3 steps to a safer summer

For many families, the summer is the high point of the year: great weather, more free time, carefree vacations…but what about summer safety? There are hazards unique to the summer season — but by following some simple steps, your family can make 2020 the safest summer yet. 

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Every summer, homeowners take some time to improve things around the house and make adjustments to plans that get neglected the rest of the year. Hopefully, you’ll include home security in that effort. Here are some ways you can adjust your home security this summer so that the rest of the year goes as smoothly as possible.

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Security Monitoring

Some homeowners believe they’re capable of handling an emergency on their own: making split-second decisions, getting everyone to safety and calling for help if its needed. For some people, maybe that’s true – but why would you take a chance with something as critical as the well-being of your home and loved ones?

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Camera Lens

Quick, clear images are all the rage these days; the most popular social media sites are powered by “instas” and “snaps,” and Polaroids are making a comeback. Now, even your home security system can send an instant photo to you by text or email. That’s right; this newly upgraded feature, called an image sensor, is offered exclusively by the maker of our home security systems.

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are fake security cameras effective

From childhood stories on mythological home intruders, to the more mature myths passed around by adults, urban legends about security seem to get new life with every generation. One example of a home security urban myth passed around by adults: “You don’t need real cameras; fake security cameras do the same thing.”

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burgalr alarm systems staten island

Sometimes, people who have retired from crime have some very good tips on preventing home burglary. It’s always interesting to find out what kind of obstacles ex-criminals came across “back in the day,” when committing burglaries was their day job. What were the kinds of things that deterred them from following through on their plans? We have a few of them here for you.

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burglar alarm systems staten island

It makes sense to question the necessity of glass break detection – after all, aren’t motion detectors enough? In some cases, they may be. But what if you have glass on your front door, or a sliding glass door in the rear of the house? In either of those cases, an intruder may see breaking the glass on one of those doors as his fastest way to enter. And if he does, then glass break detection will be the first technology in your system to intervene.

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