duty door and a good framework, a contemporary smartcode deadbolt lock will ensure that your door is completely safe from intruders and possible break-ins.

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Choose a contemporary lock that allows you to remotely check on its status wherever you are.

Nowadays, locks are well equipped and are in sync with the recent technological advancements. With a single click on the internet, features such as the ability to lock and unlock your door, check the door’s status remotely, and receive text and email notifications when locks are activated are prized features that can help you feel secured with your property’s main entry point. To better combat burglars, make sure that your lock provides additional security from lock bumping, which burglars often use to destroy conventional locks. (more…)


How to Secure Your Property – the Remote Way

One of the best feelings in life is to spend time with people you love. Going out for a vacation is always a great opportunity to have quality time with your family. Your bag is jampacked with clothes and food, the car is ready, and the kids are all set for your weekend vacation. They happily ride the car as you go around for last-minute checks around the house; checking if the windows are closed, main doors are locked and if alarm systems are in place and in good condition. You start to drive the car away from your garage and head on to the beach. As you continue to drive, you can’t help but think if your house is really safe. You brush off the negative situations that might occur which are forming in your mind and just focus on the vacation itself. But still, it’s as if you want to drive back to your house just to make sure – one last time.

Feeling safe and secured nowadays goes along with the ability to check your home or your property remotely. It helps you to be updated of what’s happening in your home, even if you are outside—working, playing or doing the stuff that you love with your family. But how exactly do you setup your security system in place? Thanks to the power of the internet, you can easily achieve it together with your reliable access controls and network surveillance camera systems. Being able to remotely monitor even when you’re on-the-go can make your home security up a notch higher for a complete home and property protection.

Stop, Lock and Listen

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Doors are meant to be opened to your friends and family, and not to strangers and burglars. Photo by Michael Gil, Creative Commons

Aside from windows and driveways as usual entry points of burglars, they always target the main doors when breaking through a property, specifically homes. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published in their 2012 Uniform Crime Reports that 74.5% of burglaries are home burglaries with 39.5% of it happening at day time. Another important thing to note is that 34% of burglars enter through the main door. Considering this figures, you might want to double check on your main door lock to combat those first steps of burglars.  (more…)