There are many home security systems available for every budget. The price you pay will depend on the features included in your system. Here are a few:
Remote access allows you to maintain control over your security system from anywhere you are. Remote access allows you to link your security system with your mobile device, and receive notifications when there is a security problem. Remote access can be used to notify authorities and get an instant live feed of what's going on inside your home, depending upon the plan purchased.
You'll have professional monitoring 24 hours a day, even during the most common break-in times. A monitoring service can monitor your system even if you are at work, or are unable to access your mobile device. If anything alarms, they will contact you and/or the local police in case of a break-in
Cameras inside and out of your house are an important part of protecting your home and ensuring that you have access to it even when you aren't there. These systems can be connected to your smartphone or tablet so that you can view what's happening at your house and zoom in and out as well as pan the entire property.
Home security systems often have sensors that detect heat and humidity. This will let you know if there is any fire or water damage to your home. Home security systems can detect carbon monoxide leaking.
The old-fashioned deadbolt has been upgraded. These smart locks can be set up so that whenever someone approaches your door you're given a notification--including live video footage of the visitor. Some smart locks even allow 2-way audio so you can easily ask the visitor who is at your door during work hours. Remote control is possible for these locks, so there's no need to worry about locking the door before you leave work.
Every burglar is not the same. Sometimes, it is necessary to use a more forward approach. Most security systems give the homeowner a few seconds to turn off the alarm before the police are notified. After breaking into a home, many burglars will attempt to smash the security panel to turn off the alarm. Subtle? Yes, but it is often very effective. This trick is known by security system companies, so many security systems have been set up to detect it and trigger an alarm.