One of the most important things that you can do to protect yourself, your family, and your property, is to install a residential security system. When it comes to crime, and especially property crime, no city is immune. While it's true that some places have higher crime rates than others, the reality is that the same things happen. Consider these facts:
Many burglars will leave their part of town and go to an area where they believe that people have more money, and by extension, more valuables.
Criminals have a lower chance of being caught in suburban areas because these neighborhoods are often open. Rural areas are even more open than the suburbs.
These systems are more than just a way of preventing intruders from entering your home. Many home alarm systems today come equipped with new technology solutions available such as mobile device applications. Have you ever imagined being able to do the following with the click of a button on your smartphone?
Take a look at the following data from the FBI Released 2014 Crime Statistics:
When you see statistics like this, you have to ask yourself if you really want to be part of those statistics, losing valuable, and perhaps irreplaceable property that is likely to never be seen again. Most people automatically think that installation and monitoring of such systems are out of their budget, there are security systems that will fit almost any budget. The truth of the matter is that costs for installation and monitoring have actually come down over the years, much as they do with any other technology. Consider it to be just another insurance policy, insuring in this case, against someone breaking into your house.