The Types of Security Systems for Your Home or Business

December 2nd, 2019

Whether we like it or not, we now live in a world where criminal activities have become more prevalent. Every day, when you look at your social media feeds and watch the TV, you will see posts and news about crimes committed on the streets, business establishments, and homes.

Regardless of the reasons and causes behind these crimes, one can never be too cautious nowadays. Furthermore, it’s not only crimes that you have to protect yourself and your assets from. There are also other accidents and incidents that can occur and wreak havoc on your life, assets, and properties.

Indeed, having a sound security system has now become more of a necessity than a luxury. The importance of security systems in the commercial industry has long been established, but nowadays, homes need to be protected as much, too.

If you are looking to enhance the protection and safety of your Houston, TX home or business, you can get started by learning about the types of security systems that you should consider investing in.

Monitored Alarm System

A monitored alarm system is unlike traditional security alarms that let out a loud alarm when an intruder breaks into your home or business. When you say “monitored”, a security agency monitors the alarm system. If something goes awry or the alarm system detects something unusual, the security personnel will call you to notify you of the alert. They may also verify with you if it was nothing but a false alarm.

Furthermore, if the security personnel cannot verify your status or safety, they will contact Houston, TX authorities immediately.

Smoke Detection Alarms

A smoke alarm system is very useful in both commercial and residential applications. This system consists of smoke detectors located throughout the home, office, or building. When smoke or heat gets in contact with the detectors, an alarm will be raised. The addition of indoor sprinklers is optional, although they can prove to be practical investments, as they can help contain the fire until the firefighters arrive.

Intruder or Burglary Alarms

Intruder alarm systems consist of motion detectors, which can be set to detect movement at certain times in the day. Sensors can also be placed on windows and doors. For instance, you can set it to detect movement at night. These systems come with a central keypad or control that allows the activation of the sensors or alarm.

CCTV or Security Cameras

Security cameras are the best way to capture any criminal activity. High-quality and high-definition cameras can capture images and videos that can help identify the culprits. Video recordings can also help during investigations, in case theft, robbery, or other crimes happen.

Furthermore, security cameras are also powerful crime deterrents. Criminals and burglars may be discouraged from breaking into your home or business when they spot the security cameras.

Ready to take your Houston, TX home or business’ security up a notch? Consider investing in these security systems! Get in touch with us today to learn more.

"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.

"DWS Technology does great work! I found them to be knowledgeable, professional and cost-effective. DWS designed a company-wide integrated comprehensive solution with site survey drawings outlying every detail of the project for our nine major locations. The surveillance performance we needed was exactly what we received. DWS, you outperformed our expectations and continue to do so with your tech support. Thank you for providing great service and delivering on your promises."

John Schreiber

Building Superintendent, Catholic Charities

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