Do you still drive a car that burns leaded gasoline or watch your favorite television programs on a black-and-white set? Do you heat your house with a furnace big enough to fill a small room?

If you're like most of us, the answer to all of these questions is probably no. In almost every facet of our daily living, technological improvements have made the products we use today superior to those of yesterday. The same is true of security systems.

While many of the older models continue to perform the duties expected of them when they were first installed, newer generations of gear provide enhanced features and are often smaller, more attractive and easier to use than their older counterparts.

If your concerned that your security system isn't doing everything it could or should do, call a professional for an evaluation. They'd be happy to review your existing equipment and offer specific advice for upgrading or enhancing it to meet your needs.