Reasons why you need a home security system
If you have considered at some installing a security system (CCTV, alarm) for your home, but you have been unconvinced, we list for you below some strong reasons to finally make this decision, based on your particular needs.
1.Crime rates remain a concern in all societies
Crime rates are a controversial issue in all developed countries. Although statistics show a small, but steady decline in crime, the public widely believes otherwise. This perception, not completely in line with reality, is influenced by the expansion of tabloid journalism, as well as by the lack of quality and visible security equipment in public places. So, what seems to be a problem of perception, may be alleviated by means that are not directly related to the degree or type of crime. Installing security systems for the house may enhance the sense of personal and family security.
2.Home security systems deter potential criminals
This statement can be accepted as true by everyone, without the need for any proof. Studies show that a house with a security system is three times less likely to be broken in than a house without a security system. Thieves do not like to put themselves in unnecessary danger when they can go to another, less protected house.
3.Home security systems help monitor children
This is an added benefit from security systems. They give you an extra sense of security when your children are at home, in the sense that you feel they are protected from unwanted intrusion, but also that you can control their going-in-and-outs. Many parents also choose to monitor the interior of the house with cameras to control the behavior of caregivers and nannies towards their children.
4.Security systems help families with elderly or sick members
A home security system can bring you security and peace of mind if you have elderly or sick people in your family. Also, a security system helps the elderly or the sick who live alone to feel safer and to be able to notify someone in an emergency.
5.Security systems help the community
Security cameras record everything that happens around them. Regardless of the purpose for which a security system has been installed, it may have recorded data that could become valuable in a criminal investigation of for other persons, whose security may have been compromised.
6.Security systems provide peace of mind
After all, the greatest benefit of a security system is peace of mind. With a security system, worrying about your home when you are not there is a thing of the past. Vacations are enjoyed to the fullest knowing that the house is under surveillance. Working time flows in peace knowing that your parents, grandparents and children are in safe hands. Protecting the fruits of your labor no longer depends on chance; you already have it in your hand.