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A lot has changed in the way home security systems are designed and the companies that monitor them over the years. Thru trial and error, and of course those occasions when systems failed to secure a home have driven the industry to a rather near perfect record. Thanks to good television we see men and women in their 20's bypassing security trips and cracking safes. But let's get back to reality. Residential burglar alarm system denver co don't have these problems.
And even though Technologies have prevailed there are more than 2,000,000 burglaries a year in the United States alone. Of that estimate 66% of them are residential homes. What is most surprising are the statistics that come along with these burglaries. Most burglaries take place during the day. That's right, while your kids are at school and you are at work. As the say the most obvious is the least obvious and for many home owners this comes at an extremely high price. The average property loss by a burglary is around $2400.00 which adds up once you have the replacement cost of whatever the burglaries destroyed in the process of breaking in. According to the US Justice Department, 28% of home burglaries occur when the homeowner is home and 7% experience violence from the burglar. But the most alarming statistic is that 78% of home burglaries whether you are home or not are completed within 10 minutes or less.
There's no argument on the benefits of a residential burglar alarm system denver co both in safety for your family and the protection of your belongings. And yet, less than 20% of homes have security systems installed. A common reason is that people think of system installations are being too expensive. Most people think you need to have a landline phone installed. Technology has moved in a different direction and for the better thanks to wireless connections thru the internet and make it more difficult for burglars to penetrate. Thanks to the progressive advances in technology and the response times in a matter of seconds Alarm Monitoring companies can now respond, contacting local law enforcement in your area making the very most of those 10 minutes. Most homeowners are unaware that they receive a discount on their homeowner insurance policy if they have a security system installed. Some companies offer as much as 10% discount which more than pays for a system installation.
But thanks to those technological advances, Home Security Systems do so much more. From fire detection systems, medical alerts, to carbon monoxide detection. Most systems now come with a self-monitoring system that allows you to be notified in many different ways from emails, to text messages, to applications on your smart phone.
Homeowners owe it to themselves to research their communities. There are many resources available to them. By contacting your local precinct, they usually can give you a crime map, tips on how to protect yourself and your home from being a victim and can give you contacts to reputable companies that service your area for home installations and monitoring. Home burglaries are not getting any better in terms of statistics slowing down. They're actually getting worse. Take the time to educate yourself on the area you live in, look into your options both in cost of protection and cost of loss and you'll come to the conclusion that most law enforcement agencies have come to; home security systems not only work but they deter potential threats.
A lot has changed in the way residential burglar alarm system denver co are designed and the companies that monitor them over the years. Thru trial and error, and of course those occasions when systems failed to secure a home have driven the industry to a rather near perfect record. Thanks to good television we see men and women in their 20's bypassing security trips and cracking safes. But let's get back to reality. Home Burgler Systems don't have these problems.