"INSTALLING a security system has long been considered the domain of professionals — uniformed men and women who build an electronic shield around your home and monitor it from a command center. At least that is what the commercials always seem to suggest.Read the rest of the article in "Installing Your Own Home Security System", The New York Times, June 30, 2010. Click here to learn more about home security.
But a new breed of home-security systems promises to be simple enough to install without any professional help, cutting the cost of traditional alarm systems by taking advantage of technologies like wireless connectivity and battery-operated sensors.
Some of these systems even allow you to monitor your home yourself, using a Web browser on a computer or a smartphone. Following is a roundup of new ways to keep your castle well guarded."
Sunday, July 4, 2010
Do It Yourself Home Security Systems