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Home Protection

What is a good system to keep burglars away from my house?

A good first line of defense is setting up a perimeter of motion sensors around the outside of your home. Outdoor motion activated alarms near the front and back entrys are the number one defense. Our HA-System is an inexpensive and expandable motion sensor with indoor alarm home alarm system. Put the wireless motion sensors in place, inside or outside, where you want them and set the receiver / alarm inside your home on a table, desktop or shelf. You are now protected from anyone sneaking up on you with out you knowing it.

A Siren or loud alarm that can be heard outside is a strong deterent. The intruder will hear it and flee the area and neighbors will hear it and call the cops. The inexpensive home security ideas presented here are easy to use and you can expand your security system as your time and budget fits. 

Interviews with convicted burglars have revealed that they are most scared off by lights at night and by loud noise such as alarm systems have. They all agree the one thing they want to avoid is confrontation.

How many home burgalries are there per year?

An estimated 3.7 million burglaries occurred each year on average from 2003 to 2007. A household member was present in roughly 1 million burglaries and became victims of violent crimes in 266,560 burglaries.Sep 3, 2010.
 
Nearly 66 percent of all burglaries are residential (home) break-ins. Renters are just as likely to be the victims of property crime as homeowners. The highest percentage of burglaries occur during the summer months. Homes without security systems are up to 300% more likely to be broken into.


What time of the day do most burglaries occur?

Contrary to popular belief, most burglaries do not occur at night at all. Instead, 65% of burglaries occur between 6am and 6pm. Most burglars do not want to risk encountering someone so they will try your home when you're most likely to be at work. The most common hours for a burglary to occur are between 10am-3pm. (Jul 11, 2014).
 How can you prevent burglary?
Make your home look occupied.
Make your home difficult to break into.
Lock all outside doors and windows before you leave the house or go to bed.
Leave lights on when you go out.
Keep your garage door closed and locked.
Don't allow daily deliveries of mail, newspapers or flyers to build up while you are away.
 Do burglars return?
Yes burglars DO Return to the Scene of the Crime. “Criminals always return to the scene of the crime.” ... Burglars even admit to targeting the same home multiple times. Not only that but homes near the victimized property (aka your neighbors) are at higher risk of break-ins. Jul 21, 2015.

 

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What can I use to protect my doors and windows?

These Glass breakage alarms and vibration sensors on doors and windows are wireless alarms and will alert you to entry through these areas. Just place the sensors on the door or window sill and the alarm will sound if opened. Glass breakage sensors can alert you if a widow is smashed even if the window or door sensor is still in place. Most of our components and systems can be set up in minutes without tools other than maybe a screwdriver to mount some sensors.

What can be used for home protection on the inside?

A large dog is a major factor in scaring away burlars. No burglar wants to take any chances with a dog. They don't want to find out if the dog will bite or not.

Our Wireless Home Security System will auto dial up to 5 phone numbers that you select. You have to have a land line tone dial system to use this one.

 Barking dog

Which is better, wired or wireless surveillance systems?

We have Video surveillance and recording systems that require running coax cable from each of your cameras to the DVR that will record any intruders and can be viewed over an internet connection. Most wired home surveillance systems have much better video quality than wireless systems. With the video signal enclosed inside a coaxial cable it is better protected against interference. Wireless Video Surveillance Systems are more prone to interferance from other electronic sources such as computers, cellular phones, TVs, and power lines. The result is fuzzy pictures and interupted connections to your home WiFi network. Cameras connected by coaxial cables can't be hacked either unlike wireless.

What are diversion safes?

Diversion safes  for home protection are common items in the pantry or cupboard that look just like the real canned goods and other products but are hollowed out secret hiding places. This way you can hide small valuables in plain sight.

How do I begin a home protection plan?

A good home protection plan begins with a sketch of your floor plan and then layout what areas you want to protect. Then  please browse our site and build a system that fits your needs and budget. You can build more as your needs and budget permit in the future. You can purchase a basic, but with todays technology, a very sophisticated, home alarm system for about as much as it would cost for a night out at the movies.

Buy the best DIY home protection system that is easy to install, easy to configure to your home or apartment, has wireless remote sensors, easy to expand, easy on your budget and no contracts to sign and can be moved with you when ever you move.

The basic annunciator type alarm like our Voice Alert System  will let you rest assured when home alone and through the night