With a wireless burglar alarm system such as SimpliSafe (simplisafe.com), you just "peel and stick" the motion detectors, door-opening sensors, and keypads into position, and they'll sync wirelessly. You can also get smoke and carbon monoxide alarms—and operate the system remotely from a smartphone app. A cellular connection transmits a signal to a call center for 24/7 monitoring, all for about $15 a month. | Photo: SimpliSafe.com | thisoldhouse.com
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