According to crime statistics maintained by the U.S. Department of Justice a burglary occurs every 10 seconds so home protection should rank high in you personal security preparation. Thanks to advances in technology, effective home protection products are available and affordable to everyone. Home protection product fall under 3 general categories.
General Area Protection: There are a variety of home protection alarm systems available that use wireless infrared technology to detect activity in a wide area of space either indoors or outdoors. One motion is detected the device sounds and alarm and some are even capable of remotely dialing a preset phone number.
Specific Area Protection: Doors and windows are the primary points of entry for criminals. So devices specifically designed protect these areas are crucial home protection components. Door security devices can detect tampering and sound an alarm. Some can also prevent the door from opening. Window alarms are activated by glass breakage or other tampering. The alarms alone my be enough to to deter criminals and they can give the occupant advanced warning to call for help and/or take other defensive actions which might involve using pepper spray or a stun gun/taser.
Property Protection: Storing valuables in heavy duty safe secured the floor or a wall is a conventional method for protecting valuable property like jewelry, rare coins or sensitive documents but these types of safes can be very expensive. Diversion safes are far less expensive but can be just as effective. They are designed to resemble inconspicuous common household items so they don’t attract attention. Thieves are pressed for time during a burglary so they must focus on obvious and highly visible targets.
Home security products featured on this site are an excellent option for implementing a comprehensive and effective home protection plan as quickly as possible.