monitoring systems for home
Historically this has been a “dealer only” industry. The difficultly purchasing hardware and getting manufacturer technical support, especially for warranty issues, has been a roadblock for DIY projects. But there ARE paths to tackle those concerns reliably. The real issue however is not where to get the equipment but what equipment do I need and why?Understanding DIY home security system basics is the first step. If you are a home security installation newbie then this series of articles are for you!Manufacturers have had pet immune motion detectors on the market for years and have made progress
making them more reliable. We however have never felt completely comfortable recommending them to our company installed customers, especially Central Station monitored customers. Pet immune motion detectors are good
at ignoring mid sized and smaller pets but are not fool proof. Even one false alarms a year is not acceptable. A standard motion sensor turned upside down or lens masked works better and provides less headaches down the road more install tricks later. You never want to lose faith in your security system!Yourself, wife, kids, housekeeper, a babysitter?All security panels offer multiple “passcodes” allowing every family member to have their own unique arm/disarm code. While most customers use just a single primary passcode, we do however recommend programming a babysitter code.