Here are some more tips before buying a DIY Home Security System1. Make a security plan for your home
. Write down how many locations or areas you want
to protect. These include doors, windows, and other high risk areas. With a plan, you can best decide on what features to look for in a home security system. 2. Protecting the family: October is National Crime Prevention Month, a time when families should take into account the importance of home security. With approximately one in nine children coming home to an empty house after school, according to U. S. Census data, advancements in home automation and security technology can help parents remotely safeguard their homes and families. ADT Pulse ADTPulse.