In the early days of home security systems, these systems were wired and required wires and cables to be run throughout a home, and the system operated using a home’s landline phone connection. However, modern wireless systems are much more straightforward and operate using cell signals rather than a landline. There are several advantages these systems can provide over their wired counterparts. If you are considering having a home security system installed, here are just a few of the reasons why you should choose a wireless security system.
A More Secure Option
One of the primary problems with wired home security systems is that they are vulnerable and could go out when you need them most. Since these systems rely on a home’s power supply and landline phone system to operate, they could be rendered useless if a storm took out these connections, if there was a blackout, or if a criminal cut these connections in order to bypass the security system; however, modern wireless systems have found ways to overcome these vulnerabilities. Since wireless home security systems rely on cell phone signals, and they have their own battery power supply, they will continue to function no matter what happens to your home’s electricity and phone connections, which means that these systems offer maximum security.
An Interactive System
Another benefit of wireless home security systems is that they represent the future of smart homes, as interactive features come standard on many of these systems. Many wireless home security systems will allow you to monitor the status of your security system from your phone, and they will even let you arm and disarm the system using your smartphone. Depending on the system, you may also be able to view security camera feeds, and get notified when doors and windows within your home are opened, all from your phone no matter where you are.
Wireless is truly the future of home security systems as wireless systems offer dependability and flexibility that wired systems don’t offer. Contact us to learn more about these systems and the benefits that you could gain by choosing a wireless home security system.