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Keeping Burglars at Bayfrom: Maxx Home Guides
At some point in most people's live they become the victim of crime, which isn't surpising when you realize that over 70% of all crime relates to property crimes, usually involving a home. Of course, police and local authorities do everything they can to stop crime, burglary is difficult to stop. Thus is important to do whatever you can to protect yourself and your family especially since there always seems to be burglars lurking out there getting ready to assault their next victim.
Even with prevention systems in place in a growing number of homes, a determined burglar always seems to find a way to get inside. Breaking and entering is what he does for a living which means most burglars are extremely good at their job. Current statistics reveal that a burglary occurs every 15 seconds -- which means every 15 seconds someone, somewhere is getting robbed.
Even though some burglars do eventually get caught and arrested, most get away without a trace. Thus, in order to protect yourself and your home, you must consider putting in place preventative measures, including security alarms, burglar alarms and security cameras.
Property marking is a good way to protect yourself as well. This Property involves marking everything you own with a signature or mark you can easily identify if you should be robbed and the property has been recovered. You can use micro dots, UV pens, or even laser pens. The purpose is to mark your property so it's difficult to sell on the black market. It may sound strange, but most burglars do study their targets before deciding who they'll try to rob next.
An effective type of home security is the installation of a home security system. If a burglar tries to rob your home and notices you have a security system in place, he may have second thoughts and move on to a different house. However, if the burglar decides to go ahead and try to rob a home with a surveillance system, the system will usually catch him on video, which makes it easier for the police to identify him. Home surveillance and security cameras are a must have, and you can choose either wireless or wired systems, dummy or real systems, outdoor or indoor, or even a combination of each.
Alarms help to prevent a burglary from taking place. The police will tell you that having a home burglar alarm prevents more 50% of attempted burglaries in the home. There are several types of burglar alarms including less expensive systems to those that monitor 24 hourse a day. An alarm system informs a burglar that robbing your home won't be easy, and should be cause for hesitation. For many years alarms have be proven to be very effective method for keeping burglars at bay because they work.
In the United States, home security systems have become big business with millions of home owners investing in security and surveillance systems because they know the odds are that one day they will likely have someone attempt to rob their home. Burglaries can happen at any time, which means you should always be protected and with the right home security system, you will be.
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