'DIY' vs Professional Alarm Systems

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Apr 18, 2012

A growing yet controversial trend in alarm systems is for people to do it themselves, installing their own alarm systems and monitoring it themselves. This is certainly a controversial practice, especially to professional providers, made worse by the various quality concerns over DIY systems. In this note, we contrast 'professionally installed' alarm systems with the DIY variety, examining each's strength and weaknesses.

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