Do You Need A Home Security System in Your New Custom Home?

With all of the decisions you need to address in building your new custom home, deciding on including a home security system is sometimes overlooked.

If you’re in the process or thinking about building a custom home, it makes sense to protect your new, beautiful home, loved ones, and valuables from intruders. You can do this by installing a home security system during the building process.

With a home security system is installed from the start, you can design exactly what you want and where you want devices to be places around your home. Adding a home security system later may be a bit more difficult and require some modifications to your new home.  But the most important reason for adding a home security system to your new custom home build is to give you peace of mind that your family and property are protected.

Here are some additional reasons why installing a home security system to your new custom home can be beneficial:

  1. Protecting Your Valuables – Most people install for a home security system to protect their belongings within their home. From electronics and jewelry to cash and mementos, intruders could grab that these items as well as irreplaceable heirlooms. Home burglaries occur in America every 13 seconds, so 2.5 million break-ins occur each year. Homes without a security system are 300 percent more likely to be intruded. With a home security system, authorities will be notified immediately and cameras will record the thieves in action.
  2. Lower Homeowner’s Insurance – Many insurance companies will lower your property insurance if they know you have installed a home security system. Discounts are dependent on what the home security system includes. On average, homeowners receive a 10 to 20 percent discount on their insurance.
  3. Monitoring from Anywhere – Whether you’re on a long vacation, at work, or doing errands, a home security system allows you to monitor your home from a mobile device. Through the device, you can see what’s happening throughout your home via video camera, control the thermostat, door locks, lights, sprinklers, and more. Sensors can also alert you of any disturbances or leaks as they occur, so they problem will not get out of hand.
  4. Someone Else is Monitoring Alongside You – Most of us cannot monitor our  home 24/7. Home security systems are connected to a security company who can and will montior and respond to any emergencies that occur.

Protect you new dream custom home with a home security system. Today’s systems can be built into the architectural design of your home, so you won’t have to deal with ugly devices everywhere.

If you’re looking to build a luxury custom home in Tampa Bay, Devonshire Custom Homes can help you create the perfect home that matches your personality and the vision of your home that fits your family needs.