Leaving for vacation? Make sure you’ll return to find your home as you left it by following these simple steps.
From monitoring elderly relatives and teens to turning off water that has caused a leak, home security systems now perform a variety of jobs. You can still get a security system designed to deter burglars and alert you and the fire department in the event of fire. But today’s systems are also designed to give you peace of mind and make your home easier to manage.
Locks and keys are changing with the times, but the function remains the same. Authorized people need access to your home, but intruders must stay out. Not surprisingly, technology is taking locks and keys in directions that were unimaginable just a few years ago.
The key to successful home security is to gauge the degree of safety that is appropriate for your lifestyle and budget.