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With most DIY systems, such as the SimpliSafe Home Security Kit, the Ring Alarm Security Kit, and the Nest Secure, you purchase the hardware outright and can avoid any monthly fees if you decide to self monitor. If you add monitoring, fees will vary: SimpliSafe charges $14. 99 per month for its no contract monitoring service, while Nest charges $29 per month. If you commit to a three year contract, the price of the Nest service drops to $19 per month. Ring's Protect Plus plan goes for $10 per month and doesn't require a contract. Monitoring for professionally installed systems tends to be more expensive. The ADT Pulse monitoring service starts at $28. 99 per month and requires a three year contract, but you also have to figure in the cost of things like hardware components, cellular backup, and installation. When we reviewed the Pulse system, our upfront cost was more than $3,000, with a monthly fee of over $60. Some vendors, such as LifeShield, will let you buy the components outright or lease them. For example, LifeShield's Security Essentials system will cost you $29.

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They are installed by contractors to give homeowners a sense of security against burglars and intruders. Then there are other alarms, such as smoke or fire alarms. Fire alarms may not be so typical in homes but smoke alarms are pretty much basic and you may find these things installed in places like the bedroom and kitchen. These are safeguards that will help to warn people that there is a possible fire, prompting them to call the fire department or authorities for help. DetectorsBut more importantly, it is not the alarms but how they are triggered. For burglar alarms, homeowners can also ask their contractors to wire their house in such a way that when the wires are tripped or cut in any way, the alarm will go off. However, it is more typical to see motion detectors now since technology has improved alarm systems. These motion detectors act much like wires but they use infrared beams instead of wires. Once these beams are crossed or disturbed in any way by some object, the alarms will go off. Motion detectors are not to be used in a house that is full of pets. Detectors are a great gadget because they can also be connected wirelessly to other components like wireless cameras and computers.

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If you have a secluded rear garden, you should always make sure that you use motion detected lights. If you have a very large garden you can always connect an alarm to the lights. This way if someone was to move through your garden, the lights would sound the alarm. Burglars do not like alarms and they will normally leave the area the instant they hear an alarm sounding. To avoid false alarms generated by neighbours cats adjust the detector sensitivity to only react to a large object. Garage and Carport LightsIf you own a garage, you should always consider installing an automatic garage opener and garage lighting. Once the doors are activated they can also automatically turn on the garage or drive lights. This will prevent anyone hiding inside or near to your garage and planning to surprise you when you exit the car. Your carport is also important area for improving home safety. You can also use motion detected lights in this area as well. When these lights detect any type of movement in your driveway they will automatically turn on, which could easily startle a burglar.

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