You can finish the installation of your home security system in just one weekend if you know how to do it and if you already have the right tools to use in installing it. What many people are having a hard time comprehending is that a home security is actually a simple matter and the tools that will be needed are just a screwdriver and a cordless drill. 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.
If the house that you are going to install your home security installation has long been built already, the best thing for you to do is to make use of the wireless security alarm systems. 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. Since running wires are known to be destroyed in no time, it would be best if you can get hold of a wireless sensor in place of it, and you should be able to sync it with a base station.
If you want your home to be composed of a well-designed and solid home security system, you should make sure the two important components are available and these are the base station as well as the entry sensors. 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. Depending on how the base station will be programmed, it can call monitoring service, have a security specialist come to the house and check if everything is alright, sound a loud alarm, or it may even be designed to simply do nothing.
There is no need for you to install entry sensors to all parts of your house that is why you need to make use of your common sense. The window of your two-story building is most probably not a place that you should worry about especially if you do not have any trees near you.