Choosing to have a wireless alarm system in your home or place of business can be a very beneficial choice, for many reasons. Whichever way you look at it, having an alarm system is imperative for the safety of your property, whether it’s your business or your family home. A visible security system can help to deter burglars in the first place, or at the very least alert you if someone has entered your property. With that in mind, we take a look at some of the advantages of choosing a wireless alarm system.
Wireless systems are more convenient
A hard-wired alarm system can be very inconvenient and are generally more difficult to install. With wires required to connect every single component, it can be tricky and often calls for an expert to come in and help you out.
New technology now allows for wireless systems; enhancing businesses’ and home’s security just like wireless internet enhanced the way you use computers. Making it easier than ever to secure your property, wireless systems are much more convenient, with sensors communicating to the main control panel via radio waves, instead of cables.
The most important part of your wireless alarm system is ensuring you have reliable power to keep the sensors working. Batteries such as Panasonic CR123A are popular choices for wireless PIR sensors.
Less installation time and cost
Thanks to the lack of wires, wireless alarm systems are much easier to install. Generally speaking, wireless systems should take less time to set up, and it’s very simple to add sensors to the doors, windows and rooms.
This can mean it’s straightforward enough to add new sensors at a later date, should you wish to increase your security!
Ease of installation often means a low installation cost too, so if you call out the experts to come and fit your alarm system, it should be a cost-effective solution.
Technology is forever improving, with wireless signals and the range becoming increasingly better. This means you don’t have to worry about signal across a large property, and can rest assured knowing that your wireless alarm system is doing its job.
Similarly, connectivity is becoming a huge trend in the home security industry. Apps are now available to allow connection between your security system and your smartphone, tablet or laptop. This has paved the way for things like instant alerts and monitoring tools, helping you to be more in control of your property’s security than ever before.
There is even scope for facilitating home automation like lighting and heating within your building too, allowing you to have everything in one place.
Easy on the eye
At the end of the day, a wireless alarm system simply looks better in your property. There are no unsightly wires, and not too much hardware on display, that takes away from the décor of your home or place of work. Wireless alarm systems are incredibly subtle and understated, leaving you with peace of mind that your property is secure with a discreet system.