The statistics regarding home break-ins and crime rates given below show that homeowners or renters need to seriously consider protecting their family and possessions.
- 59% home break-in happen in daylight, when no one is there in the house.
- Break-in occurs in homes that has plenty of cover from fence, garden and trees.
- Majority of break-ins happen in July & August.
- 95% burglaries are by-force through door lock or breaking a window.
Today, smart home security system needs to be connected with technology, who handles your daily worries, threats, and troubles on your behalf. However, with the increase in crime rate, installing home alarms has become essential.
Analysis to decide if your home needs security
- Do you reside in an area with high crime rate?
Smart home alarm system is proactive to detect and respond to an array of issues and threats.
- Are you tired of paying huge light bills?
Range of devices can be made smart by connecting it with the security system app. When the house is empty, the system decreases the home temperature a few degrees for saving energy. Phone’s location is used as a trigger to make your home comfortable, when you reach home.
- Do you host or rent your place for overnight guests?
Smart security alarm system helps in the arrival and departure process to run smoothly. Four digit codes can be created to open and close the front door. Smart system can be programmed to send alerts, when the code is applied. Codes can be deleted and there is no need to be physically present when guests arrive or depart.
- Are you an online shopper?
When delivery person rings the doorbell with a video, you are able to see them. Unlock the door and request them to leave the parcel inside. As soon as the courier person moves out lock the door. All this is done from remote location.
- Is your life demanding?
A busy life can make people forget many things like locking the front door. Smart security system reminds you, when you leave the home with a window open or unlocked door. The alert message includes a ‘lock’ button, which makes it convenient to lock from your mobile phone with a click.
However, there may be hesitation because of the cost, but the good news is that alarm system providers have made it more affordable.