Brinks Home Security is a brand of home security systems that is now owned by the company named Broadview Security. Brinks Home Security, aside from having new owners and eventually a new name, still offers many of the security systems and features as before. Brinks Home Security services, systems and products may be an ideal guard against burglars, fires, and other health threats that may happen at home.
The price to install and maintain a home security system is one of the defining factors that a homeowner will consider when purchasing. Installation costs for Brinks Home Security systems begin at an advertised price of only $49 for a standard system; the premium system costs $155 to install.
Installation prices should be considered alongside monthly service charges. Services begin at an advertised $31.99 a month, and increase depending on the amount of services the homeowner has subscribed to.
Equipment and Features
In order for service features to be included, numerous different equipments must be installed. These include keypads, motion detectors, control panels, siren systems, door and window motion detectors, and yard and window signs.
Adding features and their corresponding equipment will increase the price of installation and the monthly service charges of the Brinks Home Security system but will provide additional protection for the homeowner. Features and equipment can also be added to detect when glass is broken; detect fire, smoke and moisture; and detect the release of carbon monoxide in the building.
Brinks Home Security boasts easy to use control pads for emergencies and for disarming certain features of the system. Brinks Home Security keypads are equipped with special buttons for summoning medical help, fire emergency assistance, and the police.
In addition to this, the keypad can be used to arm or disarm the entire system, or to arm or disarm certain features of the system such as motion detection. Continue reading
Having the right security products installed in a home can ward off home invasion, theft and injury. Home security products should be concealed somewhat and not out in the open for invaders to see.
Products that protect one’s home should also be linked to the local police department so that they can be notified in the event of an emergency or break-in.
Security products are used for monitoring the home in the perimeter of the property surrounding the home. Products are designed to alert the homeowner when invasion is taking place or someone is lurking around the property line.
Most systems are electronic or battery powered and some are hooked up to cables and satellites to keep a close watch on property parameters.
There are four main types of home security products. The first type is home entry and invasion protection–used for setting up a high tech alarm system that can be digitally programmed and customized to the homeowners needs.
An alarm system goes off if someone unwelcome enters through a door or window, and some systems even tell the intruder to leave, then alert the homeowner and even the police.
The second is window and door alerts, helpful in alerting the homeowner as to who is coming in and out of the house and certain rooms in the home.
The third are motion sensors, which keep the outside of the home protected by signaling when intruders have set off a sensor, making a light come on or signaling a sound when someone crosses over the driveway. The fourth is a combination of security gates, cameras connected to a DVR, bars for windows and doors as well as sliding door locks. Continue reading