When you think about home security systems – alarms and cameras come to mind. These are still the staples of a good home security system but, since we now all enjoy the dramatic changes in technology, home security systems have taken on an entirely new look. That look is – home automation.

Home automation

As you are well aware, automation has invaded our offices, personal devices and the audio-visual equipment that we enjoy. Even the vehicles we drive are becoming more automated – helping us park and alerting us to the dangers on the road. Automation in the home is coming on the scene as new homes are built with hand automation as part of the construction. Home owners who have older security systems are being upgraded.

When your home is equipped with home automation, using your tablet, phone or computer, you are able to manage home appliances. Your home’s air conditioning and heating, lights and even small appliances can be accessed remotely. Wireless systems that were once specialty systems were financially out of reach for many – are now what most homeowners are having installed.

If you have an older hard-wired home security system – it can easily be upgraded to a wireless system. You can have all of the bells and whistles and choose from the options that will give you added peace of mind when you are at home or away.

Keep an eye on your home while you’re away

With modern wireless home security systems, you will be able to have unobtrusive security cameras installed that will go un-noticed by intruders. Small cameras can be placed inside your home to let you see what is going on inside while you’re at work or away for a weekend. These are particularly useful when someone is caring for your children – and even if you want to see what your teenagers are up to while you’re out. These cameras also give you peace of mind when you’re out of town. You can check on your house remotely from anywhere in the world just by logging into your personal system by using your smartphone, computer or tablet.

Security systems for every budget

The technical world that we now live in can give us many advantages when it comes to home automation and home security systems. The era where prohibitive costs made home security systems out of reach for most homeowners is a thing of the past. A wireless security system that will allow you to enjoy the conveniences and peace of mind of home automation is no longer out of reach. Find out how you can have a new wireless home security system installed – or upgrade your existing system. You will rest easy when you know your loved ones and property can be monitored for safety and convenience.

If you are considering adding a security system or a security camera to your home or business, contact 1st Alarm today. We are conveniently located in Abilene TX, Amarillo TX, El Paso TX, Lubbock TX, Midland TX / Odessa TX and San Angelo TX.  We have the expertise and technology to help you secure your premises at an affordable price.  Let us help you with all of your security needs for your business and your home.  Call 800-276-5559 today.  Request a Quote online or come by our office nearest you.