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How to Know Your Home is Secure When You’re Not Around?

One of the most worrying aspects about owning a home is what to do about home security. You can’t be at home all the time, and even if you are, do you have eyes on all entry point and areas of your home at all times? The answer to that is simply no, and no one would want to live that way anyway. If you want to be sure that your home is safe when you are work, or away on holiday there are various things that you can do to put your mind at ease. One of the most popular methods in recent years is to take advantage of technological advancement and utilise smart home security products that can connect you to your home, no matter where you are.

The majority of smart tech can now be accessed from easy to use apps that can be accessed on your smart phone. Home alarm systems can be connected to smart home heating, water, lighting, and many other functions and appliances in and around the property. With this ability you have the peace of mind and flexibility to increase standards of home security without having to put too much thought into the process. It feels a natural activity, checking your phone to see how your home is doing.

Adding a layer of smart security to mechanical and traditional home security measures will help to deter burglars and provide you with accurate, up-to-the-minute data and information about your property.

A smart home security product in the shape of a full, integrated cloud based home alarm system provides homeowners with the ability to monitor multiple locations from one single account. You can set up to monitor your home, outbuilding and business if you wish, choosing which individuals have access to the data and issuing alert notifications to nominated persons in the event of an alarm being triggered. Clear, accurate logs can tell you the nominated person, who has armed and disarmed specific alarms, and you can access live video feeds and other security measures through a fully integrated cloud based system of security.

Video door cameras are another such product that are popular as a home security measure in recent times. What it provides the user with is a way of answering the door at home, even if you are in a different country! Technology has improved so much that you have access through your phone to a live HD video feed of your doorstep, with the ability to see, hear and speak to whoever is at your front door. Smart technology has made these video doorbells increasingly easy to install, connect to your Wi-Fi network and to be robust and reliable for a long period of time. You can even change the settings to start video recordings as soon as motion sensors have detected someone within a certain distance of the door.

Home security is important and with smart technology offering innovative ways to keep your home safe, there is no excuse not to have a strong and robust home security system in place, one that covers all the bases.

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