Buying a home security system is easy. You pay upfront, go home, ask someone to install them if you’re busy, and you’re all set. But, when things go south as soon as day one, almost everybody is at a loss at what to do.
NorthStarHome.com brings you some of the most common home security questions and their answers to keep you well-informed.
Question: How to keep my house from burglars?
Home security systems exist to make you feel safe. But, it doesn’t ensure (nothing does) your safety at all times. If a burglar or criminal truly wishes to enter your home, there are practically unlimited means to do so.
So, if you worry about your safety, practice vigilance and don’t just rely on security measures. To increase the security of your home, add more deadbolt locks on the doors and place solid grills outside your window to make it hard for unwanted persons to get in.
Question: Burglary happened to my house multiple times already. How do I stop this?
Obviously, burglars have some serious beef with whatever it is you have at home. To stop this, you should move out or store your “valuables” away from home.
But, the more efficient way would be to report it to the police and install security cameras around the house. This will help you quickly identify and apprehend burglars.
Question: If home alarm systems don’t prevent break-ins from occurring, did I just waste my money?
No matter how you look at it, you bought a security system because you need it. If you talk about the value of your money, there can be no waste, especially if you got something out of it.
In most instances, four out of five burglars should back off when they trigger an alarm. Now, that isn’t a waste a waste of money, but a smart investment.
Question: What type of home security system is perfect for my home?
Every home security system company would obviously prefer that you buy their complete system. But, finding the right kind of security system for your home depends on a lot of facts.
If you simply want to have something that will inform you if someone illegally enters your home, a simple door and windows alarm can do the trick. From there, depending on what further problem may arise, you can simply add new features.
Getting security and feeling secured are two different things. Security is easy as paying for it. Feeling secured, on the other hand, requires the confidence that you made the right choice.