You can protect your home with some inexpensive but effective things to add if you can’t pay for a full alarm system and the monthly payments. While a full alarm system would be very beneficial this is another way to go. These items can be purchased online or at your nearest home improvement store and check out below how your phone can come in handy.
Know before they come to door…
Driveway Alarms are quite popular and let you know when someone has pulled up with a wireless alarm that emits a noise, shines a light or can alert you with a silent alarm. This is done with an infrared beam and because it is portable it can be placed anywhere you like beside the driveway. At a gate, Front Door or backdoor, its your call.
Speaking of Doors…
A Burglars way to break in a home could be from an open window or the Front, Side or Back door. You can safeguard these and all your doors with a Door Stop Wedge. This wedge not only prevents the door from fully opening but also puts off an alarm sound. This could be a way to deter a burglar from breaking in when you are home.
You should also protect your windows. Example: Magnetic Window and Door Alarms that you can easily install that will sound off when two panels of are separated. Find one with the option to turn on and off. There are inexpensive wireless alarm security systems for the entire home that you can install yourself. Look for them at any home improvement stores like Lowe’s and Home Depot. Ask for assistance and choose the one you think will work best for your home.
Monitor Your Home with your Cell Phone..
Check out this video to learn “How To Turn Your Phones Into WiFi Security Camera” from HouseHoldHacker over at YouTube.com
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