4 things you might not know about DIY home security

A growing number of homeowners are turning to do-it-yourself smart home security systems to address their security concerns. Installing your own home security system can be well worth the investment; while the average system may cost hundreds of dollars to get started, monthly fees are low, and when a home security system is present, 60 percent of attempted burglaries fail,¬†according to StatisticBrain. Burglars know many families travel take vacations throughout the year. Plus, homes filled with electronics and computers can be a treasure trove for thieves. Here are ways DIY home security systems make it easy to keep your smart …