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Considerations for Choosing a Residential Security System

Considerations for Choosing a Residential Security System

Choosing a security system for your home means considering several factors for the best kind possible.

The security of your home is one of the most important factors in taking care of your home. Meanwhile, the choices in security systems can be overwhelming. Here are a few considerations to have when picking the best system for your house.


Price is the number one consideration as you begin your search. What is your monthly range? Once you have this clarified, you can proceed to look for systems which fall in the appropriate means. Security systems come in packages, which can be at an introductory level to a more advanced one.

For example, you can have a system which alerts if someone tries to break in. A more advanced system could allow you to link your system to your email and cell phone to get notifications while you are away. Video camera upgrades, or Residential CCTV, are also available. Some security system companies also offer customized systems to fit your needs. Regardless, making sure your system is within your budget is a must.

Your Home’s Design

The design of your home is another main factor to consider. How large is your home? A house around 3,000 sq. feet or more will likely need more control panels than an apartment or smaller house.

What shape is your home? This determines how many sensors you will need. The more nooks and crannies there are in your house, or the more oddly-shaped, the more equipment will be needed to make sure all the spots in your house are covered.

Likewise, how many points of entry does your home have? If you have more than two doors and more ground-story windows, more sensors may be required.


What brand you choose will also make a difference. Different brands have their different strong points, and some are just better overall. Do your research on the top brands and what they offer. S&B Pro Security installs state-of-the-art systems that are built to fit your needs.


Security systems, as mentioned before, can be connected to your mobile phone so you can get notified on-the-go. Furthermore, smart features can be a part of your system, connecting the system to Alexa, Nest, and other devices. You may also want to consider if you need motion-sensoring detectors, or if you would just like sensoring periodically throughout the day. Fire, smoke, and temperature gauges are also able to part of your home system. Homes are more often damaged by fire and water than they are by burglars.

Customer Service

Lastly, customer service is key to making any great product great. You will want to look for a company that has good reviews in this department, is patient with you on the phone, is able to readily answer your questions, and cares about their service.

Call S&B Pro for Your Residential Security Needs Today!

When you choose to work with S&B Pro Security, you are working with a company that offers the highest end equipment and installation, with team members who are top experts in the security field. We offer residential, small business, commercial, and government security in Delaware, Maryland, Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, Baltimore, Wilmington, Newark, Annapolis, Hanover, and Rehoboth Beach.

Call us today at 800-841-9907 or email us at Find us on social media through Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. SECURITY DONE RIGHT!

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