Get referrals. It is highly advisable that you get referrals for home cover companies, from friends, relatives and co-workers. It is highly unlikely that such people would lead you astray, which will boost your chance of finding a policy with lower premiums. So, get as many referrals as possible before choosing a company. Good advice can lead to lower home insurance!
This one has a camera built in and a DVR that records images to an 8 GB micro Sd card. It will record up to five hours of video footage. With the motion activated camera that could be as much as a weeks’ worth of activity.
Don’t advertise your whereabouts. Social media makes it fun and interesting to announce to the world where you are. Unfortunately, it also tells would-be burglars that you’re not at home. Make sure you lock down your Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and other settings so that only people you trust know you’re gone.
Are you ready for an emergency? Even though you have the alarm set up and know what you should do in case it starts ringing, do you have a plan in place for when you are not home and need help? You should probably enlist the help of someone who lives nearby, in case you need someone to touch base with your monitoring service when the alarm starts ringing. You can avoid the hassles of false alarms or get law enforcement to start sending a squad car.
Besides walls and/or fences, you can erect other obstructions to deter thieves. You don’t necessarily have to sacrifice appearances for home security purposes. You can for instance, put up trellises along the top of your fence or use them to complement any gates. These can add a fair amount of style to any wall or gate and you can even plant thorny roses or other such flowers that would add even more protection against intruders.
Technology has evolved making a home automation system more accessible. These systems can control many things in the home or just a few elements. Some examples are the internal and external lights, Home Security tool, window blinds, thermostats, entertainment systems and appliances.
Getting a home security system is the safest route to protect your family and even your valuables. It may not stop intruders from intruding to your house, but it will alert you if someone tries to do so. This would make you sleep peacefully at night with security that you are safe in your own home.
If you do not have the money or the all-around need for a panic room, then why not just settle for a panic button? These buttons can be installed anywhere in your home and will alarm the authorities when pressed. If you find yourself in a hostage situation, this is a great tool to have around.