There has been an increase in cases of insecurity all over the world. The most common have been house home burglaries, as many people are after our investments on electronics and other valuables. Indeed, every 14.6 seconds there is a burglary that is recorded. The worth of valuables that are lost cannot be accounted for, as some have sentimental attachments that cannot be monetized. This begs the question: is your home secure?
There are numerous ways robbers can get access to our homes. In most cases, they will access the house through the door as some door locks are very useless, as they can be easily manipulated. Some people are careless enough to leave their spare door keys under their door mats. This is a quick guess for anybody who wants to get into the house.
Another easy entrance is through the window—most people do not lock their windows for unknown reasons. This gives easy access to anybody with malicious minds. Unlocked garage doors are another entry point used by burglars. As a result, it is always wise to securely lock your garage before leaving your house.
Burglars are clever people, and they can use any means to get to your house. If you think your dog is enough security, then be warned, as thieves have their special way of tricking pets with food. They can also easily detect a security system that is loosely fixed, and manipulate it. You can ensure maximum security in your home by getting a trusted security system that can detect unusual movements in the house and raise an alarm. You should also ensure that the house is well kept by clearing any bushes and tall grass in the compound to erase all hiding grounds. Hiring professionals to fix unique electronic locks in your house to make it burglar proof is a good option to consider, as well.
Protect Living Areas With Extra Cameras
Even basic security packages include a camera and motion sensor, but a high-end home will typically require more than one set. Burglars often walk around the perimeter of a house looking for an ideal entrance point before breaking in, so back and side living areas should be covered, as well as the front. This is especially true if there are high-value art pieces or items throughout the house.
Keep Your House Safe While On Vacation
Central monitoring is critical, especially if a property is left vacant for an extended period of time. Burglary is usually a crime of opportunity, so if someone notices your absence, they’re more likely to strike. Affluent homeowners with multiple properties, or those who frequently vacation, should employ 24/7 central monitoring.
Protect Your Windows & Doors
While you may want cameras and motion sensors in main living spaces throughout the house, they aren’t necessary on every single door and window. These are better monitored with open-close and glass-break sensors that alert you any time a door or window is opened or broken, and notify your central monitoring station to contact authorities.
Effortless Protection With Smart Home Security
In addition to keeping your home and belongings safe, a smart home security hub interconnects with all your smart devices and security components to make your life more convenient.
With location-based automation provided by geofencing, there’s no need to worry about whether or not your front and back doors are locked, garage door closed, or alarm system disarmed.
Many daily, home routines can also be automated with cutting-edge smart home technology. Control or schedule lights, thermostats, appliances, or even lawn sprinklers, all with your phone.
This level of functionality enables you to focus on your family, work and life, while the technology keeps them safe. Contact a BSG expert today 855-MYSMARTHOME.