If you have the right tools and know a lot about the installation of a home security system, it can easily be done over the weekend. Some people may think that putting up a home security system is quite a hassle on their part but little do they know that all it takes is a cordless drill as well as a screwdriver, with the proper understanding of the process of course, and you are on your way. There are houses that have difficult corners that would be hard to install your home security systems with if you only follow the DIY methods that you know of since it may need more specific tools, but there has never been a house where I was unable to install a home security with since I believe that if there is a will, there will always be a way and that is why if you will be able to do your research, you can see that wireless is the best and most important rule for home security installation.
Unless the house that you are going to do your home security installation with has not yet been finished and insulated, it would be best for you to make use of wireless installation. Even if you can run all the necessary wiring without a lot of effort, there is still a need for you to provide yourself with larger tools and the wire should also be paid for. What you need to do is to make sure you are able to use a wireless sensor that you can sync with a base station because running wires have less durability and are prone to get old immediately.
The base station and the entry sensors are two of the most important components that you need to have when it comes to your home security system so that you can be sure that you are able to put up a well designed and solid home security system. Entry sensors are electronic devices that are small in size, and its job is to sense if there is a window or a door that is not properly shut. It will then be able to send a signal to the base station which will respond depending on how it is being programmed. The different programs of the base station may include calling a monitoring service, sounding an audible alarm, having a security specialist to come to the house and disable the alarm, or it may also be programmed to do nothing at all.
You don’t need to place an entry sensor in every part of your house that is why you need to make a better judgment on the place that they will need installing the most. If you come to think about it, the window of your two-story building is not prone to any theft especially if you do not have any trees near you.