Statistics show that New York City area homes and apartments lacking the protection of a burglar alarm system are six times more likely to be robbed than dwellings without some sort of intruder alarm system protecting doors, windows and other access points. According to FBI reports, a home burglary happens every 15 seconds in the U.S., with the majority of these burglaries occurring on private property.
In addition to installing a high-quality burglar alarm system, there are several other actions you can take to help prevent your residence from unwanted intrusions resulting in theft.
Before purchasing an alarm system, consider the following advice:
A reputable home security company like Vertex Security will take the time to explain the various types of theft prevention systems to you, describe their benefits, if there is any maintenance involved and how a good, 24-hour alarm system prevents burglars from targeting your residence, stealing your property and stripping you of your sense of security.