If you are like so many other people out in the world now who are
growing more concerned about their homes security with each passing
day, then one thing that you might consider doing before shopping
around for a security system is to educate your self about them. Alarm
and security systems have gone through so many changes over the past
few decades and they now are more complex then they have ever been and
for this reason understanding their functions requires a little bit of
Improvements and developments in area such as micro-electronics and infrared technologies has brought about big changes in the way that security systems function and what started out a few decades ago as a simple system of sensors on windows and doors is now far more complex. This means that now home security and alarm systems not only offer far more options that cover more security areas in a home or business but they are also increasingly more effective at what they do. Security and alarm systems for homes and businesses are far more secure now and in fact you can now have a security system installed in your home or business that also has separate built in safeguards to protect the actual system and its components form being tampered with or bypassed all together. This is something important to consider, because you can now have a multi-layered security system installed that covers your home or property with a blanket of security several times over.In fact due to the universally understood reliability of todays security systems, having signs and decals from a company such as ADT on your premises now works as your first security layer, by preventing attempted break-ins. A recent survey of convicted burglars found that 96% of them routinely bypass properties that have an ADT sign posted in favor of easier, less protected targets.Should a criminal make the mistake of ignoring the posted ADT sign, the first thing that he or she would encounter is a thirty-five foot wide security barrier that completely surrounds the home or business. This security barrier is made up of state of the art, high tech body heat and motion detectors, that operate day or night in any type of weather conditions.When hidden the sensors are impossible to locate and can easily differentiate between animals such as cats and dogs and humans. This new security system means that you no longer have to wait for a prowler to reach your home or business before the security system will be tripped. The next layer of security is high tech wireless trip mechanisms on the windows and doors of the building and because they are wireless there is no wires that can be cut or tampered with. Further on beyond that is the next security that is composed of interior body heat and motion detectors and while all of these security layers might seem like too much, the cost on the components has fallen dramatically, so it is all cost effective and when it comes to your families safety only a multi-layered security system will suffice.