In my article "Home Security-Low Cost Alarms that work," we talked about the effectiveness of low cost alarms to protect your most valuable asset, at home without sending you to the poorhouse. There was a Consumers Union study in 2002 that found that barking dogs and alarm systems to keep the most effective means to intruders are in your home.
In a recent article, Colorado Springs Gazette, David Husted crime prevention officer of the Falcon Division of the Colorado SpringsPolice were barking with the words "The sound of a large dog was quoted a really good deterrent, too." Asked if he had money on an alarm or a dog, "I do not know, spend, I can only walk with the dog when it's got a really good crust."
At the time you read occur in the next four small paragraphs two burglaries in the United States. Remember, property crime occurs every 3 seconds a home burglary every 15 seconds.
If a burglar is looking for his nextVictim he "cases" of the neighborhood and individual homes Search weaknesses. How your house looks like him, a signal is sent, if he feels he can be successful or not. When he sees many problems with your house, why would he bother when there are so many to choose from?
Here are some additional cost-effective ways to prevent home burglaries and offer the best security for your home's most valuable possession-house.
Motion Activated Spotlights. This isEasy to install, relatively inexpensive lighting activated by motion detectors. One of the things that burglars do not like is LIGHT.
Signs of an alarm company. Intruders do their homework. When they break into a place, it is usually with a little planning. When they see a sign in a yard that the property by an alarm system, EVEN IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE they are much less likely that the house protected target.
Neighborhood Watch ProgramSigns. From the reasons shown above, consider two burglars to think in a foreign Neighborhood Watch neighborhood. If you are not yet a Neighborhood Watch Program set up start time. Your local police will be happy to help, there will be a. Check out www.usaonwatch.org for more details.
Dummy surveillance cameras. Dummy security cameras have a proven track record in reducing break-ins at a fraction of the cost of their "real" brothers. Most dummy cameras looklike the real thing with flashing red LED and warning signs, the property monitored by CCTV.
NRA stickers. Create an NRA sticker so it will be seen parked on the street in a conspicuous place, at the top of your living room window on your mailbox or on the bumper of a car in the driveway. This sends a signal to a potential burglar that an inhabitant of the house could be armed.
The key here is to advertise "to potential burglars that your house will not be the next target.Using this cost-effective security measures and internal security with the following tips will help prevent a burglary at your home. Home Alarm system is effective but for most people they are too expensive.
If you think crime can only be the other guy you are wrong happen. The "other man" thinks the same thing and YOU are that "other man". There is a reason why they call it self-defense. You have to protect yourself, your family, your home andBusiness!