Of all the technologies available for your home, one of the most established is a home security system. Security systems have been around for decades, keeping homes and families safe; however, like any good technology, they’ve evolved.


In addition to controlling more obvious security-related devices such as electronic door locks, surveillance cameras, and motion sensors, smart security systems can also automate lights, control motorized windows and shades, and can even simulate occupancy by mimicking your home routine to ward off troublemakers.

But modern security systems prevent more than break-ins—they can also keep your home safe from environmental dangers and infrastructure-related issues with sensors that report flooding, power shortages, and extreme swings in temperature. They can even monitor indoor pollutants….

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