Posted By Mark Hoppus on April 10, 2015
I think every house and apartment should now have a quality wireless security system. There are a few things that are driving me to make a blanket statement like that. First is how affordable the systems are. Why forgo protection when it does not cost that much? Also, the wireless types of home security alarms are easy to install. Whether you get a technician installed one or a model you put in yourself, you do not have to run cables to every sensor. That means you do not have to cut into walls or ceilings to string wires. Oh, and you do not have to worry about batteries either. The lithium battery each sensor has lasts for years before needing replaced, and they are easy to replace.
Another reason, and probably the biggest, to get a a wireless security system is that crimes are happening everywhere. An alarm system is a deterrent. You can’t just put up a sign in your yard. Savvy criminals will look to see if you have the sensors on the windows. They can see them from the street with a zoom lens on a camera. They are sneaky that way. Another great thing about the alarm systems is that they are monitored around the clock. If a sensor is tripped or a smoke or carbon monoxide detector connected to the system goes off, then the monitoring agency is notified. They send out the help you need.
The peace of mind for just the fire and carbon monoxide safety should prompt everyone to get a wireless security system installed in their homes or apartments. You could be overcome by smoke or carbon monoxide and be unable to summon help. If you have a good wireless security system, help will be dispatched automatically. For the little bit of money it costs for monthly monitoring, it is worth it.