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Home Protection

Are Home Security Devices for Do It Yourself Achievable?

Many of us consider our home to be our castle. Day in and day out we leave our home for work or school, but once we leave is our home really as safe as we hope it to be? You should be able to feel safe in your own home, after all it is your sanctuary.

Together we will examine some home protection information by first examining the what, why and when of home defense.Since the home is often the only place for you to have control over who can get close to you or your family, protecting it and your family from criminals should be of high priority. A home burglary is one of the utmost threats to your home.

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Do you really need Modern Security Gadgets? How Often is a Domicile Attacked?

Home Crime Statics

The Federal Bureau of Investigation states that a burglary occurs every 15 seconds or so. While a burglary is often considered a non-adversarial crime of property, occurring when no one is home. The very act can leave your family with a feeling of violation and vulnerability. Most burglaries take place in the daytime, since most people are at work or school.

July and August see the greatest number of break ins, February, on the other hand has the fewest recorded crimes. Most home break-ins are perpetrated by males under 25 years old, who are looking for things that are easily carried, small, expensive and can be easily turn into cash.

Are Home Security Devices for Doors and Windows a must? How are most Homes Violated?

Statistics reveal that almost three quarters of burglars use some amount of force to achieve access to your home or apartment. Although they would prefer to gain access through an open door or window. These bad guys often gain access using ordinary household tools. Break in’s thrive due to the fact that police only solve around 13% of reported home burglaries and they hardly ever catch these criminals during the deed.

Home Protection Plan

What Personal Security Gadgets are Best added to your Home Protection Plan?

While home burglaries may appear random, they are not. There is a processed involve in selecting a target break-in. The bad guy's process is simple. Home burglars select a home that is easy to gain access to, has the greatest cover, offers the quickest escape route and is currently unoccupied. By understanding what is causes your home to become a target you can begin to formulate a home prevention plan.

Below is a list of home protection tips and the latest security gadgets to solve them. When addressed these tips and devices will help to reduce your risk, making your home less attractive to potential criminals.

  1. Sliding-Glass Doors are a weak link. Adding a glass breakage and vibration alarm will alert you if anyone tries to exploit this entry point.
  2. Placing a Padlock on sheds and garages to keep everyday tools from the hands of criminals. Better yet use an alarmed padlock.
  3. Windows can provide easy access. Make sure they are locked and secured. Using a wireless window alarm will keep your home protected.
  4. Doors are the entry points to your house and while a good lock is worth it's weight in gold, so is a well place door stop alarm or hanging door alarm
  5. Install a Voice Alert System to protect the perimeter of you home. It can alert you if someone approaches your pool without your knowledge.
  6. Install a pool alarm in case someone should accidentally fall while you are home. It will alert you in the house if the water is disturbed.
  7. DIY motion activated alarm systems can provide both security and peace of mind. Using one with a keypad can offer even more protection.
  8. Diversion Safes keep your small valuables hidden and safe. Keeping criminals from finding what they most desire.