Fires are a huge cause of property damage and fatalities all across the United States. And when we say big, we mean 15,000 injuries or fatalities a year. That puts it as the #3 cause of fatalities in the United States. The biggest thing about fires is that they are generally on accident and by surprise. The more effective way to protect yourself is with a fire alarm or home fire monitoring.
House fires are hard to predict. Having one of the top security systems installed in your home with a fire alarm will certainly help your case though. You are going to want a fire alarm whether you have a security system or not. We just suggest bundling them into one if you plan on buying a security system.
With something as unpredictable as a house fire, time is of the essence. You’re going to want a security system that alerts you as soon as possible. The sooner you get out of the house, the better. That means that you’ll be safe from danger, but it also means that you can contact the fire department sooner. And the sooner you contact them, the sooner they can arrive and put the fire out. That means more of your property is undamaged. Fires can move quickly and you’re going to want a security system with an alarm system on your side.
As far as adding one into your home security system is concerned, it’s a pretty easy addition. You’re going to want to add it because it’s a very minor additional cost and most security systems are already equipped to notify you of danger. You’ll just need to get the actual smoke detectors. A small price to pay for something that can put you at ease down the road.