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There are many benefits to installing a security system in your home. It gives you a sense security and safety for you and your family. You’ll be able to be away from your home for both short and long periods with a peace of mind. The one choice you’ll need to make is the type of security system that you want to be installed in your home. Some alarms are manned by commandoes while others have much more simplistic designs.   


While some systems are installed by a professional, others are easier to install and can be done with a DIY approach. Remember that you can always start small and install a more complicated system as time goes on. You don’t even need to know how to use a drill or have any kind of technical expertise for most DIY install security systems. Below, you’ll find the basic steps that you should know before you install a home security system.


Basic Components In Your Home Security Package


  • The main panel complete with keypad
  • Sensors
  • Motion detectors


These are the basic things that will come with every home security system no matter how simple or fancy you get in your alarm system selection. The number of sensors that you need will depend on the number of doors and windows that are in your home. It also is based on your own personal preference. Remember that these sensors will be activated every time a door or window is opened when they are installed in your home. 

 

Install The Security Panel


Security panels are often wireless and should be placed near a power source to plug the panel in. These should also have a backup battery of some sorts. You can either place a nail on the wall or put an adhesive on the back of the panel. It’s really that simple to put the panel up!


Install The Sensors In Your Home


Security systems will come with door and window sensors and possibly along with some motion detectors. They will be placed with a moveable adhesive for your convenience. Every security system will come along with instructions for the optimum locations to place these sensors in. 


Test Your System


Once you have completed the above steps, you’ll need to test your system to ensure that it has been properly activated and that everything is working properly. The specific system that you’re installing should also come along with some instructions for testing purposes. 


While DIY home security systems seem fairly simple, they aren’t for everyone. Some homeowners prefer more complex systems to suit their needs. If a professional installation is for you, you should avoid self-install security systems altogether.    


 


This Ultra Coach style Townhouse with sunny southwest exposure is set on a nice lot in a beautiful community close to everything including shopping, schools, highway access, and the commuter train station. Lots of space with over 2,200 sqft of living, which includes the finished walk-out basement. The kitchen has brand new granite counters, brand new stainless steel appliances, and is wide open to the dining room with hardwood floors. The spacious living room has hardwood floors and a gas fireplace. The master suite has cathedral ceilings, siting room, gas fireplace, walk-in closet and a full bath with a whirlpool tub, his and her sinks and granite counters. Bedroom #2 also has cathedral ceilings, and a full bath with granite counters. Two story foyer, 2 car garage, central air, new hot water tank in 2014, and freshly painted throughout.

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223 America Blvd, Ashland, MA 01721

Condo

$404,900
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This Ultra Coach style Townhouse with sunny southwest exposure is set on a nice lot in a beautiful community close to everything including shopping, schools, highway access, and the commuter train station. Lots of space with over 2,200 sqft of living, which includes the finished walk-out basement. The kitchen has brand new granite counters, brand new stainless steel appliances, and is wide open to the dining room with hardwood floors. The spacious living room has hardwood floors and a gas fireplace. The master suite has cathedral ceilings, siting room, gas fireplace, walk-in closet and a full bath with a whirlpool tub, his and her sinks and granite counters. Bedroom #2 also has cathedral ceilings, and a full bath with granite counters. Two story foyer, 2 car garage, central air, new hot water tank in 2014, and freshly painted throughout.
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223 America Blvd, Ashland, MA 01721

Condo

$404,900
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This Ultra Coach style Townhouse with sunny southwest exposure is set on a nice lot in a beautiful community close to everything including shopping, schools, highway access, and the commuter train station. Lots of space with over 2,200 sqft of living, which includes the finished walk-out basement. The kitchen has brand new granite counters, brand new stainless steel appliances, and is wide open to the dining room with hardwood floors. The spacious living room has hardwood floors and a gas fireplace. The master suite has cathedral ceilings, siting room, gas fireplace, walk-in closet and a full bath with a whirlpool tub, his and her sinks and granite counters. Bedroom #2 also has cathedral ceilings, and a full bath with granite counters. Two story foyer, 2 car garage, central air, new hot water tank in 2014, and freshly painted throughout.
Open House
Sunday
August 20 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 223 America Blvd, Ashland, MA 01721    Get Directions

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26 Acton Rd, Ashland, MA 01721

Single-Family

$399,900
Price
$423,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
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