Choosing a Security System
The information below is not a definitive guide, but it will help you to understand the basic differences between the main types of system on offer. Choosing an SSAIB certified company to assist you will help keep your property and the people in it protected but will cover any insurance requirements.
In terms of equipment, a basic system could comprose of something like an outside bell box and flashing light, a digital keypad for setting and unsetting, wireless motion detectors and window and door contacts. Or Smart packages may include all of this plus a wi-fi CCTV camera, video doorbell and an App to control the system.
There are a wide range of choices available for how the systems operates from bells-only to the more sophisticated range of monitored systems. Below is a brief review of some of the options, which might help with the amount of terminology that you will encounter when reviewing what systems are available.