If you are a home owner and have children, then you know just how it important it can be to ensure that your property is safe and secure at all times. After all, regardless of how statistically safe of a neighborhood you may live in, the fact remains that life is unpredictable and you never know when disaster could strike. Since the safety of your family is likely your top priority, you may want to consider having some kind of system in place to monitor your home and property’s perimeter at all Read the rest of this entry »
Installing a home security system is a good way to discourage burglars and other predators from breaking into your home. Furthermore, in the event that someone does gain unauthorized entry, most systems will notify the police automatically. However, simply having a security system doesn’t guarantee that nobody will try and succeed at getting into your house. It must be installed with great care. Here are some tips on installing a home security system.
Concealing the wires of your alarm system is essential in order for it to be effective. If wired Read the rest of this entry »
Vandalism occurs in neighborhoods all over the world. Whether you live in a nice area or a not so nice area, there are people around who simply do not care about the damage that they cause to homes, buildings and to others. By working together as a neighborhood and by taking the right precautions, you can help to prevent vandalism from occurring in the future and to catch those who take part in these crimes.
If you’re looking to purchase a security system for a home with children in it, make sure you evaluate your needs and do your research before making a decision. Sites like homesecurityfamily.com, securitychoice.com and wirelessalarmsystems.com are good places to start, but your best bet is to talk with an expert.
I have two young children in my home and I opted to go with a wireless home security system from ADT. I went with the “Premium Protection” package, which is the most expensive – around 50 per month – and has all the bells and whistles. However, I’m willing to spend the extra dollars for the extra piece of mind.
The “Premium Protection” package comes with a number of features, including ADT Pulse. ADT Pulse makes protecting my home and my family much easier. It allows me to arm and disarm my system through my computer and my iPhone. I also have web and mobile access to my security system, which allows me to change settings, get email or text alerts, tweak features and even add or change access codes.
All of these extra features allow me to really keep track of where my kids are during our hectic schedules. If you want to keep track of the comings and goings of your young ones, ADT has some great options.
Our home is our most sacred spot in the world to us. It’s where we live, we eat, we sleep, and it’s where we go to after a long days work. No matter how bad the day is, we know that eventually we’ll be able to go home.
In recent years, crime and break ins have become more and more frequent. The invasion of ones home by an intruder is scary, and it’s not just the notion of Read the rest of this entry »
The safety and security of your family, and especially while inside of your own home, is something you simply should never let go to chance. Though you may have a security system installed, and thus monitoring your entire property, you need to make sure the security monitoring company is one worth trusting, as you will rely on them in the event someone breaks in to your home or some other emergency occurs.
The right monitoring company will be one that has plenty of policies in place, such Read the rest of this entry »
According the the U.S. Department of Justice, a burglary occurs every 10 seconds, with 38 of assaults and 60 of rapes occurring during those home invasions. Even more to add to the shocking statistics, 1 in every 5 homes will be burglarized. Are those statistics enough to shock you? While you can not prevent what is going to happen, you can sure take many measures to ensure that it isn’t happening to you, including with the addition of a home security system.
Home security systems provide peace of mind and security around the clock. It is Read the rest of this entry »
Letting surveillance cameras watch your home while you sleep is an excellent way to feel safe and secure while you are in bed. There are several companies out there that sell and install surveillance equipment in and around your home.
When we are sleeping is the time we are most vulnerable to attack or someone invading the privacy of our home. Therefore, we need all the protection that we can possibly get during the critical hours that we sleep.
Installing surveillance cameras at the main entrance of the Read the rest of this entry »
When it comes to your children there is nothing in this world that you wouldn’t do to keep them safe. You teach them the dangers of talking to strangers and ensure that they have jackets on when it is cold outside. You teach them your home phone number and how to dial 9-1-1. But what about safety in the home? Many times this is an overlooked safety precaution that parents fail to prepare for, though it is of the utmost importance that you do Read the rest of this entry »