Is My Dog Enough of a Security System for the Home?

May 16th, 2019

Many people get dogs because of the love and companionship they offer. Others also get a dog for the protection and security they can offer the home in Houston. A dog will typically bark when someone approaches the home or the door, and that barking alerts the homeowner.

While this is a good security measure, your canine companion is just one layer of protection. A home security system will prove invaluable for your home and can keep your belongings and your pet safe.

Benefits of Owning a Dog

While your dog shouldn't be the only form of protection you have for your home, they definitely do come with their own set of advantages. For example, dogs can be loud, hard to spot, and they can bite. This is a pretty big deterrent for any would-be burglars who might attempt to break into the home in Houston.

Instead of risking harm or being noticed, when a burglar sees a dog at the residence, they will more than likely move on and find a new target that would be easier to enter undetected.

Fire Protection

A security system offers more than just burglar protection for the home. While this is definitely a primary reason for investing in a security system, this benefit just scratches the surface. In addition to protecting your home against burglars, it can also protect your pet, family, and home from fires.

Over a million fires have been reported, and those fires have caused several thousand deaths over the years because the homeowners didn't have a warning or system to let them know that there was a danger.

You can choose a fire detection system that works separately or in conjunction with your current security system. It allows 24/7 monitoring of the home so you know that if a fire were to break out, the authorities would be notified as quickly as possible.

Other Benefits of a Security System

In addition to the fire protection your home security system offers, you can also have access to several other life-saving benefits as well including:

  • The ability to detect gas leaks like carbon monoxide. This kind of leak not only causes damage to the home, but it can also put you and your pets at risk and can be life-threatening
  • Alerts you to the presence of burglars and break-ins. The security system will detect someone entering the home and alert you and the authorities immediately
  • It can also notify you of serious water damage and drastic temperature changes

Making the Investment

Investing in a state of the art security system for the home is just one step you can take in the right direction to protect your family and pets and keep your belongings and property safe. It offers life-saving advantages so you can rest assured that everything is safe - even when you are away from the home, and your pets may be home alone in Houston, TX.

"Steve I just wanted to thank you and your partner Ray Kindsfather for the fine work you men did installing the security cameras around my home. The quality of the pictures is excellent, the clarity in day or infrared mode is exactly what I was looking for. What good is a camera if you can't identify the person and these cameras will greatly assist the police in identifying a perpetrator. The computer side of the job is easy and fast with very little adjustment time for me in finding what I want to see. Software and hardware get A+++++ no doubt about. The Ring is equally easy to use and the quality of the camera is equally strong. The installation was clean and fast. You maintain a clean site, it’s like you were never here. You answered all my questions with pin point accuracy. Integrity suits you well. Your answers were honest and to the point. Refreshing in today’s world. All and all you and Ray make a strong team at DWS Technology LLC. I have no problem recommending you to friend or family, home or business. God bless you both with your business. I will call you for future installations. "

Cliff Mulvaney


"Ray, in reviewing several different security cameras there were many good products, but none met my criteria of clarity and no long-term contract. Raymond, you showed me one product that caught my attention with the clarity and distance viewing that I could not get with other systems. The zoom after a few feet became distorted with the other systems but with the Alibi NVR package you demoed, we could zoom in and out with clarity which made this product stand out from all the rest. The NVR system is so simple, in fact, anyone can configure the system to suit their needs. You can monitor your home from your smartphone or tablet and having security cameras makes it a great deterrent for criminal activity. DWS Technology delivered as promised! Your installation crew worked clean and treated my home as if it was their own. Great attention to detail! I will recommend DWS Technology to anyone! Great job guys!"

Eli R.

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Building Superintendent, Catholic Charities

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