The whole purpose of a home security system is to provide early warning and to act as a deterrent. The early warning is for the occupants and for emergency services. The deterrent rests in the fact that criminals want to avoid getting caught, so they chose houses with no alarms over ones that have them. When we were getting an alarm system for our house, we contacted ADT in Plano to get a new digital system.
I like our system and how it uses the cellular network instead of a landline telephone system to be able to contact the monitoring agency. We do not have to worry about some savvy thief cutting the phone line to prevent the system from calling for help. The smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are also monitored. The fire alarm part of the system will call the monitoring agency and get help on the way regardless of whether or not we are home or not or awake or fast asleep. Continue reading We Are Pleased with Our Home Security System