These days there are many ways to keep monitor your home while you're away. It is important to know your options before you get a new security system installed. Here are some of the different ways you can make your home theft resistant with options to add to your security system. Some of these items we don't offer, but all of them are great additions to an already installed system.

1. Lights

Lighting in your home will serve as a beacon in an emergency. It can help you scare off a burglar looming around and alert neighbors and security. Light alarms can be an effective constraint to burglary and help you secure your home.

2. Motorized shading

 

Motorized window treatments can be fixed in your home which can move up and down like lights that turn on and off periodically giving the impression that the home is occupied. This will ensure safety while also helping you safeguard your home from thieves.

3. Intercoms

The ability to check who is knocking at your front door before opening it is a smart way to be sure you don't accidentally let a burglar in. It is a good practice to have an intercom all year round.

4. Surveillance cameras One should invest in good quality cameras that allow you to visually inspect areas in and around your house. This will show any unwanted activity and help you alert authorities well in advance.

,p> 5. Audio system Usually we use audio system to play music in our houses for friends and family, but it can also be used when required to protect your home by broadcasting over the same speakers. These speakers would play verbal warnings like "leave the grounds!" whenever a security sensor detects that someone has entered your home's premises.

6. Heating and cooling system

Integrating a heating and cooling system along with a Total home security system is a great idea. This is because it is will notify you if your house begins to get to hot or cold if you have pets at home.

7. Video surveillance

You can hire a professional to install a video surveillance system in your home. All cameras would transmit video to the screens of all connected televisions. Most of the time you will also be able to view them remotely on your phone or computer.