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Do You Need a Home Security System?

Home Security System GaylordLeaving your door unlocked at night — or even during the day — has become a thing of the past in most places in the country. Unfortunately, the general cultural understanding of respect for others’ property has been largely replaced by a take-what-you-can-get mindset.

While I’d love to return to many of the valued of my parent’s era, building a new home and providing for the safety of your family requires a firm reality check. For many of us that means installing a home alarm system to protect our families and our possessions.

Home security systems are available to meet a variety of needs — and budgets. You can get a stand alone security system to provide basic protection or a full-blown, monitored security package.

Gaylord Security Systems specialize in security design and installation. They are an authorized dealer for ADT Home Security. As an example of the kinds of services you can purchase, they offer:

  1. Basic monitoring packages through a landline phone
  2. Two-way voice package that allows your control panel to act as an intercom
  3. Cell-phone based monitoring that works even when land phones aren’t working

Home security is an important part of taking care of our families. Look at all the options available and find a plan that fits your needs and budget. Then, rest easy!

{ 11 comments… add one }
  • DiNaRa July 21, 2011, 4:44 am

    I have such a system which is perfect, but you are careless with it you can get a fine as the police can arrive in vain. That’s why I never let my kids do it.

  • Mike August 16, 2011, 12:12 pm

    After two of our cars were broken into, the police made a point of telling us that it doesn’t really matter how safe the neighborhood you live in seems. Generally, the people who commit the crimes come from different areas, and they look for “nice” neighborhoods where people feel like they don’t need to lock their doors. People considering a home alarm system might also want to check with their insurance company. There is a good chance that they will get a break on their premiums if they get on installed.
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  • Alison Moore Smith August 19, 2011, 11:03 am

    All good points, Mike. Thanks for chiming in.

  • GLS February 13, 2013, 5:15 am

    A home security system is required for any house that wishes to rest easy and also rest in excellent hands. A home security system is an effective investment.

  • FM July 4, 2014, 12:49 am

    Talking feature will let you know the status of your home safety and help you to understand the security system.

  • Ninz July 8, 2014, 1:08 am

    Home security system becomes necessity for every household . Installing a security system deters crime. A home security system is usually part of a total security system providing burglary protection in addition to fire protection.

  • Dashsymons April 20, 2015, 8:57 pm

    Security systems one mission is to keep us safe all the time, but the question is: Can you completely rely on all types of security tools purchasable in the market? And the answer will considerably depend with your chosen company where you trusted to acquire your item. Make sure that they will never fail to meet the standard of protection in accordance to what they offer, and professional technicians to deal with for installation and other repair services must give you confidence and peace of mind.

  • Zendyla August 12, 2015, 5:57 am

    You can’t expect to have a safe community if you’re not the kind of neighbor who participates. Make sure the windows are latched down and the doors locked everytime you leave the house.

  • Ken Humes March 9, 2016, 1:38 am

    Today, home security systems have become a big necessity of this generation; door and window alarms, motion detectors, and in-home law enforcement communication have all become standards features in today’s homes.

    Actually, the way the standard of technology is getting better and better, crime rate is also increasing, accordingly.

    We have to become more sharp and shrewd then burglars, thieves and intruders.

    So, I guess such gadget’s installation is worth and required.

  • VSS April 16, 2016, 9:00 am

    Of all the security systems that I’ve seen several of them feature a control panel that is touch screen. Most of those that I saw at a digital security training event are quite amusing to look at as well as to try out. To me, it’s amazing at how technology is being used to protect homes and families.

  • Westly Smith April 18, 2016, 4:43 pm

    It’s so sad but true that leaving your door unlocked is a thing of the past. I still wish that there was that kind of trust nowadays. I like how you mention that home security systems fit many needs. You don’t need to get a lock-down everything kind of system. It can be simple.

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