This is a very informative site on Home security. It covers lot of topics like advantages of Security system, Automation in security system, Smart Alarms & Sensors like Heat detection, Motion Detection, Glass break detection, Smoke detection etc.
Please tell me basic steps to protect home.
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Protect your entry gate. By installing cameras, motion sensors you can secure the gate.
Then take care of security doors. Heavy duty security doors will give proper security. Door could be of steel, wood or a combination of the two.
You can use burglar alarms at various locations to protect your home. Typically near doors & windows. Also you can use Motion sensors to detect motion in the room.
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